Ford VIN Recall Check

According to a survey by iSeeCars.com, Ford issued the second highest number of recalls from 2014 to 2019. Over 24 millions cars were affected by 290 recalls. Whether you’re buying or selling a car, you may want to know if it has any defects or issues that make it unsafe to drive on the road. As a buyer, you want to get a vehicle history report. You also want to check if it has any defects that can be traced back to the production line. At Vehicle.report, you can run a Ford Recall Check for free to access recall information as well as vehicle history.

What is a Ford VIN recall check?

At Vehicle.report, you can search for recalls issued for any Ford vehicle. Manufacturers like Ford are among the top sources of information for our comprehensive database of vehicle data. Using the vehicle identification number, you can verify if Ford issued a recall for any vehicle.

A safety recall is usually initiated by a car manufacturer for defects that pose a risk to vehicle safety. This defect may have been discovered in several vehicles of the same design or manufacture or in components of the same type and manufacture. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an agency within the US Department of Transportation, oversees the safety recalls.

A VIN or vehicle identification number is a 17-digit alphanumeric code that serves to identify your Ford vehicle as a unique unit. No two vehicles have the same VIN. It is the key to all data about a vehicle.

Why should I run Vehicle.report’s Ford VIN recall check?

Ford has a recall rate of 1,139 per 1,000 vehicles based on NHTSA data from January 1985 to September 2016. Whether you’re buying or selling a Ford car, you want to check if the vehicle is covered by an active recall. Ford announced several recalls in the last two years. Here are some of the vehicles affected and why they were recalled:

Our Ford recall search tool is 100% free. You can also check for recalls by VIN at the official Ford Owner’s website. At Vehicle.report, however, you can unlock a ton of data using the VIN, including:

How can I check a car’s history for free?

Acquiring a free car report can be easier than paying for one or getting it from a dealership. You can do it anytime with just a few clicks as soon as you find a car you would like to consider buying. Checking the vehicle history of a car is a critical step before you proceed to other steps in the purchasing process. You should be able to get a car report without being blocked by a paywall that most vehicle history providers require.

Why should you get a free vehicle history when paid services are available? First of all, free does not mean that running a database of vehicle data does not cost anything at all. Vehicle.report lets advertisers on its website cover the cost. Free does not also mean unreliable. Using the latest technology, we are able to efficiently collate information from trusted government and industry sources.

How to run a Ford VIN recall check?

Step 1

Check the VIN

The first thing you need to know is the VIN. The unique VIN of your Ford vehicle will allow you to unlock vital information about the vehicle. It is locateda on the driver’s side dash. It can also be viewed through the windshield. If you don’t have access to the vehicle, you’ll have to ask the owner or dealership for the VIN.

You can also find the VIN on the vehicle’s documents: registration card, vehicle title, Insurance card, or owner’s manual.

Step 2

Run the Ford Recall Check tool

What can a Ford VIN recall check tell me about a recall?

NHTSA Campaign Number refers to a unique number assigned to a recall.

Summary of important details about the recall covers the model and model year of affected vehicles, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards, and, possibly, where the vehicles were sold or registered. Ford will also explain how the defect or issue may affect the vehicle’s operation and safety.

Remedy refers to the recommended solution to the structural or mechanical problem. Ford will explain whether the issue can be fixed or if a defective component will be replaced.

Contact information includes the date when Ford will start sending notifications to owners, the Ford reference number for the recall, and the number for Ford customer service hotline.

Why should I run Vehicle.report’s Ford VIN recall check?

Ford has a recall rate of 1,139 per 1,000 vehicles based on NHTSA data from January 1985 to September 2016. Whether you’re buying or selling a Ford car, you want to check if the vehicle is covered by an active recall. Ford announced several recalls in the last two years. Here are some of the vehicles affected and why they were recalled:

Ford VIN Recall Check Table

Our Ford recall search tool is 100% free. You can also check for recalls by VIN at the official Ford Owner’s website. At Vehicle.report, however, you can unlock a ton of data using the VIN, including:

  • Market value
  • Vehicle specifications
  • Equipment details
  • Fuel efficiency
  • Safety rating
  • Inspection checklist
  • Auto insurance
  • NMVTIS report

Get a Free Ford Recall

Find out if your Ford vehicle has any open recalls by entering your VIN and clicking search below.