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2011 SRX Base Sport Utility AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW Recall

On June 03, 2011, the NHTSA and Cadillac announced the recall of this model for problems relating to the vehicle’s AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW. Learn more about this problem below.
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2011 SRX Base Sport Utility AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW Recall

Recall ID # 11V308000 - AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Recall Date
JUN 03, 2011

Model Affected
2011 CADILLAC SRX

Recall Summary
GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 CADILLAC SRX PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION." THE AIRBAGS ARE PROGRAMMED TO TURN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE ROOF-RAIL AIRBAG IF THE PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM DETERMINES THAT THE RIGHT FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS UNOCCUPIED.

Defect Consenquence
THE RIGHT REAR OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROTECTED AND SUFFER INJURIES IN CERTAIN FRONTAL AND SIDE CRASHES.

Remedy
GM DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE SENSING AND DIAGNOSTIC MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JUNE 17, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339 AND AT THE OWNER CENTER AT WWW.GMOWNERCENTER.COM .

Units Affected
47401

Notes
GENERAL MOTORS LLC
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