Toyota VIN Recall Check
Even reliable brands are not without any issues from previous owners or the production line. Whether you are a buyer or seller, vehicle research can be very useful in finding the right car. At Vehicle.report, you can run a Toyota Recall Check for free to access recall information as part of a comprehensive vehicle history report.
What is a Toyota VIN recall check?
At Vehicle.report, you can search for recalls issued for any Toyota vehicle. Manufacturers like Toyota are among the top sources of information for our comprehensive database of vehicle data. Using the vehicle identification number, you can verify if Toyota 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 Toyota 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 Toyota car?
From Toyota January 1985 to September 2016, Toyota recalled a total of 52.6 million vehicles out of 51.2 million sold. The Japanese brand had a recall rate of 1,028 per 1,000 sold which is lower than the industry average of 1,115. Also based on NHTSA data, 91 percent of the recalls had consequences that could cause death, injury, crash, accident, or fire.
Our Toyota recall search tool is 100% free. You can also check for recalls by VIN at the official Toyota Owner’s website. At Vehicle.report, however, you can unlock a ton of data using the VIN, including: complete NMVTIS vehicle history, previous owners, odometer readings, open recalls and damage, accidents or repairs.
How can I check a Toyota 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.
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How to run a Toyota VIN recall check?
Check all active recalls for any Toyota car, truck or SUV in the United States in two easy steps:
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.
What can a Toyota 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. Toyota 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. Toyota will explain whether the issue can be fixed or if a defective component will be replaced.
Contact information includes the date when Toyota will start sending notifications to owners, the Toyota reference number for the recall, and the number for Toyota customer service hotline.
Why should I run Vehicle.report’s Toyota VIN recall check?
From Toyota January 1985 to September 2016, Toyota recalled a total of 52.6 million vehicles out of 51.2 million sold. The Japanese brand had a recall rate of 1,028 per 1,000 sold which is lower than the industry average of 1,115. Also based on NHTSA data, 91 percent of the recalls had consequences that could cause death, injury, crash, accident, or fire. In recent years, Toyota has issued several recalls including the following:
You can also check Toyota recalls by VIN at the official Toyota website. Here are other resources you can tap to know more about Toyota cars: Toyota Owner’s Manual, Toyota safety ratings, Toyota reviews, and Toyota service centers.
Using Vehicle.report’s 100% free Toyota recall search tool, a VIN unlocks a ton of data including:>