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This contact could cause a wear-through of the cable insulation, exposing the wire core and result in intermittent electrical shorting. If enough current is discharged at the point of contact, an engine compartment fire could occur.

Electrical System — Battery — Cables

Summary
Certain all-wheel drive sport utility vehicles were built without a power steering bracket to secure the positive battery cable, allowing the cable to come in contact with the steering shaft.
Actions
Dealers will inspect the positive battery cable routing and re-route, if necessary. No owner notification will take place since all vehicles were captured at the dealers.
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Date Announced
AUG 12, 2002
Vehicles Affected
649
Cadillac Recall #
02036
NHTSA Campaign #
02V224000
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