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Recall List for the 2005 Cadillac XLR

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2005 Cadillac XLR by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Cadillac service shop immediately!

  1. 2005 Cadillac XLR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #11E009000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 4,887

    Summary: Ti automotive is recalling certain fuel pumps, part numbers TU456 and TU303, sold under various brand names as aftermarket and replacement equipment for the motor vehicles listed above. The defective fuel pump may seize, stopping the fuel flow to the engine creating a stalling condition.

    Consequence: A vehicle crash could occur should the engine stall while in use.

    Actions: Ti automotive will notify owners of record and will replace any defective fuel pump with a new or reworked fuel pump free of charge. The safety recall began on February 22, 2011. Owners may contact ti automotive at 1-866-867-3759 or log on to www.recallresponse.com. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11E009000 »

  2. 2005 Cadillac XLR EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL NHTSA Campaign #06V263000

    • Date Announced: JULY 19, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 7,689

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the daylight running lights (drl), turn signal, and parking lamps use the same bulb. The bulb may become damaged from vibration within a loose fitting socket or air entering the bulb due to an inadequate seal. Both of these conditions will cause the bulb to burn out prematurely.

    Consequence: If this were to occur, the driver would notice that the arrow in the instrument panel would flash faster than normal when the turn signal is activated. The loss of the drl and turn signals could fail to warn others of the driver's presence or intentions and could lead to a vehicle crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the socket and bulb in both lamps free of charge. The recall began on July 31, 2006. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V263000 »

  3. 2005 Cadillac XLR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #04V525000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 03, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,225

    Summary: Certain passenger vehicles were produced with one or both rear brake hydraulic lines that can come in contact with or be affected by heat from the left engine exhaust manifold and the left exhaust pipe. The brake fluid could reach elevated temperatures and boil.

    Consequence: If the brake fluid boils in a rear brake line, the effectiveness of the rear brake system would be reduced which could result in a brake line leak and loss of brake fluid. If enough fluid leaks from the rear brake system so that brake pedal application can no longer build pressure to the rear brakes. The operator of the vehicle will experience limited braking which could result in a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will (1) inspect the left engine exhaust manifold clip for proper alignment and placement on the body-mounted stud. If incorrect, they will reposition the clip on the brake lines and reinstall the clip on the stud; (2) the dealer will verify that both rear brake lines have the proper clearance to the left exhaust pipe. They will reposition the lines by bending as necessary; (3) dealers will remove the machining tab from the rear differential housing. Also, dealers are to inspect the brake lines for wear in these related areas and repair or replace if there is any sign of wear-through on the nylon overcoating. The recall began on January 18, 2005. Owners should contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2239 or Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V525000 »

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