Q. Vehicle Defect and Recall Information
For information about vehicle safety, defects, and recalls from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), see: http://www.nhtsa.gov/Vehicle+Safety/Recalls+&+Defects
You can search to see if anyone else has complained about a particular problem, or file a complaint about a vehicle by visiting: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/problems/defect/defectsearch.cfm
More defect/recall information is available at http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/
If you have any questions, please contact NHTSA directly:
You'll find NHTSA Regional Office contact information on:
You may email NHTSA Headquarters using the e-form on:
The toll-free NHTSA hotline is 1-888-327-4236.
You can use the toll-free number above to report suspected safety defects in your vehicle, vehicle equipment, and child safety seats. You can also obtain information about air bags, highway safety, and the proper use of child safety seats.
In the Washington, D.C. metro area and for foreign callers, the number is 202-366-0123.
The hotline is staffed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m to 10 p.m. Eastern. Hotline automated system functions are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The NHTSA website is: http://www.nhtsa.gov