12,662 recently built small Cadillacs – that’d be the CTS – will be recalled “for failing to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standards #208”. Since you aren’t up to speed on the code, let me remind you. Safety standard #208 is the one about occupant crash protection. The passenger air bag may be disabled when it should be enabled, says NHTSA, or enabled when it should be disabled.
The Recall will not mandate any mechanical change. A software update at your Cadillac dealer should do the trick.