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Auto Recalls

Recalls.gov lets you search for the latest recalls on motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics, and more.

• A breakdown in your vehicle may be part of a defect in the model that affects other car owners. You may be able to negotiate a lower repair price or receive a reimbursement for repair work if the vehicle has been cited in a recall or in a service bulletin.

alldata.com posts service bulletins and recall notices for your vehicle.

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How to check safety record of a used car

How to check safety record of a used car

Buying a used car? Here's an easy way to check if there are any safety issues or recalls. This link could save your lifeā€¦

Easy Way To Stay on Top of Auto Recalls

If you're concerned with auto safety, the government now has a notification e-mail system that will alert you to recalls for your specific make, model, and year of car. Here's a simple way to learn about auto recalls There are recalls of cars all the time. Some serious, like braking ...

Used car outfit selling recalled cars

Used car outfit selling recalled cars

America's dominant used car seller offers a no-pressure way to sell or buy a car. But let the buyer beware if you're purchasing from them--here's why.

GM ignition key defect kills 13 people

After the untimely death of 13 people, GM has finally fessed up about a manufacturing defect that lead to airbags not deploying in accidents. GM has issued an unequivocal public apology for having dithered nearly a decade after it knew about a ignition switch defect in more than 1.6 million ...

How to find the best auto repair shops

When the chips are down and you need a car repair, where's the best place to get it done? Back in 1987, I bought an Acura Integra. When it needed service, a friend who also had an Integra recommended a dedicated shop that only worked on Hondas and Acuras. It's ...

The Clark Smart steps for buying a new car

If you're in the market for a new car, here are my tips for making a smart purchase. Here's how to buy a new car First, go to your credit union, online bank or traditional bank and prequalify for a car loan (or apply online.) That tells you how much ...

Car Warranty Expired? The Manufacturer May Still Pay for Your Repair

Vehicle recalls get a lot of publicity in the news, but too often people just ignore them in their daily lives. It's estimated only one out of three people will comply once notified of a recall. That's downright dangerous. But in the world of car maintenance, not everything is a ...

Ford makes amends for inflating EPA estimates

Ford makes amends for inflating EPA estimates

Purchased a new fuel-efficient car from Ford recently? You might be eligible for restitution because the automaker was inflating fuel economy numbers.

Hot deals on new and used cars

With the average cost of cars right around $32,000, is it possible to buy one for less? You betcha! Car buyers keep pushing the price of cars up and up and they keep taking out longer and longer car loans. I read a recent report about some loans stretching out ...

How to find a good mechanic

Women are generally quoted higher on car repairs than men, according to a new study out of Northwestern University. It seems old habits die hard. There may have been a time in the past when men generally knew more about the workings of automobiles. But the technology in cars today ...

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