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2003 Cadillac CTS Recalls

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Most Recent 2003 Cadillac CTS Recall

On July 2, 2014, Cadillac recalled 554,328 Cadillac CTS. This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. the key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring.general motors llc (gm) notified the agency on july 2, 2014 that they are recalling 554,328 model year 2003-2014 cadillac cts vehicles manufactured august 16, 2001, to april 28, 2014, and 2004-2006 cadillac srx vehicles manufactured march 20, 2003, to august 11, 2006. in these models, the weight on the key ring and/or road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
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2003 Cadillac CTS Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2014

The ignition key may move out of the run position unexpectedly causing the engine to turn off.

As of this writing, General Motors has not yet set a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your GM dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The GM recall number is 14172.

Summary on May 4, 2010
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.
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 20, 2003

The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.

Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 20, 2003

There may be a loose bolt on the steering shaft, which could result in separation of the shaft.

Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.