Free tool to check for auto recalls

TULSA - Millions of cars for sale online are under recalls.

Here's how to make sure you are not buying trouble.

CarFax.com sells full reports on any vehicle. It also has a page, http://recall.carfax.com/ , where you can use the VIN to run a free search to find and fix open recalls.

Franchise dealers can fix cars with open recalls for free.

Ignoring auto recalls is dangerous as those recalls are issued to address problems that can range from performance and resale value to actual safety on the road.

Also by visiting SaferCar.gov you can find detailed information about specific recall campaigns.

Click here to learn more from the Deputy Director of the Oklahoma Used Motor Vehicle Commission about the steps to take to be sure you get what you're paying for when buying a used car.

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