The Biggest Recalls of 2017 – Was Your Car One of Them?


automotive recalls in recent years have
made big headlines with equally big reason here are the five biggest recalls
cars calm reported in 2017 is your car one of them approximately nine hundred
and eighty thousand Hyundai Sonata sedans and Sonata hybrids for a problem
with seat belt linkages in the front seats increasing the risk of an injury
in a crash about 1 million Ram pickup trucks for a sensor defect that could
disable certain airbags and seat belt functionality approximately 1.1 million
Ford pickup trucks for a problem involving a frozen door latch or kinked
actuation cable from water seeping in that could prevent the door from fully
opening or closing about 1.15 million Honda Accords for a problem with the
battery sensor that could allow water to seep in causing an electrical short and
increasing the risk of a fire and the biggest recall of 2017 came right at the
end of December 1.5 million Ram pickup trucks the column mounted gear shifter
could move out of park without the brake pedal being depressed or key in the
ignition which could allow the vehicle to roll away on its own those may be the
biggest recalls of last year but the one that matters most to each motorist is
the one that affects their car but how do you know the National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration sends vehicle owners a notice in the mail when their
cars recalled if you can double check by going to niches website and using its
VIN lookup tool to determine if your car is under recall just locate the 17
character vehicle identification number found on the lower left of your car’s
windshield or on your car’s vehicle registration card enter it into the
search field and voila peace of mind or the information you need to keep you
your passengers and your fellow motorist safe on the road you