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Continental Recalls 8,070 Motorcycle Tires

Continental has not received any reports of accidents or injuries, the company said



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    Continental Tire the Americas, LLC is recalling several types of Continental motorcycle front wheel tires.

    The recall is due to a possible separation between the tread, belt and carcass, which could result in a loss of tire inflation pressure, increasing the risk of a motorcycle crash.

    The affected tires include: ContiAttack SM, ContiSportAttack, ContiSportAttack2, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Medium, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Endurance, and ContiRoadAttack 2 GTW motorcycle tires, in sizes 120/70ZR17 and 120/70R17.

    The recall covers about 8,070 tires sold in the U.S. and Canada between 2007 and 2014, Continental said. It's part of a worldwide program affecting 170,000 tires.

    Continental has not received any reports of accidents or injuries, but the safety recall is to avoid any potential risk to road-users, the company said on its website.

    Continental said it willy notify owners and dealers will replace the recalled tries with new ones free of charge.

    For more information on the recall, visit Continental’s website or call 1-800-847-3349.