2008 Cadillac CTS Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Cadillac CTS

2008 Cadillac CTS Problems

Steering Wheel Position Sensor May Fail

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

SRS Light Due to Passenger Seat Sensor Failure

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»

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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2008 Cadillac CTS Questions

When I Drive over speed bumps my car creeks and squeaks real bad. Strut mounts? (1 answer)

It seems to be coming from the front

Why I'm i not getting heat on the driver's side (1 answer)

I'm getting heat on passenger side..but no heat from driver side vents

Why does system work for two weeks before it has another outage???? (1 answer)

My Bose car system stops... the Radio lights up but no sound.
The following conditions occurs du
ring this cycle.
(1) No audio from the radio.
(2) Door ajar chime inoperative.
(3)Turn signal click clack sound inoperative.

The audio returns after the vehicle is turned off for sever...

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2008 Cadillac CTS Recalls

The Engine May Stall

The weight on the key ring and/or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine and increasing the risk of a crash. In the event of a crash, if the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy as expected. Dealers will provide two replacement key rings, and vehicles with slotted keys will receive key inserts to correct this concern. Note: Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring.

 

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

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2008 Cadillac CTS Reviews

this is a list of the problems we have had with our 2008 CTS over the last three and a half years - leaking seals around the sunroof, trunk lid and tail lights, repaired four times. - broken suspension casting in right rear, repaired under warrantee . - most recent , the bolt holding the right upper control arm to the subframe loosened causing wear to the hole in the subframe, we are told ...
love the car. best car I have ever owned.
Vibration in steering seems to be a norm per the service technicians!

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