Non-deployment of the front passenger air bag in the event of a crash necessitating that air bag's deployment may reduce protection of the passenger and increase the risk or severity of injury to them.

Air Bags — Frontal — Sensor/Control Module

Date Announced
DEC 17, 2010
Vehicles Affected
95,927
Cadillac Recall #
100355
NHTSA Campaign #
10V644000
Summary
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2005-2007 Cadillac Cts vehicles. Some of these vehicles have a condition in which repeated flexing of the passenger sensing system mat in the front passenger seat may cause the mat to kink, bend, or fold. This flexing can break the connections in the mat. If this occurs, the sensor may not detect the presence of a front seat passenger and will disable the air bag.
Actions
Dealers will replace the passenger sensing system free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about March 15, 2011. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, GMC at 1-866-996-9463 and at the owner center at www.gmownercenter.com.
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