What is A Recall?
An auto recall occurs when a manufacturer and/or the government determines that a vehicle model (or several models) has a safety-related defect or does not comply with a federal safety standard. Ideally, if your vehicle is recalled you will receive a letter from the manufacturer in the mail. It will include a description of the problem, the potential consequences and recommended steps to have it fixed. You will be prompted to contact your local dealership to make a service appointment and have your vehicle repaired.
Does a Recall mean I am in Danger?
No. If your car is on a recall list, it doesn’t automatically mean you’re in danger. However, if you learn that your car has been recalled, it’s best not to take the risk. Have your car repaired as soon as possible, especially if the defect could pose a major hazard.
How many Vehicle Recalls are there?
An estimated one in five vehicles on Canadian roads have unfixed, or open safety recalls, meaning they’ve been deemed unfit to drive by their own manufacturers. So it is quite common, not to worry, and we will get you fixed!