Information for Owners

Today's cars are the safest in history thanks to the development of advanced safety technologies and owners reporting problems. If you think you have a problem with your vehicle, tires, equipment or car seats, tell us about it. Your complaints will help determine if a safety problem exists.

NHTSA releases 'Understanding Vehicle Recalls' video

NHTSA releases 'Understanding Vehicle Recalls' video
  • Check out Recalls Spotlight to learn more about the recalls you're hearing about right now

NEW! Has a recalled vehicle been repaired? Find out using our VIN search

Owners may not always know their recalled vehicle still needs to be repaired. NHTSA's new search tool lets you:

  • Enter a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to quickly learn if a specific vehicle has not been repaired as part of a safety recall in the last 15 years
  • Directly access the recalls databases of major vehicle and motorcycle manufacturers
  • Get the relevant recall information so you can contact the manufacturer or dealer about the repair if it was part of a safety recall
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