Certain 2015 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV automobile’s may not meet the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) for occupant crash protection. The vehicles involved were manufactured between April 06, 2014 to May 13, 2014. GM’s recall number is 14220 and the NHTSA campaign number is 14V-259.
According to reports, the passenger airbag module may have been attached to the instrument panel with an infrared weld that was not sufficiently heated. During an accident, the airbag may only partially deploy, increasing the risk of injury to occupants.
GM will send owner an interim notification about the issue and will mail a second notice when parts become available. For more information about the problem owners can contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006.