Recalls include Fords, Odysseys, Cadillacs and golf carts

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Each week the Personal Injury Law Offices of d’Oliviera & Associates compile a summary of recalls, FDA warnings, market withdrawals and safety alerts that they feel the public should be aware of for their safety and so that they can make informed decisions.

Here are 34 recalls to be aware of this week:

Medical Devices & Equipment
  • Medtronic is recalling the specified insulin pumps due to a missing or broken retainer ring which helps to lock the insulin cartridge into place in the pump’s reservoir compartment.
  • Teleflex Incorporated Announces Worldwide Voluntary Recall of Comfort Flo® Humidification System.
Pharmaceuticals/Drugs
Auto
  • Ford is recalling over 240,000 SUVs and cars worldwide because a suspension part can fracture and increase the risk of a crash.
  • Honda is recalling 241,000 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. to fix a wiring problem that could cause a fire.
  • Model year 2014-2015 Cadillac CTS-V Sport vehicles recalled. The rear wheels may lock up.
  • FCA recalls 2019-20 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks for transmission fluid leak.
  • 2016 Mazda CX-5 recalled to address failing DRLs. Models equipped with LED daytime running lights may exhibit poor illumination or outright failure.
  • New recall issued in 2019 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra brake software saga.
  • Recalled 2006-2011 Hyundai Elantras could short and catch fire. More than 400,000 sedans and hatchback included.
  • Select 2020 Jeep Wranglers recalled due to improper axle weld. Up to 3,005 vehicles might be affected.
  • Tesla Inc. is recalling 15,000 Model X SUVs because of a potential issue that can lead to a loss of power steering assist that could make steering harder and increase the risk of a crash.
Utility/Recreational Vehicles & Automotive Accessories
  • Keystone RV recalls various Crossroads trailers. A short circuit in WiFi prep wiring may pose a fire risk.
  • Forest River recalls model year 2020 Vengeance trailers. The federal placard has the incorrect axle rating, tire/wheel size and tire PS.
  • Forest River recalls recreational trailers with possible braking issue. The emergency break-away switch may fail.
  • Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Gas-Powered Golf, PTV, Utility and Shuttle Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard. The starter generator wire can be improperly secured, allowing it to come into contact with the vehicle’s exhaust, posing a fire hazard.
  • Yamaha Recalls Golf Cars Due to Crash Hazard. The front wheel hubs on the golf cars can crack causing the front wheels to detach, posing a crash hazard that could result in injury or death to the user or bystander.
Food, Beverage & Nutritional Supplements
Pet Food & Animal Products
Sporting Equipment
  • Rawlings recalls catcher’s helmets. The back plate of the catcher’s helmet can fail to protect the player.
Household Products
  • Fanim Industries Recalls Harbor Breeze Santa Ana Ceiling Fan Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores. The fan’s blade holders can break allowing the blade to be ejected from the fan, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
  • Star Water Systems recalls sump pumps. The sump pumps can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
  • DR Power Equipment recalls walk behind leaf blowers. The blades inside the leaf blower can break off and discharge from the unit.

Sources:

fda.gov, cspc.gov, usda.gov, reuters.com, safekids.org, goodhousekeeping.com, consumeraffairs.com, foodsafetynews.com, usatoday.com, autoblog.com, powersportsbusiness.com, roadandtrack.com, uscgboating.org, wemakeitsafer.com, guns.com

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