GM is seeking for 221,000 of a Cadillacs behind from consumers after a forsake in parking brakes were found to means stop pads to sojourn partially intent when not in use. This leads to extreme feverishness being constructed in a brakes that is a glow hazard. The papers per a remember were posted on a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website Saturday.
The remember effects 205,309 vehicles in a United States, with additional vehicles effected overseas. The total were reported by GM orator Alan Alder. The effected models are 2014-15 Chevrolet Impalas as good as a 2013-15 Cadillac XTS.
At this time, no accidents, injuries or deaths have been contributed to a stop defect. GM is advantageous that that is a box as NHTSA indicated that a inadequate brakes had generated poignant occurrences of heat, smoke, and sparks that put a consumer in substantial danger. In additional to a risk of a error brakes, owners of a vehicles had complained of bad acceleration, unattractive deceleration and an scarcely discerning wearing of stop components.
The new recalls are partial of a array of quite bad peculiarity issues causing a vehicles to be removed by General Motors. The core of mixed investigations over a past year, GM has asked for some-more than thirty million of a vehicles behind during this time. Back in February, a 2014 indication was removed for a delivery forsake that caused a automobile to trip out of park in certain situations. In June, Impalas were removed for a now barbarous ignition failure. Jul was a month injured by nonetheless another Impala remember over concerns that some vehicles could presumably remove energy steering. Then to tip it all off, NHTSA non-stop an review after that same month into a disaster of newcomer atmosphere bags in 2008 models.