2011 Cadillac CTS Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Cadillac CTS

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2011 Cadillac CTS Questions

Front driver seat (electric) won't advance forward. (1 answer)

Stuck in furthest back position. Set up to glide back for ease of getting out when car is turned off. Motor makes sound but not move when attempting to go forward. Do motors make noise when they fail? How do I diagnose? Motors to raise and lower seat are fine. If I attempt to go bsckwards, motor ...

My 2011 cts coupe has a no crank no start and no ecm communication (1 answer)

2011 cts stabilization system comes on then car becomes to ride rough (1 answer)

Quick question? After coming into contact with a pothole with my cts my cars stabilization system kicked on and began to cause the car to have a rough ride comparable to your tires spinning while they attempt to catch traction and will not allow the vehicle to reach speeds about 35-40mph. When at...

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2011 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.

 

Roof Rail Air Bags May Deploy Unexpectedly

The roof rail air bags may deploy unexpectedly due to excessive vibration from the vehicle's drive shaft. Dealers will replace the rear drive shaft assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2011 Cadillac CTS Reviews

2011 CTS with 29,000 miles. Steering wheel was loose, lots of play. They had to replace the control arm. Got the car back and steering wheel is cocked about 8 degrees to the right, not dead on center. Brought it back multiple times. Finally they had to replace the entire steering rack. Should not happen on a car with 29K miles
drive train driveshaft had to be replaced, $300 to replace headlight. bumper had to come off. 3.6 V6 12.5 city 19 highway take fuse out of awd system and can get 16.8 city and 22.5 highway. Chrome rims are junk rim leaks on all four rims, dealer says tires, Tire store shows me the rims they take tires off and rims look like they are contaminated or bad castings, they wire wheel them put tires o...
its from timing chain stretch on 3.6 DI pedal is very sensitive. GM is extending coverage to 120,010. miles or 5 more years. fuel millage on mine is 14mgp due to timing off. code p0008.my dealer has replaced hundreds of timing chains.

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