2005 Cadillac CTS-V Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Cadillac CTS-V
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2005 Cadillac CTS-V ProblemsRear Axle Pinion Seal May Leak
The rear axle pinion seal may leak causing fluid loss and possible internal rear end damage. Replacing the faulty seal will commonly correct this concern.
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»
One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves even if a fault code is set for only one bank of cylinders. Replacing only one valve may result in a return trip to the repair shop.
2005 Cadillac CTS-V QuestionsIf the battery goes dead, and the car is locked,how do you get in? (1 answer)
The car set locked and now we cant get in to charge it.
does my caddy need a clutch fluid drain and replacement at 22k to make clutch more smooth even though it is 5 years old?
2005 Cadillac CTS-V RecallsBrake Fluid Leak
The brake hoses may leak at the connection fittings to the front brake calipers. This can be caused by road salt and other road contaminants. The dealership will replace both front brake hose assemblies free of charge.
General Motors is recalling certain 2005-2007 Cadillac CTS vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant sensor may become damaged, disabling the passenger airbag and illuminating the airbag warning light. If the airbag does not deploy when needed, there may be an increased risk of injury to the front seat passenger. Dealers will replace the front passenger sensing system free of charge.