On this page you will find a sample request to check the VIN code of a Opel/Vauxhall vehicle for recalls and contact to your nearest authorized service center, where you can send the email.
Opel – Vauxhall VIN Check for Recalls
VIN Check for Opel / Vauxhall Recalls
Four out of five people who are interested in a used car don’t ask if the car they are about to buy has been subject to a manufacturer recall.
With four in ten unrepaired recalled vehicles on the UK’s roads, safety must be a priority for every used car buyer. Manufacturers usually offer an unlimited time for those repairs, meaning that second or third Peugeot owner can still get a recalled vehicle fixed at no charge. Let’s check on if the car you are interested in (or that you have already purchased) has all the recalls resolved.
If you not sure there’s an active recall for your car, you should make contact with a Opel dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer. You can copy the sample request email text below.
VIN Check Request example
I am writing a request to verify the VIN code of my vehicle (see below). I would like to know if any Recall or Technical Service Bulletin has been issued in the past.
[Vehicle VIN Code]*
* The VIN code is a unique identification number that is embossed on the body of the car and shown on the ID card. It is made up of a unique combination of 17 letters and numbers.
Get an instant safety recall check
VIN Check for Recalls by sending an email to an authorized dealer is doing by yourself and is therefore absolutely free of charge.
If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides informations you won’t never find with any free VIN checker service.
Opel Recalls – the VINs you should check
Due to a vacuum loss in the hydraulic brake pressure regulator, the automatic emergency brake may not activate, increasing the risk … .
The front seatbelt pre-tensioner may malfunction, which can cause the driver seatbelt pre-tensioner not to be activated when the passenger airbag … .
The diesel particle filter may overheat and develop cracks. This could have a negative impact on the environment. The Opel Grandland … .
With the UK-registered cars you can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.