Arctic Cat Recalls Side-by-Side Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

23 08 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 23, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Side-by-side utility vehicles

Hazard: The throttle cable can stick and prevent the throttle mechanism from returning to an idle position upon release of the throttle and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard and risk of injury.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on “Customer Care,” then “Product Recall,” and then “List of Safety Bulletins” for more information.

160823 CPSC 2016 Arctic Cat 700 HDX Hunter Edition 160823 CPSC 2016 Arctic Cat 700 HDX XT Black
160823 CPSC 2016 Arctic Cat 700 HDX XT TAG Green 160823 CPSAC 2017 Arctic Cat 700 HDX CREW

RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 4,500

Description: This recall involves all model year 2016 Arctic Cat 700 HDX models and model year 2017 Arctic Cat 700 HDX CREW models within the vehicle identification number range of 300001 through 301280. The recalled utility vehicles have four wheels with side-by-side seating for three or six people. They were sold in a variety of colors including green, black, fire red, true timber camo and other colors. “Arctic Cat” is printed on the sides, front and rear of the utility vehicles. “HDX” is printed on the sides of the front fenders. The vehicle identification number on the 700 HDX CREW models is stamped into the upper frame tube under the rear of the cargo box.

Incidents/Injuries: Arctic Cat has received 14 reports of the throttle cable malfunctioning, including one report of a wrist injury.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled side-by-sides and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Artic Cat is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Sold at: Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from April 2015 through July 2016 for between $14,500 and $16,000.

Manufacturer(s): Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn.

Manufactured in: U.S.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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Bentley is Recalling certain 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spur vehicles

17 08 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 17, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Sunroof Glass may Detach from Vehicle

Report Receipt Date: JUL 19, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V539000
Component(s): VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 127

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BENTLEY

Model

CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR

Model Year(s)

2007 – 2009

Manufacturer: Bentley Motors, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spur vehicles manufactured April 25, 2007 through October 31, 2008. The sunroof glass on the affected vehicles may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame. As a result, the sunroof glass may detach from the car while driving.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the glass detaches from the sunroof frame it could be come a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will apply additional adhesive between the sunroof glass frame and sunroof glass panel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016. Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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BMW is Recalling certain 2015 BMW M5 and M6 sedans

16 08 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 16, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Inadequately Welded Driveshaft may Fracture

Report Receipt Date: JUL 19, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V540000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 956

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

BMW

Model

M5

M6

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 BMW M5 sedans manufactured September 4, 2014, through December 4, 2014, 2015 M6 coupes manufactured September 3, 2014, through December 3, 2014, 2015 M6 convertibles manufactured September 8, 2014, through December 4, 2014, and 2015 M6 Gran Coupe vehicles manufactured September3, 2014, through December 4, 2014. The affected vehicles have a driveshaft that may have been inadequately welded during manufacturing.

CONSEQUENCE:
Due to the improper weld, the driveshaft may fracture and fail, causing loss of drive to the rear wheels and a loss of propulsion. Additionally, if the car is turned off and exited without the parking brake applied, the car may roll. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driveshaft, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 6, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Honda is Recalling certain 2015-2016 CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles

15 08 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 15, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Connecting Rod Bearing Retainer may Fail

Report Receipt Date: JUL 12, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V528000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,424

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

HONDA

HONDA

Model

CB300F

CBR300R

Model Year(s)

2015 – 2016

2015 – 2016

Manufacturer: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

SUMMARY:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 CBR300RA, CBR300R and CB300F motorcycles. The affected motorcycles may have an improperly machined crankshaft which may result in the failure of the connecting rod bearing retainer.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the connecting rod bearing retainer fails, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 31, 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda’s number for this recall is KB9.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is Recalling certain 2015 C300 and C400 vehicles

8 08 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 8, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Headlamps/FMVSS 108

Report Receipt Date: FEB 11, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V087000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,137

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

MERCEDES-BENZ

MERCEDES-BENZ

Model

C300

C400

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 C300 and C400 vehicles manufactured from June 18, 2014, through September 5, 2014, that fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” The affected vehicles were assembled with horizontal adjustment mechanisms that allow the owner to change the horizontal adjustment used during the manufacturing process, instead of the proper sealing caps.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the original horizontal adjustment is used to alter the low beam aim, the misaimed headlamp may not properly illuminated the road or cause increased glare to oncoming drivers, which increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the horizontal adjustment mechanisms on the headlamps with sealing caps on the affected vehicles. The recall began May 23, 2016. Owners may contact Mercedes at 1-800-367-6372.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 

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Porsche is Recalling certain 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Electric vehicles

3 08 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 3, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Seat Belt Mounting Screws may Fail

Report Receipt Date: JUL 08, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V520000
Component(s): SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 306

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

PORSCHE

Model

918 SPYDER

Model Year(s)

2015

Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain model year 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Electric vehicles manufactured February 2, 2015 through July 1, 2015. In the affected vehicles, incorrect screws might have been used when re-installing and/or re-securing the seat belt mount or the seat belt reel during vehicle service.

CONSEQUENCE:
In the event of a crash, the incorrect bolts may not keep the seat belts properly anchored to the car, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupants.

REMEDY:
Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and as necessary, replace the seat belt mount and seat belt reel attaching bolts, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AG04.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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John Deere Recalls High-Performance Gator Due to Fire Hazard

29 07 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 29, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Utility vehicles
Hazard: The fuel hose could leak or separate when the fuel system is pressurized, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy: Repair
Consumer Contact: Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or online at www.deere.com and click on “Recall Information” on the drop-down menu under “Services & Support” for more information.

160729 Serial number located at the rear of the machine above the hitch160729 Recalled John Deere High-Performance Gator RSX860i utility vehicle

RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 240

Description: This recall involves John Deere High-Performance Gator™ RSX860i TB and RSX860i TE utility vehicles manufactured in June 2016 with serial numbers beginning with 1M0860T. The recalled utility vehicles are four-wheel with side-by-side seating for two people and have a green hood and yellow rims. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is on the firm’s website. The model number is printed on the hood and John Deere is printed on the cargo box. The serial number is located on the frame at the rear of the machine above the hitch.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting all registered owners of the recalled utility vehicles directly.

Sold at: John Deere dealers nationwide from June 2016 through July 2016 for between $12,300 and $14,000.

Manufacturer(s): Deere & Company, of Moline, Ill.

Manufactured in: U.S.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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