Cycle Gear Recalls Semi Truck and Motorcycle Toys Due to Excessive Lead Levels

15 04 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 15, 2015 – (Motor Sports  Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Wheelies semi-truck with six motorcycles and push-along motorcycle with rider.

Hazard: The toys contain excessive levels of lead, which is a violation of the federal standard for lead content.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Cycle Gear at (800) 292-5343 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cyclegear.com and click on “Recall Notices” at the bottom for more recall information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 155

Description: This recall involves plastic Wheelies semi-truck with six motorcycles toy and Wheelies push-along motorcycle toys. The semi-truck has a dual-level trailer that carries six motorcycles and comes in red and purple with multi-colored motorcycles. The truck with the trailer attached measures 18 inches long by 7 inches tall. The truck has the item number Item # TAG66767 and SKU# 752249 printed on the packaging. The Wheelies push-along motorcycle is red with a rider in black with silver accents. The product has item # TBG04323 and SKU# 752251 printed on the package.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take away from children and stop using the recalled toys and contact Cycle Gear Inc. for a full refund. Cycle Gear Inc. is contacting consumers directly.

Sold at: Cycle Gear stores and online at http://www.cyclegear.com from November 2014 through December 2014 for about $10 for Push Along Motorcycle and $20 for Semi-Truck with six motorcycles.

Manufacturer(s): ShanTou MeiTian Trading Co, Ltd, AmerEuro Trading Limited

Importer(s): Cycle Gear Inc., of Benicia, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

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.

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Yamaha Recalls Viking VI Side x Side Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

14 04 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 14, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Yamaha Viking VI

Hazard: The rear wheels can loosen and cause the rear end of the vehicle to wobble or the rear wheels to come off and cause the vehicle to crash, resulting an injury or death hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 anytime or go to www.yamaha-motor.com, click on “Outdoors” tab, and then click on “Recalls” in the Corporate Links menus.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 3,500

Description: This recall involves 2015 model YXC700DF (Viking VI), YXC700DHFH (Viking VI Hunter), YXC700PF (Viking VI EPS) and YXC700PHFH (Viking VI EPS Hunter) side x side vehicles. Model numbers can be found on the owner’s manual. The letter F in the 10th position of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) indicates that the vehicle is 2015 model. The VIN is stamped on the frame behind the left rear wheel. The “Viking VI” model name is printed on the left side of the front hood. The vehicles come in Realtree (multicolor), hunter green, red and steel blue.

Incidents/Injuries: No reported injuries

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Sold exclusively at: Yamaha side x side dealerships nationwide from June 2014 through March 2015 for $12,800 to $14,600.

Manufacturer(s): Yamaha Motor Corporation, of Cypress, Calif.

Manufactured in: USA

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.

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BMW is Recalling certain 228, 320, 328, 335, 428, 435, ACTIVEHYBRID 3 and M235i vehicles

10 04 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 10, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Improper Plating on Fuel Pump may Result in Stall

Report Receipt Date: MAR 31, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V189000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 18,054

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

Model

228i

320i

320Xi

328i

328Xi

335i

335Xi

428i

428Xi

435i

435Xi

ACTIVEHYBRID 3

M235i

Model Year(s)

2014

2014

2014

2014

2014

2014

2014

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014

2014

2014

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 228i Coupe, M235i Coupe, 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, ActiveHybrid 3, 328xi Sports Wagon, 428i Coupe, 428xi Coupe, 435i Coupe, 435xi Coupe, 428i Convertible, 428xi Convertible, 435i Convertible, 328xi Gran Turismo, 335xi Gran Turismo, and 2015 428i Gran Coupe, 428xi Gran Coupe, and 435i Gran Coupe vehicles. Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2015. 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.

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Children’s Pajamas Recalled by Smooth Industries Due to Violation of Federal Flammability Standard

9 04 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 9, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Children’s Pajamas

Hazard: The pajamas fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Smooth Industries toll-free at (844) 216-2076 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Tuesday through Friday, or online at www.smoothindustries.com and click on the Product Recall link on the homepage.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 7,600

Description: This recall involves children’s one- and two-piece Smooth Industries pajama sets. The pajamas are made of 100% polyester and were sold in four styles: Ride Smooth, Honda, MX Superstars and Moto X. The racing-themed pajamas have large motocross-related graphics and were sold in red, white and black; orange, white and black; and red, blue and black. One-piece pajama sets were sold in sizes: 6 to 12 months, 12 to 18 months and 18 to 24 months. Two-piece sets were sold in sizes XS to Youth XL. “Smooth Ind.” and “smoothindustries.com” is printed on the garment’s neck label.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pajamas away from children, stop using them and return them to Smooth Industries for credit towards another Smooth Industries product.

Sold at: Authorized Smooth Industries motorcycle and motocross stores nationwide and online at SmoothIndustries.com and other motocross websites from October 2012 through January 2015 for between $30 and $35.

Importer(s): Smooth Industries, Oceanside, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

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.

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Yamaha is Recalling certain FJ, FZ, R6 and Super Tenere motorcycles

9 04 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 9, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Shift Cam Segment Stopper may Fracture

Report Receipt Date: MAR 25, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V176000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,900

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

YAMAHA

YAMAHA

YAMAHA

YAMAHA

YAMAHA

YAMAHA

Model

FJ-09

FZ-09

FZ6R

R6

SUPER TENERE

SUPER TENERE ES

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

SUMMARY:
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015 FJ-09 (FJ09F/FC), FZ-09 (FZ09F/FC), FZ6R (FZ6RF/FC), Super Tenere (XTZ12F/FC), Super Tenere ES (XTZ12EF/EFC), and R6 (YZF-R6) motorcycles manufactured September 1, 2014, to November 17, 2014. The affected motorcycles may have an incorrectly manufactured shift cam segment stopper, having a sharp edge on the inside of the bend instead of a smooth radius. As a result, the stopper can crack and possibly fracture at this sharp edge.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the stopper fractures, the transmission may not shift properly, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shift shaft assembly with a new one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926.

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.

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Ducati is Recalling certain 2010-2014 Multistrada 1200 motorcycles

6 04 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 6, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Cable may Prevent the Throttle from Closing

Report Receipt Date: MAR 16, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V152000
Component(s): VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,962

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

DUCATI

Model

MULTISTRADA 1200

Model Year(s)

2010 – 2014

Manufacturer: Ducati North America

SUMMARY:
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Multistrada 1200 motorcycles. The inner sleeve of the opening throttle cable may move and prevent the full closing of the throttle.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the throttle cannot be fully closed, there is an increased risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the upper throttle cover with one that prevents the inner throttle sleeve from moving, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2015. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati’s number for this recall is RCL-15-001.

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.

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BMW is Recalling certain 2015 428i and 435i Convertibles

31 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 31, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: MAR 13, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V148000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,067

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

BMW

Model

428i

435i

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 428i Convertible, 428i xDrive Convertible, 435i Convertible, and 435i xDrive Convertible vehicles manufactured October 22, 2014, to February 27, 2015. Due to a programming error, the driver’s front air bag deployment timing may be incorrect. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

CONSEQUENCE:
If the driver’s front air bag deployment timing is incorrect, there is an increased risk of personal injury in the event of a vehicle crash.

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the air bag control module with corrected software version, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015. 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.

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