Recall Round-Up: March 16, 2018

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Recall Round-Up: March 16, 2018

Every week we scour the internet and bring you the latest information on product and automotive recalls in this recurring series: Recall Round-Up.

This week Ford recalls 1.4 million vehicles over faulty steering wheels plus we have 2 products for children that pose a big safety hazard.

  • Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ

    This week Ford announced a recall of a combined 1.4 million vehicles due to a faulty steering wheel. The automaker determined the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ from model years 2014-2018 both have a steering wheel bolt that could come loose and potentially detach. This increases the risk of collisions and injuries. Ford will replace the bolt at no cost and will notify consumers about the recall by mail. You can also visit the Ford Motor Company website and enter your VIN number for more information.

  • Radio Flyer Electric Wagon

    A major manufacturer of children’s products announced a recall this week. Radio Flyer recalled approximately 5,000 electric wagons due to an injury hazard. According the CPSC, improper wiring may unintentionally activate the motor which could lead to an injury. These wagons were sold at Toys “R” Us stores and online at from August 2017-January 2018. The manufacturer is issuing a refund for this faulty product. Visit Radio Flyer online for more information.

  • Dr. Brown’s Lovey pacifier

    Handi-Craft recalled over half a million pacifiers this week due to a potential choking hazard. Dr. Brown’s Lovey Pacifier and Teether Holders typically attach to clothing or handle with a ribbon and snap mechanism. The manufacturer received 67 reports of the ribbon fraying and the snap detaching which could pose as a choking hazard. They made the determination to recall certain lot codes as a safety precaution. Visit Dr. Brown’s website to see if your item is included in the recall.


If you’ve been injured as a result of a recalled product, please contact us today. We also encourage anyone to visit the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration websites to file formal complaints about potential safety hazards.



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