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Wednesday, 30 June 2021 18:09

Cadillac SRX, Saab 9-4X Recalled Again for Toe Links

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com

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A General Motors rear toe-link recall has been issued a second time for 2010-2016 Cadillac SRX and 2011-2012 Saab 9-4X vehicles.

More than 380,000 vehicles are recalled because the rear suspension toe-link adjusters may not have been tightened properly.

 

Owners are warned to not drive their vehicles if they experience any of these warnings:

 

  • Service Traction Control message
  • Service Stabilitrak message
  • Stabilitrak warning light stays on or flashes intermittently
  • Service Rear Axle message
  • Chimes in combination with warning messages
  • Sway or wander while driving
  • Loud metallic or other unusual noise from the rear suspension
  • Off-center steering wheel
  • Uneven wear between the rear tires

 

A customer who experiences these warnings should have the vehicle towed to a GM dealership.

 

GM recalled 2010-2015 Cadillac SRX and 2011-2012 Saab 9-4x vehicles in September 2014 because the jam nuts in the rear toe-link adjusters may not have been torqued to specification. GM dealers were told to inspect the toe links and increase the torque or replace the toe links if they were loose or damaged.

 

After the 2014 recall GM received reports of loose toe links in vehicles that had been repaired, so the automaker checked dealer repairs and determined some dealers had failed to follow instructions. GM revised the service procedures and also...


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