From time to time, auto parts will be recalled. Whether you’ve recently gotten a phone call about a defective part or are just wondering what you would do in the event of a recall, it’s important to always take recalls seriously. Here’s why you should never ignore that recall letter or phone call.
Your Safety Might Depend on It
While some recalls may not directly impact driver safety, most do. Some auto parts, such as airbags, have particular dangers when they malfunction. For example, some recalls have been issued due to airbags failing to deploy in a crash. Other recalls were based on bags that were defective and posed a danger when they deployed. While you might not think about airbags as you drive on a regular basis, failing airbags can sometimes lead to serious injury or death in the event of an accident.
One common misconception about auto part recalls is that [...]