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Toyota recalls nearly 423K Lexuses for fuel leaks

Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U.S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires.

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Ford recalls Fusions; software causes key problem

Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem.

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Gov't pushes air bag maker on replacement parts

The U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem.

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.

Nissan recalls 2013 Altimas for hood latch problem

Nissan is recalling more than 238,000 Altima midsize cars worldwide because a secondary latch can fail and allow the hoods to fly open while the cars are in motion.

GM recalls some Cadillac, Pontiac sedans

General Motors is recalling more than 60,000 vehicles in North America, the latest round of recalls this year for the automaker.

2 children’s sweatshirts recalled for choking risk

Two different children’s hoodies were recalled Tuesday because of a possible choking risk.

Chrysler recalls vehicles to fix ignition switches

Chrysler is recalling nearly 350,000 older cars and SUVs to fix defective ignition switches that can cause the vehicles to stall.

New iPhones run into software, bending complaints

Apple pulls software update for its phones

Apple's newest iPhones ran into some glitches Wednesday after users complained that a new software update blocked their calls, while a widely circulated video showed the larger of the two new models is vulnerable to bending.

Kraft recalls some American Singles cheese

Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.

Recaro recalls over 39,000 child safety seats

Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child’s head move too far in a crash.

California firm recalls Caesar salad kits

A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam’s Club stores over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.Peanut and almond butters sold at Kroger, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.

Volkswagen recalls some Tiguans

Volkswagen of America is recalling 151,389 Tiguan SUVs due to the possibility of stalling.

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GM issues 6 more recalls covering 312,000 vehicles

General Motors on Friday issued six more recalls totaling more than 312,000 vehicles as the company cleans up past safety issues.

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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fix power window switches that can catch fire.

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Recalls this week: bicycles, aquarium heaters, off-road vehicles and more

A line of bicycles with a faulty front wheel and light fixture lenses that can shatter are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include aquarium heaters, off-road vehicles and welding torch handles.

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Government says GM owner site was faulty

If it reported your car wasn't recalled, check again

The government said Friday that General Motors vehicle owners should recheck the company's recall identification website if previous checks indicated their cars aren't being recalled.

Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.

GM to recall 28,789 Saab cars for safety defect

General Motors is recalling 28,789 Saab convertibles because the driver's seat belt retractor can break.

Blue Bird recalls school buses for steering issue

Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult.

California chicken linked to salmonella recalled

A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.

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Graco gives in, agrees to recall infant car seats

Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.

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Recalls raise questions about ignition switches

General Motors issued a new round of recalls for faulty ignition switches this week, but the company says the problem is different than the ignition switch defect that sparked recalls in February.

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Product Recalls This Week: air conditioners, bicycles, fireworks kits and more

A line of devices used to puncture a hole in a wine bottle cork are being recalled because they can cause the bottle to burst or crack. Other consumer products recalled this week include faulty bicycles and air conditioning systems with improper grounding.

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GM issues 3 more recalls covering 474,000 vehicles

General Motors extended its record-breaking string of safety problems, announcing Friday three more recalls, including a large one involving its top-selling vehicle.

Nestle recalls ice cream due to packaging error

Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages are mislabeled.

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GM recalling nearly 29,000 Cruzes to fix air bags

General Motors Co. is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated.

Kraft Foods recalls 260 cases of Velveeta

Kraft said Thursday it is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.

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GM recalling Camaros for ignition switch problem

Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors.

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