Continental recalls 3,800 tires

July 9, 2015

Continental Tire the Americas LLC is recalling 3,800 ContiProContact P205/65 R15 95T XL tires manufactured in February 2015 and sold in the U.S. replacement market.

The company says the tires may experience tread separation. The tires can be identified with the Department of Transportation (DOT) code VY UR 471B 0615. Only the production DOT week 0615 is affected.

Continental has not received any reports of accidents or injuries resulting from this condition.

Continental notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the details of the recall on July 7, 2015.

The company says it is in communication with its tire distributors and dealers to identify consumers who purchased affected tires. Owners will be promptly notified and informed about the details of the voluntary safety recall program.

Consumers seeking more information, including instructions for identifying affected tires as well as obtaining replacement tires are asked to visit Continental's Web site for more information.