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Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls for 2013 CADILLAC ATS

Bulletin Number: PI-1360 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2014
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Gmc/cadillac/chevrolet: after positioning shift lever into park, it fails to hold and vehicle rolls when brake pedal is released. model 2013-15. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1336 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2014
Component:
105500 power train:driveline:differential unit
Summary
Cadillac: from rear differential, there is leaking, on some vehicles, due to pinion seal journal having lead on it, which needs replacing. model 2013-14 ats, cts sedan. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIC-6023 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2014
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Cadillac: information regarding characteristics operation of outside air temperature (oat) sensor on some vehicles, using filter routine to minimize false updates due to engine and/or road heat. model 2013-2015 ats, 2014-2015 cts. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-5216 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Buick/cadillac/chevrolet/saturn/pontiac/ gmc: vehicle experience lower end squeak or squeal, knocking noise or seized engine possibly the main bearing or rod had failed. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1097-A Bulletin Date: 08-01-2014
Component:
117000 digital instrument panel
Summary
Cadillac: some vehicles will display, intermittently, a message of service power steering and is not resulting in a loss of power steering assist. model 2013-2014 ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: SCB-14289 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2014
Component:
090000 fuel system, other
Summary
Buick/gmc/cadillac/chevrolet: see document search button for owner letter. due to electrical failure, flexible fuel sensor is inoperative during normal operation, caused by environmental contaminants such as road salt. *pe
Bulletin Number: 12-09-41-002 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2014
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Gm: some customers may describe 5 slow chimes for no apparent reason. certain objectives placed on the front seat may trigger the chimes. models buick verano my 2012-2014; model buick enclave, lacrosse, regal my 2013-2014; cadillac ats, ct
Bulletin Number: PI-1160-B Bulletin Date: 07-01-2014
Component:
353600 equipment:air conditioner
Summary
Cadillac: there is a strong musty odor, in extreme cases, or water is very noticeable on floor of vehicle, after air conditioner is running due to hvac drain assembly was mis-positioned in floor. model 2013 ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: 12316B Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
355100 equipment:other:labels
Summary
Improper differential ring gear weld. *lj
Bulletin Number: PI-1235 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2014
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
General motors: due to loose ground terminal connections, in some vehicles and trucks experience, accessories malfunctions, dic messages, ipc warning indicators, ses light on. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-3423-K Bulletin Date: 04-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: some dtc codes may be set, p0016, p0017, p0018, p0019, p0008, or p0009. 3.6 ly7 with cam actuator dtc.the reluctor for the crankshaft sensor pressed on the crankshaft may have moved. also included buick allure model year 2005. *js
Bulletin Number: PI-1219 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2014
Component:
061120 engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger
Summary
Cadillac/buick/chevrolet: upon inspection of vehicle, cracks have been observed in turbocharger inlet port center web area and need not be replace. model 2013-2015 regal, ats, cts, malibu. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-1219 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2014
Component:
061320 engine and engine cooling:engine:other fuel types:turbo-charger
Summary
Cadillac/buick/chevrolet: upon inspection of vehicle, cracks have been observed in turbocharger inlet port center web area and need not be replace. model 2013-2015 regal, ats, cts, malibu. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIE-0291 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: the malfunction indicator lamp is illuminated with dtc p2138 or p06a3. engineer would like to gather information from the vehicle prior to any attempts to repair the vehicle. *js updated 05/19/2014 *js
Bulletin Number: PI-1171 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: some may complain of a loud engine noise or that the engine is seized. the engine may stop running and not restart. this may be due to damaged or spun rod or main bearings. the bearing material can enter the oils and spread throughout
Bulletin Number: 13444 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Gm: information involving the procedure to reprogram the ecm. the software used to protect the engine dual-mass flywheel may suspend engine operation, while coming to a stop. the driver may complain about an unexpected stall while coming to
Bulletin Number: 13444 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: information involving the procedure to reprogram the ecm. the software used to protect the engine dual-mass flywheel may suspend engine operation, while coming to a stop. the driver may complain about an unexpected stall while coming to
Bulletin Number: PI-1178 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: the engine may run rough with the check engine light on/low compression on cylinder misfire. stored dtc p0300. this may be due to a piston in the cylinder cracked between the piston compression rings. *js
Bulletin Number: PIE-0251-B Bulletin Date: 08-05-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: the engine may be leaking from the front cover or oil filter adapter. this is not a recall. *js
Bulletin Number: 12-09-41-002A Bulletin Date: 06-01-2013
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Gm: some customers may describe 5 slow chimes for no apparent reason. certain objectives placed on the front seat may trigger the chimes. models buick verano my 2012-2014; model buick enclave, lacrosse, regal my 2013-2014; cadillac ats, ct
Bulletin Number: PIC-5745-A Bulletin Date: 06-01-2013
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Gm: some vehicles may experience a loose shifter. a shift to park message may be displayed. *js
Bulletin Number: PIC-5745-A Bulletin Date: 06-01-2013
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Gm: some vehicles may experience a loose shifter. a shift to park message may be displayed. *js
Bulletin Number: PI-0979 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2013
Component:
033100 service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum
Summary
General motors: evap leak in the small canister vent solenoid (cvs) valve not sealing under vacuum. the leak may be intermittent and present in colder ambient conditions. *kb
Bulletin Number: PI-0979 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2013
Component:
033110 service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Summary
General motors: evap leak in the small canister vent solenoid (cvs) valve not sealing under vacuum. the leak may be intermittent and present in colder ambient conditions. *kb
Bulletin Number: PI0940 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: the malfunction indicator lamp light is on and may be paired with dtc p0171. *js
Bulletin Number: PI0940 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Gm: the malfunction indicator lamp light is on and may be paired with dtc p0171. *js
Bulletin Number: PIE-0256 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Cadillac: malfunction indicator light may illuminate it the active grille aero shutters *kb
Bulletin Number: SB12-08-132-001A Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
General motors: on some trucks and passenger vehicles, accessory power outlets (apo) and trailer lighting are common accessed electrical systems that are affected by devices that are plugged in and become inoperative due to an open fuse an
Bulletin Number: SB12-08-132-001A Bulletin Date: 04-01-2013
Component:
115000 electrical system:fuses and circuit breakers
Summary
General motors: on some trucks and passenger vehicles, accessory power outlets (apo) and trailer lighting are common accessed electrical systems that are affected by devices that are plugged in and become inoperative due to an open fuse an
Bulletin Number: PI-0920 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Chevrolet/cadillac: during various points in drive cycle, vehicle would have rough idling and is intermittent but root cause(s) is under investigation. model 2013 malibu, ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0920 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2013
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Chevrolet/cadillac: during various points in drive cycle, vehicle would have rough idling and is intermittent but root cause(s) is under investigation. model 2013 malibu, ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: 13059 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
104000 power train:transfer case (4-wheel drive)
Summary
General motors: service update for inventory and customer vehicles transfer case oil delivery tube installed incorrectly expires with base warranty. on some vehicles, the tube may not be fully seated and a leak could develop. *js
Bulletin Number: PB-12293 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Cadillac: see document search button for owner letter. certain vehicles are available for software updates, for cue systems, to enhance customer experience, including phone/bluetooth pairing, media player, rear camera, internal/external
Bulletin Number: 13059 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
104000 power train:transfer case (4-wheel drive)
Summary
General motors: service update for inventory and customer vehicles transfer case oil delivery tube installed incorrectly expires with base warranty. on some vehicles, the tube may not be fully seated and a leak could develop. *js
Bulletin Number: PB-12293 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2013
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Cadillac: see document search button for owner letter. certain vehicles are available for software updates, for cue systems, to enhance customer experience, including phone/bluetooth pairing, media player, rear camera, internal/external
Bulletin Number: 13013 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
063200 engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe
Summary
Gm: service update for inventory and customer vehicles turbo-to -exhaust manifold joint may relax expires with base warranty. *js updated 04/03/2013 *js
Bulletin Number: PI-0884 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
162300 structure:body:door
Summary
Cadillac: when operating outside handle, the front and/or rear side door, fails to unlatch or open. inside handle will unlatch and open door. model 2013 ats, xts. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0884 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
171100 latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch
Summary
Cadillac: when operating outside handle, the front and/or rear side door, fails to unlatch or open. inside handle will unlatch and open door. model 2013 ats, xts. *pe
Bulletin Number: 13013 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
063200 engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe
Summary
Gm: service update for inventory and customer vehicles turbo-to -exhaust manifold joint may relax expires with base warranty. *js updated 04/03/2013 *js
Bulletin Number: PI-0884 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
162300 structure:body:door
Summary
Cadillac: when operating outside handle, the front and/or rear side door, fails to unlatch or open. inside handle will unlatch and open door. model 2013 ats, xts. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0884 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2013
Component:
171100 latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch
Summary
Cadillac: when operating outside handle, the front and/or rear side door, fails to unlatch or open. inside handle will unlatch and open door. model 2013 ats, xts. *pe
Bulletin Number: 12316 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
105500 power train:driveline:differential unit
Summary
Gm service update for inventory and customer vehicles improper differential ring gear weld expires with base warranty. *js
Bulletin Number: SB-12-09-41-002 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
151000 seat belts:front
Summary
Cadillac/chevrolet/buick/gmc: passenger seat belt indicator is illuminated due to possible conductive objects, such as tech 2, groceries, charging and audio cables, electronic tablets or computers and cell phones, placed on seats and would
Bulletin Number: SB-12-09-41-002 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
151600 seat belts:front:warning light/devices
Summary
Cadillac/chevrolet/buick/gmc: passenger seat belt indicator is illuminated due to possible conductive objects, such as tech 2, groceries, charging and audio cables, electronic tablets or computers and cell phones, placed on seats and would
Bulletin Number: PI-0872 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
111100 electrical system:battery:cables
Summary
Cadillac: the service engine soon light comes on, due to brace, battery cable, or engine cover being rubbed against, or on, by evaporative emissions pipe/hose. model 2013 ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0872 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Cadillac: the service engine soon light comes on, due to brace, battery cable, or engine cover being rubbed against, or on, by evaporative emissions pipe/hose. model 2013 ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0874 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
072200 fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Summary
Cadillac: due to fuel being trapped, in fuel tank vent line, when refueling or during maneuvers,the vapor communication is blocked between fuel tank and fuel tank vapor pressure sensor, causing the malfunction indicator lamp to come on.
Bulletin Number: PI-0874 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
091100 fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Cadillac: due to fuel being trapped, in fuel tank vent line, when refueling or during maneuvers,the vapor communication is blocked between fuel tank and fuel tank vapor pressure sensor, causing the malfunction indicator lamp to come on.
Bulletin Number: 12316 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
105500 power train:driveline:differential unit
Summary
Gm service update for inventory and customer vehicles improper differential ring gear weld expires with base warranty. *js
Bulletin Number: SB-12-09-41-002 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
151000 seat belts:front
Summary
Cadillac/chevrolet/buick/gmc: passenger seat belt indicator is illuminated due to possible conductive objects, such as tech 2, groceries, charging and audio cables, electronic tablets or computers and cell phones, placed on seats and would
Bulletin Number: SB-12-09-41-002 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
151600 seat belts:front:warning light/devices
Summary
Cadillac/chevrolet/buick/gmc: passenger seat belt indicator is illuminated due to possible conductive objects, such as tech 2, groceries, charging and audio cables, electronic tablets or computers and cell phones, placed on seats and would
Bulletin Number: PI-0872 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
111100 electrical system:battery:cables
Summary
Cadillac: the service engine soon light comes on, due to brace, battery cable, or engine cover being rubbed against, or on, by evaporative emissions pipe/hose. model 2013 ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0872 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Cadillac: the service engine soon light comes on, due to brace, battery cable, or engine cover being rubbed against, or on, by evaporative emissions pipe/hose. model 2013 ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: PI-0874 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
072200 fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Summary
Cadillac: due to fuel being trapped, in fuel tank vent line, when refueling or during maneuvers,the vapor communication is blocked between fuel tank and fuel tank vapor pressure sensor, causing the malfunction indicator lamp to come on.
Bulletin Number: PI-0874 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2012
Component:
091100 fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Cadillac: due to fuel being trapped, in fuel tank vent line, when refueling or during maneuvers,the vapor communication is blocked between fuel tank and fuel tank vapor pressure sensor, causing the malfunction indicator lamp to come on.
Bulletin Number: PIP-5066 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2012
Component:
062200 engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan
Summary
Cadillac: due to engine overheating and ses light message in display, along with activity protection mode, the cooling fans control module may be inoperative. model 2013 ats. *pe
Bulletin Number: PIP-5066 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2012
Component:
062200 engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan
Summary
Cadillac: due to engine overheating and ses light message in display, along with activity protection mode, the cooling fans control module may be inoperative. model 2013 ats. *pe
Recall Number: 13158 Recall Date: 05-24-2013 Affected Vehicles: 1,627
Component:
Electrical system
Summary:
"general motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013 cadillac ats and model year 2013 cadillac xts; and model year 2014 chevrolet impala vehicles. on the affected vehicles, the brake lamps may intermittently flash without the brakes being applied and the cruise control may disengage. thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) no. 108, ""lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."" "
Consequence:
If the brake lamps flash when the vehicle is not slowing, a following driver may not adjust vehicle speed when the vehicle is in fact braking, and the brake lamps are illuminating as intended, increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the body control module. the recall began on june 13, 2013. owner's may contact chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or cadillac at 1-866-982-2339. gm's recall number is 13158.
Recall Number: 13158 Recall Date: 05-24-2013 Affected Vehicles: 1,627
Component:
Exterior lighting:brake lights
Summary:
"general motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2013 cadillac ats and model year 2013 cadillac xts; and model year 2014 chevrolet impala vehicles. on the affected vehicles, the brake lamps may intermittently flash without the brakes being applied and the cruise control may disengage. thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) no. 108, ""lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment."" "
Consequence:
If the brake lamps flash when the vehicle is not slowing, a following driver may not adjust vehicle speed when the vehicle is in fact braking, and the brake lamps are illuminating as intended, increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Gm will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the body control module. the recall began on june 13, 2013. owner's may contact chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438 or cadillac at 1-866-982-2339. gm's recall number is 13158.
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