2008 Cadillac CTS Repair and Maintenance

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

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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»

The front and rear light bulbs are prone to premature failure. Our technicians tell us that the front bulbs can be very difficult to replace.

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

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...

If I turn the car off and wait for @4 t0 5 minutes, and restart the engine every thing is fine. this will happen about twice a week I get a little static and the radio stops. When the radio stop the OnStar will not work nor will the door chimes. I have had this car for 18months this problem is o...

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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.


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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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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