The 2014-2015 model year Cadillac CTS V-Sport has been recalled in both the United States and Canada due to an issue with the vehicle’s rear axle roll pins.
The problem: according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Transport Canada, the rear differential roll pins in the 2014-2015 Cadillac CTS V-Sport may be prone to fracturing or breaking. The CTS V-Sport comes standard with General Motors‘ electronic rear differential.
The hazards: if the rear axle roll pins fracture while the vehicle is in motion, the rear wheels may lock up, which can increase the risk of a crash.
- 2014 Cadillac CTS V-Sport
- 2015 Cadillac CTS V-Sport
Number of affected vehicles: a total of 2,866 units are affected in the United States. Only 109 vehicles in Canada are affected by this recall.
Affected components: rear axle differential, differential roll pins.
The fix: this recall will require fairly major repairs to the vehicle, with dealers instructed to replace the entire rear axle differential. This will be done at no cost to the owner.
Owners should: wait for GM to contact them, at which point they will likely be instructed to make an appointment with their dealer. If owners are unsure whether or not their vehicle is affected, they can visit my.gm.com/
- NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V038000
- Transport Canada Recall Number: 2020020
- GM Recall Number: N192279370
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153