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NHTSA Recall 11T002000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Tires & Vehicles:  Ford F-250, Ford F-350, Continental

NHTSA Recall 11T002000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11T002000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     FORD / F-250 	    	2008-2009
     FORD / F-350 	    	2008-2009
Tire Brand Name / Tire Line / Tire Size: 	    	Production Dates:
    CONTINENTAL / CONTITRAC / LT275/70R18 125/122S 	    	OCT 28, 2007 - SEP 20, 2008
    CONTINENTAL / CONTITRAC TR BSW / LT275/70R18 125/122S 	    	JUL 01, 2007 - JUN 21, 2008
    CONTINENTAL / CONTITRAC TR OWL / LT275/70R18 125/122S 	    	MAY 06, 2007 - JUN 14, 2008
Manufacturer: CONTINENTAL TIRE THE AMERICAS, LLC. 	Mfr's Report Date: MAR 14, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11T002000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 390,657
Summary:
CONTINENTAL TIRE IS RECALLING CERTAIN CONTITRAC TR TIRES, SIZE LT275/70R18 125/122S OUTLINE WHITE LETTERS AND BLACK SIDEWALL, AND CONTITRAC, SIZE LT275/70R18 125/122S, BLACK SIDEWALL, PRODUCED FROM MAY 6, 2007, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20, 2008, SOLD AS AFTERMARKET AND INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT ON SOME MODEL YEAR 2008 AND 2009 FORD F-250 AND F-350 TRUCKS. SOME OF THESE TIRES MAY EXPERIENCE UNEVEN WEAR, VIBRATION, OR PARTICULARLY UNDER CONDITIONS OF OVERLOADING OR UNDER INFLATION IN HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE USAGE, SEPARATION BETWEEN THE BELT EDGES.
Consequence:
SEPARATION OF THE BELT EDGES COULD LEAD TO TREAD BELT SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
CONTINENTAL TIRE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE AFFECTED TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 14, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CONTINENTAL CUSTOMER SERVICE TOLL-FREE AT 1-888-799-2168.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO 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 . 


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
2011TIRE RECALL NOTICE
Sears Auto Center
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 405KB - 3 pages
14 March 2011Notification Concerning LT275/70R18 Contitrac and Contitrac TR Tires Defect Information Report Pursuant to 49 CFR Part 573.6
From: Donald Crawford, Continental Tire The Americas, LLC
To: Frank Borris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 3.6MB - 5 pages
17 March 2011Tread Belt Separation
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Donald Crawford, Continental Tire The Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 22KB - 3 pages
25 March 2011Notification Concerning LT275/70R18 Contitrac and Contitrac TR Tires Defect Information Report Pursuant to 49 CFR Part 573.6
From: Donald Crawford, Continental Tire The Americas, LLC
To: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 1.0MB - 5 pages
12 April 2011Recall 11T-002 - Notification letter update.
From: Donald Crawford, Continental Tire The Americas, LLC
To: Kelly Schuler, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 32KB - 1 page
14 April 2011Sample Notification Letter
Continental Tire The Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 104KB - 3 pages
29 July 2011Equipment Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 41KB - 3 pages
17 August 2011SAFETY RECALL - SECOND NOTICE
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 3.3MB - 3 pages
28 October 2011Equipment Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 51KB - 3 pages
25 January 2012Equipment Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 2.0MB - 2 pages
30 April 2012Equipment Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 15KB - 2 pages
20 July 2012Equipment Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 1.7MB - 2 pages
30 October 2012Equipment Safety Recall Quarterly Report Information
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC
NHTSA Recall 11T002000

PDF
- 40KB - 3 pages


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