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Recall 07V468000

Sunroof May Operate After the Ignition Is Off and Doors Are Opened

Recall Details

The sunroof may operate after the ignition is turned off and the doors are open. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard; the intent of the standard is to minimize injury due to accidental operation of the sunroof. Dealers will install a wire harness. The recall began May 29, 2008. The GM recall number is 07149.

Our Quick Take

The sunroof may operate after the ignition is turned off and the doors are open. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard; the intent of the standard is to minimize injury due to accidental operation of the sunroof.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the sunroof may close when the ignition is turned off and after the doors are opened. 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.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., May 29, 2008

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 29, 2008
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
16,677
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V468000
Component
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
Summary
CERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 118, 'POWER OPERATED WINDOW, PARTITION, AND ROOF PANEL SYSTEMS.' UNDER THE STANDARD, THE SUNROOF MAY ONLY BE CLOSED WHEN THE IGNITION IS ON, OR AFTER THE IGNITION IS TURNED OFF, BUT BEFORE EITHER OF THE FRONT DOORS ARE OPENED. THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE SUNROOF CAN BE CLOSED AFTER THE IGNITION IS TURNED OFF AND THE DOORS ARE OPENED.
Consequence
THIS STANDARD SPECIFIES REQUIREMENTS FOR POWER OPERATED WINDOW, PARTITION, AND ROOF PANEL SYSTEMS TO MINIMIZE THE LIKELIHOOD OF DEATH OR INJURY FROM THEIR ACCIDENTAL OPERATION.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A WIRE HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 29, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339.
Notify
GM RECALL NO. 07149. 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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