January Recall Round-Up - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock


January Recall Round-Up

This month's recall begins on the roadway where you'll find thousands of recalled automobiles. Chrysler has ordered dealers to stop selling the 2004 Dodge Durango because of a defect. The throttle control cable needs to be repaired because of a water leak. Chrysler must repair all Durangos already purchased and those on dealer lots.

Chrysler is also recalling 2.7 million older model cars to replace the floor-mounted shifter assembly. The recall involves the 1995 to 1999 Chrysler Cirrus, Dodge Stratus and Plymouth Breeze. It also affects the 1996 to 1999 Sebring Convertible, the 1993 to 1999 Chrysler 300-M, Concorde, LHS, Dodge Intrepid and Eagle Vision.

A power steering problem is forcing General Motors to recall more than 800,000 vehicles. Affected models include the 1996 Buick Regal and 1997 and 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass, Chevy Lumina, Monte Carlo, Malibu, and Intrigue. Automobile owners will get a letter if their vehicle is recalled.

Now for a recall that may affect your children. Graco is recalling 400,000 bumble bee toys that attach to high chairs and walkers. The antenna on the toy can break off and choke a child. The recall only affects the blue bumble bee toy. Consumers should discard the toy immediately and contact Graco at 1-800-258-3213 to receive a free replacement toy.

Finally, feathers can be flammable. Susan Bristol LTDis recalling womens' sweaters with marabou feather trim. The feathers are highly flammable. Return the sweater where purchased for a refund. The tag of the sweater will include the following number: RN #43189. Consumers should contact the company at 1-800-537-4309 for more information.

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