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Recalls for temperature and humidity sensors, Honda models

Published February 13, 2013 6:31 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

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 • Q-Series Temperature and Humidity Sensors, available from Siemens sales offices, partners, resellers and installers from June 2007 through August 2012 for $200 to $400.

Problem • This recall involves wall-mounted Q-series sensors that control heat, air conditioning and humidity inside commercial buildings, hospitals and schools. Four incidents of overheating and fires have been reported to Siemens, although no injuries were reported. Contact Siemens at 800-516-9964 from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at w3.usa.siemens.com.

Vehicles • Honda Odysseys 2011-2013 and Honda Pilots 2009-2013

Problem • One or more rivets that attach the air bag module to the air bag cover may be missing. The absence of more than one rivet could alter the performance of the driver's air bag during deployment, posing a risk of injury during a crash. Honda's recall campaign number is S75. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236, or go to http://www.safercar.gov.