166 – Traction Requirements Not Met/FMVSS 139 – Cooper Discoverer M+S Sport Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17T003
Manufacturer Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 7,067

 

Traction Requirements Not Met/FMVSS 139

The affected tires may not provide the expected traction or performance in snow conditions, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) is recalling certain Discoverer M+S Sport tires, sizes 235/75R15, 255/65R16, 215/70R16, 225/70R16, 235/70R16, 245/70R16, 265/70R16, 255/60R17, 225/65R17, 235/65R17, 265/65R17, 255/55R18, 235/60R18 and 255/50R19. These tires may be marked with the Alpine Symbol, but do not meet the traction requirements for snow tires. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 139, “New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles.”

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Lack of DOT Symbol and Load Range Letter/FMVSS 119 – Michelin X Works XZY Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15T020
Manufacturer Michelin North America, Inc.
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 247

 

Lack of DOT Symbol and Load Range Letter/FMVSS 119

The subject tires comply with all FMVSS performances but are missing the DOT symbol, creating confusion with tires that do not comply with these requirements. Tires that do not comply with FMVSS requirements may increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin) is recalling certain Michelin X Works XZY tires, size 315/80R22.5 156/150K, manufactured from January 1, 2011, to July 31, 2015. The affected tires lack the required DOT symbol and load range letter designation, and, as such, they fail to conform to the requirements of U.S Code 30112 and Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) and Motorcycles.”

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Tire Bulge due to Lack of Adhesion – Continental General Tire Grabber Light Truck Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17T002
Manufacturer Continental Tire the Americas, LLC.
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 325

 

Tire Bulge due to Lack of Adhesion

Tread separation may increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (Continental) is recalling certain General Tire Grabber light truck tires, size 33×12.50R18 LT 118Q, Load Range E, manufactured May 3, 2015, to May 16, 2015 (DOT week codes 1815 and 1915). These replacement tires may have a lack of adhesion within the belt package, causing tread wear, tread bulging, and possible tread separation.

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Sidewall Cracking Due to Incorrect Component – Pirelli P Zero All Season Tires

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16T018
Manufacturer Pirelli Tire LLC
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,708

 

Sidewall Cracking Due to Incorrect Component

A loss of air may result in tire failure or a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Pirelli Tire LLC (Pirelli) is recalling certain P Zero All Season tires, size 275/40R19 101W, manufactured January 11, 2016, to October 29, 2016, as an original equipment fitment exclusively for certain Maserati cars. Due to an incorrect carcass component, the affected tires may develop cracks in their lower sidewall, possibly resulting in a loss of air.

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Sidewall Cracks may cause Loss of Air Pressure – GITI Primewell Valera Touring II Tires, GT Radial Champiro Touring A/S, Dextero Touring DTR1

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16T017
Manufacturer GITI Tire (USA) Ltd.
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 250,620

 

Sidewall Cracks may cause Loss of Air Pressure

A loss of air pressure may result in sudden tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

GITI Tire (USA) Ltd. (GITI) is recalling certain imported Primewell Valera Touring II tires, sizes 205/50R17 93V XL, 215/50R17 95V XL, 225/50R17 94V, 225/50R18 95T, and 205/65R16 95H, GT Radial Champiro Touring A/S tires, sizes 205/50R17 93V XL, 215/50R17 95V XL, 225/50R17 94V, 205/65R16 95H, and 225/50R18 95T, and Dextero Touring DTR1 tires, sizes 205/50R17 93V XL, 215/50R17 95V XL, 225/50R17 94V, manufactured by PT. Gajah Tunggal TBK in Indonesia. The affected replacement passenger car tires may develop cracks in the lower sidewall, potentially resulting in a loss of air.

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