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  • BMW recalls 7-Series cars because doors can fly open

    BMW reportedly recalls over 45,000 cars because of door malfuction.

  • Several models of battery-operated ride-on toys are being recalled because the acceleration pedal can stick, posing a hazard to children. Other recalled consumer products include lamps with defective switches and wicker furniture with lead paint. The Surge 12 V Camo 4 X4 was sold at Walmart nationwide between June 2016 and March 2017, the Surge 12 V XL Quad...

  • 2008 BMW 7-Series sedan.

    The recall covers certain 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li and B7 Alpina cars from the 2005 through 2008 model years.

  • DETROIT— BMW is recalling more than 45,000 older 7- Series cars in the U.S. because the doors can open unexpectedly while they're being driven. BMW says the doors may appear to be closed and latched but can inadvertently open due to road conditions or occupant contact with the door. The recall came after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...

  • JUNCTION CITY, Kan.— A Kansas food distributor has recalled nearly 100,000 pounds of precooked sausage products that might contain metal. The Food Safety and Inspection Service says the recall includes more than 8,000 cases of 16.6- ounce packages of "Eckrich Smok-y Cheddar Breakfast sausage, Naturally Hardwood Smoked." The products were distributed in...

  • The recall covers the external power supply controller for the HeartMate II, made by Abbott Laboratories' Thoratec unit and distributed from July 2012 until last March. The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday said 70 malfunctions have been reported, all after patients switched to a backup unit on their own. The FDA is warning users to only change the...

  • DETROIT— Graco Children's Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained. The recall affects certain My Ride 65 convertible seats with model numbers 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. Documents posted Wednesday by the National...

  • PORTSMOUTH, N.H.— The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the voluntary recall of 6,300 electric stoves in connection with the electrocution death of a plumber last year. The rangers were manufactured by Arçelik A.S. of Turkey. The announcement references the Aug. 2016, death of a 52- year-old New Hampshire plumber who was electrocuted...

  • Nathan's Skinless 8 Beef Franks

    The company that makes Nathan's and Curtis hot dogs is recalling more than 200,000 pounds (90,700 kilograms) of the products after getting complaints of metal found in the packages.

  • CINCINNATI— The company that makes Nathan's and Curtis hot dogs is recalling more than 200,000 pounds of the products after getting complaints of metal found in the packages. John Morrell and Co., of Cincinnati, Ohio, said it had gotten three complaints and notified the federal government Friday. The recall applies to 14- oz sealed film packs labeled "Nathan's...

  • *Hyundai says it will cooperate sincerely with probe. On Saturday, a Hyundai spokesman in Seoul said the company "has conducted recalls in compliance with U.S. regulations and procedure" and will "sincerely" cooperate with the probe. Kim Gwang- ho, then an engineer at Hyundai, flew to Washington in August 2016 to tell NHTSA the company was not taking enough action to...

  • SEOUL/ WASHINGTON, May 20- U.S. safety regulators have opened a formal investigation into the recall of nearly 1.7 million Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motor Corp U.S. vehicles for engine problems, according to filings. Acting after a Korean whistleblower reported concerns to the U.S. auto safety agency last year, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety...

  • About 85,000 coffee presses are being recalled because they can simply break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. The date stamp of March 2017 or earlier is printed on the underside of the plunger in a dial date code. They were sold at Fred Meyer, Kroger, Ross, Target, HomeGoods and other specialty and grocery stores nationwide and online at...

  • A technician holds a recalled Takata airbag inflator in Miami, Florida.

    Owners with potentially defective Takata air bags are eligible for financial assistance in getting their vehicles fixed and up to $500 in compensation. USAToday reports.

  • MIAMI— A Miami company is recalling 6,000 pounds of cheese from California stores because of possible bacterial contamination. A Food and Drug Administration news release says the affected Queso Duro Blando brand cheese, distributed by La Nica Products Inc., has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall followed testing by...

  • Workers inspect bare metal bodies on the production line at the Chrysler Toledo Assembly Plant in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Friday announced it is recalling 1.25 million trucks for a software glitch linked to one crash death and two injuries.

  • WASHINGTON, May 12- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Friday it would recall more than 1.25 million pickup trucks worldwide to address a software error linked to reports of one crash death and two injuries. The recall covers 1.02 million 2013-16 Ram 1500 and 2500 pickups, and 2014-2016 Ram 3500 pickups in the United States, 216,007 vehicles in Canada; 21,668 in...

  • WASHINGTON, May 12- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said Friday it is recalling more than 1.25 million trucks worldwide to address a software error linked to reports of one crash death and two injuries. The Italian-American automaker said it will reprogram computer modules because an error code could temporarily disable side air bag and seat belt pretensioner...

  • SEOUL, May 12- South Korea ordered Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Motors Corp to recall 240,000 vehicles over safety defects flagged by a whistleblower- a sharp slap on the wrist that will exacerbate reputational woes for the automakers. The move marks the first compulsory recall ordered by the transport ministry for Hyundai and Kia, which had resisted an...

  • This is the first time ever that the ministry ordered a compulsory recall of Hyundai and Kia vehicles, and comes after the automakers had rejected an earlier order for a voluntary recall, saying the defects did not compromise driving safety. On Friday, Hyundai and Kia said they "accept the administrative order," adding: "There have been no reported injuries or...