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PRODUCT RECALLS 6/17/14

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FOUR MORE RECALLS FOR GENERAL MOTORS... INCLUDING ONE FOR ITS POPULAR CHEVY CAMARO MUSCLE CAR.
     G-M IS RECALLING CAMAROS MODEL YEARS 2010 THROUGH 2014, BECAUSE TESTS SHOWED A DRIVER'S KNEE CAN BUMP THE KEY FOB AND TURN IT OUT OF THE "RUN" POSITION, CAUSING A LOSS OF POWER.
     MORE THAN 511-THOUSAND CAMAROS ARE AFFECTED.
     G-M SAID IT IS AWARE OF THREE CRASHES RELATING TO THE CAMARO RECALL, THAT CAUSED "MINOR" INJURIES.
     OTHER G-M RECALLS ARE FOR SAAB 9-3 CONVERTIBLES MODEL YEARS 2004 THROUGH 2011... 2014 BUICK LACROSSE SEDANS... AND VARIOUS 2012 CHEVY SONIC COMPACTS.
     AFFECTED OWNERS WILL GET A LETTER EXPLAINING THE PROBLEMS AND HOW TO GET REPAIRS.


     TOYOTA IS RECALLING 2-POINT-27-MILLION VEHICLES DUE TO PROBLEMS WITH THE AIRBAG INFLATOR.
     THE COMPANY SAYS THE INFLATORS USE AN IMPROPERLY MADE PROPELLANT.
     THIS MAY CAUSE THEM NOT TO WORK RIGHT OR EVEN CATCH FIRE IN A CRASH.
     THE RECALL INVOLVES ABOUT 20 TOYOTA MODELS MADE IN 2003 AND 2004 AND SOME 2002 THROUGH 2004 LEXUS S-C 430 COUPES.
     TOYOTA SAYS THE ORIGINAL RECALL WAS ANNOUNCED LAST YEAR...
     BUT SOME OF THE FAULTY DEVICES WERE MISSED.
     TOYOTA SAID IT IS "RE-NOTIFYING" OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE 2013 RECALL.###
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