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Recall Round-Up: May 17, 2019

Recall Round-Up: May 17, 2019 This week’s installment of Recall Round-Up covers a roll away recall for Ford vehicles, a product recall for ThermaCare pain relief wraps, and recall and serious tipping hazard for a chest of drawers. Ford Fusion and Ranger Ford announced a recall of 270,000 vehicles this week due to a potential…
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Recall Round-Up: May 10, 2019

Recall Round-Up: May 10, 2019 This week we cover several product recalls from Igloo and Starbucks, a food safety recall from Tyson and an important safety announcement from IKEA in our recurring series: Recall Round-Up. Igloo Coolers Just in time for summer! Igloo announced a recall of nearly 60,000 marine coolers this week varying in…
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Recall Round-Up: May 3, 2019

Recall Round-Up: May 3, 2019 This week in our recurring series, we discuss product recalls for infant rockers and wooden children’s toys, and vehicle recalls for Honda and Mazda. Kids II Infant Rockers After receiving pressure from the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the CPSC, Kids II recalled nearly 700,000 infant rockers associated with 5…
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Millions of Defective Airbags Under Investigation

Millions of Defective Airbags Under Investigation NHTSA announced they are expanding their investigation into 12 million vehicles for potentially defective airbags. Most of the news lately has been about exploding airbags manufactured by Takata. This investigation, however, seeks to explain why millions of airbags units manufactured by ZF have failed to deploy in an accident.…
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Recall Round-Up: April 12, 2019

Recall Round-Up: April 12, 2019 This week in our recurring series “Recall Round-Up” we cover two vehicle safety recalls, a food product recall and one concerning baby product that has been the cause of several deaths but has yet to be recalled. Acura This week Acura announced a recall of over 300,000 2014-19 MDX SUVs…
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Recall Round-Up: April 5, 2019

Recall Round-Up: April 5, 2019 This week in our recurring series ‘Recall Round-Up’, we provide details on recalls for Audi, Subaru and Volvo, plus a product recall for dog food. Audi Audi announced a recall of 75,000 2015-18 A8 sedans and 2016-18 A6 sedans, A7 hatchbacks and Q7 SUVs. According to the manufacturer, the fuel…
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Europe Proposes New Safety Features for Cars

Europe Proposes New Safety Features for Cars In a move toward highway safety this week, the European union’s executive commission proposed new safety features on cars and trucks including speed limiters, back-up cameras and sensors, and warning systems for drowsy or distracted drivers. The European Commission hopes to have these safety features in vehicles by…
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Recall Round-Up: March 29, 2019

Recall Round-Up: March 29,2019 This week in our recurring series “Recall Round-Up” we provide details on automobile recalls from Porsche and Volkswagen, product recalls from Honda and Betsey Johnson, and food recalls from Henry Avocado and Tyson Chicken. Porsche Porsche issued 2 recalls recently for both SUVs and sedans in their fleet. The first recall…
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Honda Re-Issues Recall for Improperly Installed Takata Airbag

Honda Re-Issues Recall for Improperly Installed Takata Airbag Honda recently issued another recall for the dangerous Takata airbags. This time, it was due to an improper installation following a previously issued recall. According to the manufacturer, the replaced inflators could still be dangerous. This recall affects 1.2 million vehicles in North America and covers Honda…
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Recall Round-Up: March 8, 2019

Recall Round-Up: March 8, 2019 This week in our recurring series “Recall Round-Up” we cover a major recall from Kia and Hyundai, a product recall from TJ Maxx and a special announcement from the Consumer and Product Safety Commission. Kia-Hyundai Kia and Hyundai announced a recall of over 500,000 vehicles recently due to a fire…
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Recall Round-Up: February 22, 2019

Recall Round-Up: February 22, 2019 Welcome to our series Recall Round-Up where we scour the internet to bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in the United States. This week we cover a major recall of Ford vehicles, and product recalls from Target, Crate and Barrel and Academy Sports. Ford and Lincoln vehicles This…
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Ford Explorer Again Tops Vehicle Safety Watch List

Each quarter, The Safety Institute releases a list of the top 15 vehicles to watch with regards to safety concerns. The list is compiled by researching public data in addition to consumer complaints filed with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration database.  In January, TSI provided the Vehicle Safety Watch List for the final quarter of…
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