Buick VIN Recall Check

For General Motors’ Buick, 2021 is the year that took the luxury brand from near the bottom to top four of the most reliable cars in the US. Consumer Reports’ rating, however, is based only on two models and there are other factors you need to consider when you buy a Buick. Here’s the good news: GM is one of the fastest to issue a recall within three years after a vehicle enters the market.

Buying or selling a Buick, you want to check quickly if the vehicle has any issues. Get a car report that can also tell you if the car has any defects that can be traced back to the production line. At Vehicle.report, you can run a Buick Recall Check for free to access recall information as well as vehicle history.

What is a Buick VIN recall check?

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

A vehicle 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 Buick vehicle as a unique unit. No two vehicles have the same VIN. It is the key to all data about a vehicle.

How do I find previous recalls on my Buick car?

General Motors, Buick’s parent company, has recalled 129 millions cars out of almost 225.5 million cars sold for the 31-year period that ended in 2016. It is one of the automakers with a lower recall rate (985 per 1,000 cars sold) compared to the industry average. Buick announced several recalls in the last two years.

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Our Buick recall search tool is 100% free. You can also check for recalls by VIN at the official Buick Owner’s website. At Vehicle.report, however, you can unlock a ton of data using the VIN, including the vehicle’s specifications, market value, title history and a complete NMVTIS vehicle history.

How can I check a Buick 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 Buick VIN recall check?

Check all active recalls for any Buick car in the United States in two easy steps

VIN recall check
Step 1

Check the VIN

Look for the VIN in these most common locations:  through the windshield near the base of the dashboard (driver’s side) or on the door frame on the driver’s side.

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 Buick Recall Check tool

What can a Buick 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. Buick 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. Buick will explain whether the issue can be fixed or if a defective component will be replaced.

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

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

General Motors, Buick’s parent company, has recalled 129 millions cars out of almost 225.5 million cars sold for the 31-year period that ended in 2016. It is one of the automakers with a lower recall rate (985 per 1,000 cars sold) compared to the industry average. Buick announced several recalls in the last two years. Here are some of the vehicles affected and why they were recalled:

Buick VIN Recall Check Table

You can check Buick recalls by VIN at the official Buick Owner’s website. Here are other resources you can tap to know more about Buick cars: Buick Owner’s Manual, Buick safety ratings, Buick reviews, and Buick dealers.

Using Vehicle.report’s 100% free Buick recall search tool, a VIN unlocks a ton of data including:

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

Get a Free Buick Recall Check

Search for open Buick recalls. Simply enter your VIN and click Check Buick Recall: