Summary: PRO COMP IS RECALLING 1,206 LOAD RANGE E TIRES, SIZE LT265/75R16, PRODUCED BETWEEN DECEMBER 2, 2007 AND JANUARY 12, 2008. THESE TIRES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 139, "NEW PNEUMATIC RADIAL TIRES FOR LIGHT VEHICLES." AFTER TESTING, A BULGE CAN OCCUR IN THE LOWER SIDEWALL ON THE WHITE SIDEWALL SIDE WHICH INDICATES THE EXISTENCE OF A SEPARATION BETWEEN TWO LOWER SIDEWALL COMPONENTS.
Consequence: THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: PRO COMP IS WORKING WITH COOPER TIRE TO NOTIFY OWNERS. THE AFFECTED TIRES WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COOPER TIRE CUSTOMER RELATIONS TOLL-FREE AT 800-854-6288 OR PRO COMP AT 1-866-232-0665.
Notes: PRO COMP'S RECALL NO. 150. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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