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2010 Cadillac CTS Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Cadillac CTS

2010 Cadillac CTS Problems

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

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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2010 Cadillac CTS Questions

Appears to be leaking between the trunk lid and the weatherstrip (molding) under the rear window.

We just purchased a 2010 CTS with the 3.6L 304 v6 and have put about 1,000 on the engine so far. What is the recommended number of miles for the 1st oil change; and the maximum recommended miles between LOF thereafter?

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2010 Cadillac CTS Recalls

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 lock nuts securing the toe link portion of the rear suspension may loosen and cause a clanking type noise. In some cases, the toe link could separate and cause the rear wheel to turn in and out uncontrollably. This can result in a loss of vehicle control, which increases the risk of a crash. Toe links will be inspected and replaced as necessary and new lock nuts will be installed. At this time, there is no scheduled start date for this recall. The GM recall number is 11029.

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2010 Cadillac CTS Reviews

auto tranny is very jerky in city driving and constantly upshifts and downshifts......reaches 6th gear at only 40mph......very strange

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