GM recalls Cadillac CTS over brake pedal issue

Cadillac CTS

General Motors said that it is recalling certain model year 2012 Cadillac CTS models built from Oct. 21, 2011 through Oct. 26, 2011. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration said that the models produced during that time period may have a condition in which the power vacuum brake boost pushrod retention may not be torqued to proper specification.

“If the nut is not torqued to the proper specification, the nut could loosen and allow the pushrod to separate from the brake pedal,” the NHTSA said. “This could result in a loss of ability to brake and a vehicle to crash without prior warning.”

A total of 674 models could be affected.

Top fix the issue, Cadillac will inspect the power vacuum brake boost pushrod retention nut and torque the nut to proper spec. Owners can contact Caddy at 1-800-458-8006.

– By: Omar Rana