2013 LaCrosse Recall List

4 Recalls
Recall ID # 13V097000POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Recall Date:

MAR 15, 2013

Model Affected:

2013 BUICK LACROSSE

Summary:

General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick LaCrosse vehicles, manufactured between April 25, 2012, through March 6, 2013, and model year 2013 Cadillac SRX vehicles, manufactured between May 29, 2012, through February 18, 2013 for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect." A software problem may cause the transmission to inadvertently shift to Sport mode removing any transmission-related engine braking effect.

Consequence:

If engine braking is unexpectedly removed, it may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the transmission control module free of charge. The recall began on April 3, 2013. Cadillac owners may call 1-866-982-2339. Buick owners may call 1-866-694-6546.

Potential Units Affected:

26582

Notes:

General Motors LLC 13053

Recall ID # 13V097000POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Recall Date:

MAR 15, 2013

Model Affected:

2013 BUICK LACROSSE

Summary:

General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick LaCrosse vehicles, manufactured between April 25, 2012, through March 6, 2013, and model year 2013 Cadillac SRX vehicles, manufactured between May 29, 2012, through February 18, 2013 for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect." A software problem may cause the transmission to inadvertently shift to Sport mode removing any transmission-related engine braking effect.

Consequence:

If engine braking is unexpectedly removed, it may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the transmission control module free of charge. The recall began on April 3, 2013. Cadillac owners may call 1-866-982-2339. Buick owners may call 1-866-694-6546.

Potential Units Affected:

26582

Notes:

General Motors LLC 13053

Recall ID # 13V097000ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Recall Date:

MAR 15, 2013

Model Affected:

2013 BUICK LACROSSE

Summary:

General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick LaCrosse vehicles, manufactured between April 25, 2012, through March 6, 2013, and model year 2013 Cadillac SRX vehicles, manufactured between May 29, 2012, through February 18, 2013 for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence, Starter Interlock, and Transmission Braking Effect." A software problem may cause the transmission to inadvertently shift to Sport mode removing any transmission-related engine braking effect.

Consequence:

If engine braking is unexpectedly removed, it may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the transmission control module free of charge. The recall began on April 3, 2013. Cadillac owners may call 1-866-982-2339. Buick owners may call 1-866-694-6546.

Potential Units Affected:

26582

Notes:

General Motors LLC 13053

Recall ID # 13V173000ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall Date:

MAY 06, 2013

Model Affected:

2013 BUICK LACROSSE

Summary:

General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Buick LaCrosse and Regal, and model year 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco vehicles equipped with eAssist. These vehicles may have a condition in which the Generator Control Module (GCM) may not function properly. This could cause a gradual loss of battery charge and the illumination of the malfunction indicator light.

Consequence:

If the vehicle is continued to be driven, the engine may stall and/or the vehicle may not start. In addition, there may be a burning or melting odor, smoke, and possibly a fire in the trunk.

Remedy:

GM will notify owners and dealers will test the GCM and replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on June 11, 2013. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. GM's recall campaign number is 13136.

Potential Units Affected:

42904

Notes:

General Motors LLC 13136

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