Auto recalls are quite common these days, even as technology continues to improve. There are simply some issues that cannot be fixed, or occur after manufacturing,. Auto defects can cause serious injury, or even death if not addressed by the owner as soon as a recall notice is received. So, what is an auto recall and why does it happen?
Minimum performance requirements are set forth by the federal motor vehicle safety standards for parts of a vehicle that affect its safe operation. These parts include brakes tires, air bags and seat belts. The standards set forth are applicable on every single vehicle manufactured or imported to the United States for sale and certified to be used on public roads and highways.