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Recalls: Honda vehicles, Toyota Sienna, more

Honda vehicles

Company: Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 273,000.

Why? The air bags could burst in a crash due to defective inflators, sending metal and plastic pieces flying and potentially causing injury or death.

What models? 2001 and 2002 Accord, 2001-2003 Civic, 2001-2003 Odyssey, 2002-2003 CR-V, 2003 Pilot, 2002-2003 Acura 3.2 TL and 2003 Acura 3.2 CL.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call, toll-free, Honda at 1-800-999-1009 and Acura at 1-800-382-2238, or visit www.recalls.honda.com or www.recalls.acura.com.

Toyota Sienna

Company: Toyota Motor North America Inc.

Quantity: 210,000.

Why? The vehicles have incorrect information for capacity weight, which could cause tire overload and lead to tire failure.

What models? 2011-2012 Toyota Sienna vehicles.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Toyota toll-free at 1-800-331-4331.

Honda GL1800 motorcycle

Company: American Honda Motor Co.

Quantity: 126,000.

Why? The rear brake may drag, generating heat that could cause the rear brake to catch fire.

What models? 2001-2010 and 2012 Honda GL1800.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Honda toll-free at 1-866-784-1870.

Subaru vehicles

Company: Subaru of America Inc.

Quantity: 31,959.

Why? The brake's master cylinder could malfunction, causing an unexpected increase in braking distance needed to avoid a collision.

What models? 2012 Subaru Impreza, Legacy and Outback.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Subaru toll-free at 1-800-782-2783.

Rocketfish battery cases for iPhones

Company: Best Buy Co. Inc.

Quantity: 31,000.

Why? The battery case can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

What models? The Rocketfish model RF-KL12 mobile battery case is made of black lightweight, soft-touch rubberized material designed to hold the phone securely, and comes with a built-in battery. The model number RF-KL12 appears on the front of the product's packaging, on the packaging barcode, and in white print on the curved inner surface of the product.

Where sold? Best Buy and online from April 2010-September 2011.

What to do? Call Best Buy toll-free at 1-800-917-5737 or visit www.bestbuy.com.

Elliptical exercise trainer

Company: Nautilus Inc.

Quantity: 10,000.

Why? The foot plates can detach from the machine during use, posing a fall hazard..

What models? Schwinn 460.

Where sold? Nautilus.com, Amazon.com, Dick's Sporting Goods, AAFES, specialty fitness retailers and specialty sporting goods stores from July 2008-May 2011.

What to do? Call Nautilus toll-free at 1-800-259-9019 or visit www.schwinn.com.

Halloween projection flashlights

Company: Nygala Corp.

Quantity: 10,000.

Why? The flashlights can overheat, blister and melt, posing fire and burn hazards.

What models? The black and orange plastic flashlight is 6 ½ inches long and has pumpkins, bats, witches, haunted houses and cats on the handle. The flashlights come with six different plastic lenses that attach to the flashlight to project various images, including a pumpkin, bat, witch, haunted house and cat. The flashlights use two AA batteries. Flomo, HW189 and UPC 677916518266 are printed on the packaging.

Where sold? Discount stores from August 2010-October 2011.

What to do? Call Nygala toll-free at 1-800-445-5936 or visit www.flomousa.com.

Nissan Rogue

Company: Nissan North America Inc.

Quantity: 7,365.

Why? A problem with the installation of a circuit board could fail, disabling the assist function for the power steering and leading to a loss of control.

What models? 2011 Nissan Rogue.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Nissan toll-free at 1-800-647-7261.

Rechargeable external battery case

Company: Mophie LLC.

Quantity: 6,118.

Why? The battery case's integrated circuit switch can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

What models? The Mophie Juice Pack Air rechargeable external battery consists of a lithium polymer battery built into a plastic case designed to snap onto the back of an iPod Touch 4G music player. The battery cases come in black, blue or red. Only battery cases with serial numbers that have the first five alphanumeric characters of TR113 through TR120 are subject to this recall.

Where sold? B & H Photo, Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com and mophie.com since April 2011.

What to do? Call Mophie toll-free at 1-877-308-4581 or visit www.mophie.com/exchange.

Toyota Sienna, Corolla

Company: Southeast Toyota Distributors LLC.

Quantity: 518.

Why? The addition of the aftermarket Bluetooth, navigation system or overhead entertainment system could lead to a trim panel coming loose.

What models? 2001 Toyota Sienna, 2010-2011 Toyota Corolla.

Where sold? Dealers.

What to do? Call Toyota toll-free at 1-800-301-6859.

Recalls: Honda vehicles, Toyota Sienna, more 12/07/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 5:07pm]

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