Continental Issues Motorcycle Tire Recall

August 20, 2014
Byron Wilson
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Continental has issued a motorcycle tire recall for over 9000 tires sold in the Americas between 2007 and 2014. The affected 120/70 ZR 17 and 120/70 R 17 models include ContiSportAttack, ContiAttack, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft, Medium and Endurance and ContiRoadAttack 2. According to the company, “market feedback” led to the discovery that some tires “have exhibited a condition in the tread and/or belt which may lead to separation and possible air loss.” There have been no reported injuries or accidents as a result of the issue to-date.

Included below is a complete list of Product Lines and DOT Serial Numbers
120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiSportAttack – CP8B B5MV; 1008 to 2614
120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiSportAttack 2 – CP8B B5M4; 4811 to 2614
120/70R17 M/C 58H TL ContiAttack SM – CP8B BXM9; 1011 to 2614
120/70ZR17 M/C 58W TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft – CP8B B5M1; 1907 to 2614
120/70ZR17 M/C 58W TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Medium – CP8B B5M1; 2307 to 2614
120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiRaceAttack Comp. Endurance – CP8B 918B; 3011 to 2614
120/70ZR17 M/C (58W) TL ContiRoadAttack 2 GTW – CP8B 91E9; 2513 to 2614

The final four digits indicate the week/year production period; 1907 being produced in the 19th week of 2007 for example. According to Continental there are no other sizes, production periods or product lines affected in this recall.

Click this link to reach Continental’s Customer Help website. Continental’s US customer service phone number is 1-800-857-3349.