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Recalls
Aston Martin recalls 7,000+ vehicles over seat heaters

Aston Martin recalls just about every two-door it's sold in the US since July 2006 because of a switch that may not turn off the seat heater.

Followup
Hot Cross Buns: NHTSA reportedly set to investigate seat heater burns

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is now looking into whether or not seat heaters pose an "unreasonable risk to safety," according to USA Today. The government agency is currently shuffling through dozens of reports of burns associated with overactive heaters, and Johnson Clifton Larson & Schaler, an Oregon law firm, says t

Hot Cross Buns: Mazda recalls 2010 CX-9 due to seat (over)heaters

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Jeep owners on hot seat as DCX recalls 111,000 Grand Cherokees

Owners of some 2003 and 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees can be expecting a recall letter sometime in July; that is, if they haven't already experienced charred backsides urging them to return to their dealers. DaimlerChrysler will be performing a campaign on the vehicles to address an issue with the vehicle's heated seats, which can malfunction and lead to a fire. The problem is said to be related to the company's use of a "thin film" carbon resistive element, which repla