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Off-Road Utility Vehicles Recalled by Bad Boy Enterprises Due To Crash Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct 21, 2009) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Classic Buggies

Units: About 3,900

Manufacturer: Bad Boy Enterprises LLC, of Natchez, Miss.

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John Stewart

Portable Generators Recalled

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Homelite, Husky and Black Max Generators Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot and Sam's Club Stores

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug 13, 2009) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Homelite, Husky and Black Max Brand Generators

Units: About 51,750

Distributor: Homelite Consumer Products Inc., of Anderson, S.C.

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John Stewart

Polaris Recalls Ranger Side-by-Side Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

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August 4, 2009
Alert #09-762

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: 2009 Polaris Ranger "Crew" and "6x6" Side-by-Side Recreational Vehicles

Units: About 3,800

Importer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

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Blitz Fuel Containers Recalled

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Blitz USA Recalls Enviro-Flo™ Plus Fuel Containers Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jul 28, 2009) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Enviro-Flo Plus Fuel Containers (1 and 2 gallon container sizes)

Units: About 4,000

Manufacturer: Blitz USA Inc., of Miami, Okla.

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Georgie Boy Recalls Norcold Equiped Motorhomes


Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
GEORGIE BOY / CRUISE AIR 2000 2002
GEORGIE BOY / CRUISE MASTER 1999-2003
GEORGIE BOY / MAVERICK 2000-2002
GEORGIE BOY / PURSUIT 2001-2003
GEORGIE BOY / SUITE 2001-2002
Manufacturer: COACHMEN RV COMPANY, LLCMfr's Report Date: JUL 16, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V289000 NHTSA Action Number: EQ08009
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 932

Summary:
COACHMEN IS RECALLING 932 MODEL YEAR (MY) 1999-2003 GEORGIE BOY CRUISE MASTER, MY 2000-2002 MAVERICK AND PURSUIT, MY 2000 & 2002 CRUISE AIR AND MY 2001-2002 SUITE MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH NORCOLD MODEL 1200LRIM REFRIGERATORS, MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 1, 2001 TO DECEMBER 31, 2002, WITH SERIAL NUMBERS BETWEEN 1273701 AND 1536607, NON-CONSECUTIVELY. A FATIGUE FAILURE IN THE SECTION OF THE COOLING UNIT WHICH CONTAINS THE REFRIGERANT COULD ALLOW THE LIQUID SOLUTION TO SLOWLY LEAK. IF A LEAK OCCURS AND THE REFRIGERATOR CONTINUES TO BE OPERATED AFTER SOLUTION CIRCULATION HAS CEASED THE HEAT SOURCE COULD GENERATE VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES. AT SUCH HIGH TEMPERATURES, THE COOLING UNIT COULD RUPTURE.
Consequence:
IF A LEAK OCCURS AND THE UNIT IS CONTINUES TO OPERATE, HYDROGEN GAS MAY BE EXPELLED AND CAN BE IGNITED, RESULTING IN A FIRE, POSSIBLY CAUSING SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
COACHMEN IS WORKING WITH NORCOLD AND NORCOLD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND THE VEHICLE'S REFRIGERATOR WILL BE REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE (PLEASE SEE 09E-027). OWNERS MAY CONTACT NORCOLD'S RECALL CENTER AT 1-800-767-9101.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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