May 09, 2022

Mercedes-Benz Recalls Nearly 295,000 Vehicles for Brake Booster Corrosion
May 9, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC has issued a recall for 292,287 of its 2006-2012 ML-Class, GL-Class, and R-Class vehicles because “moisture may accumulate and cause corrosion in the brake booster housing unit, which can result in reduced brake performance or brake failure.”

Hyundai Recalls Over 215,000 Sonatas for Low-Pressure Fuel Hose Issues
May 6, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Hyundai Motor America recalled 215,171 of its 2013-2014 Sonata vehicles because “the low-pressure fuel hose that connects the low-pressure fuel pump to the direct injection fuel pump may crack over time, due to heat generated within the engine compartment.”

Continental Recalls Over 68,000 Motorcycle Tires for Tread Separation
May 6, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Continental Tire the Americas, LLC has issued a recall for 68,770 of its TKC80, ContiGo!, K62, and LB Continental Motorcycle tires because “cracks longer than 3/16 inch may develop in the tread grooves” and can increase the risk of a crash.

Grand Design Travel Trailers Recalled for Gas Leak
May 6, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Grand Design RV, LLC recalled 34,021 of its 2022 Grand Design Imagine, Reflection, Momentum, Solitude and Transcend travel trailers because “the quick disconnect fittings in the LP gas system may be cracked, causing a gas leak.”

Kia Recalls Vehicles for Unsecured Steering Column
May 5, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Kia Motors America has issued a recall for certain 2021-2022 Rio and Forte vehicles because “a bolt in the steering column may not be secured properly, which can cause the steering column to detach from the steering rack and result in a loss of steering control.”

Electric Bicycles Recalled for Fall and Fire Hazards
May 5, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Santa Cruz Bicycles has issued a recall for approximately 1,600 of its Santa Cruz Bicycles 2022 Heckler 9 Electric Bicycles because “the latch mechanism that holds the battery in place can malfunction, causing the battery to dislodge from the frame and fall to the ground, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Additionally, the latch spring can cause additional wear on the battery housing over time, posing a fire hazard.”

WizWheelz Recalls Recumbent Trikes for Crash and Injury Hazards
May 5, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that WizWheelz Inc. has issued a recall for certain GreenSpeed Magnum and Magnum XL recumbent trikes with quick release front axles and replacement quick release axles because “the axles can come loose during use, causing the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards.”

Children’s Robes Recalled for Violation of Federal Flammability Standards and Burn Hazard
May 5, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Linum Home Textiles LLC has issued a recall for approximately 44,600 of its Children’s Robes because they “fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.”

Infant Clothes and Bibs Recalled for Choking and Laceration Hazards
May 5, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Winter Water Factory LLC recalled approximately 46,500 of its Infant French terry jumpsuits, rompers, snap suits, baby dresses and bibs because “the snaps on the recalled garments can detach and also expose small sharp prongs, posing choking and laceration hazards to young children.”

BIBS Recalls Baby Bottles for Burn Hazard
May 5, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that BIBS has issued a recall for certain BIBS Baby Bottles because “hot liquids in the bottle can cause the bumper to shrink, making the bottle tilt over spilling out contents, posing a burn hazard.”

Jayco Recalls Motorhomes for Fire Hazard
May 4, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Jayco, Inc. has issued a recall for certain 2020-2022 Jayco Precept motorhomes because “the heat shield beneath the storage compartment may not be long enough, which can allow the heat from the exhaust system to melt the storage compartment.”

Tesla Recalls Vehicles for Center Display Malfunction
May 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Tesla, Inc. has issued a recall for 129,960 of its 2021-2022 Model S, Model X, and 2022 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles operating certain firmware releases because “the infotainment central processing unit (CPU) may overheat during the preparation or process of fast-charging, causing the CPU to lag or restart.”

Tiffin Recalls Motorhomes for Fire Hazard
May 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. recalled certain 2021-2022 Tiffin Cahaba motorhomes because “the wiring for the 110-volt electrical system may have been installed improperly, resulting in unsecured wiring.”

KZRV Recalls Fifth Wheels and Travel Trailers for Risk of Gas Leak
May 2, 2022

The NHTSA reports that KZRV, L.P. (KZRV) has issued a recall for 14,524 of its 2021-2022 KZRV SportTrek, Sonic, Stratus, Connect, Sportsmen, Sportsmen SE, Sportsmen Classic, and Sportsmen Sportster fifth wheel and travel trailers because “the quick disconnect fittings in the LP gas system may be cracked, causing a gas leak.”

Volvo Recalls Vehicles for Issues with the Accelerator Pedal Sensor
April 28, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Volvo Car USA, LLC has issued a recall for 5,351 of its 2021-2022 XC40 BEV vehicles because “water may enter the cable harness, corroding the accelerator pedal sensor (APS) circuit.”

Toyota Recalls Tundras for Rearview Camera Malfunction
April 28, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing recalled 18,101 of its 2022 Tundra vehicles equipped with a Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) system because “the parking assist electronic control unit (ECU) software may prevent transmission of the rearview camera signal during cold weather, preventing the rearview image from displaying.”

Chrysler Recalls Vehicles for Possible Loss of Drive Power
April 28, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Chrysler has issued a recall for certain 2021 Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee WK, 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and 2021-2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles equipped with 3.6L engines because “the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve may stick open, resulting in an unexpected loss of drive power.”

Polaris Recalls Off-Road Vehicles for Fire Hazard
April 28, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Polaris Industries Inc. recalled approximately 1,160 of its Model Year 2022 RZR Pro R 4 Premium and RZR Pro R 4 Ultimate Recreational Off-Road vehicles because “an incorrectly routed battery cable can contact the prop shaft during use, which can result in an electrical short, posing a fire hazard.”

Generac Recalls Pressure Washers for Carbon Monoxide Hazard
April 28, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Generac Power Systems Inc. recalled approximately 53,000 of its Electric Start Pressure Washers because “the electronic start/stop button on the pressure washer can malfunction and self-start, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if the unit is in a confined space.”

Amazon Recalls School Chairs for Fall Hazard
April 28, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Amazon.com Services LLC has issued a recall for approximately 22,400 of its AmazonBasics School Classroom Stack Chairs because “the weld on the chair’s frame can fail, posing a fall hazard.”

Essential Oils Recalled for Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirements
April 28, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Best Nutritionals LLC recalled approximately 2,800 of its Best Naturals Organic Wintergreen Essential Oil because “the packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.”

Daimler Recalls Sprinter Vans for Inoperable Rearview Camera Display
April 27, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Daimler Vans USA, LLC recalled 12,086 of its 2019-2021 Freightliner Sprinter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles because “the rearview camera may not display the rearview image due to a software error.”

Porsche Recalls Vehicles for Driver and Passenger Seat Wire Harness Damage
April 26, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Porsche Cars of North America, Inc. has issued a recall for 9,570 of its 2020-2021 Taycan vehicles because “the driver and passenger seat wire harness could become damaged during horizontal seat adjustment.”

School Buses Recalled for Electrical Short
April 22, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Daimler Trucks North America, LLC recalled certain 2019-2023 Thomas Built Bus HDX school buses because “the positive battery cable may be routed improperly, allowing it to chafe against the transmission oil cooler hoses, which can cause an electrical short circuit.”

Best Buy Recalls Over 630,000 Air Fryers for Fire and Burn Hazards
April 21, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Best Buy Purchasing LLC has issued a recall for approximately 635,000 of its Insignia Air Fryers and Air Fryer Ovens because “the air fryers and air fryer ovens can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.”

School Buses Recalled for Electrical Short
April 22, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Daimler Trucks North America, LLC recalled certain 2019-2023 Thomas Built Bus HDX school buses because “the positive battery cable may be routed improperly, allowing it to chafe against the transmission oil cooler hoses, which can cause an electrical short circuit.”

Best Buy Recalls Over 630,000 Air Fryers for Fire and Burn Hazards
April 21, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Best Buy Purchasing LLC has issued a recall for approximately 635,000 of its Insignia Air Fryers and Air Fryer Ovens because “the air fryers and air fryer ovens can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.”

Overhead Garage Storage Racks Recalled for Impact Injury Hazard
April 21, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Eagle Industrial Group Inc. recalled approximately 12,800 of its Overhead Garage Storage Racks because “the hex bolts in the overhead garage storage racks can be defective, causing the rack to collapse from the ceiling, posing an impact injury hazard.”

Luxe + Willow Heated Blankets Recalled for Fire and Burn Hazards
April 21, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that MWA LLC has issued a recall for approximately 4,200 of its LUXE+WILLOW Heated Blankets because “the blanket can overheat if left plugged in and powered on for an extended period of time, posing fire and burn hazards.”

Norwex Ceramic Knives Recalled for Laceration Hazard
April 21, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Norwex USA Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 40,000 of its Norwex Ceramic Knives because “the handle on the Norwex ceramic knives can break during use, posing a laceration hazard.”

Wooden Push Toys Recalled for Choking Hazard
April 21, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Monti Kids Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 1,375 of its Monti Kids Wooden Push Toys because “the toy’s rolling cylinder can separate, exposing the balls inside, posing a choking hazard to children.”

BMW Recalls Vehicles for Sunroof Malfunction
April 20, 2022

The NHTSA reports that BMW of North America, LLC has issued a recall for 61,221 of its 2022 4 Series Gran Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive); 2019-2022 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M; 2021-2022 X5 xdrive45e; 2020-2022 X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 xDrive50i, X6M and 2019-2023 X7 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive50i, X7 M50i, X7 xDrive60i, X7 M60i, X7M, Alpina XB7 vehicles because “the roof function control unit may be programmed incorrectly, allowing the sunroof to close without the key fob present inside the vehicle.”

Tesla Recalls Vehicles for Issues with the Speedometer Display
April 18, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Tesla, Inc. recalled 48,184 of its 2018-2022 Model 3 Performance vehicles because “the unit of speed (mph or km/h) may fail to display on the speedometer while in Track Mode.”

Ford Recalls Over 250,000 Vehicles for Defective Driveshaft
April 14, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 252,936 of its 2020-2021 Explorer Police FHEV, Explorer Police 3.3L, and 2020-2022 Explorer 2.3L RWD, 3.0L PHEV, 3.3 L FHEV, and 3.0L ST GAS vehicles because “the rear axle horizontal mounting bolt may fracture and cause the driveshaft to disconnect.”

Ford Recalls Vehicles for Risk of Unintentional Rollaway
April 14, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 23,165 of its 2020 Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 vehicles equipped with 6.7L diesel engines because “a washer within the vehicle's transmission can disintegrate, causing metallic debris to become lodged in the 'Park' mechanism.”

Ford Recalled Over 650,000 Vehicles for Defective Windshield Wipers
April 14, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 652,996 of its 2020-2021 F-150, Expedition, 2020-2022 Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, and 2020-2021 Lincoln Navigator vehicles because “the windshield wiper arms may break, causing the windshield wipers to fail.”

Ford Escapes Recalled for Risk of Unintentional Rollaway
April 14, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company recalled 96,015 of its 2015 Escape vehicles equipped with 2.0L engines because “the bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.”

GM Recalled Vehicles for Defective Air Bag Inflator
April 14, 2022

The NHTSA reports that General Motors, LLC has issued a recall for certain 2015 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia vehicles because “the driver's air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to a manufacturing defect.”

Ford Recalled Pickup Trucks for Rearview Camera Display Issues
April 14, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company recalled 21,904 of its 2019 F-150, Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 vehicles because, “due to a poor electrical connection, the rearview camera may intermittently display a blank or distorted image.”

Dollar Tree Recalled Over One Million Hot Glue Guns for Fire and Burn Hazard
April 14, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Greenbrier International Inc., a subsidiary of Dollar Tree, recalled approximately 1,025,000 of its Crafter’s Square Glue Guns because “the glue gun can malfunction when plugged in, posing fire and burn hazards.”

GE French Door Refrigerators Recalled for Fall Hazard
April 14, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that GE Appliances, a Haier company, recalled approximately 155,000 of its GE-brand Free-Standing French Door Refrigerators in Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel because “the freezer handle can detach when a consumer tries to open the freezer drawer, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.”

Craftsman and Troy-Bilt Riding Lawn Mowers for Crash Hazard
April 14, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that MTD Products Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 6,200 of its Craftsman 30” Mini and Troy-Bilt TB30 Riding Lawn Mowers because “the riding mowers can fail to come to a complete stop and continue to move at a speed of about one mile per hour when the clutch/brake pedal is fully depressed, posing a low speed crash hazard.”

FAO Schwarz Branded Wood Toys and Sensory Boards Recalled for Choking Hazard
April 14, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that MerchSource LLC has issued a recall for approximately 46,200 of its FAO Schwarz Toy Wood Play Smart Robot Buddy(s) and FAO Schwarz Toy Wood Sensory Boards because, “due to a manufacturing issue, small parts from the products can come loose, posing a choking hazard to young children.” The toys were sold at “FAO Schwarz and Target stores nationwide and online at www.faoschwarz.com and www.target.com from November 2021 through February 2022.”

Pain Relief Cream Recalled for Failure to Meet Child Resistant Packaging Requirement
April 14, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Telebrands Corp. recalled approximately 183,000 of its Hempväna Ultra Strength Pain Relief Cream with Lidocaine, Hempväna Ultra Strength Pain Relief Cream Night with Lidocaine, Hempväna Ultra Strength Pain Relief Cream Turmeric with Lidocaine, Hempväna Pain Relieving Hand & Body Lotion with Lidocaine because “the products contain the substance lidocaine which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA). The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed or placed on the skin of young children.”

Toyota Recalled Nearly 460,000 Vehicles for Stability Control System Issues
April 13, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing has issued a recall for 458,054 of its 2022 Lexus LX, Lexus NX HEV, Lexus NX PHEV, Toyota RAV4 HEV, 2021-2022 Lexus LS HEV, Toyota Mirai, RAV4 PRIME, Sienna, Venza, and 2020-2022 Toyota Highlander HEV vehicles because “the Skid Control ECU software may not turn on the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system when the vehicle is restarted after the driver has disabled the VSC system.”

Tesla Recalled Nearly 600,000 Vehicles for Defective Pedestrian Warning System
April 12, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Tesla, Inc. has issued a recall for nearly 600,000 of its 2020-2022 Model Y, Model X, Model S, and 2017-2022 Model 3 vehicles because “the Boombox function allows sounds to be played through an external speaker while the vehicle is in motion, which may obscure the Pedestrian Warning System (PWS) sounds.”

Mercedes-Benz Recalled Nearly 130,000 Vehicles for Inoperable Rearview Camera Display
April 8, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC recalled 126,443 of its 2018-2021 CLA-Class, GLE/GLS-Class, A-Class, C-Class, E-Class, E-Class Coupe/Convertible, GLA/GLB-Class, GLC-Class, CLS-Class, and EQC-Class vehicles because “the rearview camera may not display the rearview image due to a software error.”

Tesla Model X Recalled for Defective Side Air Bags
April 8, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Tesla, Inc. recalled 7,289 of its 2021-2022 Model X vehicles because “the left or right front-row side curtain air bags may not deploy as intended when the windows are lowered.”

Daimler Recalled Vehicles for Possible Side Air Intake Cover Detachment
April 7, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Daimler Trucks North America, LLC has issued a recall for 2,294 of its 2021-2023 Western Star 47X, 2020-2023 Western Star 49X, and 2021-2022 Western Star 57X vehicles equipped with side air intakes on the hood because “the stainless steel cover on the side air intake may loosen and detach from the vehicle.”

Stokke Recalled Highchairs for Fall and Injury Hazards
April 7, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Stokke LLC recalled approximately 790 of its Clikk Highchairs because “the white plastic seat can break, posing fall and injury hazards to children.” The company has “received six reports of the seat breaking, including two reports of minor bruises.”

Bestar Recalled Wall Beds for Serious Impact and Crush Hazards
April 7, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Bestar has issued a recall for approximately 129,000 of its Wall Beds because “the wall beds can detach from the wall and fall onto those nearby, posing serious impact and crush hazards.” The company has reported one death. The wall beds were sold online at Wayfair.com, Costco.com, Cymax.com and Amazon.com from June 2014 through March 2022.

Volkswagen Tiguan Recalled Because Rear Hatch Spoiler May Detach
April 6, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. recalled 6,553 of its 2022 Tiguan and 2018-2021 Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles because “due to incorrect installation instructions, the accessory rear hatch spoiler may be insufficiently attached to the vehicle.”

Prevost Recalled Vehicles for Defective Alternator Bearing
April 6, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Prevost Car (US) Inc. has issued a recall for 5,112 of its 2010-2023 H3-45, H3-45 VIP, X3-45, X3-45 Com, and X3-45 VIP vehicles because “in the event of the alternator front bearing seizing, the alternator belt may continue to operate, causing the bearing to overheat.”

Land Rover Recalled Vehicles for Defective Driver’s Seat Belt
April 5, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Land Rover recalled 14,812 of its 2016-2017 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles because “the driver's seat belt emergency locking retractor may not lock as intended.”

Hyundai Recalled Vehicles for Exploding Seat Belt
April 1, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Hyundai Motor America has issued a recall for 6,240 of its 2021-2022 Elantra and 2020 Accent vehicles because “in the event of a crash, the front driver and passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.”

Triumph Motorcycles Recalled for Lose Rear Brake Disc
March 31, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Triumph Motorcycles America, Ltd. recalled certain 2022 Speed Triple RS and Speed Triple RR motorcycles because “the rear brake disc bolts may loosen” and increase the risk of a crash.

Easter Cookie Kit Recalled for Mislabeling and Allergen
March 28, 2022

The FDA reports that Wilton Industries, Inc. has issued a recall for its Ready to Build Chocolate Cookie Bunny Hutch Kits “due to a milk allergen missing from the “Contains” statement.” The Kits were “distributed nationally through retail stores and ecommerce including www.wilton.com.”

Nearly 50,000 Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks Recalled for Transmission Issues
March 25, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for nearly 50,000 of its 2021 F-150 vehicles because “the Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) for low transmission fluid pressure may falsely activate and cause the transmission to unexpectedly shift into neutral.”

Ford Recalled Nearly 40,000 Vehicles for Inadequate Front Windshield Adhesion
March 25, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 39,720 of its 2016 and 2020 Transit Connect vehicles because “the front windshield may have been manufactured with inadequate adhesion to the vehicle body structure.”

Tonies Blocks Recalled for Risk of Magnet Ingestion
March 24, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Boxine US Inc has recalled approximately 4,200 of its Tonies® Blocks because “when two or more high-powered magnets are swallowed, either intentionally by younger children or accidentally by older children, the ingested magnets can attract to each other, or to another metal object, and become lodged in the digestive system. This can result in perforations, twisting and/or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning and death.”

Children’s Bicycle Helmets Recalled for Risk of Head Injury
March 24, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Segway Inc. has issued a recall for nearly 1,000 of its Ninebot Children’s Bicycle Helmets because “the bicycle helmets do not comply with the positional stability and retention system requirements of the U.S. CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets. The helmets can fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.”

Youth ATVs Recalled for Risk of Serious Injury or Death
March 24, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that EGL Motor Inc. has recalled approximately 500 of its EGL and ACE-branded Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) because “the B125 ATVs exceed the maximum speed limitations for vehicles intended for children aged 10 and older. For the Madix 110, the parking brakes do not prevent the movement of the vehicle. In addition, the handlebars on both ATVs pose a laceration hazard should the rider’s body or head impact the handlebars at a high rate of speed such as in a crash.”

Children’s Bicycle Recalled for Risk of Crash Hazard
March 24, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Commencal Corp. has issued a recall for nearly 1,000 of its Commencal Ramones 14-Inch Bicycles because “federal regulations require bicycles with seat heights that measure at or below 25 inches to be equipped with foot brakes.  These bicycles are equipped only with hand brakes and can pose a crash hazard or a risk of injury to young children who might not be able to stop the bicycles using handbrakes only.”

Bluetooth Speaker Multi-Purpose Helmets Recalled for Risk of Head Injury
March 24, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Sakar International Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 89,000 of its Dimensions Bluetooth Speaker Helmets because the helmets “do not comply with the U.S. CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury in a fall.” The recalled helmets were sold at “Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from July 2020 through January 2022.”

Pain Medication Recalled for Presence of a Nitrosamine Impurity
March 22, 2022

The FDA reports that Sandoz, Inc. has recalled 13 lots of Orphenadrine Citrate 100 mg Extended Release Tablets, used “as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions,” due to high levels of a nitrosamine impurity, “which has the potential to be above the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Acceptable Daily Intake (ADI) limit of 26.5 ng/day, was detected in the lots during recent testing.”

Tesla Recalled Vehicles for Delay in Rearview Image Display
March 21, 2022

The FDA reports that Pfizer has issued a voluntary recall for six lots of Accuretic, the brand name for quinapril HCI/hydrochlorothiazide; four lots of generic quinapril HCI/hydrochlorothiazide; and one lot of quinapril and hydrochlorothiazide tablets because the company detected high levels of nitrosamine impurities. The company noted that “these impurities may increase the risk of cancer if people are exposed to them above acceptable levels over long periods of time.”

Tesla Recalled Vehicles for Delay in Rearview Image Display
March 18, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Tesla, Inc. has recalled nearly 1,000 of its 2018-2019 Model S, Model X, and 2017-2020 Model 3 vehicles “equipped with Autopilot Computer 2.5 and operating certain firmware releases” because “the rearview image may not immediately display when the vehicle begins to reverse” and may increase the risk of a crash.

Mercedes-Benz Recalled Vehicles for Disabled Rear Lighting
March 18, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC has issued a recall for 9,156 of its 2022 EQS 450, EQS 580, and 2021 S500 and S580 vehicles because “a software error may disable the rear turn signals, hazard lights, and reverse lights.”

Portable Water Immersion Heaters Recalled for Shock, Electrocution and Fire Hazards
March 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that FXswede AB has issued a recall for approximately 5,000 of its ToolGuards Portable Water Immersion Heaters because “the water immersion heater can overheat, melt or catch fire, posing shock, electrocution and fire hazards.”

DigitDots Magnetic Balls Recalled for Ingestion Hazard
March 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that HD Premier Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 119,620 of its DigitDots 3mm and 5mm Magnetic Balls because “when two or more high-powered magnets are swallowed, either intentionally by younger children or accidentally by older children, the ingested magnets can attract to each other, or to another metal object, and become lodged in the digestive system. This can result in perforations, twisting and/or blockage of the intestines, infection, blood poisoning and death.”

Volkswagen Recalled Vehicles for Engine Design Cover Issues
March 16, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. recalled 4,269 of its 2022 Golf GTI and Golf R vehicles because “certain driving situations, such as high acceleration driving maneuvers, may loosen the engine design cover” and may increase the risk of a fire.

Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Recalled for Risk of Missing Brake Fluid Warning Labels
March 16, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Harley-Davidson Motor Company has issued a recall for 4,177 of its 2021-2022 XL1200X, XL883N, and 2021 XL1200NS XL Sportster motorcycles because “the brake fluid warning labels may detach from the brake fluid reservoir caps.” As such, the NHTSA reported that “missing brake fluid warning labels may lead to improper brake system maintenance, affecting brake performance and increasing the risk of a crash.”

Specialized Bicycle Components Expands Recall of Sirrus Bicycles for Fall and Injury Hazards
March 16, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that HD Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. recalled approximately 19,000 of its Sirrus, Sirrus X and Sirrus Sport Bicycles with alloy cranks because “the crank arm can disengage and cause the bicycle’s rider to lose control, posing fall and injury hazards.”

Wooden Activity Toddler Walkers Recalled for Choking Hazard
March 16, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Maison Battat Inc. recalled approximately 17,200 of its B. toys Wooden Activity Walker – Walk ‘n’ Learn because “the wheels and wheel attachment hardware can detach from the walker in small pieces, posing a choking hazard to young children." 

Illuminated Mirrors Recalled for Fire and Shock Hazards
March 16, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that RH US LLC recalled approximately 3,000 of its Illuminated Mirrors because “there are loose components in the mirror’s bulb sockets, which can lead to overcurrent and overheating, posing fire and shock hazards.”

Kia Recalled Vehicles for Inadequate Windshield Bonding
March 15, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Kia Motors America recalled 30,362 of its 2014-2016 Cadenza vehicles because “during manufacturing, the front windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach.”

Audi Recalled Vehicles for Defective Fuel Gauge
March 14, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) has issued a recall for 45,789 of its 2021 Audi RS6 Avant, RS7, 2020-2021 A6 Allroad, S6 Sedan, S7, 2019-2021 A6 Sedan, and A7 vehicles because “the fuel level sender may stick, causing an inaccurate fuel level reading to be displayed on the instrument cluster.”

Ford Recalled SUVs and Pickup Trucks for Loss of Brake Fluid
March 11, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company recalled nearly 200,000 of its 2016-2017 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, and 2016-2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with 3.5L Ecoboost engines because “the brake master cylinder may allow brake fluid to leak from the front wheel circuit into the brake booster.”

Nearly 160,000 Ford F-150s Recalled for Defective Windshield Wiper Motor
March 11, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for 157,306 of its 2021 F-150 vehicles because “the front windshield wiper motor may become inoperative, causing the wipers to fail.”

Ford Edge Recalled for Rearview Camera Issues
March 11, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company recalled 78,376 of its 2021-2022 Edge vehicles because “a software error may cause the rearview camera to display a blank or distorted image when the vehicle is in reverse.”

Volkswagen Recalled Nearly 223,000 Vehicles for Defective Front Side Air Bag
March 11, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. recalled 222,892 of its 2019-2020 Atlas, 2020-2023 Atlas Cross Sport, and 2021-2023 Atlas FL vehicles because “the door wiring harness electrical contacts may corrode, disrupting the electrical connection and delaying the deployment of the driver or passenger front side air bag during a side impact crash.”

Chrysler Recalled Over 370,000 Vehicles for ABS Software Issues
March 10, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Chrysler has issued a recall for 370,437 of its 2019-2022 Ram 2500 and 2021-2022 Dodge Durango vehicles, and 2019-2022 3500 cab chassis with GVWR less than 10,000 lbs. vehicles because “the ABS control module software may prevent the electronic stability control (ESC) malfunction indicator light from illuminating during certain conditions.”

Honda Recalled Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles for Crash and Injury Hazards
March 9, 2022

The NHTSA reports that American Honda Motor Co. Inc. recalled approximately 32,000 of its 2019-2021 Honda Talon 1000 S2 and S4 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) because “the vehicle’s intake funnel band screw can loosen and enter the engine through the intake funnel and cause sudden engine failure. If this occurs, it could result in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.”

Free-Standing and Slide-in Electric and Gas Ranges Recalled for Tip-Over Hazard and Risk of Burn Injuries
March 9, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Danby Products Inc. has recalled approximately 1,700 of its Danby brand free-standing and slide-in electric and gas ranges because “the ranges can tip over when a heavy weight is placed on an open oven door and the anti-tip-over bracket is not secured to the wall or floor, posing a tip-over hazard and risk of burn injuries from hot food or liquids in cookware.”

Flashlights Recalled for Burn Hazard
March 9, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Olight Ecommerce Technology Co. Ltd. has issued a recall for approximately 215,100 of its M2R Pro and Warrior Mini Flashlights because “the flashlights can be turned on inadvertently and overheat while stored in the holster or a consumer’s pocket, posing a burn hazard to consumers.”

GM Recalled Nearly 750,00 Vehicles for Defective Headlights
March 8, 2022

The NHTSA reports that General Motors, LLC has issued a recall for 740,581 of its 2010-2017 GMC Terrain vehicles because “a reflection caused by the headlight housings may illuminate areas above the vehicle and outside of the driver's view with excessively bright light.” As such, “the bright reflection may cause a glare for other drivers, reducing their visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.”

Mercedes-Benz Van Recalled Fuel Hose Leak in Engine Compartment
March 8, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Daimler Vans USA, LLC recalled 42,132 of its 2017-2022 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles because “the connection of the upper and lower fuel hoses to the engine may be insecure, which can result in a fuel leak.”

Jayco Recalled Motorhomes for Damaged Tire Valve Stem
March 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Jayco, Inc. recalled certain 2019-2022 Seneca, Seneca Prestige, Entegra Accolade and Accolade XL motorhomes because “the tire valve stem extension for the inner wheel may come into contact with the outer wheel rim opening and become damaged.”

Kawasaki Motorcycles Recalled for Inoperable Horn
March 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. has issued a recall for certain 2019-2020 EJ800C and 2020-2022 EJ800D motorcycles because “the harness securing the vehicle's horn may break due to engine vibration, causing the horn to become inoperable.”

Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Recalled for Fire Hazard
March 3, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that BRP U.S. Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 700 of its Ski-Doo snowmobiles because “fuel can leak from the fuel tank vent onto hot components when the snowmobiles are on a tilt or flipped over, posing a fire hazard.”  The company “received five reports of fires related to fuel leaking.”

BMW Recalled Nearly 950,000 Vehicles for Possible Circuit Short
March 2, 2022

The NHTSA reports that BMW of North America, LLC has issued a recall for 917,106 of its 2008-2013 1 Series Coupe (128i); 2007-2013 3 Series Coupe (328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive); 2007-2010 X3 SAV; 2008-2013 1 Series Convertible; 2006-2011 3 Series Sedan; 2006-2012 3 Series Wagon; 2007-2013 3 Series Convertible; 2006-2010 5 Series Sedan; 2006-2007 5 Series Wagon; 2007-2010 X5 SAV; 2006-2008 Z4 Coupe; and 2006-2011 Z4 Roadster vehicles because “an electrical short can cause the PCV valve heater to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire while driving or, soon after driving when parked.”

Petzl Recalled PIRANA Descender Device for Drowning Risk
March 2, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Petzl America, Inc. has recalled approximately 3,450 of its PIRANA descender canyoneering devices because “the user's rope can get caught or wedged in the PIRANA blocking slot and stop or suspend the climber, posing a drowning risk if they are under a waterfall or pool.”

Fitbit Recalled One Million Smartwatches for Burn Hazard
March 2, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Fitbit LLC has issued a recall for approximately one million of its Fitbit Ionic smartwatches because “the lithium-ion battery in the Ionic smartwatch can overheat, posing a burn hazard.” The company has “received at least 115 reports in the United States (and 59 reports internationally) of the battery in the watch overheating with 78 reports of burn injuries in the United States including two reports of third-degree burns and four reports of second-degree burns (and 40 reports of burn injuries internationally).”

 

Volvo Recalled Trucks for Improper Bolted Cabinets
March 1, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo Trucks) has issued a recall for certain 2022-2023 VN L4 and L4E (Sleeper) trucks because “the cabinets may be improperly secured to the walls due to the bolts being installed without the required washers.”

Ford Escapes Recalled for Risk of Engine Fire
February 24, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for certain 2021 Escape Hybrid vehicles because “the engine crankshaft may have been manufactured incorrectly, which can result in engine damage.”

Toyota Recalled Nearly 40,000 Vehicles for Inoperative Pre-Collision System
February 24, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) has recalled 36,558 of its 2021 C-HR vehicles because “the radar sensor may not have been activated during production, making the pre-collision system (PCS) inoperative.”

Children’s Handbag Recalled for Violation of Federal Lead Content Ban
February 24, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Kelly Wynne LLC has recalled approximately 1,050 of its Mama & Me MINI Children’s Handbags because “the metal zipper slider, zipper 0-ring, d-ring, rivet and stud of the children’s handbags contain levels of lead that exceed the federal lead content ban.” The handbags were sold at “kellywynne.com and nordstrom.com from July 2020 through October 2021.”

Teethers Recalled for Choking Hazard
February 23, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Bebe au Lait has issued a recall for approximately 8,600 of its Wooden Teethers because “the string that connects the beads on the teethers can come untied, releasing the beads and posing a choking hazard to young children.”

TJX Recalled Menorahs for Fire Hazard
February 23, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that The TJX Companies Inc. has recalled approximately 7,900 of its Festive Lights Hanukkah Menorahs because “the resin and medium-density fiberboard (“MDF”) menorahs can burn or catch fire when holding lit candles, posing a fire hazard.” The menorahs were sold at Marshalls, HomeGoods, and Homesense stores.

Polaris Recalled Snowmobiles for Crash Hazard
February 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Polaris Industries Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 7,400 of its 2022 Matryx Rmk, Indy, Switchback, Voyageur, and Nordic Pro snowmobiles because “the throttle release switch (TRS) can fail to disengage when the throttle lever is released and if a stuck throttle condition occurs when the TRS fails to disengage, it can lead to loss of vehicle control, posing a crash hazard.”

Yamaha Recalled Golf Carts for Risk of Injury or Death
February 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Yamaha Golf-Car Company has recalled approximately 5,000 of its Yamaha Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTV) because “the recalled vehicles can have brake failure, posing a crash hazard that could result in injury or death to the user or bystander.”

Stainless-Steel Toy Drinking Cup Recalled for Choking Hazard
February 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Lovevery Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 169,000 of its “stainless-steel drinking cup included in Lovevery’s Inspector Play Kits for children aged seven to eight months” because “the handle can detach from the steel cup, posing a choking hazard to young children.”

Infant Walkers Recalled for Fall and Entrapment Hazards
February 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Zeno Inc. has recalled approximately 1,355 of its Collapsible Infant Walkers with adjustable height settings because “the infant walkers fail to meet the federal safety standard. They can fit through a standard doorway and are not designed to stop at the edge of a step as required by the federal safety standard. The walkers also have leg openings that allow the child to slip down until the child's head can become entrapped at the neck. Babies using these walkers can be seriously injured or killed.” 

H&M Children’s Sleepwear Recalled for Violation of Federal Flammability Standards and Burn Hazard
February 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that H&M has issued a recall for its Children’s Sleepwear Sets because “the children’s sleepwear sets fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.”

Valco Baby Snap Duo Trend Stollers Recalled for Fall Hazard
February 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Valco Baby has issued a recall for approximately 1,290 of its Valco Baby Snap Duo Trend Strollers because “the stroller’s front wheels can break off while in use, causing the strollers to fall unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller.”

Robotic Lawnmowers Recalled for Fire Hazard
February 17, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Husqvarna Professional Products Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 1,400 of its Husqvarna Automower 435X and 535 All-Wheel Drive Robotic Lawnmowers because “the lithium-ion battery in the lawnmower can overheat, posing a risk of fire.”

Candles Recalled for Fire and Laceration Hazards
February 16, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Anecdote Candles has issued a recall for approximately 10,380 of its Anecdote Autumn Glass Candles sold exclusively at Anthropologie because “the double wick candles can achieve higher than usual flames, causing the glass container to break apart, posing fire and laceration hazards.”

Gas Ranges Recalled for Risk of Gas Leak and Fire Hazard
February 16, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Viking Range LLC has recalled approximately 3,050 of its Viking 5 Series Freestanding Gas Ranges because “the rigid gas tubing can separate at the joint to the bake, broil and griddle burners, posing a risk of a gas leak and fire hazard when these burners are in operation.”

Volkswagen Recalled Vehicles for Faulty Child Anchors
February 16, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. has issued a recall for certain 2022 E-Tron GT vehicles because “the center seat belt buckle wiring harness may obstruct access to the right rear seat lower child seat anchors, preventing a child seat from being properly secured.”

Range Rovers Recalled for SRS Warning Light Malfunction
February 15, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC has recalled 18,824 of its 2020 Range Rover Evoque vehicles because “the supplemental restraint system (SRS) warning light software is programmed incorrectly, which may cause the warning light to malfunction and intermittently illuminate.”

Chrysler Recalled Vehicles for Risk of Fire
February 11, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Chrysler has issued a recall for 16,741 of its 2017-2018 Pacifica Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) because “a vehicle fire can occur when parked, even with the ignition in the "Off" position.”

Snowmobiles Recalled for Crash Hazard
February 10, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that BRP U.S. Inc. has issued a recall for certain Ski-Doo Snowmobiles because “the snowmobile’s speedometer can display half of vehicle’s true speed, and may result in loss of control, posing a crash hazard.”

Serta Recalled Mattresses for Risk of Fire
February 10, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Serta has issued a recall for approximately 800 of its Serta Perfect Sleeper Mattresses because “the mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.”

Electric Pressure Washers Recalled for Impact Injury Hazard
February 10, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Positec USA has recalled approximately 17,630 of its WORX® Brand 13 Amp 1900 PSI Electric Pressure Washers because “the sprayer hose can separate from the spray wand during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user or passersby.”

Harbor Freight Tools Recalled Nearly 500,000 Roller Seats for Fall Hazard
February 9, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Harbor Freight Tools has issued a recall for approximately 478,800 of its Pittsburgh Automotive Pneumatic Roller Seats because “the connection from the seat to the seat post can break, posing a fall hazard.

Children’s Nightgowns Recalled for Violation of Federal Flammability Standards and Burn Hazard
February 9, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Amazon.com retailer, AllMeInGeld, has issued a recall for approximately 3,900 of its Children’s Nightgowns because “the children’s nightgowns fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.”

Children’s Crew Socks Recalled for Choking Hazard
February 9, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Stance Inc. has recalled approximately 10,800 of its Kids Reiny Szn Mid-Cushion Crew Socks because “the bells attached to the socks can detach, posing aspiration and choking hazards to young children.

Stackable Toys Recalled for Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban and Lead Poisoning Hazard
February 9, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Stack Em’ Up Books Inc. has issued a recall for its Adam the Apple Children’s Stackable Toys because the “surface paint on the wooden toys contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban.”

Tesla Recalled Nearly 600,000 Vehicles for Faulty Pedestrian Warning System
February 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Tesla, Inc. has issued a recall for 578,607 of its 2020-2022 Model S, Model X, Model Y, and 2017-2022 Model 3 vehicles because “pedestrians may be unaware of an approaching vehicle if” the required Pedestrian Warning System (PWS) is obscured by loud music or other sounds played by the vehicle’s “Boombox” feature.

Honda Recalled Motorcycles for Defective Oil Cooler Pipe
February 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Honda has recalled certain 2021 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP motorcycles because “under certain driving conditions, the exhaust pipe may overheat, which could melt the oil cooler pipe and cause it to rupture.”

Hyundai Recalled Over 350,000 Vehicles for Risk of Engine Fire
February 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Hyundai Motor America has issued a recall for 357,830 of its 2016-2018 Santa Fe, 2017-2018 Santa Fe Sport, 2019 Santa Fe XL, and 2014-2015 Tucson vehicles because “the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) module could malfunction and cause an electrical short, which could result in an engine compartment fire.”

Kia Recalled Over 125,00 for Risk of Engine Fire
February 3, 2022

The NHTSA reports that Kia Motors America has recalled 126,747 of its 2016-2018 K900 and 2014-2016 Sportage vehicles because “the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) module could malfunction and cause an electrical short, which could result in an engine compartment fire.”

Children’s Wood Wagons Recalled Due to Violation of Federal Lead Paint Ban and Lead Poisoning Hazard
January 6, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Colony Brands has issued a recall for its Covered Wood Wagons because “the paint on the wood wagons, the plastic handles, and the red plastic cover contain levels of lead that exceed the maximums allowed.”

Polaris Recalled Youth ATVs for Fire Hazard
January 6, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Polaris has recalled approximately 1,100 of its Outlaw 110 EFI Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) because “the inner layer of the fuel line can leak, posing a fire hazard.”

Children’s Sweaters Recalled for Violation of the Federal Lead Paint Ban
January 5, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Native Creation has issued a recall for its Native Creation Small Wool Sweaters because “paint on the zipper pull contains levels of lead that exceed the maximums allowed.”

CRT Motor Recalled Youth ATVs for Crash Hazard and Violation of Federal Safety Standard
January 5, 2022

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that CRT Motor Inc. has issued a recall for certain youth ATV models DF125AVA and DF125AVB because “children can operate them above the maximum allowed speed, increasing the risk of a crash that can cause serious injuries. In addition, the handlebars pose a laceration hazard should the child rider’s body or head impact the handlebars at a high rate of speed such as in a crash.”

Tesla Recalled Nearly 500,000 Vehicles for Faulty Rearview Camera and Trunk Latch Issues
December 30, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Tesla has issued a recall for nearly 500,000 vehicles “due to a faulty rearview camera and a misaligned front trunk latch that may cause front trunks to open while driving.” According to the NHTSA, “the rearview camera issue applies to all of Tesla's Model 3 cars from 2017-20, which is an estimated 356,309 vehicles. The front trunk issue applies to some 2014-21 Model S cars, with an estimated 119,009 vehicles possibly affected.”

Electric Fillet Knives Recalled for Laceration Hazard
December 29, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands has issued a recall for approximately 43,200 of its American Angler Electric Fillet Knives because “the trigger mechanism on the Electric Fillet Knife (“EFK”) units can become stuck in the “on” position, posing a laceration hazard.”

Diabetes Drug Recalled for High Traces of a Human Carcinogen
December 28, 2021

The FDA reports that Viona Pharmaceuticals has issued a recall for 33 lots of its 750 mg Metformin Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets, used to improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes, due to the presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). “NDMA is classified as a probable human carcinogen (a substance that could cause cancer).”

Adult Portable Bed Rails Recalled for Entrapment and Asphyxiation Hazards
December 22, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Compass Health Brands has issued a recall for approximately 104,900 of its “Carex brand Bed Support Rails (model P566) and Carex brand Easy Up 2-in-1 Bed Rails (model P569) sold between 2012 and 2021” because “when attached to an adult's bed, users can become entrapped within the bed rail or between the rail and the side of the mattress.”

Portable Air Conditioners Recalled for Fire and Burn Hazards
December 22, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Royal Sovereign International Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 33,570 of its Royal Sovereign/Royal Centurian portable air conditioners because “a faulty drain motor in the air conditioners can ignite the plastic enclosure of the unit, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers and risk of serious injury or death.”

Propane Hoses Recalled for Fire Hazard
December 22, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Pearl River has issued a recall for approximately 43,000 of its “propane hoses used on propane torches and accessories” because “the propane hose can swell and rupture, allowing propane gas to leak, posing a fire hazard to the user.”

Mercedes-Benz Recalled Nearly 40,000 Vehicles for Front Axle Carrier Failure
December 17, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 38,312 of its 2021 AMG GLB35, 2019-2020 A220, and 2020 GLB250 vehicles because “the integral carrier that supports the front axle may corrode, causing it to fail.”

Daimler Vans Recalled Nearly 50,000 Sprinter Vehicles for Software Issues
December 15, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Daimler Vans USA, LLC has issued a recall for 48,400 of its 2019-2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles because “a software error in the park lock system may allow the vehicle to move after the gear selector has been placed in the Park 'P' position without the parking brake applied.”

Old Spice and Secret Deodorants Recalled for Traces of Benzene
November 23, 2021

The FDA reports that Procter & Gamble Co. has issued a recall for “all lots with expiry through September 2023 of specific Old Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray products” due to traces of benzene. “Benzene is classified as a human carcinogen” and exposure “can result in cancers including leukemia and blood cancer of the bone marrow and blood disorders which can be life-threatening.”

Dumbbell Handles Recalled Due to Impact Injury Hazard
November 23, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Impex Fitness has issued a recall for approximately 77,200 of its Olympic Dumbbell Handles because “the locking collars on the dumbbell handles can slip, dropping weights when held perpendicular to the floor, posing an impact injury hazard.”

AmazonBasics Mattresses Recalled for Violation of Federal Flammability Standard
November 18, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Amazon.com Services LLC has issued a recall for approximately 15,300 of its AmazonBasics Mattresses because “the mattresses fail to meet the mandatory federal flammability standard for mattresses, posing a fire hazard.”

Evaporator Coil Drain Pans Recalled for Fire Hazard
November 18, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Goodman Manufacturing Company has issued a recall for approximately 298,300 of its “evaporator coil drain pans installed with residential condensing gas furnaces in an up-flow configuration” because “the molded plastic drain pan located at the bottom of the evaporator coil, when installed with a residential condensing gas furnace in an up-flow configuration, can overheat, melt, and deform, posing a fire hazard.”

Volkswagen Recalled Over 54,000 Vehicles for Issues With the Air Bag Control Module
November 17, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Volkswagen has issued a recall for 54,429 of its 2021 Atlas and 2020-2021 Atlas Cross Sport vehicles because a water leak from the air conditioning system drain “may damage the air bag control module, causing an inadvertent air bag deployment and increasing the risk of injury or a crash.”

Mazda Recalled Over 121,000 Vehicles for Fuel Pump Failure
November 12, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Mazda has issued a recall for 121,038 of its 2018 Mazda3, Mazda6, 2019 CX-3, 2018-2019 MX-5, CX-5, CX-9, and 2019-2020 Mazda2 vehicles because “the impeller inside the low-pressure fuel pump may crack and deform, potentially causing the fuel pump to fail.”

Audi Recalled Over 200,000 Vehicles for a Software Issue That Can Disable the Passenger Air Bag
November 10, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Audi has issued a recall for 208,332 of its 2017-2020 A4 Allroad, A4 Sedan, 2018-2019 RS5 Coupe, 2019 RS5 Sportback, 2018-2020 A5 Cabriolet, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback, S4 Sedan, S5 Cabriolet, S5 Coupe, and Audi S5 Sportback vehicles because “the cable connecting the seat heater to the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) may have a contact fault, causing the software to misdiagnose a malfunction and disable the passenger air bag.” 

Chrysler Recalled Nearly 100,000 Jeeps for a Software Issue That Can Disable the Air Bags
November 10, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Chrysler has issued a recall for nearly 100,000 of its 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L, 2022 Jeep Wagoneer, and Grand Wagoneer vehicles because “the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) may have incorrect software which can disable the driver, passenger, and knee air bags without warning.”   

Isuzu Recalled Vehicles Because a Loose Bolt May Affect Steering
November 5, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Isuzu has issued a recall for 5,700 of its 2018-2021 Isuzu FTR and 2018-2021 Chevrolet 6500XD vehicles because “a bolt on the left front steering knuckle may come loose, resulting in an increased turning radius and difficulty steering to the left.”  

Tesla Recalls Nearly 12,000 Vehicles for Software Issues
November 2, 2021

Reuters reports that Tesla has issued a recall for nearly 12,000 “U.S. vehicles sold since 2017 because a communication error may cause a false forward-collision warning or unexpected activation of the emergency brakes” The recall includes Tesla’s Model S, X, 3 and Y vehicles.

Tesla Recalls Nearly 2,800 Vehicles for Suspension Problem
October 29, 2021

Business Insider reports that Tesla has issued a recall for nearly 2,800 of its 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles and 2019-2021 Model 3 vehicles in the U.S. because “a potential suspension problem with the cars could increase the risk of crashes.” The company reported that the issue is “related to fasteners on the front suspension” and “could shift the wheel alignment and make the vehicle unstable.”

Tactec Plate Carriers Recalled Due to Injury Hazard
October 27, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that 5.11 has issued a recall for more than 45,000 of its 56100 Tactec Plate Carriers because “the cable in the quick release system of the plate carrier can separate from the handle preventing swift removal of the carrier in an emergency situation, posing an injury hazard.”

myCharge Powerbanks Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
October 27, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that myCharge has issued a recall for seven models of its myCharge powerbanks because “the powerbank’s lithium-ion battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.” The company “has received 30 reports of the powerbanks overheating, resulting in seven injuries, including burns to the upper body, hands, legs, and/or feet of users, and/or property damage to household flooring, walls and furniture.”

Ottomans Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard
October 27, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Meridian Furniture has issued a recall for approximately 7,800 of its "Joy Velvet Ottoman/Stools sold on Wayfair as the Fredson 14.5” Wide Velvet Round Standard Ottoman" because "the metal band at the base can contain sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard." The company "has received six reports of laceration injuries as a result of the sharp edges on the metal band."

Aromatherapy Recalled for Traces of a Deadly Bacteria
October 22, 2021

The CDC reports that Walmart has issued a recall for its Better Homes & Gardens Lavender & Chamomile Essential Oil Infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones because a deadly bacterium was found in the spray. The bacteria, Burkholderia pseudomallei, is “the same type of bacteria that sickened four people in the United States earlier this year.” The contaminated sprays were “sold at about 55 Walmart stores and on Walmart’s website between February and October 21, 2021.”

195,000 Vehicles Added to Volvo’s Dangerous Air Bags Recall
October 21, 2021

The AP reports that Volvo has issued a recall for an additional “195,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the front driver’s air bags [manufactured by Takata] could explode and send shrapnel into the cabin.” The recall includes “XC70 and V70 wagons from the 2001 through 2007 model years that were built from Feb. 22, 2000 through May 4, 2007.”

KTM Recalls Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard
October 21, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that KTM North America has issued a recall for about 1,840 of its 2021 and 2022 Husqvarna and GASGAS off-road closed course/competition motorcycles because “the retaining “R” clips on the front brake caliper pin can fall out, causing the front brakes to fail, posing a crash hazard to the rider.”

Heart Procedure Needles Recalled for Traces of Rust
October 19, 2021

The FDA reports that Cook Medical has issued a recall for all unexpired lots of Transseptal Needles and Transseptal Needles with Catheter, used in heart procedures, due to complaints of rust found on needles. “Use of affected products could result in increased procedural time and inflammatory reactions, including systemic reactions which may lead to permanent impairment or death.”

Merck Recalls CUBICIN for Traces of Glass Particles
October 19, 2021

The FDA reports that Merck has issued a recall for CUBICIN, used for the “treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI) in adult and pediatric patients,” due to the presence of glass particles. The recall was initiated after a "customer complaint reporting that a piece of glass was found in a vial of CUBICIN after reconstitution.”

Ford Recalls Super Duty Trucks and SUVs for Side Impact Air Bag Failure
October 15, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall for certain 2022 Super Duty F-250, F-350, and 2021 F-150, Expedition, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles because “the front-door side impact pressure sensor modules may have been damaged during supplier assembly, which can cause the side impact air bags to not deploy properly in a crash.”

Ford Recalls 2021 Broncos Due to Inadequate Glass Bonding
October 15, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Chrysler has issued a recall for more than 130,000 of its “2021-2022 Ram 3500, 2500 pickup trucks, and Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 cab chassis vehicles equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines” because “an electrical short in the relay may cause a vehicle fire with the ignition on or off.”

Chrysler Recalls 130,000+ Dodge Rams for Risk of Electrical Fire
October 14, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Chrysler has issued a recall for more than 130,000 of its “2021-2022 Ram 3500, 2500 pickup trucks, and Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 cab chassis vehicles equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines” because “an electrical short in the relay may cause a vehicle fire with the ignition on or off.”

Hyundai Recalls Vehicles Due to Seat Belt Pretensioner Failure
October 13, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Hyundai Motor America has issued a recall for about 1,000 of its 2021 Elantra, Elantra HEV, Venue, Genesis GV80, and 2022 Genesis GV70 vehicles because, “in the event of a crash, the front driver-side and passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.”

Parent's Choice Rice Baby Cereal Recalled for High Arsenic Levels
October 12, 2021

USA Today reports that Maple Island Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of three lots of its 8 oz. Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal that it manufactures for Walmart. The product being recalled was “sold after April 5, 2021 with a best-if-used-by date of Jun. 24, 2022; Jun. 25, 2022 and Nov. 30, 2022.”

Joovy Recalls Zoom 360 Ultralight Jogging Strollers Due to Fall Hazard
October 7, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Joovy recalled about 9,200 of its Zoom 360 Ultralight jogging strollers with SKU 8060, 8061, 8067 and 8069 and a batch number between March 2020 and October 2020 because the “stroller’s front wheel bearing can fail or detach, posing a fall and injury hazard.”

Rapid COVID Tests Recalled Over Concerns of Fales Positive Results
October 5, 2021

The New York Times reports that Ellume has issued a recall for nearly 200,000 of its COVID-19 Home Test, the company’s rapid, at-home COVID-19 antigen tests in the U.S. because “of concerns about a higher-than-expected rate of false positives.”

FDA Warns Consumers to Avoid a Potentially Harmful Brand of Hand Sanitizer
October 5, 2021

Newsweek reports that the FDA has released a statement urging “Americans to avoid a potentially harmful brand of hand sanitizer.” According to a Newsweek article, “the warning stated that ‘unacceptable levels of’ certain carcinogenic chemicals had been found in samples of scent-free hand sanitizer produced by the company Artnaturals.”

Ford Bronco Recalled for Defective Passenger Airbag
October 1, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall for certain 2021 Bronco vehicles because air bag vent in the passenger air bag “could open prematurely and result in an improper deployment.”

Hyundai and Kia recall 550,000+ cars, minivans for Turn Signal Issue
October 1, 2021

The AP reports that Hyundai and Kia have issued a recall for more than 550,000 cars and minivans in the U.S. because “the turn signals can flash in the opposite direction of what the driver intended.” The recall affects the Hyundai Sonata 2015-2017 models and the Kia Sedona 2015-2017.

Volvo Recalls Over 250,000 Vehicles for Defective Airbag
September 30, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Volvo Car USA, LLC has issued a recall for more than 250,000 of its 2001-2006 S80 and 2001-2009 S60 vehicles because “the driver's air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.”

Ford Ranger Recalled for Defective Fixed Head Restraints
September 30, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Co. has recalled more than 37,000 of its 2020-2021 Ranger Super Cab vehicles “equipped with rear seats containing fixed head restraints” because “the fixed head restraints may interfere with proper installation of certain types of child seats.” The child seat may also not “attach properly to the lower-rear anchors.”

RV Cooktop Burner Recalled for Fire Risk
September 30, 2021

Jayco, Inc., Starcraft RV, and Highland Ridge RV have issued a recall for certain model RVs because the “cooktop is installed in a cabinet that may not be entirely sealed from the furnace. As a result, during furnace operation, the interior range cooktop burner flame may invert.” Jayco, Inc. recalled 2,047 of its 2021-2022 Feather and Flight SLX recreational trailers. Starcraft RV recalled 198 of its 2021-2022 Autumn Ridge Outfitter recreational trailers. Highland Ridge RV recalled 48 of its 2021 Highland Ridge Open Range recreational trailers.

Honda Recalls 2022 Odyssey’s for Pinhole in Tire Sidewall
September 29, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) has recalled certain 2022 Odyssey vehicles equipped with Bridgestone tires because “the affected vehicles may have a tire that contains a pinhole, causing a slow air leak.”

Macy’s Recalls Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruets Due to Laceration Hazard
September 29, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Macy’s has issued a recall for more than 26,000 of its Martha Stewart Collection Oil & Vinegar Cruets because “the glass portion of the cruets can break during use, posing a laceration hazard.” Macy’s reports that the company has “received six reports of the glass cruets breaking, resulting in three lacerations, two of which required stitches.”

Youth ATVs Recalled Due to Crash Hazard and Violation of Federal ATV Safety Standard
September 29, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Luyuan has issued a recall for more than 6,000 of its Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) because the “ATVs fail to comply with the requirements of the federal mandatory ATV safety standard, including maximum speed limitations and other mandatory safety requirements for vehicles intended for children under 10 years of age.”

The Consumer Produc Safety Commission also reports that Venom Motorsports issued a recall for about 500 of its youth model ATVs because they do not meet mandatory safety requirements, including speed restrictions, posing a risk of serious injury or death. 

Over 126,000 Ford Explorers Recalled for Suspension Issue
September 28, 2021

Cars.com reports that Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall for more than 126,000 of its 2011-2013 Explorers because the “SUVs may be equipped with a cross-axis ball joint replacement part that could seize, resulting in a fracture of the outboard section of the rear suspension toe link. This could lead to loss of steering control and a crash.”

Thor Motor Coach Recalls RVs for Gas Line Issue and Patio Awning Separation
September 28, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Thor Motor Coach has issued a recall for certain 2021-2022 Magnitude and Omni motorhomes. “The LP gas line may have been incorrectly routed through the rear suspension leaf springs, which could damage the line and cause a gas leak.” The NHTSA also reported that Thor Motor Coach issued a recall for certain 2021-2022 Venetian motorhomes. The patio awning may have been improperly installed and may separate while the vehicle is in motion and can increase the risk of a crash.

Kohl’s Recalls Antigravity Chairs Due to Fall Hazard
September 28, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Kohl’s has recalled about 31,000 Sonoma Goods for Life Ultimate Oversized Antigravity Chairs because “the chair can break or collapse when weight is applied, posing a fall hazard.” Kohl’s reported that they have “received 18 reports of the chairs breaking or collapsing, including two reports of minor injuries.” 

Hyundai Recalls 95,000+ Vehicles for Fire Risk
September 24, 2021

Cars.com reports that Hyundai is recalling more than 95,000 of its 2017 Sonata Hybrid sedan and Tucson compact SUV because the connecting rod bearings in a car’s engine could prematurely wear and result in “in engine damage, higher risk of fire and potential vehicle stalls, increasing the risk of a crash.” This is “the second such recall of this size that the South Korean automaker has issued in 10 months.”

GM Recalls 14,000+ Vehicles for Fuel Pump Failure
September 23, 2021

The NHTSA reports that General Motors has issued a recall for 14,939 of its 2021 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles because “the fuel pump power control module may cause the fuel pump to fail or operate intermittently, which can interrupt fuel flow to the engine, and cause an unexpected engine stall.”

Over 3 Million Boppy and Pottery Barn Newborn Loungers Recalled
September 23, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that The Boppy Company has issued a recall for over 3 million newborn loungers after reports of eight infant deaths between 2015 and 2020. The company recalled the Boppy Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers because infants can suffocate if they roll, move or are placed on the lounger in a position that obstructs their breathing.

Ford Recalls 225,000+ Vehicles for Rearview Camera Issues
September 22, 2021

The NHTSA reports that Ford Motor Co. also issued a recall for more than 225,000 of its "2020-2021 Explorer, Lincoln Corsair, and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with 360-degree cameras." The issue is that the "video output may fail, preventing the rearview camera image from displaying."

FDA Announces Recall of 25,000 Catheters Due to Injuries
September 22, 2021

The FDA has announced that Cordis Corporation is recalling 25,000 of its Super Torque MB Angiographic Catheter, used to visualize and evaluate the patient’s vascular system, due to issues with the device’s radiopaque marker bands moving or coming loose during procedures. This is a Class 1 recall which is most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death.

Costco Snorkels Recalled for Drowning Hazard
September 22, 2021

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that Huish Outdoors is recalling approx. 76,000 Oceanic Adult Dry Top Snorkels sold exclusively at Costco citing risk for drowning. The problem is that the bottom purge valve can actually leak, thereby posing a "drowning hazard" to the user.

NHTSA Confirms Takata Airbag Safety Investigation Into 30M Vehicles
September 21, 2021

Reuters reports that NHTSA has opened an investigation into 30 million vehicles that may have been manufactured with faulty airbag inflators or may have been fitted with faulty airbags during prior recall repairs. In a document published by NHTSA, they are specifically looking into airbags from vehicles manufactured between 2001 and 2019, that may have inflators with a "desiccant" or drying agent.

Chrysler Ram ProMaster City Vehicles Recalled for Turn Signal Malfunction
September 21, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Ram ProMaster City vehicles. If one or both turn signal lights fail, the flashing rate may not change to warn the driver of the failure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." Potential Number of Units Affected 23,853.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall Due to Rearview Camera Image May Not Display
September 21, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles. A radio software error may prevent the rearview image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility." Potential Number of Units Affected 56,180.

Tesla’s Elon Musk Pushes to Expand Tesla’s Driver Assistance to Cities Rankles a Top Safety Authority
September 19, 2021

As reported by the Wall Street Journal, Tesla plans to expand access to Full Self-Driving system and defends its tech; safety official says more work is needed.

Hyundai Tucson and Sonata Hybrid Engine Damage May Cause Stall or Fire
September 17, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 vehicles. The connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which can result in engine damage. Potential Number of Units Affected 95,515.

Kia Vehicle’s Turn Signal May Activate in Wrong Direction
September 17, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Sedona vehicles. The Smart Junction Box (SJB) software logic may not properly interpret the signals received from the multifunction switch, which could cause the turn signal to activate in the opposite direction of what the driver intended. Potential Number of Units Affected 88,576.

Ford Mustang Recall on Inadequate Panoramic Roof Glass Panel Bonding
September 14, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The vehicle's panoramic roof glass panel may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach. Potential Number of Units Affected 13,544.

Ford Mustang Recall for Inadequate Front Windshield Bonding
September 14, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 212, "Windshield Mounting." Potential Number of Units Affected 17,692.

Keystone RV’s Recall Over Propane Regulator May Fail and Cause Fire
September 13, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Keystone RV Company (Keystone) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Dutchmen Aspen Trail, Coleman, Keystone Cougar, Bullet, Passport, Hideout, Springdale, Sprinter, 2019 Keystone Impact, Fuzion, Residence, Retreat, Summerland, and Dutchmen Kodiak recreational vehicles, equipped with Winntec model 6020 two-stage propane regulators. The regulator may fail, causing an increase in propane pressure. Potential Number of Units Affected 95,753.

Fox Factory Kits for GMC & Chevrolet Vehicles at Risk of Ball Joint May Failure Causing Wheel Separation
September 10, 2021

In a report by the NHTSA, Fox Factory, Inc. (Fox Factory) is recalling certain 2019-2021 GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vehicles that are equipped with Tuscany Kits, model number 501T-02-00064. Excessive wear to the front-upper control arm ball joints could result in ball joint failure and wheel separation. Potential Number of Units Affected 1,413.

Maserati Automatic Locking Retractor Malfunction/FMVSS 208
September 10, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2021 Levante, Quattroporte, and Ghibli vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 701.

Nissan Pathfinder Secondary Hood Latch May Detach
September 10, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2022 Pathfinder vehicles. Insufficient welds may allow the secondary hood latch retainer bracket to detach from the front bumper assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 113, "Hood Latch System." Potential Number of Units Affected 3,030.

Chrysler Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction/FMVSS 208
September 9, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Ram ProMaster City and Ram ProMaster vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 8,379.

Child Seat Potential Head Injury With Lap Belt Use
September 8, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Dorel Juvenile Group (Dorel) is recalling certain Maxi-Cosi Pria 70 Convertible child seats. When the seat is installed in the forward facing position and secured to the car using the lap belt without also using the top tether, the seat may not adequately protect the child from head injury in the event of a crash. As such, these child seats fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, "Child Restraint Systems." Potential Number of Units Affected 4,000.

Volvo Car Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
September 1, 2021

Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2021 XC40, XC 40 Recharge, V60CC, V90, V90CC, XC90, and 2021-2022 V60, XC60, S60 vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 19,149.

Study: One-third of Chevrolet Bolt owners not following recall instructions to avoid fire risk
August 31, 2021

Kelley Blue Book reports that a new Recurrent study found that almost a third of Chevrolet Bolt owners may be ignoring recall instructions. Chevrolet has told Bolt owners to restrict charging batteries beyond 90% and using up capacity below 70 miles, which around 30% of owners are routinely exceeding. Additional recall information available at NHSTA.

Cooper Tire Recall for Incorrect Tire Manufacture Date
August 27, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper Tire) is recalling certain Evolution H/T 245/70R16 tires. The Tire Identification Number (TIN) states the incorrect manufacture date of the tire. The correct code is 2317, and the subject tires are incorrectly marked with 1723. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires For Light Vehicles" and number 574, "Tire Identification & Recordkeeping." An incorrect manufacture date may cause the tire to be used beyond it's recommended service life, increasing the risk of tire failure and crash. Cooper Tire will replace the tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at 1-800-854-6288. Cooper Tire's number for this recall is 171.

Cooper Tire Recall for Tire Belt Separation
August 27, 2021

In a report by NHTSA, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper Tire) is recalling certain Hercules Roadtour 455 Sport 225/50R17 tires with DOT code 0721. Due to a manufacturing issue, the tire may experience a belt separation. Belt separation could lead to loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Cooper Tire will replace the tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at 1-800-854-6288. Cooper Tire's number for this recall is 181.

Combi USA Recalls 13,000+ Infant Car Seat for Harness Strap Issues
August 26, 2021

The NHTSA has announced that Combi USA, Inc. (Combi) is recalling over 13,000 of its “Combi BabyRide Infant Car Seats, model 378099 with dates of manufacture of 5/1/2016 thru 8/31/2019. The 1-inch-wide webbing strap used in the center front adjuster to adjust the shoulder harness straps fail the minimum initial breaking strength requirements, and in certain circumstances, may not adequately restrain a child during a crash.”

Child Car Seat Recall for Potential Head Injury with Lap Belt Use
August 24, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Dorel Juvenile Group (Dorel) is recalling certain Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 Convertible child seats. When the seat is installed in the forward facing position and secured to the car using the lap belt without also using the top tether, the seat may not adequately protect the child from head injury in the event of a crash. As such, these child seats fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, "Child Restraint Systems." Potential Number of Units Affected 83,000.

Bridgestone Tire Recall for Pinhole Leak in Sidewall
August 18, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (Bridgestone) is recalling certain Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia P245/60R18, Dueler H/L Alenza 275/55R20, Ecopia H/L 422 Plus 235/55R20, Turanza EL440 235/60R18, and Firestone Destination LE3 225/65R17 tires with DOT code 2821. These tires may have been manufactured with a pinhole in the outboard side of the tire. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 139, "New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles." Potential Number of Units Affected 21,513.

Mercedes-Benz Incorrect Front Passenger Air Bag Installed
August 13, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2016 E400 Coupe, 2012-2015 C250 Coupe, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG Coupe, 2011-2014 E350 Coupe, and 2012-2014 E350 Cabrio vehicles. An incorrect front passenger air bag may have been installed during a prior repair. Potential Number of Units Affected 205.

Jaguar, Land Rover Fuel Outlet Flange May Crack And Leak Fuel
August 12, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Range Rover Sport and 2010-2016 LR4 vehicles equipped with 3.0L V6 or 5.0L V8 engines. The fuel outlet flange mounted on the fuel tank may crack, possibly resulting in a fuel leak. Potential Number of Units Affected 111,746.

Chrysler Side Curtain Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
August 12, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Ram 1500 Classic, 2015-2016 Ram 3500, and Ram 2500 vehicles, and 2016 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis with a gross vehicle weight rating less than 10,000 lbs. The side air bag inflatable curtain (SABIC) inflator end cap may detach from the inflator, or the inflator sidewall may rupture. Potential Number of Units Affected 212,373.

Boston Scientific recalls nearly 50,000 pacemakers
August 11, 2021

The FDA reports that “Boston Scientific Corp has issued a Class I recall for almost a decade’s worth of its Ingenio pacemakers, citing the risk that the products might permanently go into a backup setting called ‘safety mode’ and lose their ability to pace properly.” According to a report from the FDA, “the recall affects 48,000 pacemakers made between September 2011 and December 2018, which were distributed through Aug. 1, 2020.” Boston Scientific first issued an advisory to patients about the devices June on June 3, 2021.

Hyundai Trunk Emergency Release May Fail
August 6, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Sonata, 2016-2018 Sonata Hybrid, 2018-2020 Accent, and 2016-2017 Azera vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, "Internal Trunk Release." Potential Number of Units Affected 348,158.

Volkswagen/Audi Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 5, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 Volkswagen ID4, Audi A4 Allroad, A4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback, A6 Allroad, A6 Sedan, A7, A8, E-Tron Quattro, E-Tron Sportback Quattro, Q3, Q5, Q5 Sportback, Q7, Q8, RS5 Sportback, RS5 Coupe, RS6 Avant, RS7, RSQ8, S4 Sedan, S5 Cabriolet, S5 Coupe, S5 Sportback, S6 Sedan, S7, S8, SQ5, SQ5 Sportback, SQ7, SQ8, and 2021-2022 S3 Sedan vehicles. The rear seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 45,496.

Cadillac Roof Rail Side Air Bags May Not Deploy Properly
August 5, 2021

The NHTSA reports, General Motors, LLC. (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Cadillac CT4 and CT5 vehicles. The roof rail side-curtain air bags may not have been installed correctly, which could result in an improper air bag deployment during a crash. Potential Number of Units Affected 34,157.

Porsche Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 4, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2021 911 Carrera Coupe, 911 Carrera S Coupe, 911 Carrera 4 Coupe, 911 Carrera 4S Coupe, 911 Turbo Coupe, 911 Turbo S Coupe, Panamera, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, Panamera 4S, Panamera GTS, Panamera Turbo S, Taycan, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo, and Taycan Turbo S vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Potential Number of Units Affected 4,924.

2021 Lamborghini Urus Recall Due to Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 4, 2021

The NHSTA reports Lamborghini is recalling certain 2021 Urus vehicles. The middle-rear passenger seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." There were approximately 224 vehicles in this recall. Owners should expect letters mailed by October 1, 2021.

Infinity Rear-view Camera Image May Not Display
August 2, 2021

The NHTSA reports, Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Infinity Q50, Q60, and QX80 vehicles. A software error may deactivate the audio/video control unit screen, preventing the rear-view image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility." Potential Number of Units Affected 3,569.

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander Recall Seat Belt Locking Retractor Malfunction
August 2, 2021

The NHSTA reports Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2022 Outlander vehicles. The front and second-row passenger seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." There were approximately 3,735 potentially affected units. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820.

BMW Recalling Vehicles at Risk of Defective Breaking Assist Feature
August 2, 2021

The NHSTA reports BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 M340i, M340i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, X3 M40i, 2020-2021 X4 M40i, 745Le xDrive, 2019-2021 Z4 M40i, and 2020-2021 Toyota Supra vehicles. During engine start, the engine management software may cause loss of braking assist. Full mechanical braking (without assist) remains available. Approximately 50,024 vehicles are affected. Owners will be contacted by BMW directly by October 1, 2021.

BMW Recalling Vehicles at Risk of High Pressure Fuel Pump Fail
July 29, 2021

The NHSTA reports BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, X5 xDrive35d, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, and 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles. The high-pressure fuel pump may fail. Approximately 11,216 vehicles are affected. Owners will be contacted by BMW directly.

Chevrolet puts out follow-up recall for Bolts with faulty battery modules
July 26, 2021

Cars reports that in the wake of a probe that resulted in “the recall of some 51,000 Bolt EVs in November, Chevrolet parent automaker GM has issued a follow-up recall for a marginally smaller number of the affected population.” The problem again is “defective battery modules that could lead to a fire.” Cars adds, “Affected vehicles include model-year 2017-19 Bolt EV electric hatchbacks that had been recalled but fell victim to what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration describes as ‘the simultaneous presence of two rare manufacturing defects in the same battery cell in design.’”

Chevrolet puts out follow-up recall for Bolts with faulty battery modules
July 26, 2021

Cars reports that in the wake of a probe that resulted in “the recall of some 51,000 Bolt EVs in November, Chevrolet parent automaker GM has issued a follow-up recall for a marginally smaller number of the affected population.” The problem again is “defective battery modules that could lead to a fire.” Cars adds, “Affected vehicles include model-year 2017-19 Bolt EV electric hatchbacks that had been recalled but fell victim to what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration describes as ‘the simultaneous presence of two rare manufacturing defects in the same battery cell in design.’”
 

Ford recalls hundreds-of-thousands of vehicles in due to safety issues
July 17, 2021

In continuing coverage, USA Today reports Ford announced a recall of about 850,000 trucks and cars on Friday, July 16 that encompasses “34,939 Ford F-350 Super Duty vehicles for rear axle issues and 40,995 Lincoln Aviator vehicles for improperly secured battery cable wire harnesses,” but mostly “774,696 2013-2017 Explorer vehicles following six allegations of injuries related to a seized cross-axis ball joint.”

JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER INC. ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALL OF SPECIFIC NEUTROGENA® AND AVEENO® AEROSOL SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF BENZENE
JULY 14, 2021

The FDA reports in an announcement: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (JJCI) is voluntarily recalling all lots of five NEUTROGENA® and AVEENO® aerosol sunscreen product lines to the consumer level. Internal testing identified low levels of benzene in some samples of the products. The only sunscreen products impacted are aerosol products, specifically: NEUTROGENA® Beach Defense® aerosol sunscreen, NEUTROGENA® Cool Dry Sport aerosol sunscreen, NEUTROGENA® Invisible Daily™ defense aerosol sunscreen, NEUTROGENA® Ultra Sheer® aerosol sunscreen, and AVEENO® Protect + Refresh aerosol sunscreen.

GM recalls more than 400,000 pickup trucks for airbag explosion risk
July 9, 2021

The AP (7/9) reports General Motors is recalling over 400,000 Chevrolet and GMC Sierra 1500, 2500, and 3500 vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years “because the side air bags can explode without warning and spew parts into the cabin.” NHTSA posted the recall on Friday, with documents showing the air bag inflators have a rupture risk. Indeed, “three inflators ruptured in 2015 Silverados last month, one in Florida and two in Texas.” So far, GM has not received any reports of injuries from the defect. The Hill (7/9, Vakil, 5.69M) reports, “According to Consumer Reports, the recall is separate from another one issued by the NHTSA in November over the same issue, which recalled 9,279 trucks.”

GM recalls 330,000 Silverado, Sierra pickups due to possible engine fires
July 8, 2021

Automotive News reports General Motors is “recalling certain Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups because an electrical short circuit can occur in the engine-block heater cable or cords, increasing the risk of a fire.” The affected vehicles totals 331,274 in the US and “are the 2017-19 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 and the 2017-19 GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 equipped with a Duramax diesel 6.6-liter engine and an optional engine-block heater cord.” The AP (7/8) reports GM “says it has reports of 24 fires potentially caused by the problem from Dec. 3, 2019 through May 28, 2021.” Cars (7/8, 1.91M) provides the number of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline for questions regarding the recall.

Mazda recalls 2004-2007 Mazda3s due to steering wheel part that could shatter with airbag deployment
July 8, 2021

The AP reports Mazda “is recalling nearly 261,000 older small cars because a plastic emblem on the steering wheel can shatter if the air bags are inflated, causing injuries.” Cars (7/8, 1.91M) reports the recall “affects owners of model-year 2004-07 Mazda3 sedans and hatchbacks.” Dealers “will simply replace the airbag module cover for free.” Cars provides the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline for questions regarding the recall. Also reporting are Car and Driver (7/8) and Automotive News (7/8, 178K).

Kia to Recall 147K+ Vehicles for an Engine-Related Problem
April 20, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that Kia is recalling “147,249 2021 Seltos subcompact SUVs and 2020-2021 Soul wagons to address a problem with the 2.0-liter engine. An inconsistent heat-treating process for the piston oil rings can damage the engine and lead to a loss of power, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.”

NHTSA Investigating Faulty Air Bags Manufactured by Joyson Safety Systems
April 12, 2021

Bloomberg is reporting that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration “is investigating potentially faulty air bags made by Joyson Safety Systems, the successor to defunct manufacturer Takata Corp. that is at the center of one of the biggest recalls in history.” The agency, “according to documents posted on its website, has started an ‘Open Equipment Query’ that covers 256,181 passenger-side replacement air bag cushions manufactured by Joyson.” Additionally, regulators “said the cushions might have been folded incorrectly, which they said could prevent proper deployment.”

GM to Recall 60K Vehicles Over Power Steering Problem
April 6, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that General Motors is “recalling over 60,000 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks from the 2015 model year to fix a faulty part within the power steering assembly that could cause the trucks’ power steering to stop working.” The problem is due to a poor electrical connection within the power steering system.”

NHTSA Opens Two Investigations into Volkswagen Vehicles
April 5, 2021

The AP is reporting that “The U.S. government’s road safety agency has opened two investigations into problems with Volkswagen vehicles, including one that alleges serious gasoline leaks under the hood.” The investigations “cover nearly 215,000 vehicles,” including “more than 191,000 VW Atlas SUVs from the 2018 through 2020 model years” with “fuel injectors in 3.6-liter engines” that have a fire risk. The other investigation includes “just over 23,000 Audi A8, S6, S7, S8 and RS7 vehicles from 2013 through 2016,” where NHTSA “says it has 58 complaints and three field reports about 4-liter twin-turbocharged engines stalling without warning while in highway or city traffic.”

GM to Recall 94,641 SUVs Over Issue that Could Damage Seat Belts
March 24, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that General Motors is recalling “certain 2021 model-year Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles with third-row seating” because “outboard seat belts for the third-row seats may have been entrapped or misrouted behind the outboard seat-folding mechanism during assembly.”  

Stellantis Recalls 20K Ram Trucks Due to Engine Fire Risk
March 23, 2021

The AP reports Stellantis “is recalling more than 20,000” Ram diesel-powered trucks “due to the risk of an engine fire.” Stellantis says “the 2021 pickup and chassis cab trucks have heater electrical relays that can short, overheat and in rare cases cause fires. The fires can start even if the engines are turned off.”

Ford to Recall 2.9 Million Vehicles for Defective Takata Airbag​
March 12, 2021

Reuters reports that Ford announced a new recall for 2.9 million vehicles in North America for “potentially defective driver-side Takata air bags.” The company will start notifying owners on April 1.

Hyundai to Recall 82k Battery Systems due to Fire Risk
February 24, 2021

Reuters reports that “Hyundai Motor Co will replace battery systems in some 82,000 electric vehicles globally due to fire risks - a costly $900 million recall that lays bare the thorny issue of how car and battery makers split the bill when problems arise.”

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 40k+ Vehicles for Software Issue
February 20, 2021

Business Insider reports that Mercedes-Benz US is recalling over 40,000 of it “sport utility vehicles over a program software error that could cause a car to move to one side during a maneuver.” The recall includes certain 2020-2021 GLE450, GLE350 and 2020 GLS450, GLE580, and GLS580 models.

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Convertibles Recalled for Seat Belt Issue
February 4, 2021


Consumer Reports is reporting that 24,550 Mercedes-Benz C-Class convertibles from the 2017 to 2021 model years “are being recalled because the seat belts might not comply with federal Occupant Crash Protection standards.” The problem is that the “front seat belts might not fully retract to their stowed position because of the geometry of the front seat belt retractor.” NHTSA documents “show that the safety concern is that some seat occupants may find this an inconvenience and fail to use the seat belt at all, which increases the risk of injury during a crash.”

Jeeps Recalls Gladiators, Wranglers with Manual Transmissions for Clutch Overheating Issue
February 3, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that 42,887 Jeep Wranglers from 2018-2021 and Gladiators from the 2020-2021 model years with manual transmissions are being “recalled because they could pose an increased fire risk and create road debris.” The automaker reports that the problem is that the “clutch pressure plate, used to transfer power from the engine to the transmission, could overheat and cause the clutch to fracture.” Such a fracture could “cracks or holes in the transmission case, allowing heated debris to be expelled.”

Nissan Recalls 354K Pathfinder SUVs for Brake Light Issue
January 28, 2021

The AP is reporting that Nissan is recalling over 354,000 Pathfinder SUVs from the 2013 through 2015 model years worldwide “because the brake lights can stay on all the time.” The automaker reports that the “problem can limit engine power and let drivers shift out of park or start the engine without a foot on the brake pedal.”

Ford Recalls 3 Million Vehicles for Faulty Airbag Inflators
January 21, 2021

Reuters reports that Ford is recalling 3 million vehicles “for air bag inflators that could rupture.” The recall includes “various 2006-2012 model-year Ranger, Fusion, Edge, Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ, Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKX vehicles.”

Hyundai Expands Fire-Related Recall
January 11, 2021

Consumer Reports is reporting that Hyundai has “added another 471,000 Tucson SUVs to an existing recall related to vehicle fires, and warned owners to park their cars outside and away from structures until repairs can be made.” The vehicles added to the recall list include “Hyundai Tucson SUVs from the 2016 through 2021 model years.”​​​​​​

Honda Recalls 1.79 Million Vehicles Worldwide
December 15, 2020

Reuters reports that Honda Motor Co.  is “recalling 1.79 million vehicles worldwide in four separate campaigns, including some linked to reported fires.” The recalls cover 1.4 million vehicles in the US. The automaker “said one recall covers 268,000 2002-2006 model year CR-V vehicles in the United States to replace power window master switches.”

Mitsubishi Recalls SUVs for Parking Brake Issue
December 10, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Mitsubishi is recalling 21,758 Outlander and Outlander Sport SUVs from the 2016 model year” because “the parking brake may stick when the vehicle is in motion, or it may fail to keep the vehicle stationary when engaged.”

Volkswagen Tiguans Recalled for Seatbelt Issues
November 29, 2020

Carcomplaints.com reports that Volkswagen issued a recall for “more than 12,500 model year 2018 Tiguans because the front seat belt webbing may tear and fail to restrain occupants in crash impacts.”

Tesla Recalls Model X Over Adhesive Safety Hazard
November 25, 2020

Business Insider reports that Tesla is recalling more than 9,000 of its Model X vehicles “due to issues with a cosmetic adhesive that could come loose, fly off, and create a safety hazard.” The recall “applies to vehicles built between September 2015 and July 2016.”

GM Recalls 7,500 Vehicles for Tire Issues
November 18, 2020

Roadshow reports that General Motors issued a recall for approximately 7,500 vehicles because of an issue with overcured tires that may lead to sideway breakage. The recall includes “certain 2020 model year Buick Enclaves, Cadillac XT5s, GMC Acadias and Chevrolet Traverse crossovers, as well as 2020 to 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks”

GM Recalls Bolts Over Danger of Battery Fire
November 14, 2020

USA Today reports that GM is “recalling all 2017-19 model year Chevrolet Bolt electric cars because they may pose a fire risk.” The recall includes “68,667 vehicles globally; of those, 50,925 are in the United States, said Jesse Ortega, GM's executive chief engineer for the Chevrolet Bolt EV.”

Ford Recalls Vehicles Over Danger to Link Shaft Brackets
November 14, 2020

Carcomplaints.com reports, “Ford Edge, Explorer and Taurus vehicles may roll away or lose the ability to continue moving forward while driving, and Ford believes the entire problem is caused by vibrations.” Ford announced recalls for “nearly 16,000 model year 2014-2016 Ford Taurus, 2014-2016 Ford Explorer and 2014 Ford Edge vehicles...because the link shaft brackets may fracture due to vibrations of the vehicles.”

Volvo Recalls 54,000 U.S. Vehicles for Airbag Defect
November 7, 2020

The AP reports that Volvo is recalling “up to 54,000” vehicles in the U.S. equipped with ZF/TRW airbag inflators because “the devices perform similarly to deadly inflators made by Takata.” The recall was announced after “metal fragments from an exploding air bag inflator killed the driver of an older Volvo.” The recall includes “Volvo S60 and S80 cars from the 2001 through 2003 model years.”

Ford Recalls 375,200 Vehicles Over Defect Tied to 13 Accidents
November 4, 2020

The Detroit Press reports that Ford is recalling 375,200 Explorer SUVs in North America for a “problem that diminishes steering control and is related to at least 13 reported accidents and six injuries.” The issue affects select 2013-2017 Ford Explorers.

Volkswagen Recalls 218k Jettas for Fuel Leak Issues
October 28, 2020

The AP reports that “Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires.” The recall “covers certain cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years.

Tesla to Recall Model Y SUVs with Real Lamp and Tow Package
October 20, 2020

Cars.com reports that Tesla issued a recall for 2,500+ of its Model Y SUVs that are equipped with a “global rear lamp and the $1,000 Tow Hitch Package.” The recall is over a “software error that “prevents the illumination of trailer brakelights.

Hyundai to Recall Kona EVs Over Fire Risk Concerns
October 8, 2020

Reuters reports that Hyundai Motor Co will voluntarily recall its “Kona electric vehicles as a possible short circuit due to what may be faulty manufacturing of its high-voltage battery cells could pose a fire risk.” The recall includes "25,564 Kona electric vehicles (EVs) built between September 2017 and March 2020.”

Ford Recalls 38k Mustangs Over Brake Problem
September 28, 2020

Car and Driver reports that Ford Motor Co. is “recalling 38,005 2020 Mustang vehicles to replace a brake-pedal bracket that could fracture during hard braking.” The issue “affects automatic-transmission models built between March 2019 and August 2020.”

Hyundai, Kia to Recall 600,000 Vehicles for Brake Fluid Leak that can Cause Fires
September 3, 2020

ABC News reports that “Hyundai and Kia are recalling over 600,000 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada to fix a brake fluid leak that could cause engine fires.” According to the NHTSA, the recall includes “more than 440,000 Kia Optima midsize sedans from 2013 through 2015 and Kia Sorento SUVs from 2014 and 2015.” The recall also includes “203,000 Hyundai Santa Fe SUVs from 2013 to 2015.”

Ford Motor Co. Recalls Nearly 500 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs
August 25, 2020

Cars.com reports that Ford Motor Co. issued a recall for 490 model year 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs because the “front seatbacks may have fasteners with incorrect torque on the side airbag or seatback module attachments.” If the “side airbag and seatback module are not fully secured, it could affect the trajectory of the side airbag deployment and may prevent or delay the airbag cushion from positioning correctly, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.”

Ford Issues Three Recalls Affecting F-150 Trucks, Edges and Lincolns
August 13, 2020

The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford is recalling 431 2020 F-150 pickup trucks over a battery connection issue that can cause a fire. The company is also “recalling more than 558,610 2015-18 Ford Edges...and 2016-18 Lincoln MKXs” over a faulty brake hose that “could rupture and cause a fluid leak, which could increase the risk of a crash.” Ford also issued a recall that involves 3,597 Lincoln Corsairs that have a “coil spring that could corrode and fracture before falling off the vehicle, causing a potential road hazard for any vehicles following behind it, Ford said.”

Fiat Chrysler to Recall Nearly 1 Million Vehicles Over Engine Issue
August 5, 2020

The Detroit Free Press reports that “Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is preparing for a possible recall over an emissions issue affecting about 1 million vehicles, likely including Jeep SUV models, equipped with its 2.4-liter Tigershark engine.”

Honda to Recall 1.6 Million Vehicles Over Four Separate Recalls
August 4, 2020

Car and Driver reports that “Honda is issuing a set of recalls that cover more than 1.6 million potential problems in 600,000-plus Odyssey minivans and Pilot and Passport SUVs.” The recall is for certain models from 2018-2020 and includes “faulty door latches, non-operating backup cameras, and non-illuminating dashboard lights.”

Toyota to Recall 183,397 Tundras for Dim Turn Signals
July 22, 2020

Car and Driver reports that “a total of 183,397 2018 through 2020 Toyota Tundras built between February 22, 2017, and May 29, 2020, are being recalled for dim front turn signals.” The lights “were incorrectly wired during assembly due to faulty instructions, said Toyota.”

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Vehicles Recalled for Issue with AC Condensation Drain Hose
July 22, 2020

Cars.com reports that “approximately 3,600 model-year 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedans” are being recalled over the improper installation of the air-conditioning condensation drain hose. The issue “may allow water to enter the front-seat footwells and center tunnel area, potentially damaging certain electrical components and resulting in malfunctions of the supplemental restraint system, failure to start, activation of the limp-home mode while driving and an impairment of other features, increasing the risk of injury or a crash.”

Kia to Recall 2015-2016 Soul EVs
July 13, 2020

Cars.com reports that Kia is recalling “approximately 3,700 model-year 2015-16 Kia Soul EV electric hatchbacks” because “the parking mechanism may become damaged if the driver moves the gear selector into Park before coming to a complete stop.”

Daimler Trucks North America to Recall Nearly 183,000 Tractor Trailers
July 11, 2020

FreightWaves reports that “Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is recalling about 183,000 Freightliner Cascadia tractors from 2017-2021 in the United States and Canada” due to corrosion issues with “an antilock brake component” that can “cause the truck to pull to one side” and “could result in a sudden change in vehicle direction due to uneven braking on the front axle.”

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 900,000+ Vehicles Worldwide for Faulty Airbag Covers
July 10, 2020

Reuters reports that Fiat Chrysler is recalling about “925,239 of its older model vehicles in the United States to replace air bag covers on their steering wheels after 14 potentially related injuries.” The recall includes “2007-2011 Dodge Nitro SUVs, 2008-2010 Chrysler Town & Country, and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans.”

Toyota Expands Prius Recall for System Failures
July 6, 2020

The Car Connection reports that “Toyota is expanding a recall from 2018 on certain Prius models that can stall while driving.” The “recall affects 266,638 models, including the 2013-2015 Prius and 2014-2017 Prius V.”

Harbor Freight Recalls 1.7 Million Jack Stands That Can Fail
May 28, 2020

The AP reports that NHTSA is “warning people not to use Pittsburgh Automotive jack stands sold by Harbor Freight Tools because they can collapse when holding a load.” The NHTSA reports that “Harbor Freight is recalling over 1.7 million three-ton and six-ton steel jack stands.”

Mitsubishi to Recall 223,000 Vehicles for Suspension Rust Issue
May 27, 2020

The AP reports that Mitsubishi is “recalling nearly 223,000 vehicles in Canada and 22 cold-weather U.S. states because suspension parts can rust, detach and cause drivers to lose control.” In the U.S., the recall includes “2008 to 2013 Outlander, the 2011 to 2016 Outlander Sport, the 2008 to 2010 Lancer and the 2010 Lancer Sportback.”

School Buses Recalled for Brake Problems
May 4, 2020

Truck, Parts & Services reports that “Blue Bird Body Company is recalling certain 2009-2019 Vision transit buses, 2006-2021 Vision and 2007-2013 All American school buses. The report says “the floor-mounted parking brake may fail to hold the vehicle stationary on an incline when the vehicle is loaded to its maximum weight, due to an insufficient application force. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems.”

McLaren Recalls Nearly 3,000 Vehicles for Fuel Leak
April 30, 2020

Autoweek reports that McLaren is recalling 2,763 vehicles including its 720S, 570GT, GT and Senna models for a potential fire risk. According to NHTSA’s report “the noise vibration and harshness foam pad (NVH foam pad) situated underneath the fuel tank can potentially retain corrosive moisture from the environment and over time corrode the surface of the fuel tank where the NVH foam is in contact with the surface of the fuel tank.” 

Ducati Recalls 1299 Superleggera for Brake Pad Issues
April 30, 2020

RideApart reports that “Ducati North America has issued a recall on the Ducati 1299 Superleggera due to potentially defective brake pads.” The recall includes “roughly one percent of the 97 units sold in the U.S. could be affected.”  

Toyota to Recall Corolla Hatchback for Back-up Light Issues
April 15, 2020

CNET Roadshow reports that Toyota is recalling “960 Toyota Corolla hatchbacks from the 2020 model year” because the “wire harness in the rear hatch may have sustained damaged during production.” The issue could “cause the back-up lights to stop working, which increases the risk of a crash.”

Ford to Recall Nearly 68k Pick Up Trucks and SUVs
April 7, 2020

Car and Driver reports that Ford is recalling “nearly 68,000 vehicles built in February or March of this year, including the 2020 F-150, Ranger, and Expedition with 10-speed automatic transmission.” The issue is “an improperly placed part can lead to the driver putting the shifter in park while the transmission is still in drive.”

Nissan Recalls 250k+ Vehicles to Replace Takata Air Bags
April 2, 2020

The AP reports that Nissan is “recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators.” The recall covers “certain 2012 to 2017 Nissan NV Cargo and Passenger vans, the 2013 to 2015 Nissan Titan pickup and Armada large SUV, and the 2011 and 2012 Infiniti QX56 SUV.”

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, GLS-Class Vehicles Being Recalled
March 31, 2020

Cars.com reports that “approximately 220 model-year 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and GLS-Class SUVs” are being recalled because “the seams on the rear cross-member may have been insufficiently welded,” which may “allow cracks to form when towing, possibly causing the rear cross-member to detach and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.”

Toyota Recalls 2020 Highlander SUVs for Stall Risk
March 30, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that Toyota is recalling more than 38,000 of its Highlander SUVs because “issues with the engine control software could cut off the engine’s fuel supply while driving,” which could cause the vehicle to stall and cause a crash. The recall includes “every 2020 Toyota Highlander manufactured between June 24, 2019, and March 4, 2020.”

Ford Recalls Nearly 250,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Door Latches
March 25, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Ford is recalling 248,912 cars from the 2014 to 2016 model years because door latches have been found to be susceptible to cracking and failure in warm regions.” The recall includes “the 2014 and 2015 Ford Fiesta, 2014 to 2016 Ford Fusion, and 2014 to 2016 Lincoln MKZ cars that are or have been previously registered in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, and federal territories.”

Paccar Recalls 35k+ Peterbilt Trucks for Fire Risk
March 24, 2020

Transport Topics reports that “Peterbilt Motor Co. is recalling 35,671 trucks to repair an issue with battery cables on certain models.” The recall includes "Peterbilt Model 365, 389, 567 and 579 trucks manufactured between 2015 and 2020.”

Volvo Recalls All 2019, 2020 Vehicles for Automatic Braking Issues
March 21, 2020

Car and Driver reports the Volvo issued recalls for all if its “2019 and 2020 model years, including the S60, V60, V60 Cross Country, S90L, V90, V90 Cross Country, XC40, XC60, and XC90.” The recall is because there “is a glitch in programming of the vehicles' automated emergency braking system, which could lead to a crash since the system may not brake as expected when encountering an obstacle.”

Jeep Recalls Wrangler & Gladiator for Clutch Issues
March 11, 2020

Roadshow reports that Jeep is recalling the Wrangler and Gladiator because the clutch pressure plate may overheat and fracture in certain vehicles equipped with manual transmissions. The recall includes “33,237 models total and includes the 2018-2020 Wrangler and the 2020 Gladiator.”

Recall Alerts for 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500
March 11, 2020

Cars.com is reporting that approx. “20,300 model-year 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks” are being recalled because “the bolts used to attach the front and rear brake calipers may not have been heat-treated and may break under load, reducing brake performance or interfering with wheel rotation and increasing the risk of a crash.”

Toyota Recalling 1.8 Million U.S. Vehicles for Faulty Fuel Pump
March 5, 2020

Fox News reports that Toyota is recalling approx. 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. for faulty fuel pumps. Fox News adds that “the pumps can fail and cause the engine to hesitate or stall while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of an accident.” The recall includes “a range of Toyota and Lexus cars and trucks across the 2013-2019 model years.”

Hyundai Recalls 207,000 Vehicles for Fuel Pump Problems
March 4, 2020

The AP reports that Hyundai is joining Kia in “another U.S. recall for problems that could cause engine fires.” Hyundai is recalling “nearly 207,000 Sonata midsize cars from 2013 and 2014 because a hose that connects one fuel pump to another can develop cracks, leak fuel and potentially cause a fire.”

Toyota to Recall 3.2 Million Vehicles Worldwide for Fuel Pump Issue
March 4, 2020

Reuters reports that Toyota is recalling “3.2 million vehicles worldwide to address a fuel pump issue that could result in engines stalling.”

Ford Recalls Over 200,000 F-150 Trucks to Fix Issue with Daytime Running Lights
February 25, 2020

The AP reports that Ford is recalling over 200,000 F-150 pickup trucks “mainly in North America to fix a problem with the daytime running lights.” The recall includes trucks with “LED headlights from the 2018 through 2020 model years.”

Kia Recalls 228,000 Vehicles for ABS Problems
February 24, 2020

Car and Driver reports that Kia is recalling “228,829 vehicles, including 2006–2010 Sedona minivans and 2007–2009 Sorento SUVs, due to a heightened risk of an engine fire.” The “issue can occur when moisture enters the anti-lock-brake (ABS) system's electronics, leading to an electrical short.”

Goodyear to Recall Certain Fortera Tires for Belt Separation Issue
February 20, 2020

Traction News reports that Goodyear Tire is “recalling 3,721 Fortera HL tires, size P255/65R18 due to a belt separation that could lead to loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of crash.”

Ford to Recall 225,000 Vehicles for Rear Suspension Failure
February 13, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Ford is recalling more than 225,000 Ford Flex, Ford Taurus, and Lincoln MKT vehicles from the 2013 to 2018 model years over concerns that a rear suspension component could break while driving.”

Tesla Recalls 15,000 SUVs Over Power Steering Issue
February 12, 2020

Reuters reports that “Tesla is recalling 15,000 Model X SUVs because of a potential issue that can lead to a loss of power steering assist that could make steering harder and increase the risk of a crash.” The recall includes “most Model X vehicles built before mid-October 2016.”

Honda Recalling 241k Minivans for Wiring Issue
February 12, 2020

ABC News reports that “Honda is recalling more than 241,000 of its popular Odyssey minivans for a potential wiring problem in a power outlet that can increase the risk of a fire.” The recall includes “all 2018 and 2019 Honda Odyssey models. It also impacts certain 2020 models, including the Odyssey EX-L, the Odyssey Touring and the Odyssey Elite vehicles.”

GM Recalls 162,000 Pick Ups for Faulty Brake Control Software
February 7, 2020

The AP reports that “General Motors is recalling about 162,000 full-size pickup trucks worldwide for a second time because of faulty brake control software that was installed in a recall from last year.” The recall includes “Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty trucks from the 2019 model year.”

Hyundai Recalls Elantra for Risk of Engine Fire
February 7, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that Hyundai is recalling “396,025 Hyundai Elantra sedans from the 2006 through 2011 model years” and “33,361 Hyundai Elantra Touring wagons from the 2007 through 2011 model years” because “of a faulty ABS module could short circuit and cause a fire.”

Audi Recalls 107k U.S. Cars for Takata Air Bag Issue
February 6, 2020

The AP reports that “Volkswagen is recalling nearly 107,000 older vehicles sold by its Audi luxury brand because Takata driver's air bag inflators may not function properly or they could hurl shrapnel in a crash.”

Honda, Acura Recall Over 1.5 Million Cars for Faulty Takata Airbag
January 22, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that more than “1.5 million older Honda, Acura, and Isuzu vehicles have been recalled because their Takata airbags could cause serious or fatal injuries to vehicle occupants.” The recall includes “certain Acura CL, Acura MDX, Acura RL, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Honda Odyssey, Honda EV Plus, and Isuzu Oasis vehicles, most of which were produced in the late 1990s.”

Toyota Recalls 3.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide for Defective Air Bags
January 21, 2020

Reuters is reporting that Toyota is recalling “3.4 million vehicles worldwide because of an electronic defect that can result in air bags not deploying in crashes.” The recall includes 2.9 million U.S. vehicles between 2011 and 2019, including the Corolla, Matrix, Avalon and Avalon Hybrid.”

BMW Recalls Nearly 357k Vehicles for Faulty Takata Air Bag Inflators
January 17, 2020

U.S. News is reporting that BMW is “recalling nearly 357,000 older vehicles in the U.S. to replace dangerous Takata front air bag inflators.” The recall includes a variety of vehicles from 2000-2015, including 1 series, 2 series, X1, X3, X5, X6 SUVs.

Toyota & Lexus Recall Nearly 700,000 Cars for Fuel Pump Issue
January 14, 2020

Consumer Reports is reporting that “Toyota and Lexus are recalling about 696,000 vehicles from the 2018 and 2019 model years because their fuel pump could stop working, which could lead to a sudden stall or hesitation while driving.”

Subaru Recalls Nearly 500,00 Vehicles for Faulty Airbags
January 9, 2020

CNN reports that Subaru is “recalling nearly 500,000 cars for faulty airbags that could explode and shoot metal projectiles throughout the vehicle.” The recall includes “a number of Subaru models released between 2003 and 2014 that have Takata airbags in the front passenger seat.”

GM Recalls 900,000+ New Vehicles Due to Brake Software, Fire Risk Issue
December 20, 2019

Reuters reports that General Motors is “recalling more than 900,000 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns to address brake software issues and fire risks.” GM is recalling “more than 550,000 2019 light-duty Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Cadillac CT6 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles due to a potential software glitch that could disable vehicle brake systems and notifications.” The company is also “recalling more than 400,000 2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks because battery positive cable rings may have been manufactured with excessive glue, potentially resulting in a fire risk or stalling.”

Volvo Recalls Vehicles for Door Issue
December 16, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Volvo is recalling “144,937 S60 sedans and V60 wagons from the 2011 through 2017 model years because their doors may open unexpectedly while the car is in motion.”

Ford Recalls 250,000+ Pickups due to Tailgate Issue
December 9, 2019

U.S. News reports that Ford Motor Co. is “recalling nearly 262,000 heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada because the tailgates can open unexpectedly.” The recall includes certain “F-250, F-350 and F-450 trucks from the 2017 through 2019 model years,” all of which “have electric tailgate latch release switches in the tailgate handle.”

GM Recalls 640,000 Pickup Trucks for Seat Belt Issues
November 21, 2019

CBS News reports that General Motors is recalling more than 640,000 “pickup trucks worldwide because a high-tech seat belt can set a vehicle's carpeting on fire.” The recall “covers certain 2019 and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. Also included are some 2020 Silverado 2500 and 3500 models, as well as Sierra 2500 3500 heavy-duty pickups.”

Mazda Recalls Nearly 117,000 Vehicles to Replace Takata Airbags
November 19, 2019

The Associated Press reports that Mazda is “recalling nearly 117,000 U.S. vehicles for a second time to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.” The new recall covers previously recalled vehicles from 2013 to 2017 that “received Takata replacement inflators because parts from other manufacturers weren’t available.” Vehicles included in the new recall includes 2007 to 2012 CX-7 and CX-9 SUVs, 2003 to 2012 Mazda6 sedans, 2004 to 2005 MPV minivans, 2004 RX-8 sports cars, and 2006 to 2007 Mazdaspeed6 sedans.

Nissan Recalls Nearly 400,000 Vehicles for Braking Issue
November 16, 2019

Reuters reports that Nissan is recalling nearly 400,000 cars in the U.S. for a “braking system defect, causing concerns that a brake fluid leak could potentially lead to a fire.” The recall includes “Maxima sedans from 2016 through 2018, Infiniti QX60 luxury crossovers from 2017 to 2019, Murano SUVs from 2015 to 2018 and Pathfinder SUVs from 2017 to 2019.”

Untested, Uncertified Car Seats for Sale Online Could be Deadly
November 5, 2019

The Washington Post reports on the growing problem of “untested, uncertified car seats for sale online” and how they are “putting children at risk.” In a statement provided by eBay, the company said it “prohibits products that don’t meet safety regulations.” But there are “currently dozens of fake Doonas, MiFolds and other knockoffs available on the site, and new ones are listed daily.” Amazon has “far fewer, and they’re increasingly harder to find on the site.” Amazon said it is “continuously scanning the site to detect concerning products.” Child seat safety advocates say, “that solving the problem … is complex,” and will require involvement from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “as well as U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which is working to prevent imports from making their way into the country in the first place.”

GM Recalls 638,000 SUVs for Unintended Braking Issue
October 31, 2019

Reuters reports that General Motors “is recalling 638,000 U.S. sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks because a wheel-speed sensor could fail and cause unintended braking.” The “recall covers 2015-2020 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, and Yukon and 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles equipped with a 5.3-liter engine, a 3.08-ratio rear axle and four-wheel drive.”

108,000 Diesel Ram Trucks Recalled Due to Fire Risk
October 25, 2019

Reuters reports that Fiat Chrysler is “recalling 108,000 Ram 1500 diesel-powered pickup trucks in the United States for coolant leaks tied to reports of some fires and four minor injuries.” The recall “covers trucks from the 2014 through 2019 model years after finding microscopic cracks in some Exhaust Gas Recirculation coolers.”

More than 50k School Buses Recalled for Safety Concerns
October 21, 2019

The Atlantic Journal-Constitution reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall of more than 50,000 school buses because of a safety concern. The agency says, “the bus seat backs were made with styrene blocks and they may not give enough impact absorption around the back of the seat frame.”

Subaru Recalls 360,000+ Forester SUVs for Faulty Airbag Sensors
October 14, 2019

Digital Trends reports that Subaru is recalling more than 360,000 Forester crossover SUVs “over a safety issue that has the potential to deactivate the airbag.” The recall includes Forester Crossover SUVs between 2015 and 2018.

Ford Recalls 28,000+ 2019 Super Duty Pickup Trucks
October 3, 2019

Cars.com reports that Ford is recalling “approximately 28,600 model-year 2019 Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks built at the Kentucky Truck Plant and Ohio Assembly Plant from May 21 to July 26.” The “electronic locking rear-axle assembly may have a passenger-side axle shaft manufactured with steel that doesn't meet Ford specifications, which may lead to a fracture and loss of motive power while driving in two-wheel drive, as well as the inability to hold the Park function.”

WAYB Pico Child Restraints Recalled
September 17, 2019

Consumer Affairs reports that “WAYB is recalling 4,558 WAYB Pico child restraints manufactured between March 1, 2019, and May 12, 2019. The headrest's aluminum tubular frame can break allowing the headrest to detach, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.”

More than 2 Million Ram Trucks Recalled for Tailgate Issue
September 10, 2019

The Detroit Press reports that Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 2 million Ram trucks “because of defects that could lead their tailgates to open unexpectedly.” The recall applies to “2015-2017 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups equipped with an 8-foot bed and a power locking tailgate, all 2013-2014 and 2018 Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups built before April 1, 2018, with a 6- or 8-foot bed and a power locking tailgate”

Toyota Recalls 190,000+ Vehicles Due to Defective Airbags
August 29, 2019

USA Today reports that “Toyota is recalling about 191,000 Corolla and Matrix cars to fix airbags that replaced defective Takata airbags but may have been damaged.” The recall affects “certain 2003 through 2008 model-year Corolla cars and 2005 through 2008 model-year Matrix cars.”

Toyota Recalls 14,000+ SUVs for Faulty Rearview Camera
August 21, 2019

MSN reports that Toyota is recalling more than 14,000 of its 2019 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid's because the rearview cameras may not activate when the car is put in Reverse. The recall affects vehicles “made between May 27, 2019 and July 27, 2019.” MSN says that Toyota “traced the backup camera issue to a damaged electrical connector.”

Ford Recalls 108,000 Fusion, MKZ Vehicles Over Seat Belt Safety Issues
August 15, 2019

MLive (MI) is reporting that Ford “announced a recall of more than 108,000 2015 model Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles after a seat belt issue may stop people from being held in their seats during a crash, according to the Associated Press.” Ford “says front seat belt cables can lose strength due to heat buildup and then fail to hold passengers in place during a crash.” According to MLive, the automaker reported that “it is aware of one injury as a result of the problem."

Ford Recalls 2020 Explorer, Lincoln Aviator for Missing Park Release Cover
August 7, 2019

The Detroit Free Press reports that Ford Motor Co. announced a safety recall for the 2020 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator SUVs because the vehicles may be missing the manual park release cover, ‘increasing the risk of crash.’” According to the Free Press, “the recall affects 13,896 vehicles in the United States and 239 in Canada”

Volkswagen Recalls More Than 25,000 Vehicles Due to Airbag Issues
July 29, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Volkswagen is “recalling 27,822 of its 2015-2016 CC cars and Tiguan SUVs because a defective computer component can keep the airbags from deploying when needed in a crash or, in rare cases, make the airbags deploy even in the absence of a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.”

Allergan Recalls Breast Implants Linked to Rare Form of Cancer
July 24, 2019

The Wall Street Journal reports that the FDA requested Allergan to recall Biocell textured breast implants from the market after discovering the implants are linked to a higher risk of a rare cancer known as breast-implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma, which develops in the body’s immune system. The FDA said “it has now received reports of 573 cases of the implant-associated lymphoma and 33 deaths of such patients.”

Volvo Recalls More Than 500,000 Vehicles Due to Fire Risk
July 22, 2019

USA Today is reporting that “Volvo Cars is recalling about half a million cars worldwide because of a faulty engine component that may in extreme cases cause a vehicle to catch a fire.” The vehicles involved in the recall, include “two-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines manufactured between 2014 and 2019 in the following models: S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60 and XC90.”

Nissan Recalling Titan Trucks Over Issue That May Cause Electric Short
July 18, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Nissan is “recalling 91,319 of its 2017-2019 Titan pickup trucks because an electrical short could cause the engine to stall, causing a crash risk.” The problem “stems from potential damage to the alternator wiring harness, which may have occurred during the engine’s installation.”

Subaru Recalls Vehicles Due to Faulty Welds
July 12, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Subaru is recalling thousands of 2019 Subaru Outback and 2019 Subaru Legacy vehicles due to faulty welds, which means “the vehicles’ overall body structures aren’t as strong as they should be, NHTSA says, and they may not perform as designed in a crash.”

Mazda Recalls Over 250,000 Vehicles for Engine Software Problem
July 10, 2019

The AP reports that “Mazda is recalling more than 262,000 SUVs and cars in the U.S. to fix a software problem that could cause the engines to stall unexpectedly.” The recall includes “certain Mazda6 midsize sedans and CX-5 SUVs from the 2018 and 2019 model years. Also included are Mazda3 small cars from 2019.”

Ford Recalls 58,000 Vehicles for Engine Software Issue
July 9, 2019

USA Today reports that “Ford Motor Co. is recalling about 58,000 Focus cars in North America to fix a powertrain software issue that could cause a deformed fuel tank.” The recall affects “2012 and 2017 Focus vehicles with 2-liter GDI engines, as well as 2013-14 Focus ST vehicles with 2-liter GDI engines.”

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 80,000+ Jeep Cherokee SUVs for Transmission Issue
July 8, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 80,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs because “a software problem can lead the transmission to unexpectedly shift into Neutral, reducing power.” The issue “affects only 2014 Cherokees with a 3.2 V6 engine.”

Eye Drops, Ointments Recalled for Sterility Concerns
July 5, 2019

USA Today reports that Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for several over-the-counter eye drops and ointments sold at Walmart and Walgreens over “concerns the products may not be sterile.” According to the recall notice, it is a "precautionary measure," and "Altaire has received no reports of adverse events, nor has Altaire obtained any out of specifications results including sterility testing, for the products."

Volkswagen Recalls More Than 660,000 Vehicles Over Headlight Issue
July 2, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Volkswagen “is recalling certain Passat sedans and Atlas SUVs because it is possible that their headlights could be misaligned,” which means “they may not illuminate the road ahead or they may cause glare for oncoming drivers.”

Growers Express Recalls Fresh Vegetable Products from Green Giant Fresh, Signature Farms, Trader Joe’s
July 2, 2019

The AP is reporting in continuing coverage that Growers Express is voluntarily recalling “fresh vegetable products distributed across the nation under several brand names ... because of possible listeria contamination.” The AP adds, “Growers Express says in a statement the [affected] products...include packaged varieties of butternut squash, cauliflower, zucchini and a butternut-squash based veggie bowl ... sold under the brand names Green Giant Fresh, Growers Express, Signature Farms, and Trader Joe’s.”

Honda Recalls Additional 1.6 Million Vehicles to Repair Exploding Takata Airbags
June 28, 2019

The AP is reporting on the recall of 1.6 million vehicles in the US by Honda in order “to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators,” giving Honda the distinction of “completing its required recalls six months ahead of schedule.” With this last recall, “Honda says it will have recalled or accounted for 22.6 million inflators in about 12.9 million vehicles.” According to the story, Honda also “said it has completed repairs or accounted for 83 percent of the, among the highest in the auto industry.”

Fisher-Price Recalls Inclined Sleeper Accessories
June 27, 2019

USA Today reports, “More than two months after Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers the company is recalling an inclined sleeper accessory that was included with some play yards.” In a June 27, 2019 notice posted on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website, nearly 71,000 Fisher-Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards are included in the voluntary recall. “Advocates, including the American Academy of Pediatrics have urged the safety commission and lawmakers to eliminate the inclined sleep product category completely.”

Over 23,000 Audi Q3 SUVs Being Recalled Because of Turn Signal Issues
June 25, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Audi is recalling 23,421 2016-2018 model year Q3 SUVs over a “software problem” that may lead to drivers not being “notified when a turn signal has failed.” Without a “warning...the loss of turn signal function could increase the risk of a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.” The automaker “says that the LED turn signal is designed to work for the lifetime of the vehicle, but this problem keeps the car from meeting a regulatory requirement.”

Porsche Recalling Nearly 100,000 Vehicles Due to Roll-Away Risk
June 24, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that 99,665 cars and SUVs are being recalled by Porsche “because the cable that links the gear selector to the transmission can fail, allowing the transmission to be in a different gear than what the shifter indicates, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.” The motorist may “move the shift lever to the Park position and remove the ignition key, even though the gear box may not be in Park, NHTSA says.”

Compounding Pharmacy Recalls Drugs Following FDA Inspection
June 19, 2019

Modern Healthcare is reporting that “Premier Pharmacy Labs, a sterile compounding pharmacy, has issued a nationwide recall of nearly two dozen unexpired drugs following a recent inspection by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.” Premier “is recalling the drugs due to a lack of sterility assurance, based on concerns voiced at the FDA inspection.”

Sprouts Farmers Market Recalling Frozen Cut Spinach Leaves After Listeria Bacteria Found in Product
June 18, 2019

USA Today is reporting, “Sprouts Farmers Market is recalling frozen spinach leaves voluntarily after finding traces of listeria in the product.” Sprouts Farmers Market is conducting an internal investigation with manufacturer National Frozen Foods of Oregon.

Mizkan America Recalling Ragú Brand Pasta Sauces that May Contain Plastic Fragments
June 18, 2019

Food Safety News reports in continuing coverage that Mizkan America Inc. has issued a recall notice for an unreported amount of Ragú brand pasta sauces “from stores nationwide because they may contain fragments of plastic.

Ruiz Foods Products Recalling El Monterey Breakfast Wraps
June 16, 2019

USA Today reports that “Ruiz Foods Products Inc. has recalled more than 246,000 pounds of frozen breakfast wraps after some customers complained about ‘small rocks’ in the burritos.”

Land Rover Recalled Due to Defective Seat Belts
June 13, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting that Land Rover is recalling more than 16,000 vehicles due to defective seat belts. The recall includes certain 2016-2017 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUV models. The driver’s seat belt locking mechanism may not lock as designed in a crash. 

Amazon Recalls Space Heaters That Can Cause Fires
June 12, 2019

Business Insider is reporting Amazon “is recalling about 377,000 AmazonBasics 1500 Watt Ceramic Space Heaters sold from October 2017 through March 2019.” The company “voluntarily instituted the recall after receiving 30 reports from users in the US and Canada that said that the units can get too hot and malfunction, potentially burning or sparking and causing fires.”

Audi Recalls E-Tron SUVs for Battery Fire Risk
June 10, 2019

Wired is reporting that Audi has issued a voluntary recall for “some of its first electric vehicles over battery issues that could cause fires, though none have yet been reported.” The recall is for “1,644 E-Tron electric SUVs, only 540 of which have made it to customers.” The issue reportedly “stems from a faulty grommet seal, which sits in the vehicle’s wiring harness between the charge port and the battery.”

Claire's Recalls Makeup Set After it Tested Positive for Asbestos
June 9, 2019

USA Today is reporting that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says JoJo Siwa’s makeup kit sold at Claire’s is dangerous, as it tested positive for asbestos. Claire’s “has recalled the product after the FDA issued a warning to stop using the product immediately.”

Whole Foods Recalls Pesto Products Due to Undisclosed Nuts
June 7, 2019

CBS News is reporting that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) “has issued an allergy alert for undeclared nuts in two pesto products sold at Whole Foods Market stores in five states.” Whole Foods was recalling the pesto, which was sold in those states.

NHTSA Probes GM's Recall of Vehicles Due to Seat Belt Issue
June 3, 2019

Reuters (5/31) is reporting on NHTSA's investigation into “General Motor Co’s recall in 2014 of 1.4 million vehicles to address a problem with flexible steel cables that connect safety belts to the seat-mounted pre-tensioner.” According to Reuters, “dealers were to inspect for signs of damage and replace pre-tensioners as needed,” but NHTSA “said Friday it has received four reports from owners reporting anchor cable separations with no warning after the recall had been completed.”

Johnsonville Recalls 95,393 Pounds of Ready-to-Eat Sausages
June 3, 2019

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that “Johnsonville Sausage is recalling 95,393 pounds of ready-to-eat sausages that may be contaminated with hard green plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday.”

NHTSA Investigating 2014 GM Seat Recall 
May 31, 2019

The AP (5/30) is reporting that NHTSA is “investigating whether a 5-year-old General Motors seat belt recall fixed the problem.” The recall “covered about 1.4 million Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook SUVs from the 2009 through 2014 model years” because “a flexible steel cable connecting the front seat belts to the vehicle could separate,” in a crash. However, NHTSA “says it has four complaints that seat belts failed in the SUVs after recall repairs were done.” 

Mitsubishi Recalls Mirage G4 Sedans over Software Error That Could Lead to Airbags Not Deploying
May 29, 2019

Consumer Reports is reporting Mitsubishi is recalling about 26,000 Mirage G4 sedans “manufactured from March 24, 2016, through Nov. 28, 2017” because “a software error may cause the vehicle’s airbag system to mistakenly interpret vibrations from a rough road or driving with a flat tire as an airbag malfunction,” which could the vehicle to “disable all seven of the car’s airbags.” 

Target Recalls USB Cables That Caused Burns
May 29, 2019

USA Today is reporting that, “Target is recalling $15 charging cables that can pose shock and fire hazards.” The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning customers to stop using the cables, indicating that “Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns.”