How do you find out if my car has a recall Australia?

To find out if a vehicle is subject to a recall please refer to the recalls section Product Safety Australia website. The ACCC has developed guidance material to assist consumers. See one of the following links for further information: Consumer Rights & guarantees—a guide for consumers.

How to check if your car has a recall

  1. Find your VIN. Your unique 17-character vehicle identification number (VIN) can be found in a number of places.
  2. Check the NHTSA database. Go to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s recall page, at, and enter your VIN.
  3. Call your dealer.

Beside above, how do I know if my Ford has a recall? Ford Recalls and Field Service Actions

  1. Enter your VIN. Enter your Vehicle’s 17 digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) in the search bar.
  2. See your Results. Any safety issues that need to be addressed will be displayed.
  3. Arrange Repairs.

One may also ask, does my car have any recalls Australia?

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) administers product recalls in Australia: A list of all active and historic vehicle related recalls can be viewed on the Product Safety Australia website. Follow this link for information on the purchase and consumer rights for motor vehicles.

Can I look up recalls by VIN number?

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. These radio buttons will appear conditionally on the VIN you choose.

Do recalls expire?

While car recalls don’t have an expiration date, they are only enforced for “reasonable periods,” the agency says. Basically, a recall is over if a vehicle’s manufacturer goes out of business, or if the parts needed to make the necessary repair are no longer being made.

How long does a car recall last?

The statute of limitations, according to NHTSA, for all no-charge recall repairs is 10 years from the original sale date of the vehicle. However, one exception is tires. Tire recall repairs must be completed within 60 days of receiving a recall notice.

What cars are on the recall list?

Available Manufacturers Acura Audi BMW BMW Motorcycles BRP Can-Am Buick Cadillac Chevrolet Chicago Scooter Chrysler Dodge Ducati Motorcycles Ferrari FIAT Ford Freightliner. Saturn Scion SMART Sterling Subaru Suzuki Motorcycles Tesla Thomas Built Bus Toyota Triumph Unimog Volkswagen Volvo Western Star Yamaha Motorcycles.

What car company has the most recalls?

The model with the most recalls of all is the Mercedes-Benz C-class, which has seven times the rate of recalls than the average model.

What years are affected by VW recall?

In August 2015, the company recalled 415,825 model year 2010-2014 Volkswagen CC, Passat, 2010-2013 Eos, 2011-2014 Golf, GTI, Jetta, Tiguan, and 2014 Jetta SportWagen vehicle because of a possible loss of an electrical connection to the driver’s front airbag rendering it inoperable.

How do I know if my car is under warranty?

How to Check If My Car Is Under Warranty? Get your vehicle identification number (VIN). You can find it on an insurance card or on your vehicle’s title. Call a same-make dealership. If you know where the vehicle was purchased, call there, as staff can look up the vehicle’s purchase date in any department (sales or service).

Are recall repairs free?

An auto recall occurs when a manufacturer (or the NHTSA) determines that a car model (or several models) has a safety-related defect or does not comply with a federal safety standard. When this happens, the automaker will alert owners to the problem and usually offer a free repair.

What does 0 unrepaired recalls mean?

Remedy Not Yet Available – This means that an incomplete or “open” recall was found on the car, but the manufacturer is not yet ready to provide the needed remedy or fix. • Number of Open Recalls: 0 – This means that either you have no recalls associated with your car or your car has already been fixed.

How do I claim a car recall?

If you do not receive a letter of notification from the vehicle manufacturer but think that your vehicle might be involved in a recall campaign, call the Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 or 800-424-9393, visit the NHTSA Web site, or contact the manufacturer or your dealer.

What cars have airbag recalls?

Vehicles Affected Acura (Honda) 2003 Acura 3.2CL. Audi (VW) 2006-2013 Audi A3. BMW. 2008-2013 BMW 1 Series. Cadillac (GM) 2007-2014 Cadillac Escalade. Chevrolet (GM) 2007-2013 Chevrolet Avalanche. Chrysler. 2005-2015 Chrysler 300. Daimler Trucks North America (Sterling Bullet) Daimler Vans USA LLC (Sprinter)

What Toyota cars have been recalled?

Nationwide Safety Recall DSF/DSC: 2003-2008 Corolla. 2003-2008 Corolla Matrix. 2003-2006 Tundra. 2002-2007 Sequoia. 2002-2010 Lexus SC430.

Does my car have a Takata airbag?

Your car does indeed have a Takata airbag, but that particular group of airbags was not among those identified as potentially defective, said Cindy Knight, a PR manager for Toyota. The airbag recalls have involved numerous makes of vehicles including Honda, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge/Ram, Ford, Nissan and others.

Are my airbags Safe Australia?

There is an Australia-wide compulsory airbag safety recall for some Takata branded airbags. The airbag recall does not affect all Takata airbags. Vehicles with a Takata alpha airbag must have the airbag replaced immediately to make sure your vehicle remains safe to drive.

Is my airbag save COM AU?

The NRMA urges vehicle owners to check to see if their vehicle is affected. Owners can have affected cars towed to the dealership by the manufacturer and have the airbag replaced for free. Under the compulsory recall 425,971 vehicles are still to be rectified.