2008 Cadillac CTS Repair and Maintenance

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

2008 Cadillac CTS Problems

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

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»

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.

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2008 Cadillac CTS Questions

just turned 100.000 and fuel is leaking from the right top area of the tank I've had a lot of cars in the past and I can't recall ever having a problem from a leaking gas tank and plastic.

Occurs whenever it rains.

the bolts holding the front upper control arm to the subframe came loose enough to cause wear to the hole in the subframe. the only fix is to replace the frame, as the frame is aluminum the dealer said it could not be repaired??? How could this happen? The car is just off warranty with less th...

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2008 Cadillac CTS Recalls

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

love the car. best car I have ever owned.

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 ...

I guess that mine is the exception,not the rule. Lots of problems thus far! Major electrical issue with wiring harness under drivers seat, both sunroof motors had to be replaced,sunroof alignment 2x since,timing chain and gears replaced at 12,000 miles,LF drivers weatherstrip,RF sun visor, LF window motor and regulator replaced at 17,000 miles! Heated windshield fluid feature eliminated under a...

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