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Saturday, April 26, 2008

DEL-NAT IS RECALLING LOAD RANGE E TIRES

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
DEL-NAT / DELTA SIERRADIAL A/T 9999
DEL-NAT / NATIONAL COMMANDO A/T 9999
Manufacturer : DEL-NAT TIRE CORPORATION Mfr's Report Date : APR 15, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08T016000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TIRES:MARKINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 968
Summary:
 DEL-NAT IS RECALLING 968 LOAD RANGE E TIRES, SIZE LT265/75R16, PRODUCED BETWEEN DECEMBER 2 AND DECEMBER 30, 2007. THESE TIRES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 139, "NEW PNEUMATIC RADIAL TIRES FOR LIGHT VEHICLES." AFTER TESTING, A BULGE CAN OCCUR IN THE LOWER SIDEWALL ON THE WHITE SIDEWALL SIDE WHICH INDICATES THE EXISTENCE OF A SEPARATION BETWEEN TWO LOWER SIDEWALL COMPONENTS.
Consequence:
 THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEL-NAT IS WORKING WITH COOPER TIRE TO NOTIFY OWNERS. THE AFFECTED TIRES WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT COOPER TIRE CUSTOMER RELATIONS TOLL-FREE AT 800-854-6288 OR DEL-NAT AT 1-901-775-8124.
Notes:
 DEL-NAT RECALL NO. DN-001-08. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.

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