A power steering leak could result in a loss of power steering, increasing the risk of a crash, and/or the leak onto hot engine parts could cause an engine compartment fire.

Electrical System — Battery — Cables

Date Announced
NOV 05, 2010
Vehicles Affected
13,780
Cadillac Recall #
10351
NHTSA Campaign #
10V553000
Summary
General Motors is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Dts and Buick lucerne vehicles equipped with V8 engines. The starter or alternator cable is in contact with the power steering return line. If either the starter or alternator cable is contacting the power steering return line, the cable could wear through the line, causing a power steering fluid leak.
Actions
Dealers will secure and if necessary reroute the lines to prevent contact. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on November 19, 2010. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339, Buick at 1-866-608-8080 and at the owner center at www.gmownercenter.com.
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