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Car Recalls

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

Cadillac recalls

 

For Models: Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac SRX

Heating & Air Conditioning, March 4, 2011

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The HVAC system may stop functioning due to a software issue in the climate control module. System failure would reduce the driver's ability to command the defrost function. This can reduce visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. To correct the problem, dealers will reprogram the electronic control module for the HVAC. The recall is expected to begin by March 11, 2011. The General Motors recall number is 11057.

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 Escalade, Cadillac Escalade ESV, Cadillac Escalade EXT, Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Colorado, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Suburban 1500, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Canyon, GMC Sierra 1500, GMC Yukon, GMC Yukon Denali, GMC Yukon Hybrid, GMC Yukon XL 1500

Drive Train, January 6, 2011

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The rear axle cross pin may break. The cross pin is an internal component of the rear differential, which is housed in the rear axle assembly. If the cross pin breaks, the rear axle may lock, which could result in loss of control and a crash. Dealers will install a new rear axle cross pin to correct this concern. This recall should begin no later than January 25, 2011. The General Motors number for this recall is 10426A.

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: Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500

Drive Train, December 17, 2010

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The rear axle cross pin, an internal component of the rear differential that is housed in the rear axle assembly, may break. If the cross pin breaks, the rear axle may lock, which could result in a loss of vehicle control and a crash. Dealers will install a new rear axle cross pin to correct this concern. This recall should begin no later than January 25, 2011. The General Motors number for this recall is 10426.

For Models: Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain

Body, Interior & Misc., December 15, 2010

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General Motors is recalling certain 2011 Cadillac SRX, Chevrolet Equinox, and GMC Terrain vehicles because one or both of the front safety belt buckle anchors may separate during a crash. As a result, the safety belt system may not properly restrain the front seat occupants, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will modify the affected safety belt buckles as necessary.

For Models: Buick Lucerne, Cadillac DTS

Electrical & Lights, November 4, 2010

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General Motors is recalling 2010–2011 DTS and Buick Lucerne models with V8 engines due to contact between the starter/alternator cable and the power steering return line. This can result in a worn power steering return line, which can cause a power steering leak, possibly resulting in a loss of power steering. This can lead to an increase in the risk of a crash and/or an engine compartment fire. Dealers will secure or reroute the necessary lines, 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 SRX

Engine, June 11, 2010

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Premium fuel is recommended for these vehicles, use of lower octane fuel can result in engine ping. Continued vehicle operation with engine ping present can result in engine damage. The vehicle could be disabled, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module with updated software to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin by June 11, 2010, The General Motors recall number is 10093.

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.