N222369130 Noncompliant Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap – 2022 Cadillac XT6

June 2, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V392000

Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap Missing Label/FMVSS 135

Without a warning label, the brake fluid may be unintentionally contaminated by debris, which can affect brake performance and increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V392

Manufacturer General Motors, LLC

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 235

 

Summary

General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2022 Cadillac XT6 vehicles. The brake fluid reservoir cap may be missing the warning label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 135, “Light Vehicle Brake Systems.”

 

Remedy

Dealers will inspect the brake fluid reservoir cap and replace it, if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 18, 2022. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM’s number for this recall is N222369130.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

 

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2022 Cadillac XT6
2022 Cadillac XT6

 


Condition

General Motors has decided that certain 2022 model year Cadillac XT6 vehicles may fail to conform to S5.4.3 of Federal/Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (F/CMVSS) No. 135, “Light vehicle brake systems.” The brake fluid reservoir cap on these vehicles may be missing the reservoir labeling required by S5.4.3: “WARNING: Clean filler cap before removing. Use only ___ [DOT4] fluid from a sealed container.” A failure to prevent introduction of debris into the brake fluid reservoir after removing the cap could degrade brake performance over time, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Correction

Dealers will inspect the brake fluid reservoir cap and replace it if necessary.

 

Parts

Quantity Part Name Part No.
1 Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap 84502401

 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NonCompliance Recall N222361930
Noncompliant Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap

These questions and answers are being provided to help GM dealers respond to inquiries from involved vehicle owners about the Safety recall identified above.

 

Q1)Which vehicles are involved?

General Motors has decided that certain 2022 model year Cadillac XT6 vehicles may fail to conform to S5.4.3 of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 135, “Light vehicle brake systems.”

 

Q2)What is the issue or condition?

The brake fluid reservoir cap on these vehicles may be missing the reservoir labeling required: “WARNING: Clean filler cap before removing. Use only DOT4 fluid from a sealed container.”

 

Q3) What symptoms may be experienced?  What warning signs may be associated with the issue or condition described?

None

 

Q4) What is the remedy/repair?

Dealers will inspect the brake fluid reservoir cap and replace it if necessary.

 

Q5) What is the safety risk?  Is the vehicle safe to drive?

A failure to prevent introduction of debris into the brake fluid reservoir after removing the cap could degrade brake performance over time, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Q6) Does the customer have to pay for this remedy/repair? A6)

No, this inspection/repair will be done at no cost to the customer.

 

Q7) Is the remedy/repair available now?

Yes, please see the attached bulletin for details.

 

Q8) What should customers do until recall repairs can be completed?  Are there any special instructions?

If special instructions are provided, they will be included in the notification letters to customers.

 

Q9) How can customers check to see if their vehicle is involved in this field action?

Customers who own a vehicle involved in the field action will be notified by mail by General Motors, but they may also check their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for field actions in GM Owner Center at https://my.gm.com/recalls or via NHTSA’s website at https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/.

 

Q10) If customers are concerned, can they get a rental car or courtesy transportation?

Courtesy transportation is available for customers whose vehicles are involved in this recall and are within the warranty coverage period for the warranty which is associated with this recall.  Please refer to Warranty Administration Bulletin #17-NA-073:  Field Action Courtesy Transportation Policy for further information.

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
CADILLAC XT6 2022

 


8 Associated Documents

Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22V392-4264.pdf 198.036KB

RCSB-22V392-4264

 


Noncompliance Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V392-7285.PDF 213.834KB

RCLRPT-22V392-7285

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V392-9109.pdf 645.14KB

RCAK-22V392-9109

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Message re N222369130 – Noncompliance Recall Noncompliant Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap

RCMN-22V392-3341.pdf 10.766KB

RCMN-22V392-3341

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NonCompliance Recall N222361930 Noncompliant Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap

RMISC-22V392-6214.pdf 103.008KB

RMISC-22V392-6214

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22V392-2041.pdf 228.163KB

RCSB-22V392-2041

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Dealer Message re REVISION: N222369130-01 – NonCompliance Recall Noncompliant Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap Customer Letter Added

RCMN-22V392-4755.pdf 55.17KB

RCMN-22V392-4755

 


Miscellaneous Document – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NonCompliance Recall N222361930 Noncompliant Brake Fluid Reservoir Cap

RMISC-22V392-7642.pdf 103.008KB

RMISC-22V392-7642

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22V392&docType=RCL

 


 

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