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Off Road Motorcycles Recalled

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Off-Road Motorcycles Recalled by American Honda Motor Due to Risk of Swing Arm Weld Failure

November 13, 2008
Alert #09-708

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: Honda Off-Road Competition Motorcycles

Units: About 13,000

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Homelite Chain Saw Recall Announced

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Homelite Consumer Products Announce Recall to Repair Chain Saws Due to Chain Brake Failure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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 Chain Saws

Units: About 370,000

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

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John Stewart

Firestone Tire Recall Issued

NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation issues Firestone Tire Recall

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 08T026

Synopsis:
Bridgestone/Firestone North America Tire, LLC (BFNT) is recalling 135,310 Firestone FR380 tires, size P235/75R15, manufactured between June 4, 2006 and September 8, 2007, and 26,941 Lemans Champion SE tires, size P235/75R15, manufactured between June 4, 2006 and September 2, 2006. These tires were produced with insufficient tread base gauge. Continued use of the subject tires may lead to vibration and groove cracking. Extended use could lead to tread distortion or tread separation and loss of vehicle control. BFNT will notify owners and replace the affected tires free of charge. BFNT will also mount and balance the replacement tires, all at no charge or expense to the owner. The recall is expected to begin on or about October 29, 2008. Owners may contact BFNT toll-free at 1-800-465-1904 or visit their website at www.firestonetire.com.

For more information for this particular recall, please go to 08T026.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

 

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Recall issued for bicycle wheels

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Shimano American Corp. Recalls Wheels for Bicycles; Flat Tire Can Pose Injury Risk to Riders

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 23, 2008) - 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: Shimano Dura Ace Carbon Clincher Wheels for Bicycles

Units: About 275

Importer: Shimano American Corp., of Irving, Calif.

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Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty Recall

Report Date : October 22, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V525000

Model Year(s):
DODGE / NITRO 2007-2008
JEEP / LIBERTY - 2008

Manufacturer: CHRYSLER LLC

Mfr's Report Date: OCT 07, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V525000

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