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Continental Issues Motorcycle Tire Recall

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Fort Mill, SC August 11, 2014.


Continental today announced a safety recall covering approximately 9,000 Continental 120/70 ZR 17 and 120/70 R 17 motorcycle tires sold in the US and Canada. Market feedback indicates that some of these tires have exhibited a condition in the tread and/or belt which may lead to separation and possible air loss. Continental has not received any reports of accidents or injuries in connection with this condition. 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.


Included below is a complete list of Product Lines and 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 final four digits indicate the week/year production period; 1907 being produced in the 19th week of 2007 for example. According to Continental there are no other sizes, production periods or product lines affected in this recall.

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