Cadillac Recalls

Cadillac Recall Check

As a driver, it is your responsibility to ensure that your vehicle is in good condition and safe to use on public roads. Check if there is an outstanding safety recall on your Cadillac vehicle. Driving a car with an open recall increases the risk of collisions resulting in injury to occupants and other motorists. Making sure that your car is roadworthy can help save lives and prevent accidents on the road.

How do I check if my Cadillac has a recall?

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A Cadillac Recall check by covers:

Recalls and defects
Car report summary
Market value
Vehicle specifications
Equipment details
Fuel efficiency
Safety rating
Inspection checklist
Auto insurance
NMVTIS report

What does a Cadillac recall announcement include?

If there are recalls for your Cadillac, check the following:

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: identification number assigned to a recall
  • Summary: details of the recall such as the vehicles covered, where the vehicles were sold or registered, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards,
  • Consequences: how the recall may compromise the operation and safety of the vehicle
  • Remedy: how the problem can be fixed (repair, replacement or refund) and how to contact Cadillac for assistance

How should I contact Cadillac about an open recall?

For more information regarding recalls:

  • Cadillac Recall Hotline: (800) 458-8006

You may also check recall information for safety and defects at the official Cadillac Owners website.

  • NHTSA: National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

How do I fix a Cadillac recall?

If a recall has been issued on your Cadillac vehicle, you will receive a recall notification on the mail. If you haven’t received a recall letter, you can go to Cadillac Recall Center website and enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to check if your Cadillac has a safety recall. If your vehicle is involved in a recall, it is recommended to contact the nearest authorized service center and schedule the repair work for your vehicle.

What are the latest Cadillac recalls?

The company has announced various recalls on their vehicles due to safety issues or manufacturing defects. Check here if your Cadillac vehicle has been included in the latest recalls:

Issue Affected Vehicles Impact Solution/Repair
Damaged third-row seat belts 2021 Cadillac Escalade

2021 Cadillac Escalade ESV

During factory installation, one or both of the third-row outboard seat belts may have been misrouted behind the outboard seat-folding mechanism. This can cause damage to the seat belts. A damaged seat belt can break during a crash increasing the risk of injury to the occupant. Owners of affected vehicles will be contacted by GM for instructions. Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belts for free.
Risk of flat tires 2020 Cadillac Escalade

2020 Cadillac Escalade ESV

2020 Cadillac XT4

2020 Cadillac XT5

The Continental tires equipped in the vehicles were accidentally cured too long during the manufacturing process.

The affected tires may suddenly rupture on the road causing the driver to lose control and could increase the risk of a crash.

Dealers will inspect and replace the tires for free. GM will notify owners of affected vehicles starting April 12.
Electronic brake boost assist issue 2020 Cadillac CT4
2020 Cadillac CT5
According to NHTSA, the material used in a sensor connection in the electronic brake boost system in affected vehicles “may have been contaminated during the material supplier’s production process.” Contamination of the material can lead to an interruption of communication between the sensor and the brake boost system under certain conditions.

If the electronic brake boost assist is lost, this can cause extra braking pedal force to slow and stop the vehicle increasing the possibility of a crash.

GM will notify owners of affected vehicles. Dealers will replace the electronic brake boost module system at no cost to owners.
Potential transmission oil leak 2019-2020 Cadillac XT4 Two of the required bolts are missing on the start-stop accumulator end cap which may result in a transmission oil leak. This can cause the loss of engine power,  increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. GM will notify owners of the recall. Dealers will check and replace the start-stop accumulator end cap if any bolts are missing, free of charge.

Is my Cadillac affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?

Nearly six million General Motors (GM) vehicles are included in the Takata airbag recall. The recalled vehicles were built with defective Takata airbag inflators that may explode when deployed, sending shrapnels flying into the vehicle’s cabin which could possibly injure and kill the driver and passengers.

Owners of recalled vehicles will be notified by mail and will be advised to contact an authorized dealer to replace the airbag inflators. All repairs will be free of charge. The recall includes the following Cadillac models:

Model Model Years Covered
Escalade 2007-2014
Escalade ESV 2007-2014
Escalade EXT 2007-2013

Can I search recalls for a Cadillac using a license plate number?

Check recalls by license plate number at’s free license plate lookup tool. Your search result will tell you if your Cadillac vehicle is currently included in any safety recall.

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Why should I run a Cadillac Recall Check?

By checking the recall status of your Cadillac vehicle, you can avoid putting yourself, your passengers and other drivers at risk on the road.

  1. Check for Cadillac safety defects. Have a peace of mind knowing that the vehicle you are driving is free of safety defects.
  2. Check for Cadillac compliance to federal safety standards. Make sure the car is reliable and meets the government regulatory standards on safety.
  3. Avoid ending up with a lemon car. With a recall check, you can quickly research the vehicle’s recall status before buying a used or new Cadillac.
  4. You can promptly act on a recall. If your Cadillac vehicle is currently involved in any type of recall, you can get it inspected and fixed before you take it out for a drive.

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