CADILLAC ATS 2013: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM
|Make : CADILLAC||Model : ATS||Year : 2013|
|Build Dates : 2012-04-23 - 2013-06-07|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V558000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2015-10-16||Date Received by ODI: 2015-09-03||Date Added to Database: 2015-09-03|
|Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15299|
|Component: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 96145|
General Motors LLC "GM" is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Cadillac ATS sedan vehicles manufactured April 23, 2012, to September 2, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the coil antenna module that powers the rear defogger system may generate excessive heat due to excessive cycling or continuous operation.
If the coil antenna generates excessive heat, there is an increased risk of a fire.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the Electronic Climate Control module to remove the automatic rear defogger "on" function, free of charge. The recall began on October 16, 2015. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is 15299.
|Report Initiator: MFR||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.