If you have ever outfitted your vehicle with Cooper Dominator Touring MR II tires, pay close attention. They have been subjected to federal recalls by the NHTSA. Continued use may possibly increase your risk of suffering a serious injury or death from a roof crush, rollover, blowout, tread separation or other accident resulting from a defective Cooper tire.

Cooper Dominator Touring MR II Tire Recall

Make / Models:

COOPER / DOMINATOR TOURING MR II

COOPER / FUTURA 2000 RADIAL LTE

COOPER / HERCULES ULTRA PLUS IV

COOPER / LIFELINER CLASSIC II

COOPER / MASTERCRAFT P794

COOPER / NATIONAL XT 5000

COOPER / P27560R15

COOPER / SIGMA REGENT

Recall Number:

00T011000

Summary:

TIRE DESCRIPTION: TUBELESS RADIAL STANDARD LOAD COOPER TIRES WHICH CONTAIN A LOCALIZED AREA OF THIN INNERLINER GAUGE. THE TIRE SIZE IS P185/65R14. MODELS INCLUDE: COOPER LIFELINER CLASSIC II, SERIAL NOS. UT7JC173700 - UT7JC173900; FUTURA 2000 RADIAL LTE, SERIAL NOS. UT7JXAC3700 - UT7JXAC3900; MASTERCRAFT P794, SERIAL NOS. UT7JFE73700 & UT7JFE73800; NATIONAL XT 5000, SERIAL NOS. UT7JWDU3700 & UT7WDU3800; HERCULES ULTRA PLUS IV, SERIAL NOS. UT7JHTX3700 & UT7JHTX3800; DOMINATOR TOURING MR II, SERIAL NO. UT7JTUC3700; AND SIGMA REGENT, SERIAL NO. UT7JTW63700. THESE TIRES WERE MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 10 AND SEPTEMBER 30, 2000.

Consequence:

WHEN THIS CONDITION EXISTS, IT COULD RESULT IN ACCELERATED AIR LOSS. THE LOSS OF AIR COULD CAUSE THE TIRE TO RUN UNDER-INFLATED AND RESULT IN EARLY FAILURE. LOSS OF AIR MIGHT RESULT IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL WHICH COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH. DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS SHOULD BE AVOIDED UNTIL THE TIRES HAVE BEEN INSPECTED AND REPLACED.

Remedy:

COOPER WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS TO HAVE THEIR TIRES INSPECTED AND REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON NOVEMBER 6, 2000. 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 CONSUMER RELATIONS AT 1-800-854-6288. 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

Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

Contacting a personal injury attorney should be the first step you take when you or a loved one have sustained a serious injury in an accident caused by a defective Cooper tire. Remember, never relinquish possession of your vehicle, the damaged tire in question, the tire treads and any other leftover bits of the tire before you have a chance to meet with a lawyer. Especially not to the manufacturer! It could hurt your case, as all of these pieces comprise essential evidence ensuring you receive a just settlement.

NHTSA and Cooper Tire Information

The Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sets vehicle safety standards, so it holds the ultimate authority when demanding that tire manufacturers, such as Cooper, recall models known to be defective, or that fail to meet the federal guidelines for safe tires. Read more:

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