Recalls

Honda Recalls Over 600,000 Honda Accords

October 3, 2012

Honda Recall Over Faulty Hose Over 600,000 Honda Accord midsize cars have been recalled in the U.S. and Canada to fix a faulty power steering hose that can leak fluid and cause a fire. The recall affects Accord models with a V-6 engine manufactured between 2003 and 2007. One fire has been reported to Honda,…

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Nissan recalls vehicles over loose steering wheel

September 13, 2012

Nissan Motor Co. has recently issued a recall for 51,000 vehicles that need to be inspected after a steering wheel detached from a new SUV while driving. Nissan identified the defect that could affect over 600 vehicles on Thursday after a customer reported that the steering wheel of his new Qashqai seven-seater had come off in his…

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GM recalls Chevrolet Trailblazer and GMC Envoys for hazard

August 21, 2012

GM, in a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said the recall affected 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer and GMC Envoy SUVs, as well as certain 2006-2007 Buick Rainier, Saab 9-7X and Isuzu Ascender SUVs. A possible electrical short could affect power windows and door locks, and in some cases could cause a fire, GM…

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Michelin North America Recalls Tires

August 2, 2012

Michelin North America Inc. is recalling about 841,000 BFGoodrich Commercial T/A A/S and Uniroyal Laredo HD/H commercial light truck tires in the U.S., Canada and Mexico due to tread separation concerns. A large portion of the tires were mainly sold in the U.S. These tires are commonly used on commercial light trucks and full-sized heavy-duty vans. Each…

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Ford Recalls 2013 Escapes Due to Fire Hazard

July 20, 2012

Ford has recently recalled some 2013 Escapes because the engines could catch fire. There will be 11,500 Escapes recalled in the U.S. and Canada. The engines of these cars could potentially catch fire because the fuel lines can crack and leak. The recall will only affect models with 1.6-liter four-cylinder engines built from April through July 11 this year.…

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Honda to recall CR-Vs

July 19, 2012

Due to a door lock defect, Honda is recalling more than 170,000 CR-Vs and Acura ILXs because the front doors of the cars have been opening unexpectedly. The U.S. division of Honda Motor Co. says that this problem is caused by using the driver’s or passenger’s inner-door handle at the same time as the manual or power lock. As…

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Honda airbag recall

December 14, 2011

Honda Motor Co. has announced its largest recall ever. The Japanese automaker recalled 304,000 vehicles globally because they may contain defective air bags. (Approximately 273,000 of the cars recalled are in the U.S. and Canada.) This recall is Honda’s sixth recall since 2008 for the same problem, and brings the total number of cars recalled…

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Warning: MYLANTA and AtlernaGEL liquid products recall

December 1, 2010

Johnson & Johnson-Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Co. is recalling, twelve MYLANTA liquid products and one AlternaGEL liquid product to “update the labeling for these products.” The current labels do not include the ( < 1%) amount of alcohol in the products. It is unlikely that the use of these products will cause either alcohol absorption or…

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