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Recall: 2006 F350: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]81960[/FONT][FONT=&quot]
    Make: FORD
    Model: F350
    Model Year: 2006

    Description: TIRES:TREAD/BELT

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: CONTINENTAL TIRE NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: T

    Number of units affected: 34,396
    Date owner notified by MFG: 12/7/2005

    Recall Initiator: MFR
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Defect Summary: CERTAIN CONTINENTAL CONTITRAC TR OWL, CONTITRAC TR BSW, GENERAL GRABBER TR BSW, AND CONTITRAC BSW TIRES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MAY 29 AND JUNE 11, 2005, AND SOLD AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT ON CERTAIN FORD TRUCKS AND SOLD AS REPLACEMENT TIRES. THESE TIRES CAN WEAR PREMATURELY WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 119, NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES FOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.

    Consequence Summary: AFFECTED TIRES MAY NOT MEET THE ENDURANCE TEST REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD. CONTINUED USE OF THE AFFECTED TIRES CAN RESULT IN TIRE FAILURE WHICH COULD LEAD TO VEHICLE DAMAGE OR MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH.

    Corrective Summary: CONTINENTAL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE TIRES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 7, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CONTINENTAL AT 704-588-5895. [/FONT]
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    Recall Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153).[/FONT]
     

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