Does your vehicle have any recalls?
A safety recall occurs when a manufacturing defect has the potential, if the component failed, to cause injury or death to the occupants of a vehicle. If your vehicle has a recall, you should be notified by the manufacturer. However, if you like to be proactive or check to make sure you didn’t miss a notice, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, through the United State Department of Transportation, updates the website This website has a wealth of information. You can search safety recalls, technical service bulletins, vehicle crash test ratings, tire safety, rollover protection, child safety seat information, airbag safety, and much more.

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Michael Gray

Mike has roots in the automotive service industry. He began diagnosing and fixing cars at a young age in his family’s service station. He has worked in automotive parts supply stores, towing companies, and service facilities. After graduating from St. Cloud State University (MN) with a Bachelor’s degree, he implemented and taught a basic car care program at the high school level. During work on his Master’s degree at Illinois State University (IL), he was a curriculum specialist on a National Science Foundation project where he co-authored ten integrated mathematics, science, and technology books designed for team teaching. Mike has also supervised teachers in Career and Technology Education as a school system administrator.

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