By Matt Schmitz on May 1, 2014
Vehicles Affected: About 50,571 model-year 2013 Cadillac SRX luxury crossovers manufactured between May 29, 2012, and June 26, 2013, and equipped with a 3.6-liter engine
The Problem: In certain driving situations, there may be a 3- to 4-second lag in acceleration due to transmission control module programming, increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: GM will notify owners and dealers will reprogram the transmission control module for free. No notification schedule has been announced.
What Owners Should Do: Owners can call Cadillac at 800-458-8006 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236, or visit www.safercar.gov, for more info.
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