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Auto Part Recalls

There are several ways that an auto part recall is discovered and reported. If the manufacturer finds a defect, they may self-regulate and issue a recall to all customers. More often, consumers or dealerships find the problem, reporting it to the government who will then order a recall. In all three cases, if the defect is found to be serious, the auto parts recall is issued. With government regulators in place, routine checks are done on vehicles to ensure manufacturers are making every attempt to produce safe equipment. As consumers, people must remain up to date on their vehicles and the safety of their equipment. Do not ignore notices on recalls.

Injuries Related to Defective Auto Parts

– Brake components – This is dangerous type of auto parts recall. Brakes are essential for control and avoidance of collisions. Dodge recalled 121,603 Darts because of possible loss of power brake assistance. (2013-2014)

– Wiring Systems – Modern vehicles work on computers. When these lines cross, the can cause fires and implosions that begin internally. Volkswagen is recalling 91,000 Passats with diesel engines due to wiring corrosion. (2016)

– Steering components – These defects can cause the inability to steer which leads to the loss of control of the vehicle. Chevrolet recalled 6,280 Caprice Police Packages due to defects in the power steering. (2014-2016)

Safety Standards

The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act allows the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration allows for the  issuing of  vehicle safety standards and require manufacturers to recall vehicles and auto parts that have defects or do not meet Federal safety standards. Some auto parts recalls are issued voluntarily by the manufacturer, however, more often the NHTSA investigates consumer and dealership complaints and issues their ruling on a recall.

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Protect Your Rights:

The advice of a good lawyer can help you determine your best possible options when recovering from auto part recalls and making sure your rights and best interests are protected. The auto part recalls attorneys at the Law Offices of Garcia and Ochoa can help answer all of those questions. We recognize that everyone is an individual and that not every case is the same. We start by listening and for 28 years, our firm has been helping people across the country obtain the justice and compensation they deserve.

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