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2009 Cadillac CTS Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 5 official 2009 Cadillac CTS recalls. Find out if your 2009 Cadillac CTS needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2014

The ignition key may move out of the run position unexpectedly causing the engine to turn off.

As of this writing, General Motors has not yet set a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your GM dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The GM recall number is 14172.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 11, 2011

Lock nuts securing certain rear suspension components may loosen. This can result in sudden changes in vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. A clanking noise may or may not be noted from the rear of the vehicle if these nuts loosen. Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 13, 2010

Certain instrument panel components and the glove compartment were manufactured without complying with crash protection standards. Occupants could face an increased risk of injury as a result.

General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in October 2010. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is N100292.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2010

The under hood module for the heated washer system may overheat and catch on fire.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The heated washer module could catch fire without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 18, 2008

The vehicle air bag restraint system features a sensing device in the passenger front seat. This sensor determines whether or not to deactivate the passenger side air bag. This system may malfunction due to a software flaw. If this happens, the air bag may not deploy as needed in an accident.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the air bag may not deploy in an accident, or may deploy when it shouldn't. Please contact your Cadillac dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.