NHTSA releases video on understanding vehicle recalls

NHTSA releases 'Understanding Vehicle Recalls' video

This video explains what to expect if your car is recalled and what tools are available to you. It's the 4th video in our "Driven by Safety" series. The others are on preventing pedal errors and corrosion, and rearview video systems.

   DOT announces steps to address air bag defects
   after Takata acknowledges problems exist
 

Takata agrees to national recall of certain types of driver and passenger side air bag inflators. This expands the number of vehicles to be recalled for defective inflators to 32 million. NHTSA will coordinate remedy program.



>> News release | Takata page on Recalls Spotlight
 >> VIN lookup tool to see if your recalled vehicle still needs repairs

 NHTSA launches Recalls Spotlight for consumers

  

New feature will focus on presenting the latest information regarding the recalls you're hearing about right now.

 >> Check out Recalls Spotlight for the latest on Chrysler and Takata
 >> VIN lookup tool to see if your recalled vehicle still needs repairs

 

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TAKATA RECALL UPDATE
>> NHTSA has released lists of all affected vehicles by year, make and model. All VINs now searchable using our tool.

>> Complete Takata recall coverage

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