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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May  28, 1999

NHTSA
Contact: Tim Hurd
Tel. No. (202) 366-9550

'99 Cadillac Seville Recall

Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR:GENERATOR

Manufacturer:
GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

Mfg. Campaign Number
# 99013

Manufactured From:
FEB 1999 To: FEB 1999

Year of Recall:
1999

Problem:

Vehicle Description: Passenger vehicles. An electrical short can develop in the generator, even when the engine is off.

The electrical short could cause an engine compartment fire that could spread to the rest of the vehicle and anything near it.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the generator. Owner notification began April 24, 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Cadillac at 1-800-458-8006. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).