Cadillac DTS Problem Report

Cadillac DTS Stalling Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

(8 reports)

The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall intermittently, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate.

Engine slows down when traction control and stabiltrsk light stays on! -
When rolling to a stop with brakes lightly applied, engine randomly quits. It will start right back up. Engine will randomly sputter and then surge, and then return to normal idle. Engine has actually randomly lost ignition at freeway speed for a fraction of a second. I have not yet had problems diagnosed. The only actual fix I've seen online is one report of a defective crankshaft position sensor causing the stalling. -
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