Cadillac CTS Repair and Maintenance
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Cadillac CTS ProblemsThe Check Engine Light With Code: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0336, and/or P0391
Vehicles with certain V6 engines may illuminate the Check Engine Light one or more of the following codes: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0336, or P0391. Our technicians tell us that some vehicles may require a powertrain control module (PCM) software update to correct this issue. Other vehicles may have excess camshaft end play on one or both cylinder heads which will need to be corrected using special procedures outlined by GM.
The passenger seat sensor may fail causing the SRS (airbag) light to illuminate. This problem has turned into a recall on some vehicles. Please contact you local dealer to see if your particular car is included. For more information on this recall, please click here»
I bought a used 2008 CTS4 in Feb 2014 with 70K miles on it. In May literally 3 months after purchasing it the transmission went out on me. Thank god i bought an warranty on the vehicle to help with the cost. I took it to the Waldorf Cadillac dealership to have the work done. On my invoice they said Technician disassembled the transfer case and the transmission and replaced the input shaft and output shaft. Reassembled and test drove the veh...
Cadillac CTS QuestionsWhen car in reverse I have to keep my foot on the brake or it will take off (2 answers)
Any time the car has sat for a couple of hours, I start it and have to keep my foot on the break or it lunges back fast. Dealer can't find anything wrong
dealer says its a switch that's gone bad and must be replaced & switch supposedly cost $600. plus labor
Is this something I can purchase online and install myself ?
When I turn the key back there is absolutely no power of any sort.
Cadillac CTS RecallsBrake Pedal Rod May Fracture
The rod connecting the brake pedal to the braking system may fracture, resulting in loss of vehicle braking. Dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace any affected bracket free of charge to resolve the concern.
The chassis electrical module can short due to internal contamination. This can result in the vehicle stalling. Dealers will replace the chassis electronic module free of charge to resolve the concern.
The engine may stall and fuel may leak due to overheating of the electrical terminals in the fuel pump module, resulting in the melting of the flange material. Dealers will replace the fuel module and fuel tank jumper wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.