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Continental recalls 8,070 motorcycle tires

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Continental Tire the Americas LLC (Continental) is recalling certain motorcycle tires in sizes 120/70ZR17 and 120/70R17.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) campaign ID number is 14T009. The potential number of affected units is 8,070.

The tires in question are

* ContiAttack SM,

* ContiSportAttack,

* ContiSportAttack2,

* ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft,

* ContiRaceAttack Comp. Medium,

* ContiRaceAttack Comp. Endurance, and

* ContiRoadAttack 2 GTW.

According to NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation, the affected tires may experience a separation between the tread, belt, and carcass resulting in a loss of tire inflation pressure.

Continental will notify owners, and dealers will replace the subject tires with new tires, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Continental customer service at (800) 847-3349 with any questions.

For a complete list of affected tire indentification numbers and affected dates of production, please see the "Defect Notice (Part 573)" in the Associated Documents area.

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