Honda RSX, S2000 Vehicle Recall [Canada]

Canada TC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Honda recalls some Acura RSX and Honda S2000 Vehicles due to brake impairment, crash hazards. TC: http://ht.ly/m3bMz

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2013/34141r-eng.php

Additional information:
Transport Canada (“TC”) reports the following vehicles are affected by this recall:

  • Honda S2000 Vehicles; model years: 2006, 2007
  • Acura RSX Vehicles; model year: 2006

According to Transport Canada, the Brake Booster on certain Honda and Acura vehicles may have been manufactured incorrectly and could develop a leak. As such, the Booster may be unable to maintain vacuum when the brake pedal is depressed. Loss of brake power assist could occur, which in turn, may result in a crash causing property damage and/or personal injury.

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Additional information about this recall:
TC ID number: 2013207
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2139
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Ford Lincoln MKZ Vehicle Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Ford recalls some Lincoln MKZ Vehicles due to electrical shock, injury hazards. TC: http://ht.ly/lQnje

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2013/33835r-eng.php

Additional information:
Transport Canada (“TC”) reports the insulation on the engine block heater power cord of some Lincoln MKZ Vehicles may become damaged if the cord is handled during very cold days (defined as temperatures below -20C). If this happens, it could create an electrical shock hazard, which in turn, could result in personal injury.

According to Transport Canada, the following vehicles are subject to this recall:

  • Lincoln MKZ, Model Year 2013 Vehicles

TC ID number: 13S05
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2098
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Harmony Convertible Car Seat Recall [Canada]

Canada TC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Harmony Juvenile Products recalls some V7 3-IN-1 Convertible Car Seats due to laceration hazard. TC: http://ht.ly/lDflj

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2013/33725r-eng.php

Additional information:
Transport Canada (“TC”) reports some Child Car Seats may not comply with the dynamic testing requirements of Canada’s Motor Vehicle Restraint Systems and Booster Seats Safety Regulations. During testing, bolts that secure the base of the seat to the backrest were observed to tear through, or partially through, the plastic shell, leaving exposed sharp edges and protrusions. These sharp edges could injure a child occupant as well as a parent and/or caregiver.

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TC ID number: 2013180
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2063
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Vactor, Guzzler Truck Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Vactor recalls some Guzzler CL, Vactor HXX Trucks due to fire hazard. TC: http://ht.ly/jRlya

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2013/26657r-eng.php

Additional information:
Transport Canada (“TC”) reports some Vactor Trucks equipped with 400,000 BTU Alkota Water Heaters were not equipped with burner oil primary control. If the burner fails to ignite normally, fuel could accumulate in the burner combustion chamber, potentially resulting in a fire causing injury and/or property damage.

Transport Canada says the following Truck models are subject to this recall:

  • Guzzler CL MY: 2012, 2013
  • Vactor HXX MY: 2012, 2013

TC ID: 2013100
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1835
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Hyundai Accent, Elantra, Santa Fe, Sonata, Tucson, Veracruz Recall [Canada]

Transport Canada RecallCanada/Ottawa: Hyundai recalls some Hyundai Accent, Elantra, Santa Fe, Sonata, Tucson, Veracruz Vehicles due to crash, injury hazards. TC: http://ht.ly/jL9tN

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2013/26517r-eng.php

Additional information:
Transport Canada (“TC”) reports the stop lamp switch on the recalled Hyundai vehicles may fail and cause intermittent operation of the brake lights. Failure of the brake lights to illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed could result in a crash causing property damage and/or personal injury.

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TC ID: 2013099
Manufacturer recall number: R0079
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1821
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Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MKS Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Ford recalls some Ford Taurus MY2012, Ford Explorer MY2013 and Lincoln MKS MY2012 Vehicles due to fuel leak, fire and injury hazards. TC: http://ht.ly/jFn4S

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2013/26433r-eng.php

Additional information:
Transport Canada (“TC”) reports the fuel tank on the recalled Ford and Lincoln Vehicles may have been manufactured incorrectly. As a result, some of the fuel tanks may not provide the expected strength in the event of an impact and may leak. TC says a fuel leak may also occur even in the absence of a crash or other impact. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire, increasing the risk of injury and/or damage to property.

TC ID: 2013093
Ford recall number: 13S03
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1804
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Dodge Challenger Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Chrysler recalls some Dodge Challenger Vehicles equipped with V6 engines due to fire, injury hazards. TC: http://ht.ly/jpneU

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/tc/2013/26395r-eng.php

Additional information:
Transport Canada (“TC”) reports some 2013 Dodge Challenger vehicles equipped with V6 engines have an electrical short circuit between the Starter Motor Cable Assembly Electrical Terminal and the Starter Solenoid. If this occurs, it could result in a vehicle fire, driver and passenger injury, and property damage.

TC ID number: 2013091
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1760
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