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Cooper Tire & Rubber is recalling 288,000 tires, sold as aftermarket replacements, because they could lose air pressure or come apart, resulting in a possible crash.
In three separate recalls, the firm said it would replace the following tire brands and models, made since 2004:
* 183,602 Cooper Discoverer S/T, Cooper Dean Mud Terrain Radial SXT, Cooper Durango Radial XTR, and Cooper Mastercraft Courser C/T; Mickey Thompson Dick Cepek Radial F-C II;TBC Corp. Mesa C/T;Transamerican Auto Parts Pro Comp Xtreme A/T; and Treadways Corp. Tempra Trailcutter Radial RT. The suspect light-truck tires were made Feb. 1, 2004, through Jan. 21, 2006. All but the Pro Comp …