Common Vehicle Recalls

May 26, 2016
Anthony Elio

Car safety is one of the main selling points for many vehicles. When you invest in a vehicle, you want to ensure it keeps you and your family safe. However, parts of the car can still be recalled for any number of reasons. Let’s take a look at some commonly recalled car parts.

Air Bags:

In the case of a car crash, your air bags can be the difference between life and death. Therefore, it is vital to know when they are recalled. One of the more common reasons an airbag will be recalled is due to failure to deploy. This can be the result of a malfunctioning system. Additionally, improper inflation can be a cause for recall, as certain air bags will not complete the deployment stages.


It’s important that your vehicle's seats are in good condition. This is especially true in the case of a crash. A common reason for seat recalls is a bolt failure, which disconnects the seat from its base. In the event of a crash, this can be very dangerous. This is more common in transport vehicles such as school and transit buses.

Other reasons:

There can be a number of other parts of the car that may require a recall. Tires can commonly be recalled due to issues with axles or separating tread. These issues can increase the likelihood of a crash, making their recalls all the more important. Issues with the electrical system can also result in a recall. Electrical shorts can possibly start a fire, meaning awareness of a recall is vital.

Malfunctioning car parts can be a huge problem, causing further vehicular problems, injury, and even death. However, being aware of the recalls issued on your vehicle can help you circumvent any problems in the future. With Home Recalls, you can register your vehicle along with the other commonly recalled items in your home and be conveniently updated whenever a recall is issued.