Recall Round-Up: November 9, 2018

Recall Round Up

Recall Round-Up: November 9, 2018

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 provide details on recalls for Ford, Kia, BMW, and Duncan Hines.

  • Ford Fusion & Lincoln MKZ

    Ford announced a recall this week of 2 model vehicles in their fleet. The 2010 Ford Fusion and the 2010-2012 Lincoln MKZ were both recalled due to a possible airbag defect that could cause the airbag to not properly inflate. This increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Only 215 specific vehicles were affected, so consumers are encouraged to visit NHTSA online and enter their VIN to verify.

  • Kia Stinger

    The 2018 Kia Stinger is being recalled due to faulty wiring. According to NHTSA, wires in the engine can rub against a rough patch in the fender and increase the risk of fire. Over 16k vehicles are included in the recall. Consumers an expect Kia to notify them in late December by US Mail. Authorized dealers will inspect the wire and replace any that are damaged or install a protective cover at no charge. Visit  NHTSA to learn if your vehicle is affected.

  • BMW

    BMW will recall approximately 45k vehicles due to a fire risk. The manufacturer reported that the specific models equipped with an Exhaust Gas Re-circulation module which can leak internally and mix with diesel engine soot causing an increased temperature and risk of fire. No injuries have been reported at this time. The following models are included: 2013-18 BMW 328d and 328d xDrive, 2014-2018 328d Sports Wagon and 328d xDrive Sports Wagon, 2014-2015 535d and 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive,  2015-17 X3 xDrive28d SAV, and 2014-17 x5 xDrive35d SAV. Consumers should expect to be notified by mid December.

  • Duncan Hines

    Conagra Brands announced a recall of their popular cake mix Duncan Hines when a sample tested positive for Salmonella. The Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow are all included in the voluntary recall and all have an expiration date of March 2019. 5 illnesses have been reported and are currently being investigated by the CDC and FDA. Consumers should return the product to original purchase location for a refund. Visit the Duncan Hines website for more information.


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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