August 27, 2002
Continental Has Recalled Tires
- Continental Has Recalled Tires because of a potential for tread
Number of Units Affected: 3505
CONTINENTAL TIRE SIZE 315/80R22.5 HSR1 FOR USE ON INNER-CITY TOURING COACHES
PRODUCED BETWEEN AUGUST 26, 2001, AND JUNE 22, 2002. THESE TIRES, UNDER HIGH
SPEED, HIGH LOAD, AND HIGH AMBIENT TEMPATURES, CAN EXPERIENCE PORTIONS OF
THE TREAD RIB RUBBER TO SEPERATE FROM THE TIRE CARCASS.
UNDER THESE CONDITIONS, THE DRIVER COULD LOOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE
POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
CTNA WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE SUBJECT TIRES WITH HSL ECO
TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST
2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED
UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE
TIME SHOULD CONTACT CTNA AT 704-583-8782.
Recall No. 02T011]
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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