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Recall Process

#2 Investigations

NHTSA conducts an investigation from reported complaints.

A. SCREENING

NHTSA reviews filed complaints from vehicle owners and other information related to alleged defects to decide whether to open an investigation.

B. ANALYSIS

NHTSA conducts an analysis of any petitions calling for defect investigations. If the petition is denied, the reasons for the denial are published in the Federal Register.

C. INVESTIGATION

NHTSA opens an investigation of alleged safety defects. It is closed when they notify the manufacturer of recall recommendations or they don’t identify a safety-related defect.

D. RECALL MANAGEMENT

NHTSA reviews filed complaints from vehicle owners and other information related to alleged defects to decide whether to open an investigation.

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