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Tire identification - How to find out if your tire is affected

Sidewall inscription

To verify if your tire is affected by this program, check the tire sidewall inscription.The attached pictures provide samples of the relevant sidewall inscriptions. The sample is a Continental 205/75R17.5 Conti Hybrid LS3 tire with the DOT serial number HW96 F7T9 2515.


Affected Tires

To see a list of tires affected by this recall, click here.

How to read a tire sidewall

Please see these instructions for an example of how to read a tire sidewall. There are four major components of the sidewall lettering which help to identify the tire:

  1. Brand
  2. Product line
  3. Tire Size
  4. DOT serial number/ production date

The examples below will show you how to read the sidewall of a Continental 207/75R17.5 Conti Hybrid LS3 tire with the DOT serial number HW96 F7T9 2515.

Brand (Continental)


Brand (Continental)

Product line (Conti Hybrid LS3)


ProductLine

Tire Size (205/75R17.5)


TireSize

DOT serial number/ production date (HW96 F7T9 2515)

DOTserialNumber

The last four digits of the DOT serial numbers (2515) indicate the production period (week/year).


Important: The complete DOT serial number including production date is visible only on one side of the tire.


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