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Cadillac CTS and CTS-V Recall


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Vehicle Make/Model: CADILLAC CTS CADILLAC CTS-V
Model Year(s) 2009-2010 2009-2010

Manufacturer: GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Mfr's Report Date: SEP 13, 2010

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V414000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 20224

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 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 1-866-982-2339 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

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 . rule