GM recalls around 20,000 Cadillac SRX units globally

A recall is being issued for close to 20,000 Cadillac SRX models by General Motors for potential problems with the crossover’s transmission.

A total of 8,789 units are being recalled in the U.S., while Shanghai GM is recalling 9,862 units, and the remainder are scattered amongst 20 additional countries.

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All of the vehicles affected by the recall were made in Mexico at GM’s Ramos Arizpe plant, for model years 2010 and 2011.

Problems with the transmission that have been noted so far are unwanted movement when shifting between drive and park and improper routing of the shift cable. So far no reports of injury or accident have been reported because of this issue.

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GM also announced that another model built in the Ramos Arizpe plant, the Chevrolet Captiva, has a recall issued for 3,150 units sold to U.S. rental car agencies for problems with the power steering overheating.

By: Alexandra Koken

Source: MSNBC