Continental TKC80, ContiGo!, K62 & LB Motorcycle Tires


US FlagWashington, DC: Logo - US National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationAs of Wednesday, May 18, 2022, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of fifty-seven (57) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month.

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

Additional information:
Among the fifty-seven (57) recalls the NHTSA has announced this May comes 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 68,770 Continental TKC80, Continental ContiGo!, Continental K62 and Continental LB Motorcycle Tires marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Tires – Cracks in Tread Grooves in apparent contravention of US FMVSS 119

NHTSA Safety Notification 22T006000 reports cracks longer than 3/16 inch may develop in the Tread Grooves. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars.”

According to the NHTSA, cracks in the Tread can lead to Tread separation, increasing the risk 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.

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Proposed Remedy:
Continental Tire will notify owners and replace the affected Tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 6, 2022. Owners may contact Continental Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-799-2168.

Owners of the recalled vehicles may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety (“NHTSA”) Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit the NHTSA’s Web site at http://www.nhtsa.gov.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for accessories manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Continental Automotive Systems, Inc., Continental or Continental AG, 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 Continental ContiGo! brand, please search for “ContiGo!” 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 Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” 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: 22T006000
Recalls Direct RIN: 15804-2022
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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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