Toyota recalls 1.53 million Lexus Avalons for brake fluid and fuel pump problems
GM recalls 4,000 Cadillac SRXs over power steering problems
BMW recalls MW 5 series, 6 series, and 7 series manufactured between 2002-2010. The cars can develop a leak in the power braking system, causing a reduction in braking capacity
Mercedes-Benz C and E Class recall for power steering problems. The problem is most acute when driving slowly and increases the risk of a crash
Hyundai recalls 139,500 Sonata sedans because of a defect that could create a loss of steering control
Call your auto dealer and schedule repairs if you drive any of the above mentioned vehicles.
Baby Product Recalls
Evenflo recalls 18,000 booster seats because they may crack and subsequently fail in crash circumstances. A free reinforcement kit can be obtained by calling 1.800.233.5921.
Drop-side cribs sold at JC Penney recalled because the drop-side hardware can break or fail, allowing the drop-side to detach from the crib. When the drop-side detaches from the crib, a dangerous gap is created which can cause strangulation if your baby gets caught in it. Visit the company's website www.jdservice.biz/jcp-safety-notice to get a safe replacement.
Valco baby recalls jogging strollers. The recall involves the Tri-Mode Single and Twin strollers. The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant's body to pass through and become trapped at the neck potentially causing strangulation. Call 1.800.610.7850 or visit www.valcobaby.com to receive free replacement stroller.
Graco recalls Quattro and Metrolite strollers. The recall involves Graco Quattro Tour strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to November 2006. The strollers can cause entrapment and strangulation. The Consumer Products Safety Commission is aware of at least 5 reports of entrapment resulting in cuts and bruises. Call 1.877.828.4046 or visit www.gracobaby.com for more information.
Household Products Recall
Ryobi recalls cordless drills due to fire hazard. The Ryobi drills sold at Home Depot model HP 1802M cordless drill are the culprit. The switch on the cordless drill can overheat and posing a fire or burn hazard. Contact Ryobi at 1.800.597.9624 or visit www.ryobitools.com for a free replacement.
Trisonic compact fluorescent light bulbs recalled. The recall involves Trisonic 15, 20, 22, and 25 watt compact fluorescent light bulbs with the model numbers TS-EN 15W/Sp, TS-EN 20W/SP, TS-CFL 22WB or TS-EN 25W/SP printed on the base of the bulb. Call 1.800.661.7146 or visit www.trisonic.com for additional information or to report a problem.