Where Can Someone Find a List of Auto Recalls by Manufacturer?


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There are several ways to look up a list of auto recalls by manufacturer, including registering with a car's maker for direct alerts and checking with different websites that list safety recall information including Recalls.gov and United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). Other options available on these sites include looking up a vehicle by vehicle identification number (VIN).

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The USDOT and recalls.gov have a free search form that car owners can use to fill in the make, model and year of a car to check for safety recalls, which are redirected to the NHTSA's database.

Car manufacturer's have their own online system where an owner signs up for an account through online portal and files a car's make, model and VIN with the site along with a contact number or email.

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