Cooper LT23575R15 Tire Recall


Make / Models:

COOPER / LT23575R15

Recall Number:

95T001000

Summary:

THE MAXIMUM INFLATION PRESSURE STAMPING ON THE OPPOSITE SERIAL SIDE OF THE TIRES IS INCORRECT FOR BOTH SINGLE AND DUAL LOADS. A PRESSURE OF 30 PSI IS STAMPED FOR BOTH SINGLE AND DUAL LOAD APPLICATIONS. THE CORRECT STAMPING ON THE TIRE SHOULD READ A MAXIMUM OF 50 PSI.

Consequence:

THERE IS NO SUMMARY CURRENTLY AVAILABLE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE INCORRECT TIRES WITH NEW, CORRECTLY MARKED TIRES.

Notes:

SYSTEM: TIRES; MARKINGS. TIRE DESCRIPTION: POLYESTER/STEEL TUBELESS RADIAL LIGHT TRUCK TIRES, LOADRANGE C, DISCOVERER RADIAL LT. CONSEQUENCE OF NONCOMPLIANCE: THE INCORRECT MARKINGS DO NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 119, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS." A VEHICLE OWNER MAY INFLATE THE TIRE TO 30 PSI OR LESS CAUSING THE TIRE TO BE UNDERINFLATED RESULTING IN A TREAD SEPARATION AND TIRE FAILURE WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING. NOTES: IF YOUR TIRE IS PRESENTED TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND THE TIRE IS NOT REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME, CONTACT COOPER AT 1-800-854-6288. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393. TIRE IDENTIFICATION NOS.: UTHKCLK204 008L THROUGH AND INCLUDING UTHKCLK314 008L; UTHKCLK344 P08L THROUGH AND INCLUDING UTHKCLK374 P08L; AND UTHKCLK424 00R THROUGH AND INCLUDING UTHKCLK474 00R.


SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

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