ECALL Subject : Front Brake Calipers may Leak Brake Fluid
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V802000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,844
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2017 Cadillac XT5 vehicles manufactured April 16, 2016, to May 9, 2016, and 2017 GMC Acadia vehicles manufactured April 19, 2016, to April 22, 2016. The front brake calipers may have a torn or misaligned caliper piston seal which may allow brake fluid to leak.
If there is a brake fluid leak, braking performance may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front brake calipers, replacing the brake caliper assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-458-8006 (Cadillac), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM’s number for this recall is 16096.