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Cadillac CTS Problems

Find the most common issues based on Cadillac CTS owner complaints.

Most Common Cadillac CTS Problems

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
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 c...
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0 Known Cadillac CTS Brakes Problems

1 Known Cadillac CTS Drive Train Problem

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. Some 2005-2007 models have been recalled...

2 Known Cadillac CTS Electrical & Lights Problems

The front and rear light bulbs are prone to premature failure. Our technicians tell us that the front bulbs can be very difficult to replace.
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 s...

0 Known Cadillac CTS Engine Problems

1 Known Cadillac CTS Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

2 Known Cadillac CTS Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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

2 Known Cadillac CTS Maintenance Problems

Failure of brake components can be caused by contaminated brake fluid. To help prevent this the Brake fluid should be flushed at the very least every 60,000 miles.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems with the hydraulic system parts in the brake system. We recommend flushing the fluid at least every 60,000 miles.

1 Known Cadillac CTS Miscellaneous Problem

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 c...

1 Known Cadillac CTS Suspension & Steering Problem

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

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Known Cadillac CTS Problems & Complaints

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 s...
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. Some 2005-2007 models have been recalled...
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The front and rear light bulbs are prone to premature failure. Our technicians tell us that the front bulbs can be very difficult to replace.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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 c...
Failure of brake components can be caused by contaminated brake fluid. To help prevent this the Brake fluid should be flushed at the very least every 60,000 miles.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems with the hydraulic system parts in the brake system. We recommend flushing the fluid at least every 60,000 miles.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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