(VVNG.com)- Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (Continental) is recalling certain ContiAttack SM, ContiSportAttack, ContiSportAttack2, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Soft, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Medium, ContiRaceAttack Comp. Endurance, and ContiRoadAttack 2 GTW motorcyle tires, in sizes 120/70ZR17 and 120/70R17. For a complete list of affected tire indentification numbers and affected dates of production please see the “Defect Notice (Part 573)” in the Associated Documents area. The subject tires may experience a separation between the tread, belt, and carcass resulting in a loss of tire inflation pressure. A loss of tire inflation could increase the risk of a motorcycle crash.
Continental will notify owners, and dealers will replace the subject tires with new tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2014. Owners may contact Continental customer service at 1-800-847-3349. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.