Tyre Identification

Tyre identification - How you find out if your van tyre is affected

Tyre identification - How you find out if your van tyre is affected

Sidewall inscription

To verify if a specific tyre is affected by this program, check the tire sidewall inscription. Only tyres with their brand name, product line, tyre 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 Matador SIBIR SNOW MPS 530 195/60 R16 C tyre with DOT code DOT 6G21 FUKB 1417.

Brand (Matador)


Product line (Matador SIBIR SNOW VAN MPS 530):


Tyre size (195/60 R16 C):

195/60 R16 C

DOT serial number / production date: DOT 6G21 FUKB 1417

DOT 6G21 FUKB 1417

The last four digits of the DOT serial numbers indicate the production period (week/year). Tyres produced in 1417 (14th week of 2017) and 1517 (15th week of 2017) are covered by this voluntary exchange program. No other tyre 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 tyre.

Further information: FAQ (please click on this link)

Matador. A brand of Continental.

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