We’ve all heard the stories of people that have bought a used engine and ended up with one headache after another. When buying used Chevy engines, it’s always a good idea to do a little research to determine if the motor you’re looking at has any recalls or safety issues that may need to be addressed. We’ve made the process a little easier by compiling a list of websites to help you find out more before buying your used engine.
If a recall has been issued for your GM vehicle, including Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Saturn, HUMMER or SAAB, you find it here. This easy-to-use search tool allows you to enter the Chevy VIN number for your car or truck and find recall information related directly to your Chevrolet.
- Edmunds.com Chevy Recalls Page
Edmunds is a great source for vehicle safety and defect recall news. By entering the make and model of your Chevy vehicle into the search bar you can find the latest news, reviews, and recall information.
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA not only lists recalls but will also show you complaints and pending investigations on that particular make and model. Simply enter your Chevy’s VIN to learn if your car or truck needs to be repaired, or is part of a recall.
By doing a little bit of research up front, you can yourself some potential headaches down the road. If you have any questions, get in touch with us today.
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