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Cadillac DTS Recalls

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Most Recent Cadillac DTS Recall

On June 23, 2014, Cadillac recalled 3,141,731 Cadillac DTS. 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) is recalling certain model year 2005-2009 buick lacrosse, 2006-2011 buick lucerne, 2000-2005 cadillac deville, 2006-2011 cadillac dts, 2006-2014 chevrolet impala, and 2006-2007 chevrolet monte carlo vehicles. in the affected vehicles, the weight on the key ring and 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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Cadillac DTS Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 23, 2014

The weight on the key ring, combined with a jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.

As of this writing General Motors has not yet released 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 General Motors recall number is 14299.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 4, 2010
General motors is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 dts and buick lucerne vehicles equipped with v8 engines. the starter or alternator cable is in contact with the power steering return line. if either the starter or alternator cable is contacting the power steering return line, the cable could wear through the line, causing a power steering fluid leak.
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2010

The under hood module for the heated washer system may overheat and catch on fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The heated washer module could catch fire without warning. Please contact your General Motors 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 December 22, 2009

There is a label on the door jam of all cars that describes what tire sizes and air pressure levels the vehicle needs. There is a second label that certifies that the vehicle conforms to proper United States Motor Vehicle standards. There is a third label that identifies various components used in manufacturing the vehicle. On some vehicles, these labels are missing. Each car is legally required to have all these labels affixed to them. If the car does not have these labels, there is a risk that improper vehicle handling and wear could occur.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall. Please contact your Cadillac 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 September 12, 2008

The wiring to the washer system fluid heater may overheat. This can create a burning smell, smoke, and possibly a fire under the hood.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Smoke and/or fire could develop under the hood without warning. Please contact your General Motors 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. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse