Used-Car Buyers Need To Check For Recalls
Increasingly, used-car buyers are checking to see if a recall has been announced for a car they want to buy.
(NAPSI)—Every year, vehicle manufacturers issue millions of recalls to help maintain safety and value. But did you know that one in three recalled cars never get fixed?
For various reasons, many car owners fail to act on recall notices-even though manufacturers will fix these vehicles at no cost. While some recalls are issued to correct minor flaws in original equipment, you don’t want to buy a vehicle that has costly hidden problems, either.
If you’re shopping used cars, there’s an easy way to help improve your chances of buying one without open recalls. Go to recall.carfax.com to check vehicles for open recalls at no cost. Then, you can feel more confident about the used car you’re buying. You can also get more information about a specific recall at safercar.gov.
Knowing about an open recall could help you avoid buying a used car with problems. Plus, fixing recalls helps maintain vehicle value and safety. To learn more, visit recall.carfax.com.