Recalls for 05/03/2016

Cascade Designs Recalls Avalanche Rescue Probes Due to Risk of Suffocation
05/03/2016 Product Recall

The lock button on the probe can fail to engage and lock, causing the probe not to function as intended. This can interfere with finding someone buried beneath snow.

  • Company:
    Cascade Designs Inc.
  • Product:
    Avalanche rescue probes
  • Problem
    Entanglement Hazard
  • Recall Number
    16-155
2016 MERCEDES BENZ SLK300 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
05/03/2016 Vehicle Recall

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 SLK300 vehicles manufactured June 2, 2015 to July 14, 2015 and equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The backup power supply for the ignition switch in the affected vehicles may not have been properly connected. As a result, if the vehicle is being driven and there is a loss of power from the main vehicle battery, the transmission cannot be shifted to "Park" nor can the electric parking brake be applied.

  • Company:
    Mercedes-Benz
  • Recall Number
    16V211000
2016 TOYOTA AVALON - AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
05/03/2016 Vehicle Recall

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Avalon and Camry vehicles manufactured November 30, 2015 to March 4, 2016. The occupant classification system (OCS) that activates or deactivates the front passenger seat air bag system may have been improperly calibrated. As a result, the front passenger air bag and the front passenger knee air bag may not deploy as intended in certain crash scenarios. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

  • Company:
    Toyota
  • Recall Number
    16V215000
2017 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 - SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
05/03/2016 Vehicle Recall

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2016 Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon and GMC Yukon XL vehicles. The front upper control arms may have inadequate welds near the control arm bushing.

  • Company:
    GMC
  • Recall Number
    16V256000
2017 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 - SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
05/03/2016 Vehicle Recall

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2016 Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon and GMC Yukon XL vehicles. The front upper control arms may have inadequate welds near the control arm bushing.

  • Company:
    GMC
  • Recall Number
    16V256000
2017 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 - SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
05/03/2016 Vehicle Recall

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2016 Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon and GMC Yukon XL vehicles. The front upper control arms may have inadequate welds near the control arm bushing.

  • Company:
    GMC
  • Recall Number
    16V256000
2016 SHASTA AIRFLYTE - EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE
05/03/2016 Vehicle Recall

Forest River, Inc. (Forest River) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Shasta Airflyte 16 foot and 19 foot recreational vehicles manufactured from April 28, 2015, through May 14, 2015. The dinette table on the affected vehicles may not have adequate support when lowered on its supporting leg.

  • Company:
    SHASTA
  • Recall Number
    16V218000
Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards
05/03/2016 Product Recall

The heating element can fail and rupture, posing shock and burn hazards to the user.

  • Company:
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
  • Product:
    Rival brand electric water kettles
  • Problem
    Carbon Monoxide Hazard
  • Recall Number
    16-154