Whether a vehicle is new or gently used, the manufacturer’s warranty may still cover it. The warranty is a promise that the manufacturer will fix or reimburse the owner for any defects that shouldn’t exist. However, regular warranties don’t last forever.
Auto manufacturers are under legal obligation to issue recalls for vehicles when it becomes evident a part or systems failure may result in a serious malfunction that could cause an accident. As a matter of good faith, most manufacturers issue the recall on their own accord, without the U.S. Department of Consumer Affairs forcing the recall and making it public.
When you buy a luxury vehicle, you expect it to have excellent power and performance as well as a stylish form. The combination of classy design and state-of-the-art technology is alluring. Be warned, however, that some vehicles may still contain faulty parts.
Mercedes-Benz has had a rough time with recalls. Reports seem to roll in monthly on some of the car manufacturer’s most high-end vehicles. Just take a look at the government recall reports. You may find that your car is affected.
The Takata airbag recall is one of the largest and most complex in U.S. history. Keeping up with the affected models can be challenging, as it is announced that more models have been added.
A popular feature on cars is becoming dangerous to passengers. Reports of sunroofs suddenly shattering are becoming more common.