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"Recall Alerts"

09-10-2001

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Publishes Recall of 2001 Honda Civic Sedans and Coupes
  2. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Publishes Recall of 2001 BMW 7 Series, BMW 3 Series, BMW X5, BMWZ8


(1) NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) PUBLISHES RECALL OF 2001 HONDA CIVIC SEDANS AND COUPES

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting 2001 Honda Civic sedans and coupes. The hose clamps on the filler neck tube have insufficient clamping force. In a collision, the tube could disconnect from the fuel tank, resulting in fuel leakage. 120,649 cars are subject to this recall.

Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time, should contact Honda at (800) 999-1009.

The NHTSA Recall Number is 01V182. The NHTSA notice can be viewed at http://www.safetyalerts.com/recall/a/013/v500.htm.


(2) NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) PUBLISHES RECALL OF 2001 BMW 7 SERIES, BMW 3 SERIES, BMW X5, BMWZ8

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting 2001 BMW 7 Series, BMW 3 Series, BMW X5, BMW Z8. The engine auxiliary/cooling fan operation is electronically controlled. Failure of the fan motor can cause the electrical circuitry of the fan control unit to overload and fail, causing the fan to stop operating, engine overheating and subsequent engine damage could result.

22,345 vehicles are subject to this recall. Consumers should contact BMW at (800) 831-1117.

The NHTSA Recall Number is 01V206. The NHTSA notice can be viewed at http://www.safetyalerts.com/recall/a/013/v510.htm.

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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