WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Cities with most unfixed recalled cars

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WFLA) – Almost 3 million vehicles that are bought, sold and driven in Florida have at least one unfixed safety recall issue, the vehicle history service Carfax counted.

The web-based service released the statistics this week. According to Carfax, approximately every one out of six vehicles is affected by the recalled safety issues. Carfax compiled statistics with the 10 cities in our states where you are most likely to find an unfixed recall:

                 City                  Est. % of vehicles

  1. Hialeah                         23%
  2. Miami                           21%
  3. Hollywood                     19%
  4. Jacksonville                  19%
  5. Fort Lauderdale             18%
  6. Tampa                         18%
  7. West Palm Beach         18%
  8. Pompano Beach           18%
  9. St. Petersburg              17%
  10. Orlando                        17%

MAP: 10 cities with high unfixed recall percentage:

Carfax offers a free service that will track any open recalls on the specific vehicle and send alerts if the new ones are issued.

READ MORE ABOUT RECENT RECALLS:

“Many people in Florida still are unnecessarily risking their lives by not staying informed or taking action when their vehicle is under a recall,” said Larry Gamache, communications director at Carfax.

You can download the free Carfax service app on your smartphone or visit their website mycarfax.com

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