19 January 2018

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. has been informed that an issue relating to motor vehicle safety exists in certain Cooper tyres, identified as follows:

Brand Line Size DOT Identification Code
Cooper Cobra Radia G/T P215/70R14 R7 HY C28 0617 -- 0617
Cooper Cobra Radia G/T P225/70R14 R7 FC C28 0617 -- 0717
Cooper Cobra Radia G/T P225/70R15 R7 UU C28 0617 -- 0717
Cooper Trendsetter SE P205/75R15 R7 UL C2T 0617 -- 0717
Cooper Trendsetter SE P235/75R15 R7 HL C2T 0617 -- 0717
Mastercraft AS IV P235/75R15 R7 HL FEB 0617 -- 0717

The following illustration shows where to find the DOT information on a sample of one of the affected tyres. The affected DOT serial numbers are detailed in the above table (beginning with R7---- and ending with a four digit date code (2-digit week and 2-digit year) between 0617 and 0717 inclusive, in this example 0617.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. is recalling all of the tyres with the identification number(s) above. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. has determined that the affected tyres may develop an in-service audible noise, unsatisfactory ride condition, belt separation, or distortion in the tread area that if undetected may ultimately result in a tyre failure leading to the loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a possible crash. If you believe you have an affected tyre, please immediately contact the dealer from which you purchased your tyres to arrange an inspection and a replacement of any affected tyres free of charge.

If you have any queries in relation to this recall, please contact Cooper Customer Care at or contact your local Cooper dealer.

We regret this inconvenience, but are sure that you understand our interest in your safety and satisfaction with your tyres.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd.