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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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Sony forced to recall 1.6M Bravia TVs in Japan over fire risk

Sony forced to recall 1.6M Bravia TVs in Japan over fire risk

Sony has been making TVs and other things for a very long time. The Sony Bravia line of HD and 3D TVs are some of the most popular around the world including in Sony's home country of Japan. Sony has made an announcement today that isn’t good for the hoards of Japanese HDTV owners that purchased the Bravia brand. Sony has been asked by the Japanese trade ministry to recall 1.6 million Bravia TVs that are on the Japanese market.

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54 Chinese bullet trains recalled for safety reasons

54 Chinese bullet trains recalled for safety reasons

It hasn't been long since China saw one of the worst rail disasters in the history of the super fast bullet trains that crisscross the country. Two of the hi-speed trains collided killing about 40 people. The tragedy triggered what some say is an unusual wave of critical coverage in the media and public fury. The accident also resulted in a freeze of new approvals for rail projects in China.

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