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Cadillac SRX Recall 08V527000

Drive Train, December 3, 2008

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
December 3, 2008
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
17,301
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
08V527000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary
GM IS RECALLING 17,301 MY 2004 CADILLAC SRX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER CAN BE MOVED FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITH THE IGNITION "ON" AND WITHOUT THE OPERATOR DEPRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL OR, IN SOME CASES, THE SHIFTER CAN BE MOVED FROM THE "PARK" POSITION WITH THE IGNITION TURNED OFF.
Consequence
IF THE VEHICLE IS PARKED OR PARKED ON A SLOPE, THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO ROLL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PAWL STOPPER AND A BUSHING WITHIN THE SHIFTER ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 3, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-800-982-2339 OR THROUGH THEIR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM .
Notes
GM RECALL NO. 08178.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
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