Recall Alert: 2017 Cadillac XT5, GMC Acadia

img1406810627 1479486575459 jpg 2017 Cadillac XT5 | Manufacturer image


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,800 model-year 2017 Cadillac XT5 SUVs manufactured between April 16 and May 9, 2016, and GMC Acadia SUVs manufactured between April 19 and April 22, 2016

The Problem: The front brake calipers may have a torn or misaligned caliper piston seal that may allow brake fluid to leak, reducing brake performance and increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will inspect the front brake calipers and replace the brake caliper assemblies, as necessary, for free.

What Owners Should Do: Cadillac and GMC manufacturer GM has not yet announced an owner-notification schedule. Owners can call Cadillac at 800-458-8006 and GMC at 800-462-8782. They can also call the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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