Vehicles Affected: Approximately 210,600 model-year 2018-19 Buick LaCrosse sedans and Regal cars; Cadillac XTS sedans; Chevrolet Equinox SUVs, Impala sedans, Cruze cars, Volt hybrids and Bolt EV electric vehicles; GMC Terrain SUVs; and model-year 2018 Chevrolet Malibu cars
The Problem: The rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating that can cause gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance and increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will bleed the vehicle’s brake system for free.
What Owners Should Do: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC manufacturer GM did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule. Owners can call Buick at 800-521-7300, Cadillac at 800-458-8006, Chevrolet at 800-222-1020, GMC at 800-462-8782, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit NHTSA’s website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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