November 19, 2002
Hercules Tire and Rubber Has Recalled the P23575R15 and Terra Trac Touring
- Hercules Tire and Rubber Has Recalled the P23575R15 and Terra Trac
Touring Tires because of a potential problem with sidewall cracking.
Number of Units Affected: 296
HERCULES TERRA TRAC TOURING LTD TIRES SIZE P235/75R15 PRODUCED BY COPPER
TIRE & RUBBER CO., BETWEEN NOVEMBER 25, 2001, AND JANUARY 5, 2002. SOME OF
THESE TIRES MAY EXHIBIT LOWER SIDEWALL CRACKING.
WHEN THIS CONDITION EXISTS, OVER TIME IT COULD RESULT IN ACCELERATED AIR
LOSS. LOSS OF AIR COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, POSSIBLY
RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
HERCULES IS NOTIFYING ITS CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THEIR TIRES REPLACED FREE OF
CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 5, 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 COOPER'S
CUSTOMER RELATIONS AT 800-854-6288.
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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