General Motors has announced a recall for some of its 2014 Cadillac ELR coupe models due to a problem with the electronic stability control system. The recall affects only 656 units of the vehicle.
Affected 2014 Cadillac ELR models were manufactured between September 26, 2013 and February 14, 2014. Models without Adaptive Cruise Control could encounter an issue where the diagnostic system doesn’t notify the driver whether the electronic stability control is on or off.
The problem requires only a simple software correction with no change to any components in affected vehicles. They’ve got that fix ready to go and will begin repairs on April 17th. There have been no reported accidents or injuries as a result of the issue and many of the cars affected aren’t even in customer hands, but are sitting on dealer lots.
The software fix will initiate a recalibration of the electronic brake control module and will only take about 20 minutes to install. The problem was discovered during testing of the 2014 Cadillac ELR and caused a temporary stop-sale of the vehicle back on March 19th.
Now that the problem has been diagnosed and a plan for repair introduced, the stop-sale has been lifted. Owners of affected vehicles will be notified to bring their cars in for the software fix.
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Nicole Wakelin fell in love with cars as a teenager when she got to go for a ride in a Ferrari. It was red and it was fast and that was all that mattered. Game over. She considers things a bit more carefully now, but still has a weakness for fast, beautiful cars. Nicole also writes for NerdApproved and GeekMom.