Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

November 4, 2016

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

16V802000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected:

1,844

Summary:

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2017 Cadillac XT5 vehicles manufactured April 16, 2016, to May 9, 2016, and 2017 GMC Acadia vehicles manufactured April 19, 2016, to April 22, 2016. The front brake calipers may have a torn or misaligned caliper piston seal which may allow brake fluid to leak.

Consequence:

If there is a brake fluid leak, braking performance may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front brake calipers, replacing the brake caliper assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM's number for this recall is 16096.

Notes:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration