FREE CARFAX CAR RECALL CHECK

CARFAX has a national database of open (unfixed) vehicle recalls reported by the auto manufacturers. Here you can check vehicle-specific auto recalls FOR FREE by entering the vehicle identification number (VIN) or license plate. Find out instantly if the car you own or want to buy has been recalled but not fixed.

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Airbag Recall Alert

The Takata airbag recall currently affects about 8 million cars in the U.S. CARFAX is working with the car manufacturers to help alert anyone driving or buying one of the affected vehicles. Check for this and other safety recalls here first. Read more...

Worried about buying a car that's been recalled but not fixed? This VIN-specific recall check from CARFAX can help you identify cars that were part of a safety recall issued by GM, Honda, Toyota, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan and other manufacturers. Make sure when you're buying a used car that you know if it has an unfixed recall so you can take action.

CARFAX data suggests that more than 37 million cars nationwide have an unfixed recall. That's one out of every six cars on the road! Check a vehicle identification number (VIN) or license plate for recalls here FREE. Recalls are almost always fixed for free at your local new car dealership.

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Shopping for a used car? A CARFAX Vehicle History Report also includes open recalls reported to CARFAX. Get a FREE CARFAX Report with every used car for sale on carfax.com. That's another way to know about open (unfixed) recalls and other issues reported to CARFAX.

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