Winter tyre recall – These types from Continental and Uniroyal are affected


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3. 2. 2019 In Misc


Tyre manufacturer Continental recalls around 7600 winter tyres for passenger cars. Due to the incompatible rubber compound, tread separation could occur, which would affect the vehicle’s stability.

The Continental WinterContact TS 860, 195/65 R 15 91 T, was manufactured in the 41st week of 2018 and was delivered to customers in Germany, the Netherlands and France according to Continental. According to Rapex, however, their occurrence is also reported in Poland.

Continental will change the tyres free of charge. The recall also covers 500 Uniroyal MS PLUS 77 tyres in the size 205/60 R 16 92 H produced in the same period.

Batch number:
Continental: DOT 6GAED29W4118
Uniroyal: DOT 6GXWDDBR4118

Type / number of model: ECE type approvals: R30: E4 0289778; R117: E4 027400 S2WR2

Country of origin: Romania
Alert submitted by: Germany

Source: Rapex Alert 5/2019
Continental: A12/0170/19
Uniroyal: A12/0171/19


Where now?


What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.


About the Author
Roman Beránek
Czech independent motoring journalist, ex-editor of CNC's Auto.cz website, former host of the CzechTV's "Automotorevue" show. He founded the car-recalls.eu website in 2016 to make car owners better informed and to help to improve road safety. Donate? paypal.me.

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