CADILLAC ESCALADE 2008: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
|Make : CADILLAC||Model : ESCALADE||Year : 2008|
|Build Dates : 2005-10-24 - 2011-08-05|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V383000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00||Date Received by ODI: 2016-05-31||Date Added to Database: 2016-05-31|
|Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 49152|
|Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 705744|
General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado 1500, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra 1500, Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in these states are not subject to this safety recall but may be covered under recall 16V-381 depending on the vehicle model year and the vehicle's sale and registration locations. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available were mailed on July 18, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 49152.
|Report Initiator: ODI||V Report|
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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.