Carfax Reminds Drivers Of Recall Numbers

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Millions of people getting in their car this morning are putting their lives on the line because of an unfixed safety recall. Parents heading off to work, college students driving back to school and kids piling into minivans may be riding in unsafe vehicles or sharing the road with them.
Carfax is releasing new data about how dangerous the cars and roads in your area may be due to recalls not getting fixed. Since 2014 was a record-shattering year for recalls, as many as 15 million more vehicles were added to the already massive list of unfixed recalled cars. The companys annual research on recalls suggests 46 million cars in the U.S. now have at least one open recall.
Ignoring or not knowing about open recalls can impact a vehicles safety and performance. Fires, crashes, dangerous airbag deployments and other harmful or fatal consequences can occur. To help combat this problem, Carfax monitors your car for unfixed recalls for free and alerts you whenever one exists.
Vehicle-specific open recall information is reported to Carfax directly from the auto manufacturers. The free myCarfax app ( helps your viewers stay on top of recalls issued for their car now and in the future. Open recalls are also included on Carfax Vehicle History Reports.

Larry Gamache is the communications director for Carfax, the most trusted provider of vehicle history information. He has more than 15 years of experience as a used car and consumer expert. Larry has worked at CARFAX since 1998 when he helped the company launch their website, His ability to put complex stories into can-do terms that everyone understands has led to numerous appearances on national networks and programs such as Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, CNBC, Fox Business and CNN.  

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