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Separation of the belt edges could lead to tread belt separation, increasing the risk of a crash.

Tires — Tread/Belt

Summary
Continental tire is recalling certain Contitrac TR tires, size LT275/70R18 125/122S outline white letters and black sidewall, and Contitrac, size LT275/70R18 125/122S, black sidewall, produced from May 6, 2007, through September 20, 2008, sold as aftermarket and installed as original equipment on some model year 2008 and 2009 Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks. Some of these tires may experience uneven wear, vibration, or particularly under conditions of overloading or under inflation in high ambient temperature usage, separation between the belt edges.
Actions
Continental tire will notify owners and replace the affected tires free of charge. The safety recall began on April 14, 2011. Owners may contact Continental customer service toll-free at 1-888-799-2168.
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Date Announced
MAR 15, 2011
Vehicles Affected
390,657
NHTSA Campaign #
11T002000
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