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Cadillac Recall 05111: Fuel Gauge Inaccurate

2006 Cadillac STS

If the engine stops running, the operator will not be able to restart the vehicle which could increase the risk of a crash.

Fuel System, Gasoline — Delivery

Summary
Certain vehicles equipped with V6 engines may have a condition where fuel is no longer supplied to the engine. This condition occurs without the illumination of the fuel level low indicator light or the warning chime.
Actions
Dealers will reprogram the electronic control module (ECM) with new software free of charge. Owners were notified in December 2005 and asked to maintain at least 1/4 of a tank fuel level to avoid this condition until the parts are available. The parts are now available, owner renotification began on March 23, 2006. Owners may contact Cadillac at 1-866-982-2339.
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Date Announced
JAN 25, 2006
Vehicles Affected
17,462
Cadillac Recall #
05111
NHTSA Campaign #
06V020000
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