27 model-year 2013 Rolls-Royce vehicles are undergoing a recall because they have a defect in their fuel-filler neck. The Phantom luxury edition is included in the recall. The cars were made between November, 2012 and January, 2013. This problem may lead to a fire since the device, which prevents static electricity, could be defective. Owners were notified in early February 2013. Vehicle dealers will inspect and replace all affected parts free of charge, and owners can contact the NHSA vehicle safety hotline for further information, according to news reports.
Dolan Northwest issued a recall of approximately 1,100 Burien floor lamps after receiving three reports of the on/off foot switches melting.
One of those cases resulted in damage to the floor. When this electrical failure occurs, it is possible for someone to get shocked or for a fire to occur.
The product was sold throughout the Pacific Northwest in showrooms and online from November 2010 through September 2012. Unplug the lamp and return it to the store for a free repair.
Bosch dishwashers manufactured between 2000-2006 are undergoing a recall due to potentially cracking.They could lead to melting of soldering material or cause a fire. The firm announced they would sent repair agents to individual households to repair the problem. 20 models of dishwashers are included in the recall. Around 12,375 units are included in the recall. They were imported to New Zealand. There have been ten cases of the product failing as of yet. According to news reports, the problem occurs while the product is in use. Customers are advised not to use the dishwasher until it can be fixed.
Approximately 2,600 Riding Mowers were recalled by Toro Co. due to a fire hazard caused by the traction drive belt, which may wear through the fuel tank and result in a leak. There have been five reported cases involving leaks so far, none of which resulted in an injury. The mowers included in the recall are red and black with specific serial numbers. They were made in the United States and sold to Toro dealers across the country between January 2012 and August 2012. Customers are urged to stop using the product and get in touch with Toro immediately regarding a free repair, according to news reports.
Approximately 1,130 children’s pajamas are undergoing a recall due to the risk of burn injuries. There haven’t been any cases reported yet. The product is 100% cotton and intended for children aged 18 months to 14 years. The pajamas were sold in packs including long-sleeved tops and bottoms. They were manufactured in Turkey and sold for about $48 by Bodenusa.com between July, 2012 and September, 2012. Customers should contact the firm for details on a full refund, according to news reports. The product should not be used until returned to avoid any potential problems.
Around 20,500 speaker systems were recalled by the Bose Corporation due to the potential for failure of a component in the bass module, which may result in a fire hazard for customers. So far, there have been two cases of the bass module bursting into flames, but no injuries resulted. The product was manufactured in Mexico and sold to certain retailers in the United States between September 2009 and September 2012 for around $700 each. The system has two speakers, a bass module, remote control, and interface module. They come in black and the serial number is on the back of the bass module, according to news reports.
A variety of spray-on sunscreens were recalled when five reports were received concerning customers who caught fire. A spray valve may be the root of the problem because it is overapplying sunscreen and not drying completely. When it comes into contact with an open flame, the sunscreen could burst into flames. 23 varieties are included in the recall, and customers are urged to not use the product, according to news reports. The products were distributed across the country from 2010 to 2012. The Food and Drug Administration is helping to conduct the recall, and any reports of adverse events can be reported to the FDA.
Around 7.4 million Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid cars from the model year 2007-2009 are undergoing a recall due to a problem with the power window master switch. This may cause a fire. Vehicels involved with this recall include the Yaris, Highlander, Vios, Corolla and RAV4. This recall represents the larges since 1996 when Ford announced a recall of 8 million cars, according to news reports. “The driver’s side PWMS (power window master switch) may experience a ‘notchy’ or sticky feel during operation,” said Toyota in a statement. “If commercially available lubricants are applied to the switch in an attempt to address the ‘notchy’ or sticky feel, melting of the switch assembly or smoke could occur and lead to a fire under some circumstances.”
A voluntary recall was recently announced concerned 432 2013 SL-Class roadsters made by Mercedes. An air-conditioner refrigerant line may tear during a frontal collision. If this were to escape from a hose, it could lead to a fire. The vehicles included in the recall were made between December, 2011 and May, 2012. “A rupture of a refrigerant line will result in a gaseous mixture of refrigerant being released into the engine compartment. The testing determined that the escaping R1234yf refrigerant may ignite under specific conditions. The resulting fire could spread to additional combustible materials,” announced Mercedes news reports.
There is a recall going on for any Golf Cars and Utility Vehicles made by the company Club Car. The reason for this recall is a fuel leak which poses as a huge fire hazard. There have been several reports of leakage, although no injuries are known at this time. These Golf Cars were manufactured in the US and sold by Authorized Club Car dealerships.
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