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    Posted: 05-January-2018 at 1:48AM
Just a head's up for those running Cooper Cobra Radial GT tires:

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=17T019
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Safety Issue Type: Recalls

December 14 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17T019000

Separation of the Tire Belt

If the belt separates from the tire it can cause loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a

crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number 17T019000

Manufacturer Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.

Components TIRES

Potential Number of Units Affected 41014

Summary

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper) is recalling certain Cooper Cobra Radial G/T tires, sizes

P215/70R14, P225/70R14 and P225/70R15, Cornell 1000 tires, size P235/75R15, El Dorado

Golden Fury GFT tires, size P205/75R15, Futura GLS Super Sport tires, size P225/70R14,

Mastercraft Avenger G/T tires, size P225/70R14, Mastercraft MC-440 tires, sizes 185/60R15,

215/60R16, 225/60R16, 225/60R17 and 205/55R16, Starfire RS-C 2.0 tires, sizes 215/60R16

and 205/55R16, Starfire SF-340 tires, sizes P215/65R16, P185/60R15, P215/60R16 and

P225/60R16, Cooper Trendsetter SE tires, sizes P205/75R15 and P235/75R15, Mastercraft A/S

IV tires, sizes P205/75R15 and P235/75R15, and Vanderbilt Turbo-Tech G/T Radial tires, size

P225/70R14. These tires were manufactured with an incorrect belt rubber compound that may

result in poor adhesion of the rubber to the belt wires, potentially resulting in a belt separation.

Remedy

Cooper will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. The manufacturer

has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Cooper customer service at

1-800-854-6288. Cooper's number for this recall is 170.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety

Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Affected Products (11)

Tire

BRAND TIRE LINE/SIZE YEAR

COOPER COOPER COBRA RADIAL G/T 9999

COOPER TRENDSETTER SE 9999

CORNELL CORNELL 1000 9999

EL DORADO GOLDEN FURY GFT 9999

FUTURA FUTURA GLS SUPER SPORT 9999

MASTERCRAFT A/S IV 9999

MASTERCRAFT AVENGER G/T 9999

MASTERCRAFT MC-440 9999

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STARFIRE RS-C 2.0 9999

STARFIRE SF-340 9999

VANDERBILT TURBO-TECH G/T RADIAL 9999

Associated Documents (4)

Recall 573 Report- Amendment 1

RCLRPT-17T019-8791.PDF 232.123KB

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCLRPT-17T019-8791.PDF

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-17T019-9909.pdf 246.543KB

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17T019-9909.pdf

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-17T019-3202.PDF 232.149KB

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCLRPT-17T019-3202.PDF

Recall 573 Report- Amendment 2

RCLRPT-17T019-3218.PDF 232.231KB

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCLRPT-17T019-3218.PDF

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Great info!
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