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Yamaha Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Crash and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 16, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Recall number: 17-727

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Snowmobiles with aftermarket turbochargers… 594 more words

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Samsung Investigation Finds Battery Was Likely Main Cause Of Galaxy Note 7 Debacle

Five months after Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 debacle began, the tech company is preparing to put the whole exploding phone thing in the past, starting with an inquiry into why the devices unexpectedly caught fire or began to smoke.  256 more words

Telecom & Technology

Tens of thousands of salt lamps recalled from Michaels stores

(WFLA) – A huge number of Lumiere rock salt lamps sold at Michaels stores are being recalled.

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission said the dimmer switch on the lamp and/or the outlet plug can overheat and ignite, posing shock and fire hazards. 55 more words

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Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 12, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Snowmobiles

Hazard: The fuel tank can crack and fuel can leak into the engine compartment, posing a fire hazard. 349 more words

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Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Bad Boy Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Risk of Serious Injury or Death; One Death and One Injury Reported

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 12, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles

Hazard: The off-road utility vehicles lack seat belts, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the operator and passengers in the event of a vehicle accident. 489 more words

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Toshiba Adds 83K Laptop Batteries To Recall Over Continued Overheating, Burn Hazards

Last March, Toshiba recalled the lithium-ion battery packs used in approximately 91,000 laptops that were found to overheat, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers. Now, the company is expanding the safety initiative, recalling an additional 83,000 units.  205 more words

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Video Of Dresser Falling On Toddler A Reminder To Always Secure Furniture

Each year, dozens of American children die after an un-secured piece of furniture falls on them. You’d like to think it won’t happen to you, but video captured by one family in Utah shows just how important it is to secure topple-prone dressers and other items to prevent them from creating a potentially deadly situation. 416 more words

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