A recall notice for Continental Sport Contact 5 SUV AO and General Grabber AT3 Tyres supplied by Continental Tyres of Australia Pty Ltd as due to a manufacturing defect, the tyre sidewall may break or degrade. This may lead to rapid pressure loss or reduced performance in the tyre.
Continental Tyres of Australia Pty Ltd - Continental Sport Contact 5 SUV AO and General Grabber AT3 Tyres
14 Apr 2021
Continental Sport Contact 5 SUV AO
Tyre Size and Pattern: 255/45R20 101W
The affected tyres have DOT sequences starting with A312 BH52 and ending with a four digit production date code 0620
Available for sale between 1 April 2020 and 16 March 2021
General Grabber AT3
Tyre Size and Pattern: LT265/75R16 123/120S
The affected tyres have DOT sequences starting with A3W8 HMRD and ending with a four digit production date code 1718
Available for sale between 1 June 2018 and 16 March 2021
Each tyre has a Department of Transport (DOT) Tyre Identification Number and a Mould Number (in parenthesis) located on the sidewall of the tyre.
See attached list of identifying numbers
Identifying Numbers.pdf (140.77 KB)
What are the defects?
Due to a manufacturing defect, the tyre sidewall may break or degrade. This may lead to rapid pressure loss or reduced performance in the tyre.
What are the hazards?
If there is a rapid pressure loss or the tyre degrades, this may lead to tyre failure, resulting in loss of vehicle control. This may increase the risk of serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and other road users.
What should consumers do?
All known owners will be contacted by the retailers of the tyres. If you believe you have an affected tyre, please immediately contact Continental to arrange for identification and replacement of any affected tyres, free of charge.
For further information, contact Continental by phone toll free on 1800 316 372.
Continental Tyres of Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product
Replacement tyre retailers
Where the product was sold
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Recall advertisement.pdf (329.16 KB)
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.