Pep Boys Offers Customers Affected By Recent Cooper Tire Recall Assistance Obtaining Free Replacement Tires.
Product Name < < Size < < DOTs CORNELL 1000 < < P205/55R16 < < 3DT2XH43206 and 3DT2XH43306 CORNELL 1000 < < P215/60R16 < < 3DX8XH43206 and 3DX8XH43306 CORNELL 1000 < < P225/60R16 < < 3DX0XH43206 and 3DX0XH43306 CORNELL 1000 < < P225/70R15 < < 3DUUXH53206 and 3DUUXH53306 CORNELL 1000 < < P205/75R15 < < 3DULXH33206 and 3DULXH33306 CORNELL 1000 < < P225/75R15 < < 3DHHXH33206 and 3DHHXH33306 DEFINITY DAKOTA A/T < < LT285/75R16 < < 3DYUPBB3206 and 3DYUPBB3306 DEFINITY DAKOTA H/T < < P255/65R16 < < 3DC3PA73206 and 3DC3PA73306 DEFINITY DAKOTA H/T < < P235/70R15 < < 3DM1PA73206 and 3DM1PA73306 DEFINITY DAKOTA H/T < < P215/75R15 < < 3DHFPA73206 and 3DHFPA73306 DEFINITY EX600 < < P215/65R15 < < 3DVFPAX3206 and 3DVFPAX3306 DEFINITY EX600 < < P215/60R15 < < 3DMWPA23206 and 3DMWPA23306 DEFINITY EX600 < < P215/60R16 < < 3DX8PA23206 and 3DX8PA23306 FUTURA 2000 RADIAL LTE < < P205/55R16 < < 3DT2XAC3206 and 3DT2XAC3306 FUTURA 2000 RADIAL LTE < < 215/65R16 < < 3D6VXAC3206 and 3D6VXAC3306 FUTURA 2000 RADIAL LTE < < P215/60R15 < < 3DMWXJN3206 and 3DMWXJN3306 FUTURA 2000 RADIAL LTE < < P215/60R16 < < 3DX8XAC3206 and 3DX8XAC3306 FUTURA 2000 RADIAL LTE < < P225/60R16 < < 3DX0XAC3206 and 3DX0XAC3306 FUTURA GLS SUPER SPORT < < P235/55R16 < < 3D18XBF3206 and 3D18XBF3306 FUTURA GLS SUPER SPORT < < P235/60R15 < < 3DVEXBH3206 and 3DVEXBH3306 FUTURA GLS SUPER SPORT < < P255/60R15 < < 3DUTXBH3206 and 3DUTXBH3306 FUTURA GLS SUPER SPORT < < P225/70R15 < < 3DUUXBH3206 and 3DUUXBH3306 FUTURA GLS SUPER SPORT < < P255/70R15 < < 3DM2XBH3206 and 3DM2XBH3306 FUTURA GLS SUPER SPORT < < P295/50R15 < < 3DTJXBJ3206 and 3DTJXBJ3306 FUTURA SCRAMBLER A/P < < P205/75R15 < < 3DULPAM3206 and 3DULPAM3306 FUTURA SCRAMBLER A/P < < P215/75R15 < < 3DHFPAM3206 and 3DHFPAM3306
Customers who purchased one of the named tires in the size indicated above between August 13 and October 27, 2006 should examine the tire's sidewall to identify the DOT number. If the DOT number matches one of those listed above, customers should return the tire to Pep Boys for replacement at no charge. Pep Boys has an adequate supply of replacement tires in its inventory to handle this recall. Pep Boys is in the process of notifying all customers who may have already purchased the affected tires.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, who manufactures these tires for Pep Boys, has determined that some of the subject tires may have been produced with non-conforming belt wire coat stock. If placed in service, the subject tires may develop a belt separation due to a reduced ability to prevent corrosion of the steel wires in an instance where moisture reaches the steel belt, which may result in a vehicle crash. The tires are being recalled to ensure customer safety and purchase satisfaction. The recall is only for those specific tires listed above, which were produced between August 8 and August 19, 2006.
Consumers with questions about this recall may call Pep Boys Customer Relations for additional information at 1-800-737-2697, option 3.
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Pep Boys has 593 stores and over 6,000 service bays in 36 states and Puerto Rico. Along with its vehicle repair and maintenance capabilities, the Company also serves the commercial auto parts delivery market and is one of the leading sellers of replacement tires in the United States. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP-BOYS or by visiting pepboys.com.
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|Date:||Nov 22, 2006|
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