One recall is for 7,800 hooded sweatshirts that were sold at Kroger and Fred Meyer supermarkets nationwide between June and August for about $18. Both stores are owned by The Kroger Co., which is based in Cincinnati. The recalled sweatshirts have a front zipper and were made in Pakistan by Mira Loma, California- based Active Apparel.» Read More
DETROIT— Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire. The recall covers Tacoma Four-by-Four and Pre-Runner pickups from the 2005 through 2011 model years. The automaker says the leaf springs can fracture due to stress and corrosion.
Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 105,000 motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their clutches may fail.
DETROIT/ TOKYO, Sept 26- The safety recall in parts of the United States of millions of vehicles with potentially defective air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp may expand to include General Motors Co, according to documents filed this week with U.S. regulators.
Gas fireplaces with potentially leaky valves are among this week's recalled consumer products. They were sold from May 2014 through July 2014. FOR MORE: Call Hearth& Home Technologies at 800-883-6690 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.hearthnhome.com and click on Notices for more information.
Ford Motor Co. says it is unaware of any accidents or injuries related to the problem. The company said 745,000 of the vehicles were sold in the U.S., with 82,000 sold in Canada and 20,000 sold in Mexico. Ford shares rose 7 cents to $16.27 in morning trading.
Sept 26- Ford Motor Co said it will recall about 850,000 cars in the United States to fix a software glitch that could lead to a short circuit, delaying the deployment of airbags in the event of a crash. The affected cars are 2013-2014 models Ford C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles and could have a defect related to the restraints control module, Ford said.
Ford Motor has issued a safety recall for certain 2013 and 2014 models, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the first family has accepted compensation from General Motors for its ignition switch related crash.
Chrysler recalled about 350,000 vehicles because of a condition that may cause the ignition key to get stuck or inadvertently move.
DETROIT— Chrysler is recalling nearly 350,000 older cars and SUVs to fix defective ignition switches that can cause the vehicles to stall. The switches can slip out of the "on" position, which is similar to the problem that forced General Motors to recall millions of vehicles this year. All were built before May 12, 2008.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the recall by Chrysler of nearly 350,000 2008 vehicles for a potential ignition switch problem. The list of vehicles includes the Charger, Magnum, 300, Jeep Commander and Jeep Grand Cherokee.
NEW YORK— Nearly 1,900 Country Clipper riding lawn mowers are being recalled in the United States and Canada due to a fire risk. Shivvers Manufacturing Inc., the Corydon, Iowa- based company that makes the mowers, said it received four reports of the ignition modules overheating and melting. They include about 1,650 mowers in the United States and 261 in Canada.
Chrysler is recalling 230,760 SUVs to install a new part to prevent a fuel pump issue that could cause the vehicles to stall or not start.
DETROIT, Sept 22- Chrysler Group is recalling an estimated 230,760 sport utility vehicles globally to install a new part to prevent a fuel pump issue that could cause the vehicles to stall or not start.
GM is recalling thousands of cars over a parking brake defect that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed.
DETROIT— General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. The recall involves Cadillacs from the 2013-2015 model years and Impalas from the 2014 and 2015 model years.
Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. to fix a fuel pump problem that can cause the SUVs to stall.
The recall, posted Saturday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, covers some 2011 models with 3.6- liter V6 or 5.7- liter V8 engines. Chrysler says a relay can fail, increasing the risk of a crash, although the company said that as of Aug. 25, it wasn't aware of any crashes or injuries.
DETAILS: IKEA GUNGGUNG swing, which is intended for indoor and outdoor use by children ages 3-7. A permanent label is attached to one of the suspension straps, showing age recommendation, IKEA logo, Design and Quality IKEA of Sweden, GUNGGUNG article number 302.439. 74, supplier number 17915 and Made in Vietnam.
WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Federal auto safety regulators came under scrutiny in a Senate hearing on Tuesday for their role in General Motors' failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths.