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Tire Identification

Tire identification - How you find out if your passenger car tire is affected

Sidewall inscription

To verify if a specific tire is affected by this program, check the tire sidewall inscription. Only tires with their brand name, product line, tire size and DOT code identified in the exchange program scope are affected. The attached pictures provide samples of the relevant sidewall inscriptions. The sample is a ContiPremiumContact 5 215/60 R 16 99H XL tire with DOT code 6G5M D85Y 3317, 6G5M D85Y 3417, 6G5M D85Y 3517 and 6G5M D85Y 3617.

Brand: Continental


Product line: ContiPremiumContact 5

Continental PremiumContact 6 245/45 R18 Y XL

Tire size: 215/60 R 16 99H XL

245/45 R18 Y XL

DOT serial number / production date: DOT 6G5M D85Y 3317, 6G5M D85Y 3417, 6G5M D85Y 3517 and 6G5M D85Y 3617

DOT 6G8U D6R9 5016 and DOT 6G8U D6R9 1617

The last four digits of the DOT serial numbers indicate the production period (week/year). Tires produced between 3317 (33th week of 2017) and 3617 (36th week of 2017) are covered by this voluntary exchange program. No other tire sizes, production periods or product lines are affected.

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

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