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Recall roundup: Cadillac ELR for ESC problems

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Recall roundup: Cadillac ELR for ESC problems

The North American based automaker Cadillac has recently issued a recall for the ELR, because of some problems spotted with its software for the electronic stability control.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 656 units of the Cadillac ELR will be affected by this recall and their owners will have to take a trip back to the dealers in order to get the problem with the software controlling the ESC. Cadillac says that the affected vehicles fail to conform with the FMVSS (Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard) number 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems”.

The Cadillac ELR vehicles which have been affected by this new recall are from the 2014 model year and they have been produced between the 26th of September, 2013, and the 14th of February, 2014. These vehicles haven’t been fitted with the adaptive cruise control. The car manufacturer is in the process of notifying owners of the ELR on this recall and the dealers will recalibrate the EBCM (Electronic Brake Control Module), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin soon. For any extra details on the subject you can contact the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236 or Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Monday, March 31st, 2014 - filed under Cadillac, News, Safety. Image credit: .
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