Recalls for 2013 Cadillac XTS

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 14V116000

Recall Date: 03/17/2014

Problem Summary: GENERAL MOTORS LLC (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013-2014 CADILLAC XTS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FEBRUARY 14, 2012, THROUGH MARCH 7, 2014. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, A CAVITY PLUG ON THE BRAKE BOOSTER PUMP CONNECTOR MAY DISLODGE ALLOWING CORROSION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER PUMP RELAY CONNECTOR.

Consequence: THE CORROSION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER PUMP RELAY CONNECTOR MAY CAUSE A RESISTIVE SHORT AND MELT THE CONNECTOR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

What Owners Should Do: GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL APPLY SEALANT TO THE CONNECTOR CAVITY PLUGS, RE-ROUTE THE VACUUM PUMP VENT HOSE AND REPLACE THE FRONT BODY WIRING HARNESSES AS NEEDED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339. GM'S NUMBER FOR THIS RECALL IS 14062.

Recall Number: 13V220000

Recall Date: 05/24/2013

Problem Summary: GENERAL MOTORS LLC (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC ATS AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC XTS; AND MODEL YEAR 2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA VEHICLES. ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LAMPS MAY INTERMITTENTLY FLASH WITHOUT THE BRAKES BEING APPLIED AND THE CRUISE CONTROL MAY DISENGAGE. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: IF THE BRAKE LAMPS FLASH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS NOT SLOWING, A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT ADJUST VEHICLE SPEED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN FACT BRAKING, AND THE BRAKE LAMPS ARE ILLUMINATING AS INTENDED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE BODY CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 13, 2013. OWNER'S MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339. GM'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13158.

Recall Number: 13V220000

Recall Date: 05/24/2013

Problem Summary: GENERAL MOTORS LLC (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC ATS AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC XTS; AND MODEL YEAR 2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA VEHICLES. ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LAMPS MAY INTERMITTENTLY FLASH WITHOUT THE BRAKES BEING APPLIED AND THE CRUISE CONTROL MAY DISENGAGE. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence: IF THE BRAKE LAMPS FLASH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS NOT SLOWING, A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT ADJUST VEHICLE SPEED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN FACT BRAKING, AND THE BRAKE LAMPS ARE ILLUMINATING AS INTENDED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE BODY CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 13, 2013. OWNER'S MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339. GM'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13158.

Recall Number: 12V525000

Recall Date: 10/31/2012

Problem Summary: GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC XTS VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 12, 2011, THROUGH AUGUST 30, 2012, FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 202, "HEAD RESTRAINTS." THE REAR SEAT HEAD RESTRAINTS MAY NOT LOCK IN THE UPRIGHT POSITION AFTER BEING FOLDED FORWARD. IF THE HEAD RESTRIANT IS AT ITS LOWEST POSITION AND IT FALLS FORWARD, IT WILL NOT MEET THE HEIGHT REQUIRED BY THE STANDARD.

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE LOWERED HEAD RESTRAINT MAY INCREASE THE OCCUPANT'S RISK OF NECK INJURY.

What Owners Should Do: GENERAL MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEAD RESTRAINTS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON NOVEMBER 12, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERAL MOTORS AT 1-800-458-8006.

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What Should You Do?

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