Cooper Cordovan Centron Tire Recall
Consumers need to inform themselves about the tires on the market that are or have been subjected to recalls by the Department of Transportation (DOT)’s National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA). If you or a loved one have equipped your vehicle with Cooper Cordovan Centron tires, you should know that they have a history of getting recalled due to factory defects. Stay safe by staying on top of the discussion.
Make / Models:
COOPER / CORDOVAN CENTRON
COOPER / DEAN ALPHA IV SEASON
COOPER / DEAN GALAXIE GT
COOPER / DURASTEEL
COOPER / FALLS ROADMASTER IV
COOPER / LARAMIE TEMPRA YEAR ROUND
COOPER / MERIT FOUR SEASON 75
COOPER / P20575R14
COOPER / PREMIER II ALL SEASON
COOPER / RADIAL XL
COOPER / SENTRY DELUXE CLASSIC LX
COOPER / STARFIRE FLITE-LINE A/S
COOPER / TRAILCAT ALL SEASON
COOPER / TRENDSETTER A/W
COOPER / TRENDSETTER SE
TIRE DESCRIPTION: COOPER TRENDSETTER A/W, TRENDSETTER SE, DEAN GALAXIE GT, TRAILCAT ALL SEASON, FALLS ROADMASTER IV, STARFIRE FLITE-LINE A/S, DEAN ALPHA IV SEASON, LARAMIE TEMPRA YEAR ROUND, DURASTEEL, SENTRY DELUXE CLASSIS LX, PREMIER ALL SEASON, RADIAL XL, MERIT FOUR SEASON 75, AND CORDOVAN CENTRON TIRES SIZE P205/75R14 MANUFACTURED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 27 AND MARCH 4, 2000. DUE TO INCONSISTENCIES WITH THE STANDARD SIDEWALL COMPOUND FORMULATION, SIDEWALL CRACKING CAN OCCUR. WHERE EXCESSIVE FLEXING OF THE TIRE SIDEWALL OCCURS, THE CRACKING COULD EXTEND TO THE BODY PLY CORDS. THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO THE DEGRADATION OF THE BODY PLY CORDS AND CONSEQUENT LOSS OF INFLATION PRESSURE.
THE LOSS OF INFLATION PRESSURE COULD CAUSE THE TIRE TO RUN UNDER-INFLATED AND RESULT IN EARLY TIRE FAILURE. THE LOSS OF AIR COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
COOPER WILL NOTIFY ITS DEALERS/CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THE TIRES REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 20, 2001. 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 TIRE CONSUMER RELATIONS DEPARTMENT AT 800-854-6288.
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
WARNING: Please Read The Following
Potential Tire Failure Lawsuit
Sending defective tires, tire treads or pieces of the tire won’t inherently convince manufacturers to recall damaged products. In fact, if you plan to press charges for injuries sustained from tread failure or blowout, this action may actively hurt your case. Make sure to keep any pieces of critical evidence – including your vehicle – in your possession following the accident, as they may be necessary in a crashworthiness test or other investigation. Always consult with your personal injury attorney before taking any steps to move your case forward.
NHTSA’s Cooper Tire Cases
If you’re looking for more information about Cooper tire’s standing with the National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA), the governing body in charge of establishing and enforcing federal tire safety standards, read below:
- Cooper Tire Recall
- NHTSA Safety Recalls
- Cooper Tire Failure
Defective Cooper Tire Litigation
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