Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling certain Cooper Evolution Tour, Mastercraft SRT Touring, Hercules Roadtour 455 Sport, Starfire Solarus AS and Mastercraft Stratus AS tires, all in size 225/50R17 and with DOT date code 3019.
The subject tires were manufactured with an improper sidewall component, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The improper sidewall component may cause tire deflation and tread separation, increasing the risk of a crash.
Cooper Tire will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge. Consumers who have had their tires replaced before this recall may be eligible to receive reimbursement. Owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at 1-800-854-6288. Cooper Tire’s number for this recall is 175.