Consumer Alerts (page 16)


Honda Air Bag Recall

Honda has recalled nearly 438,000 cars globally to fix the vehicles’ airbag inflators. The Japanese automaker stated that the driver’s side airbags can deploy with...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Feb 10, 2010

Automotive Product and Tire Recalls

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) regulates vehicles and tires and has the authority to investigate consumer complaints regarding safety issues. In 2009, the...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Feb 9, 2010

Graco Stroller Recall

Graco Children’s Products Inc. has recalled approximately 1.5 million Graco’s Passage, Alano, and Spree Strollers and Travel Systems. The stroller’s canopy hinges present a laceration...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Jan 31, 2010

Toyota and Lexus Unintended Acceleration Problems

On Sept. 29, 2009, Toyota recalled several Toyota and Lexus vehicles after receiving 2000 reports of unintended acceleration that led to at least 19 deaths. ...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Jan 30, 2010

Dorel Asia Cribs Recalled After Child Death

On Jan. 10, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of approximately 635,000 Dorel Asia cribs sold by Wal-Mart, Sears,...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Jan 12, 2010

Ford Windstar Cruise Control Switch Recall

On Oct. 26, 2009, Ford recalled 4.5 million cars to fix cruise control deactivation switches, which shut off the cruise control when the driver presses...

  • H. Scott Bates
  • Dec 4, 2009