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  • Ford expands US recall of Rangers after news of Malaysian woman's death
    Ford expands US recall of Rangers after news of Malaysian woman's death
    Ford has expanded its recall of Ranger pickup trucks in the US following previously undisclosed news regarding the death of a pregnant woman driving a Honda City compact on July 27 in Malaysia due to a faulty Takata airbag. The airbag was traced...
  • Vehicle recall: Air bag deaths due to shrapnel explosions
    Vehicle recall: Air bag deaths due to shrapnel explosions
    Drivers of vehicles manufactured by BMW, Toyota, Honda, General Motors, Nissan, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford, Mitsubishi and Mazda are being urged by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to a life-threatening air bag recall. News...
  • More headaches for Chrysler as it issues third recall in a week
    More headaches for Chrysler as it issues third recall in a week
    This has definitely not been a good week for Fiat-Chrysler, which has just issued a second recall involving Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango within days after a very muted debut of its new stock on Wall Street. On Tuesday, Chrysler recalled...
  • Cadillacs and Impalas recalled over fire risk
    Cadillacs and Impalas recalled over fire risk
    221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala are being recalled by General Motors because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they aren't needed, increasing the risk of a fire. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  • HP recalls 6 million power cords for laptops
    HP recalls 6 million power cords for their laptops
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)announced a recall by Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday. The recall involves 6 million power cords on certain HP laptops, and replacements will be made. The affected models included HP or Compaq notebook...
  • Ford Escapes recalled for 11th time
    Ford Escapes recalled for 11th time
    Ford Motor Co. just can’t seem to escape trouble when it comes to the 2013 Escape crossover. The company has just announced its 11th recall involving 159,395 Escapes and Focus ST hatchbacks from the 2013 and 2014 model years with...
  • Hyundai recalls 419,000 vehicles in 20 states
    Hyundai recalls 419,000 vehicles in 20 states
    Hyundai has issued three recalls affecting 419,000 vehicles in 20 states including Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Indiana, Delaware, West Virginia, Ohio,...
  • Volume of recalls offers job opportunities for dealership technicians
    Volume of recalls offers job opportunities for dealership technicians
    Nissan Motor Corp. has announced that it recalled an additional 226,326 older model vehicles equipped with airbags manufactured by Takata Corp. that could potentially rupture in the event of an accident and send schrapnel flying into passengers....
  • Plums are being recalled
    Plum, peach and nectarine recall affects local supermarkets
    Fresh fruit distributor, Wawona Packing Company located in Cutler, California is voluntarily recalling specific lots of stone fruits packed between June 1, 2014 and July 12, 2014, because they may have been contaminated with listeria monocytogenes...
  • Faulty vanity mirror wiring sparks recall of Grand Jeep Cherokees and Durangos
    Faulty vanity mirror wiring sparks recall of Grand Jeep Cherokees and Durangos
    Chrysler Group announced that it is issuing a recall of nearly 900,000 SUVs due to “faulty wiring in vanity mirror lights that can short circuit and set fire.” Although the recall was announced yesterday, Chrysler actually initiated an...
  • Graco car seats
    Graco recalls infant car seats
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Graco Children’s Products have announced this afternoon, that they are initiating a recall of 1.9 million infant car seats due to difficulty with the harness buckle. This recall will be...
  • Old Thompson pepper mill
    FDA announces recall of Old Thompson pepper
    Today, the United States Food and Drug Administration issued a statement that Olde Thompson Inc. of Oxnard, Calif. is recalling Kirkland brand pepper sold at Costco stores because of possible Salmonella contamination. Consumers who have purchased...
  • More than 89,000 GM cars added to recall list due to air bag radio defects
    More than 89,000 GM cars added to recall list due to air bag radio defects
    General Motors has announced the recall of 31,520 model year 2012 Buick Verano and Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze and Sonic compact cars because the air bags might not deploy. The problem affects a small metal tab called a shorting bar, which is designed...
  • Stop and Shop
    Stop and Shop:Recall of Boulder Brands' Glutino Rosemary And Olive Oil Crackers
    Following a recall by Boulder Brands, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC announced it removed from sale Glutino Rosemary and Olive Oil Snack Crackers due to potential Salmonella contamination.The following product is included in this...
  • Nikon spent $18 million to fix D600 shutters
    Nikon spent $18 million to fix faulty D600 shutters
    Nikon has just announced that it has spent roughly $18 million to fix faulty D600 shutters, which had a habit of spurting tiny droplets of oil onto the sensor and creating dark spots that many people first interpreted as sensor dust. The...