Continental Announces Recall for United States
It has come to SimpleTire’s attention that Continental has issued a recall on the following tires:
General Grabber 33x12.50R18 LT 118Q
The following statement was released on 1/20/2017:
Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (Continental) is recalling certain General Tire Grabber light truck tires, size 33x12.50R18 LT 118Q, Load Range E, manufactured May 3, 2015, to May 16, 2015 (DOT week codes 1815 and 1915). These replacement tires may have a lack of adhesion within the belt package, causing tread wear, tread bulging, and possible tread separation. Tread separation may increase the risk of a crash. Continental will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 10, 2017. Owners may contact Continental customer service at 1-888-799-2168.
SimpleTire urges anyone who has purchased these tires in the last few years to please check the production dates on the sidewall of the tires. The DOT Code is easily identified with a small oval circling four numbers. If the tires you purchased fall within the recall dates, please contact Continental’sCustomer Relations 1-888-799-2168 and email [email protected] to get free replacements.