How can an auto recall affect me?

If your vehicle, equipment of your vehicle, tire or car seat is recalled the safety of you, your passengers and other drivers on the road could be at risk. Because of Safety Act and Federal regulations, the NHTSA monitors each safety recall to make sure owners receive safe, free and effective solutions from the manufacturers.

AutoPayPlus is excited to offer customers a service recall alerts service powered by Edmunds.  Edmunds uses the year, make and model to access recalls issued for vehicles.  According to Edmunds, “Only a dealer service department can determine whether your vehicle is actually affected by a recall by running the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) through the manufacturer database.  Nevertheless, the service is a good checks and balance for consumers.” Persons have been known to fail to receive a manufacturer’s recall notice sent by mail.

As a confirmation, you can go to the Safer Car website powered by the National Highway Safety Administration.  Enter your VIN, which you can find on the AutoPayPlus customer portal to validate before contacting the dealership.

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