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Sony stops Xperia tablet sales due to defect in some units

Sony stops Xperia tablet sales due to defect in some units

Sony has stopped selling its Xperia tablet after discovering a manufacturing defect in some units. Tablet sales were put on hold after Sony found that there were gaps between the screen and the case on some units and that left the machines vulnerable to water damage. A gap between the screen and the case of a tablet that is supposed to be water resistant is a significant problem.

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Chrysler recalls 87,000 2010 Jeep Wranglers

Chrysler recalls 87,000 2010 Jeep Wranglers

Chrysler has recalled 87,000 Jeep Wranglers in 2010 model year due to the risk of fire. The recall only affects Wranglers from the 2010 model year that are equipped with an automatic transmission and rolled off the assembly line before July 14, 2010 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Ford Focus recalled over wiper problems

Ford Focus recalled over wiper problems

There is an insane number of intricacies when it comes to building a car. Even something as seemingly innocuous as the windshield wipers need to be assembled perfectly or there could be reasons for concern. Case in point - the latest automobile recall that targets more than 140,000 Ford Focus cars on the market. It's a problem that lasted for more than a year before Ford realized it and fixed it.

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Lenovo recalls 50,500 ThinkCentre desktop PCs

Lenovo recalls 50,500 ThinkCentre desktop PCs

Lenovo is recalling about 50,500 desktop PCs due to a defect with the power supply that poses a fire hazard. The models being recalled are the ThinkCentre M70z and the M90z, both all-in-one PCs featuring displays with multi-touch support. Only certain units built between May 2010 through January 2012 are affected.

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Kia Optima and Kia Rondo recalled amid faulty airbags

Kia Optima and Kia Rondo recalled amid faulty airbags

There's another recall on the books, auto owners, this time for 146,000 Kia vehicles on the road due to faulty airbag systems. The models you've got to look out for at the 2006-08 Kia Optima as well as the 2007-08 Kia Rondo, and the situation is that the spring system in the drivers side of the vehicle may become damaged over time - this resulting in no airbag deployment in crashes, that being bad. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration administered this recall alert this week.

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BMW Mini recall hits 235,000 vehicles

BMW Mini recall hits 235,000 vehicles

All the way over in Frankfurt there's been an announcement that BMW has recalled some 235,000 vehicles in their Mini brand across the world, citing an electric water pump malfunction as the reason why. What happens with this water pumps is that when it's supposed to be cooling the turbo charger, it can malfunction and cause the connected electronic circuit board to overheat. This malfunction can then cause the circuit board to smolder or outright catch fire. Mini drivers that this recall might affect should expect communication starting next month.

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Ford issues recall on over 400k Freestar, Monterey, and Escape vehicles

Ford issues recall on over 400k Freestar, Monterey, and Escape vehicles

Ford has issued a recall and a huge number of vehicles in order to fix defects on the cars that can lead to power loss of fire. The recall covers 205,896 Ford Freestar and Mercury clone Monterey vans. The recall also covers 244,530 Ford Escape SUVs along with an additional 40,000 Escape SUVs sold outside the US. The recalls are being handled in coordination with the NHTSA and were confirmed by a Ford spokesman.

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