December 10, 2002
Cooper Has Recalled the LT21585R16 Tire
- Cooper Has Recalled the LT21585R16 Tire because they may not have
adequate rubber coverage.
Number of Units Affected: 261
Manufactured: 09/2002 - 09/2002
COOPER DURANGO RADIAL XTR AND MASTERCRAFT COUSER C/T TIRES SIZE LT235/85R16
MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 15 AND SEPTEMBER 21, 2002. THESE TIRES MAY
NOT HAVE ADEQUATE RUBBER COVERAGE OF THE BELT EDGE DUE TO LOW THREAD GAUGE
UNDER THE SHOULDER SLOTS.
IF THIS CONDITION IS NOT DETECTED, CONTINUED USE MAY CAUSE THE PLY CORDS TO
BREAK AND THE TUBELESS LINER TO TEAR AND LOSE THE INFLATING AIR. LOSS OF AIR
COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE
COOPER IS NOTIFYING ITS CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THEIR TIRES REPLACED FREE OF
CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 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.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02T016000.
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