Continental announces motorcycle tire safety recall
August 11, 2014
Continental announced the recall of about 9,000 of its 120/70 ZR 17 and 120/70 R 17 motorcycle tires sold in the United States and Canada that have exhibited a condition in the tread and/or belt which may lead to separation and possible air loss.
The tires were sold between 2009 and 2014.
Continental has not received any reports of accidents or injuries in connection with this condition, according to a company press release. The safety recall is being initiated to avoid any potential risk to road-users.
The affected tires were sold to original equipment and replacement customers worldwide between 2007 and 2014. This safety recall is part of a worldwide program affecting 170,000 tires.
|Product Lines: ||DOT serial numbers: |
|120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiSportAttack ||CP8B ||B5MV ||1008 ||to ||2614 |
|120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiSportAttack 2 ||CP8B ||B5M4 ||4811 ||to ||2614 |
|120/70R17 M/C 58H TL ContiAttack SM ||CP8B ||BXM9 ||1011 ||to ||2614 |
|120/70ZR17 M/C 58W TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft ||CP8B ||B5M1 ||1907 ||to ||2614 |
|120/70ZR17 M/C 58W TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Medium ||CP8B ||B5M1 ||2307 ||to ||2614 |
|120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Endurance ||CP8B ||918B ||3011 ||to ||2614 |
|120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiRoadAttack 2 GTW ||CP8B ||91E9 ||2513 ||to ||2614 |
The last four digits of the DOT serial numbers indicate the production period (week/year). Tires between 1907 (19th week of 2007) and 2614 (26th week of 2014) are covered by this voluntary safety recall.
No other tire sizes, production periods or product lines are affected.
Anyone seeking more information, including instructions for identifying affected tires and local contact partners, are invited to visit Continental's website http://continentaltire.custhelp.com.