Friday, September 24, 2010

Caddy's CTS Recalled for Risk of Front-Passenger Leg Injury





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     CADILLAC / CTS     2009-2010
     CADILLAC / CTS-V     2009-2010
Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP. Mfr's Report Date: SEP 13, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V414000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20,224
Summary:
 GM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 CADILLAC CTS ALL WHEEL DRIVE AND CTS-V VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION."
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE FRONT PASSENGER MAY BE AT AN INCREASED RISK OF LEG INJURY.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT ASSEMBLY AND, IN SOME VEHICLES MODIFY THE INSTRUMENT PANEL STRUCTURE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 20, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339.
Notes:
 GM'S SAFETY RECALL NO. IS N100292. OWNERS 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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