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Wheels Could Fall off Some Cadillac SRX SUVs

2013 Cadillac SRX “Drive it until the wheels fall off.” This is probably not what General Motors had in mind for its Cadillac SRX SUV. The automaker is recalling almost 19,000 SRX crossovers in the U.S. from the 2013 model year with 18-inch wheels because their wheel nuts might not be tightened sufficiently, which could cause the wheels to fall off, the Associated Press reports. Reuters writes, “GM said on Wednesday it knows of no crashes or injuries due to the ... continue reading»

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Nissan, Infiniti and GM Recall Models

Nissan/Infiniti and GM are recalling about 23,500 vehicles. 2010 to 2011 Cadillac SRXGeneral Motors is recalling about 8,800 Cadillac SRX models from the 2010 and 2011 model years because they could roll away. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the transmission shift cable on these models “was improperly installed and may come out of the transmission bracket.” If the cable isn’t attached properly, the shifter, which is attached to the transmission, won’t work ... continue reading»

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Three Cadillac Models Earn Five-Star Government Safety Ratings

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that the 2012 Cadillac SRX and the 2012 Cadillac CTS wagon and sedan have earned overall safety scores of five out of five stars in federal government testing. The 2012 Cadillac CTS coupe hasn’t been rated by NHTSA yet, but both CTS sedan and sport wagon models earn top scores of five out of five stars in frontal and side crash tests, and four stars out of five in rollover tests ... continue reading»

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Saab 9-4X Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Saab 9-4X, a new model for 2011, has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick. The 9-4X earns this award for its standard electronic stability control and for receiving the highest scores possible in front, side and rollover crash tests. The IIHS states that these scores are “based on good performances for its structural twin, the Cadillac SRX,” but that the Institute conducted separate rear impact tests for seating and head restraints. The 9-4X also ... continue reading»

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GM Recalls Cadillac SRXs for Air Bag Problem

copy; GM Corp General Motors is recalling 47,401 Cadillac SRX crossover SUVs from the 2011 model year for an airbag programming problem. The luxury compact SUV’s right roof-rail airbag, which protects passengers’ heads, turns off if no one is sitting in the front passenger seat. Sensors in the front passenger seat determine by weight if someone is sitting there. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that if the right roof-rail airbag is off, someone sitting in the right rear seat ... continue reading»

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