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NHTSA Recall 14V116000


Vehicle:  Cadillac XTS

NHTSA Recall 14V116000


Report Receipt Date: March 17, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V116000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 63,903
All Products Associated with this Recall: 2013-2014 Cadillac XTS
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
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.
REMEDY: 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.
NOTES: 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.

Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
14 March 2014Stop Delivery Order for Upcoming Safety Recall 14062 Brake Booster Pump – Secure Cavity Plug
2013-2014 Cadillac XTS
General Motors

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- 23KB - 2 pages
17 March 201414V-116
To: Nancy Lewis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: M. Carmen Benavides, General Motors LLC

PDF
- 73KB - 3 pages
17 March 2014Brake Booster Pump Relay Connector Corrosion
To: Carmen Benavides, General Motors LLC
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

PDF
- 50KB - 2 pages


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