Defect investigations of motor vehicles, tires, and child car seats

From Transport Canada

Transport Canada documents and analyzes complaints about potential safety defects in vehicles, tires and child car seats. If warranted, we also investigate these problems.

See Reporting potential safety defects in motor vehicles, tires, and child car seats to report a problem.

Defect investigations

See the links below for lists of:

Note: In some cases, deactivated investigations may be re-activated if new information is received.

To understand more about the defect investigation process, see our General information about motor vehicle defects and recalls.

Recent results of investigations

See the links below for recent decisions and determinations that resulted from defect investigations:

Contact us for more information on defect investigations

Transport Canada
Defect Investigations and Recalls Division

1-800-333-0510 (toll-free in Canada)
819-994-3328 (Gatineau-Ottawa area, or internationally)

Telephone service is available Monday-Friday, 8:30-a.m.-4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard or Daylight Time. After hours, please leave a message and we will return your call the next business day.

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