Cooper Tire Issues Recall for More Than 41,000 Vehicle Tires at Risk of Belt Separation

On these tires, there may be poor adhesion of the rubber to the belt wires

Cooper Tire Issues Recall for More Than 41,000 Vehicle Tires at Risk of Belt Separation
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January 8, 2018

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has issued a recall for more than 41,000 tires that were manufactured with an incorrect belt rubber compound.

On these tires, there may be poor adhesion of the rubber to the belt wires, potentially resulting in a belt separation. If the belt separates from the tire it can cause loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Tires

The following tires are being recalled: 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.

What happens next?

Owners of the impacted tires will be notified by Cooper and the defective tires will be replaced free of charge.

For more information about this recall or the tire replacement process, contact Cooper Tire customer service at (800) 854-6288—reference recall number 170.