Vehicle recalls are usually issued when a vehicle or equipment does not comply with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or a safety related defect is discovered on the vehicle. InstantVINReports offer free Volkswagen recall checks. You can use this information to know if your Volkswagen vehicle needs to be repaired as part of a recall.
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How Do I Know If My Vehicle Has a Recall?
To find out if your vehicle has a recall, here is what you need to do
How to Check Volkswagen Recalls by VIN
Our recall tool allows you to check manufacturer recalls by VIN. Search a VIN and learn about any open recall your vehicle has with other information including.
It’s imperative to repair the recalls as soon as they are issued for a safe vehicle drive. If not, it can become the cause of accidents and dysfunction of the vehicle also.
To check a vehicle recall by VIN, simply enter the VIN number and learn if the vehicle needs to be repaired as part of a recall.
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Frequently Asked Questions
It might be worrying to buy a car with a safety recall on it. However, you should know that a recall actually means that the manufacturers have discovered a problem and have also found a way to fix it at no additional cost to you.
There are two type of recalls on vehicles
- Safety recalls – which is usually done when there is a defect on the vehicle
- Emission recalls – which is done when the vehicles do not meet the emission standards.