CADILLAC ESCALADE 2016: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM

Make : CADILLAC Model : ESCALADE Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-02-18 - 2016-04-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V256000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-05-18 Date Received by ODI: 2016-04-28 Date Added to Database: 2016-04-28
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 42190
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3738
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2016 Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon and GMC Yukon XL vehicles. The front upper control arms may have inadequate welds near the control arm bushing.
Consequence:
      Inadequate welds may allow the control arm to separate from the bushing, compromising steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left and right front upper control arms and realign the vehicle, free of charge. The recall began on May 18, 2016. Until the repairs have been made, owners are advised not to drive their vehicles. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 42190.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.