Recall roundup: Cadillac SRX image

The North American based automotive giant General Motors has recently announced a recall for the 2013 Cadillac SRX, because of a problem with the wheel nuts.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 27,000 units of the 2013 Cadillac SRX 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 wheel nuts fixed. The NHTSA says that out of the 27,000 vehicles, 18,871 units have been sold in the United States and 913 units in Canada, with the rest being sold outside North America.

If the problem with the wheel nuts is being ignored, the wheel can become detached completely, increasing the risk of a crash or injury. GM says that no reports of crashes and injuries, related to this defect, have been announced yet. Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified by the carmaker and dealers will tighten the wheel nuts to the correct specification, free of charge. If you own a 2013 Cadillac SRX you should better contact the NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236 or Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339.