Protection Problems & Recalls. Every automobile has an original VIN

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Enter a VIN to understand in case a vehicle that is specific become fixed included in a recall.

You’ve got been rerouted to the web web page because NHTSA’s VIN search device could be experiencing disruption that is intermittent to routine upkeep, sluggish maker reaction or hefty visitors to this site. To make fully sure you get the information that is important are searhing for, you are able to click the appropriate car manufacturer below to attend its VIN search device.

You could contact our Vehicle protection Hotline for help. We apologize for almost any inconvenience and many thanks for the persistence.

Light Vehicle Manufacturers

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Chrysler(Chrysler, Dodge, RAM)
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • General Motors (Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Hummer, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saab, Saturn)
  • Honda
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Jaguar
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Porsche
  • Subaru
  • Tesla
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Motorcycle Manufacturers

  • BMW
  • BRP Can-Am
  • Ducati
  • Genuine Scooters
  • Harley-Davidson
  • Honda
  • KTM
  • Piaggio
  • Polaris
  • Suzuki
  • Triumph
  • Yamaha

Where’s my VIN?

Look in the reduced left of the vehicle’s windshield for the 17-character Vehicle Identification quantity. Your VIN can be situated on your car or truck’s enrollment card, plus it might be shown on your own insurance coverage card.

What this search that is VIN will show

  • An unrepaired automobile impacted by an automobile security recall in past times 15 calendar years
  • Car security recalls from major light auto automakers, bike manufacturers plus some medium/heavy vehicle manufacturers

What this search that is VIN will likely not show

  • A car having a safety recall that is repaired. In case your automobile does not have any unrepaired recalls, you’ll see the message: “0 Unrepaired recalls connected with this VIN”
  • Maker customer support or other nonsafety recall campaign
  • Global automobiles
  • There might be a wait with extremely recently announced security recalls which is why not absolutely all VINs have already been identified. VINs are added constantly therefore please always check frequently.
  • Safety recalls that are far more than 15 years old (except where a maker provides more protection)
  • Security recalls conducted by little car manufacturers, including some ultra-luxury brands and specialty applications

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The Procedures From Complaint To Remember

What the results are to my problem?

Your complaint fuels our work. Find out about the various actions that cause recalls and safer cars.

From your own complaints to remember promotions

NHTSA dilemmas car security criteria and needs manufacturers to remember automobiles and gear’s that have safety-related defects. Find out about NHTSA’s recall procedure.


Reporting your trouble could be the crucial step that is first.

Your grievance will likely to be included with a general general public NHTSA database after individually information that is identifying eliminated.

This could indicate that a safety-related defect may exist that would warrant the opening of an investigation if the agency receives similar reports from a number of people about the same product.

Have security issue?

Report a nagging issue along with your automobile, tires, child car seats or any other gear. We review every issue once we strive to keep our roadways safe.


NHTSA conducts a study from reported complaints.

NHTSA reviews filed complaints from automobile owners as well as other information pertaining to so-called defects to decide whether or not to start a study.

NHTSA conducts an analysis of every petitions calling for problem investigations. In the event that petition is rejected, the good known reasons for the denial are posted when you look at the Federal enter.

NHTSA starts a study of so-called security defects. It’s closed if they notify the company of recall recommendations or they don’t determine a safety-related problem.


NHTSA reviews filed complaints from car owners as well as other information associated with so-called defects to determine whether or not to start a study.


Initiated security recalls need a manufacturer’s action to announce and remedy the defects.

A recall is given each time a maker or NHTSA determines that a car, gear, child car seat, or tire produces an unreasonable security danger or does not satisfy minimal security requirements. Many choices to conduct a recall and treatment a security problem are available voluntarily by manufacturers just before any participation by NHTSA.

Manufacturers have to fix the nagging issue by restoring it, changing it, supplying a reimbursement, or perhaps in rare circumstances repurchasing the automobile. View the Recall Report.

Utilizing our VIN lookup device, you are able to access recall information given by the company performing the recall that might yet be not posted on NHTSA’s site.

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