Product recalls or recall notices announced recently. Details are available in most cases at www.cpsc.gov and other websites or phone numbers listed.
Honda is recalling 104,500 cars in 49 countries worldwide to fix problems with the brakes.
In the U.S., the recall covers more than 13,000 Acura RSX compact cars from 2006 and 5,000 of the Honda S2000 sports car from the 2006 and 2007 model years.
Honda says some power brake booster parts weren’t made to specifications. That could cause a decrease in braking power over time and could increase the risk of a crash.
Honda found the problem by watching warranty claims. U.S. owners will be notified by mail in mid-July. Dealers will replace the brake booster if needed.
Details: RSX owners can call 800-382-2238; S2000 owners can call 800-999-1009
About 4,700 John Deere Gator RSX850i Base, Sport and Trail model recreational utility vehicles made between May 2012 and October 2012. RSX850i is on the hood and the serial number is on the rear frame above the receiver hitch. They were sold August 2012 through January 2013.
The oil filter can leak, posing a fire hazard. Pinholes or cracks have been identified in oil filters installed by the engine supplier that were not made to specification.
Details: 800-537-8233; online at www.johndeere.com.
About 241,000 Homelite electric blower vacuums, including model UT42120 with serial numbers BMP3540001 through BMR2103100, and model UT42120A with serial numbers BMR2120001 through BMR3421250. Model and serial numbers are located on a label on the left side of the red motor housing.
They were sold at Home Depot stores and web from February 2012-December 2012.
Objects drawn into the unit in vacuum mode can break through the plastic housing, posing a laceration hazard.
Details: 800-597-9624; online at www.homelite.com.