Cooper Tire & Rubber is recalling 11,957 Cooper CS5 Grand Touring 225/55R17 and Mastercraft LSR Grand Touring 225/55R17 tires with DOT codes 2920 through 0121.
The tires may have low tread gauge in the shoulder slot area which could cause tread separation and sidewall failure.
A sidewall failure may cause the tire to deflate rapidly, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Cooper Tire will notify registered owners, and dealers will inspect and -- if necessary, --replace the tires free of charge. Copper
Tire plans to begin notification no later than April 22, 2021.
Owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at (800) 854-6288. Cooper Tire's number for this recall is 177-2.