Warning: That Used Car You’re Looking At Might Be Under Recall


LET’S SEE WHAT HIS REACTION IS. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. LOOK FORWARD TO FACE THE NATION.>NOW, A CONSUMER ALERT AND WARNING FOR EVERYONE BUYING A USED CAR. THE VEHICLE COULD BE SUBJECT TO RECALL WITHOUT YOU EVEN KNOWING IT. AND BROOKS SILVER REPORTS, NEW RESEARCH SHOWS THAT RECALLED VEHICLES HAVE BECOME MORE COMMON AT THE NATION’S LARGEST USED-CAR CHAIN. 27% OF YOU HOLES INSPECTED AT EIGHT CARMAX DEALERSHIPS, ONE OF EVERY FOUR CARS WERE FOUND TO HAVE AN UNREPAIRED RECALL ISSUE IN A NEW INVESTIGATION BY CAR SAFETY ADVOCATES. THESE ARE NOT AESTHETICS COPIES OR DANGEROUS PROBLEMS WITH THE CAR. JASON WITH THE CENTER AUTO SAFETY SAYS THAT THE PET — THE PROBLEMS INCLUDE FAULTY TAKATA AIR BAG. BEFORE CUSTOMER VISITS ONE OF OUR LOCATIONS — IN A STATEMENT THEY SAID THAT THEY DISCLOSE IT AND THEY HAVE AN EASY WAY TO CHECK FOR A CARS RECALL STATUS ON THEIR WEBSITE. SOMETIMES THOSE REPAIRS AREN’T EVEN AVAILABLE. SO IT’S A LITTLE BIT DECEPTIVE AND VERY UNFAIR TO SAY WELL, DISCLOSURE FIXES THE PROBLEM IT DOESN’T FIX THE PROBLEM AND IT DOESN’T FIX THE CAR PICK THEY SAY THAT THEY ARE NOT IN A POSITION TO MAKE THE FIXES AND THEY AREN’T REQUIRED TO. THE NEW CARS THAT HAVE BEEN RECALLED CAN’T BE SOLD BUT NO FEDERAL LAW STOPS THE SALE OF USED CARS UNDER RECALL. TWO DEMOCRATIC SENATORS HAVE INTRODUCED LEGISLATION THAT WOULD MAKE THE PRACTICE ILLEGAL BUT THE BILL HAS STALLED. WE DON’T ALLOW PEOPLE TO ADVERTISE FOOD THAT’S BEEN RECALLED WE DON’T ALLOW PEOPLE TO ADVERTISE CRIBS OR CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS THAT HAVE BEEN RECALLED SO IT’S NOT CLEAR WHY YOU ARE ALLOWED TO ADVERTISE CARS THAT HAVE RECALLS. BEFORE BUYING THEY CAN CHECK THE RECALL STATUS BY

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