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RECALL Subject : Tread May Crack/FMVSS 139

Report Receipt Date: DEC 10, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15T022000
Component(s): TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 153


Manufacturer: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

SUMMARY:
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) is recalling certain Cooper Zeon LTZ tires size 275/55R20 XL Extra Load tubeless tires manufactured September 1, 2015, to September 14, 2015. The affected tires may experience tread cracking or tread lug chunking during use. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles."
CONSEQUENCE:
Tread cracking or tread lug chunking may cause a loss of tire pressure, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Cooper will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2016. Owners may contact Cooper customer service at 1-800-854-6288. Cooper's number for this recall is 161.
 
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