The tool will enable aftermarket parts handlers to identify recalled Takata airbags and work with dealers and others to identify and safely dispose of parts that cannot be resold under Federal law.
Why you should be checking for recalls when a vehicle comes into your shop.
Mitchell now has integrated VIN-specific recall notices into its estimating systems, providing real-time recall data directly from the manufacturer when the VIN is decoded.
General Motors has agreed to pay $120 million in a multistate settlement over allegations that the automaker concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch defects in its vehicles.
The No. 1 spot was filled by Pittsburgh, with data suggesting 60.85 percent of vehicle researchers in the Pittsburgh area seeing a recall.
Introduced by state Rep. Madeleine Dean, Pennsylvania House Bill 1182 would require the mechanic to notify the vehicle owner if there is an outstanding recall on the vehicle.
American Honda will share its open recall data with CCC, reaching thousands of collision repairers with an automatic recall alert as they write repair estimates for affected Honda and Acura vehicles.
The new push, according to Reuters, comes just as a U.S. House panel was held on April 14th on efforts by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to reduce the number of uncompleted vehicle recalls.