Motor Vehicle Defects Resource Links
Recalls within the automobile industry are fairly common. While a majority of defects do not result in injury or death, it’s still important to stay informed. Keeping up with potential defects can mean the difference between life and death. The Felix Gonzalez Law Firm has put together a list of helpful resources to keep you up to date with the latest motor vehicle defects.
Automobile safety information, auto crash testing statistics, recalls.
Nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing losses from vehicle crashes. News and data related to vehicle safety, including testing and vehicle ratings.
Your online source for recall consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics and environmental products.
The Center for Auto Safety was formed to track safety issues in the automotive industry. You can view ongoing campaigns and submit complaints for automotive products to be investigated.
Examines the development of the Ford Explorer and the decision by Ford’s management to proceed on schedule with the Explorer’s rollout in March 1990, despite the prototype’s failure of a stability test, showing that it had the same rollover problems as its predecessor, the Bronco II
NADA represents almost 20,000 domestic and import car and truck dealers. In addition, NADA offers consumer information and publishes guides to used cars values.
CarComplaints is an automotive complaint resource that compiles complaint data into useful graphs tracking defect patterns over time. Complaints are organized into groups with data published by vehicle, vehicle component, and specific problem.
The NHTSA sets and enforces safety performance standards for motor vehicle equipment in order to reduce death, injuries, and economic losses from motor vehicle crashes. NHTSA also investigates safety defects in motor vehicles and provides consumer information on motor vehicle safety topics.
SaferCar.gov is a resource powered by the NHTSA. Visitors can compare five star safety rated vehicles, report safety problems, view safety tips, and search safety problems.
Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety, or CARS, is a national award-winning non-profit auto safety and consumer advocacy organization. CARS works to protect consumers from auto-related fraud and abuse. CARS offers resources for car buyers and a place to file complaints for automotive parts out on the market.
From the Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), part of the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). Search for recalls of vehicles, equipment, child-safety seats, and tires.
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