2015 Cadillac CTS recall 18286

Cadillac Recall 18286: Damaged Seat Heaters Can Cause Fire

2015 Cadillac CTS

In cold ambient temperatures, the seat heaters in these vehicles can turn on automatically when the vehicle is remotely started. If a damaged seat heater is turned on while no one is inside the vehicle, the damaged seat heater can overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

Seats — Front Assembly — Seat Heater/Cooler

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Cadillac CTS vehicles, equipped with heated front seats. The flexible heating mats in the front seats may be damaged over time, resulting in the seat heaters producing excessive heat.
Actions
GM will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the body control module, disabling the automatic activation of the heated seat when the vehicle is remotely started, free of charge. The recall began November 1, 2018. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for the recall is 18286.

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Date Announced
SEP 07, 2018
Vehicles Affected
52,867
Cadillac Recall #
18286
NHTSA Campaign #
18V595000
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