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Recall 14V212000

Delay Of Vehicle Acceleration

Recall Details

There may be a three to four second delay and lag in vehicle acceleration when commanded. Dealers will reprogram the transmission control module free of charge to resolve the problem.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle may experience a delay in acceleration when commanded by the driver, posing a safety concern.

What Should You Do?

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in June 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14132.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, April 25, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 25, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
50,571
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V212000
Component
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Cadillac SRX vehicles manufactured May 29, 2012, through June 26, 2013, and equipped with 3.6L engines. In the affected vehicles, in certain driving situations, there may be a three to four second lag in acceleration due to the transmission control module (TCM) programming.
Consequence
A three to four second lag in acceleration may increase the risk of crash.
Remedy
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the transmission control module, free of charge. The recall began on June 3, 2014. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. General Motors' number for this recall is 14132.
Notify
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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