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 nearly 34 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

NHTSA announces Fiat Chrysler public hearing and issues special order

NHTSA announces Fiat Chrysler public hearing and issues special order

Agency sets public hearing for July 2 over concerns the automaker has failed to remedy safety defects and issue required notices in about 20 recalls. New release | The issues

 

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TAKATA RECALL UPDATE
>> June 15: Honda releases list of additional vehicles
>> June 12: Daimler releases lists of vans and trucks affected
>> Eight carmakers now have VINs available on NHTSA's VIN search -- BMW, Ford, Chrysler, General Motors, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Saab, Subaru
>> Complete Takata recall coverage



>> NOTE: Not all VINs are available yet on our VIN search or the manufacturers' web sites, but NHTSA will provide information as it is available.

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