The Top 5 Largest Automobile Recalls in History

  Automaker Number of Cars Recalled Year Reason
1 Ford 14+ million vehicles 2009 Cruise-control switch spontaneous combustion
2 Ford 7.9 million vehicles 1996 Faulty ignition switch
3 General Motors 6.7 million vehicles 1971 Engine-mount failure
4 Toyota 6.67 million vehicles 2010 Unintended acceleration
5 Genaeral Motors 5.82 million vehicles 1981 Rear-suspension bolt failure
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Sources:  National Highway Traffic Saftey Administration

List Notes: Data is top 5 automobile manufacturers with the most vehicle recalls since accurate records have been kept. Data is current as of April, 2014.
Largest Automobile Recalls in History

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