Despite the recent news about major automotive recalls throughout the country, Americans don't always think to check if their vehicle has been affected by a recall. Left unaddressed, a recalled issue on your car or truck could result in a major hassle, or in extreme cases, personal harm.
To keep recalls top of mind for consumers, RepairPal crunched the numbers to see which parts of the United States might be most affected. We analyzed website user activity by zip code and recall data from the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) over the past five years to determine the major metro areas most and least impacted by recalls.
Even if your city doesn't top the list, it serves as a reminder to check for any current recalls on your vehicle and sign up for alerts with RepairPal.
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