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Recalls for ride-on toy car, Volvo models

Published October 10, 2012 11:12 am

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The following products and vehicles were recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Unless otherwise indicated, discontinue use of the products immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information about the products, call the manufacturer or CPSC's toll-free hotline, 800-638-2772. Only some cars or trucks recalled are affected. Contact a dealer for your model to see if it is included in the recall. The dealer will tell you what to do.

Product • Bluestem Brands Recalls Ranger Rider Ride-on Toy Cars

Problem • The battery can overheat, smoke, melt and catch on fire, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ride-on toy cars, remove the battery and contact Bluestem for a full refund of the purchase price plus reimbursement for shipping and handling. The company is endeavoring to contact those who purchased the toy cars. For more information, contact Bluestem toll-free at 866-931-5417 from 6 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, or visit the company's websites at http://www.fingerhut.com or http://www.gettington.com, and click on "Product Recall."

Vehicle • Volvo S60 and XC60 2013

Problem • Volvo is recalling certain model year 2013 S60 and XC60 vehicles. A manufacturing defect within the Supplemental Restraint System control unit may lead to an inadvertent deployment of the seat belt pretensioner and/or inflatable curtain. Owners may contact Volvo at 800-458-1552. The Volvo recall campaign number is 257. Consumers may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationvehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236, or go to www.