Buick Recall – 2016 Cascada

RECALL Subject : Convertible Roof Control Module/FMVSS 118

Report Receipt Date: NOV 21, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V844000
Component(s): VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4

Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
SUMMARY:

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016 Buick Cascada vehicles manufactured December 1, 2015, to February 24, 2016. The affected vehicles may have had the original convertible roof control module (CRCM) replaced with an incorrect CRCM, that allows the windows to close automatically when the roof is closed and can allow the windows to be closed remotely from distances beyond 11 meters using the key fob. As such, these vehicles no longer meet the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 118, “Power-Operated Window Systems.”

CONSEQUENCE:

If the windows close automatically or can be closed remotely in ways that do not meet all the requirements of FMVSS 118, the unexpected closure can increase the risk of injury to the passengers.

REMEDY:

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the CRCM with correct module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 9, 2016. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM’s number for this recall is 16126.



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