New Vehicle Recalls: How to know if your vehicle is affected

If you want to know if a vehicle has any open recalls on it, finding out the answer is easy.  Just get the 17 digit VIN (vehicle identification number) and go to  The government-run website can provide the answers you seek.

Where is my VIN number?

Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-character Vehicle Identification Number. Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

What this VIN search tool will show

What this VIN search tool will not show

  • A vehicle with a repaired safety recall. If your vehicle has no unrepaired recalls, you will see the message: “0 Unrepaired recalls associated with this VIN”
  • Manufacturer customer service or other nonsafety recall campaign
  • International vehicles
  • There may be a delay with very recently announced safety recalls for which not all VINs have been identified. VINs are added continuously so please check regularly.
  • Safety recalls that are more than 15 years old (except where a manufacturer offers more coverage)
  • Safety recalls conducted by small vehicle manufacturers, including some ultra-luxury brands and specialty applications

Any questions?  Call our Service Department at 630-898-9630 and they will be happy to check any GM vehicle to see if there are any open recalls.

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