If the coil antenna generates excessive heat, there is an increased risk of a fire.

Visibility — Defroster/Defogger System

Date Announced
SEP 03, 2015
Vehicles Affected
96,145
Cadillac Recall #
15299
NHTSA Campaign #
15V558000
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Cadillac ATS sedan vehicles manufactured April 23, 2012, to September 2, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the coil antenna module that powers the rear defogger system may generate excessive heat due to excessive cycling or continuous operation.
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the Electronic Climate Control module to remove the automatic rear defogger "on" function, free of charge. The recall began on October 16, 2015. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is 15299.
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