US NHTSA Recalls: Continental, General & Barum Tires


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of eighty-four (84) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the eighty-four (84) recalls the NHTSA announced last month, came news of the following:

Logo - Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.Continental Automotive Systems, Inc. (“Continental Automotive”), an Auburn Hills, Michigan establishment and a subsidiary of Continental AG of Hanover, Germany has recalled an estimated 93,959 model year Continental, General and Barum branded Tires sold as original or replacement equipment.

Recall Category: Tires – Tire failure may cause sudden air loss

NHTSA Safety Notification 21T001000 reports the recalled Tires were cured for too long during production.

Logo - General TireAccording to the NHTSA, over-cured Tires may develop a break in the Sidewall resulting in sudden air loss or a Belt Edge separation which could lead to a Tread/Belt loss. Either condition can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risks of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Continental Tire will notify the registered owners that purchased the Tires as replacement equipment. Various vehicle manufacturers will conduct recalls for vehicles equipped with these Tires at the time of purchase. The Tires will be inspected to verify that they are affected, and will be replaced as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 5, 2021.

Logo - Barum TireOwners may contact Continental Tire Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-799-2168 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. No manufacturer’s designation was listed for this recall at press time.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Continental Automotive Systems, Inc., please search for “Continental” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the General Tire brand, please search for “General” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Barum Tire brand, please search for “Barum” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21T001000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14143-2021
Want to read more about this recall?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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