Used car buyers may not be told of auto recalls

FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2010 file photo, a worker washes a Toyota 2010 Corolla at a Toyota dealership in Palo Alto, Calif. It would be easy to think Toyota's biggest problem is its damaged reputation caused by sudden acceleration recalls, millions in government fines and massive lawsuits and settlements. But what's hurting the company most is an aging lineup of boring cars.(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

June 15, 2011 6:53:14 PM PDT
Used car dealers may be selling cars and trucks that have been recalled but not repaired because manufacturers don't send them the same recall notifications that are sent to franchised dealers, said a study by a government