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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Cadillac CTS recalls

 

For Models: Cadillac CTS

Brakes, November 2, 2011

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The retaining nut for the brake booster pushrod at the brake pedal may not have been tightened correctly during vehicle assembly. The nut could loosen and allow the pushrod to separate from the brake pedal. This would result in loss of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the pushrod retention nut and tighten it to the correct specification if necessary. The General Motors recall number is 11318.

For Models: Cadillac CTS

Suspension & Steering, February 11, 2011

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The lock nuts securing the toe link portion of the rear suspension may loosen and cause a clanking type noise. In some cases, the toe link could separate and cause the rear wheel to turn in and out uncontrollably. This can result in a loss of vehicle control, which increases the risk of a crash. Toe links will be inspected and replaced as necessary and new lock nuts will be installed. At this time, there is no scheduled start date for this recall. The GM recall number is 11029.

For Models: Cadillac CTS, Cadillac CTS-V

Body, Interior & Misc., December 17, 2010

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General Motors is recalling certain 2005-2007 Cadillac CTS vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant sensor may become damaged, disabling the passenger airbag and illuminating the airbag warning light. If the airbag does not deploy when needed, there may be an increased risk of injury to the front seat passenger. Dealers will replace the front passenger sensing system free of charge.

For Models: Buick Enclave, Buick Lucerne, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac CTS-V, Cadillac DTS, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac Escalade EXT, Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Silverado 3500, Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 2500, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Sierra 1500 HD, GMC Sierra 1500 Hybrid, GMC Sierra 2500 HD, GMC Sierra 3500, GMC Sierra 3500 HD, GMC Yukon, GMC Yukon XL 1500, GMC Yukon XL 2500, GMC Yukon XL Denali, Hummer H2, Saturn Outlook

Electrical & Lights, June 11, 2010

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The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

For Models: Cadillac CTS, Cadillac CTS-V

Brakes, May 4, 2010

Summary: GENERAL MOTORS HAS NOTIFIED NHTSA OF A DEFECT IN CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2003-2007 CADILLAC CTS VEHICLES CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN OR ORIGINALLY SOLD IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WASHINGTON D.C., WEST VIRGINIA AND WISCONSIN. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE FRONT BRAKE HOSE FITTING AT THE CALIPER MAY CORRODE DUE TO SNOW OR WATER, CONTAINING ROAD SALT OR OTHER CONTAMINANTS, ENTERING AND BEING RETAINED IN THE ROUTING SLEEVE. IF THE FITTING CORRODES SIGNIFICANTLY, THE BRAKE HOSE-TUBE INTERFACE MAY DEVELOP A LEAK.

For Models: Cadillac CTS

Electrical & Lights, November 18, 2008

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The software for the passenger side air bag deactivation feature may be faulty. This could cause the passenger side air bag to deploy when not desired, or conversely, may not allow deployment when it should. This could cause injury in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the passenger sensing system module. The General Motors recall number is 08373. This recall began on November 18, 2008.

For Models: Cadillac CTS

Body, Interior & Misc., May 29, 2008

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The sunroof may operate after the ignition is turned off and the doors are open. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard; the intent of the standard is to minimize injury due to accidental operation of the sunroof. Dealers will install a wire harness. The recall began May 29, 2008. The GM recall number is 07149.

For Models: Cadillac CTS

Drive Train, February 8, 2008

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On certain passenger vehicles the rear axle pinion seal may be faulty and start to leak. This may cause fluid loss and the rear differential to lock up resulting in a possible accident. Dealer will replace pinion seal free of charge. The GM recall # is 07204

For Models: Cadillac CTS

Engine, March 23, 2006

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Certain vehicles equipped with V6 engines may have a condition where fuel is no longer supplied to the engine. This condition occurs without the illumination of the fuel low indicator light or warning chime. The engine may may stall and increase the chance of an accident. The dealer will reprogram the ECM Electronic Control Module free of charge. The GM recall # is 05111

For Models: Cadillac CTS

Body, Interior & Misc., May 20, 2005

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An interaction between the sensing and diagnostic module and the vehicle's electrical system may cause the drivers' frontal air bag and/or the roof-mounted side impact air bag to deploy when the key is turned to the "on" position. A person may receive minor injuries if the air bag deploys without warning. Dealers will replace the sensing and diagnostic module free of charge. The recall began May 20, 2005. The GM recall number is 05004.