2013-'14 Cadillac CTS Recalled for Windshield-Wiper Failure


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    Cadillac CTS Picture

    General Motors is recalling 19,225 2013-'14 Cadillac CTS sedans for windshield-wiper failure. | May 15, 2014

Just the Facts:
  • General Motors is recalling 19,225 2013-'14 Cadillac CTS sedans for windshield-wiper failure.
  • The windshield-wiper system may become inoperable after a vehicle jump-start with wipers active and restricted.
  • GM has not set a date for the recall.

DETROIT General Motors is recalling 19,225 2013-'14 Cadillac CTS sedans for windshield-wiper failure, according to the automaker.

The recall is part of a larger GM recall of 2.7 million vehicles in the U.S. and nearly 3 million worldwide for a variety of problems. The recall was announced on Thursday.

The "windshield-wiper system may become inoperable after a vehicle jump-start with wipers active and restricted, such as by ice and snow," said GM in a statement regarding the CTS recall. "Potential lack of visibility could increase the risk of a crash."

GM said it is unaware of any crashes or injuries due to the problem.

A date has not been set for the CTS recall, according to GM spokesman Alan Adler in response to a query from Edmunds.

Cadillac dealers will replace the front wiper module. Owners can contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020.

Edmunds says: If the wipers on your 2013-'14 Cadillac CTS are inoperable, take the car into your dealer immediately. Others can wait for their official recall notice from the company.

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