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2004 CADILLAC XLR RECALLS

2004 Cadillac XLR

2 doors coupe produced by Cadillac from 2003 to 2009 with petrol engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 2 passengers including driver.


Model Trims

  • XLR 4.6 i V8 32V (325 Hp) Automatic

Features & Specs

1

2
seats

2

13 mpg city
26 mpg hwy

3

RWD
drivetrain

4

325
horsepower

Reported Problems

5 Total Safety Recalls Found

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

  • Total cars affected: 4887

  • NHTSA campaign: 11E009000

  • Date of the problem: 28/02/2011

A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR SHOULD THE ENGINE STALL WHILE IN USE.

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

  • Total cars affected: 5225

  • NHTSA campaign: 04V525000

  • Date of the problem: 03/11/2004

IF THE BRAKE FLUID BOILS IN A REAR BRAKE LINE, THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM WOULD BE REDUCED WHICH COULD RESULT IN A BRAKE LINE LEAK AND LOSS OF BRAKE FLUID. IF ENOUGH FLUID LEAKS FROM THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM SO THAT BRAKE PEDAL APPLICATION CAN NO LONGER BUILD PRESSURE TO THE REAR BRAKES. THE OPERATOR OF THE VEHICLE WILL EXPERIENCE LIMITED BRAKING WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

  • Total cars affected: 7689

  • NHTSA campaign: 06V263000

  • Date of the problem: 19/07/2006

IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR, THE DRIVER WOULD NOTICE THAT THE ARROW IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WOULD FLASH FASTER THAN NORMAL WHEN THE TURN SIGNAL IS ACTIVATED. THE LOSS OF THE DRL AND TURN SIGNALS COULD FAIL TO WARN OTHERS OF THE DRIVER'S PRESENCE OR INTENTIONS AND COULD LEAD TO A VEHICLE CRASH.

STEERING:LINKAGES

  • Total cars affected: 41928

  • NHTSA campaign: 04V273000

  • Date of the problem: 09/06/2004

IF THE CONTROL ARM SEPARATES FROM THE KNUCKLE, THE AFFECTED CORNER OF THE VEHICLE WILL DROP AND THE CONTROL ARM WOULD BE FORCED DOWNWARD, CONTACTING THE WHEEL. THE AFFECTED WHEEL COULD TILT OUTWARD AND CREATE A DRAGGING ACTION THAT WOULD TEND TO SLOW THE VEHICLE AND CREATE A TENDENCY FOR THE VEHICLE TO TURN IN THE DIRECTION OF THE AFFECTED WHEEL. IN EXTREME SITUATIONS, THE AFFECTED WHEEL ASSEMBLY COULD SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE. SEPARATION OF THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY WOULD ALSO SEVER THAT WHEEL;S HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSE AND RESULT IN DIMINISHED BRAKING PERFORMANCE OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

  • Total cars affected: 19924

  • NHTSA campaign: 05V046000

  • Date of the problem: 09/02/2005

IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR, GREATER BRAKE PEDAL FORCE AND A LONGER DISTANCE MAY BE REQUIRED TO STOP THE VEHICLE.

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