Close

2010 Cadillac DTS Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2010 Cadillac DTS owner complaints.
Tap theto learn more about the most common 2010 Cadillac DTS problems.

Most Common 2010 Cadillac DTS Problems

The engine may develop an oil leak from the lower crankcase portion of the engine block. Our technicians tell us that the engine must be removed from the vehicle to properly repair this oil leak.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler ...
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Looking for a particular 2010 Cadillac DTS problem?

2 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Brakes Problems

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.
The parking brake may not release automatically due to a failed vacuum switch or actuator. Our technicians tell us that if vacuum is supplied to the actuator when the transmission is in gear, the...

2 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Drive Train Problems

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler ...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...

0 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Electrical & Lights Problems

5 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Engine Problems

The engine may develop an oil leak from the lower crankcase portion of the engine block. Our technicians tell us that the engine must be removed from the vehicle to properly repair this oil leak.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
The water pump and/or the plastic side tanks on the radiator may leak causing a loss of coolant. The engine may overheat due to coolant loss. Continued coolant loss after external leaks have been r...

3 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an engine vacuum leak from the intake manifold area.
The 2006-2011 Cadillac DTS may have issues with the EVAP system, a part of your emission control system. The EVAP canister vent valve or valve solenoid wiring may fail causing illumination of the ...

1 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

1 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Maintenance Problem

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Suspension & Steering Problem

The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.

15
Known 2010 Cadillac DTS Problems & Complaints

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler ...
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
The engine may develop an oil leak from the lower crankcase portion of the engine block. Our technicians tell us that the engine must be removed from the vehicle to properly repair this oil leak.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
The 2006-2011 Cadillac DTS may have issues with the EVAP system, a part of your emission control system. The EVAP canister vent valve or valve solenoid wiring may fail causing illumination of the ...
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an engine vacuum leak from the intake manifold area.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall intermittently, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
The parking brake may not release automatically due to a failed vacuum switch or actuator. Our technicians tell us that if vacuum is supplied to the actuator when the transmission is in gear, the...
The water pump and/or the plastic side tanks on the radiator may leak causing a loss of coolant. The engine may overheat due to coolant loss. Continued coolant loss after external leaks have been r...
Overheating of the engine may cause the cylinder head to expand, severely straining the head bolts and damaging the threads in the engine block. This commonly results in a blown head gasket. Our te...
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Researching a 2010 Cadillac DTS?
Get maintenance costs, reviews, recalls and more.