Check if a vehicle, part or accessory has been recalled

Find out if the manufacturer has recalled a vehicle, part or accessory because of a serious safety problem.

You need to get your car fixed or replaced by the manufacturer if there’s a problem. You won’t usually have to pay for any repairs or parts.

The service you use depends on whether you’re checking a car or another vehicle, a part or accessory.

Check a car

You can check if a car has been recalled for a safety reason. You can also see the car’s MOT history. You’ll need the registration number to use this service.

You’ll be told by the manufacturer if a car has been recalled for any reason other than safety. You can also check if the car has a fault that’s been registered with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

Check other types of vehicle, parts or accessories

Use the vehicle, parts or accessories recall checker to find out if there’s been a safety recall for:

  • motorcycles, quadricycles and tricycles
  • lorries, buses, coaches and minibuses
  • caravans and horse boxes
  • child car seats
  • seat belts and harnesses
  • tyres
  • components and parts
  • agricultural equipment

You’ll need to know the:

  • manufacturer
  • model
  • date of manufacture