Learn About Vehicle Recalls

What is a Vehicle Recall?

From time to time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will issue a recall on a vehicle. If they ever issue a recall on your vehicle, it means that they’ve determined that there is some defective design element that puts your safety at risk.

In this case, you’ll need to take your vehicle in for a tune-up at one of our service centers near. But don’t worry! GMC Fort Walton Beach won’t charge you a cent for any recalls to a new or used vehicle you purchased at one of our showrooms! What’s more, we’ll pick up and drop your car off at your home for free! But first, take a moment to review our vehicle recall FAQs, so you can learn about how to find out if your vehicle has been recalled and what the next step is!

Vehicle Recalls: Frequently Asked Questions

If a recall is issued for your vehicle, it can raise a lot of questions. Here are just three of the questions that our customers ask us most frequently, but if you have additional queries, don’t hesitate to reach out to our experts!

All services and repairs are done for a vehicle recall are covered by the dealership.

In order to determine if your vehicle has been recalled, you’ll need to have your 17-digit VIN number on hand. It’s featured on your title, and on the vehicle registration sticker in the corner of your windshield.

Recalls can be issued for any vehicle at any time. They arise as mass defects are identified.

Searching for Vehicle Recalls

If a recall has been issued for your vehicle, the manufacturer, or dealership you purchased your vehicle from will let you know. The surest way to know if any recalls have ever been issued for your vehicle is to plug your vehicle identification number into the recall search feature on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.

Do You Have Questions About Recalls?

If you have any further questions about recalls, contact GMC Fort Walton Beach. We can answer any questions you may have, help you identify if recalls have been issued for your vehicle, and get you the assistance you need. We look forward to helping you stay safe!


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