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Cadillac CTS-V Problems

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

Most Common Cadillac CTS-V Problems

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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...
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.
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0 Known Cadillac CTS-V Brakes Problems

1 Known Cadillac CTS-V 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.

1 Known Cadillac CTS-V Electrical & Lights Problem

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.

6 Known Cadillac CTS-V Engine Problems

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Cadillac CTS-V is notorious for failure which causes: Check engine light Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issue is related to the ...
A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time

2 Known Cadillac CTS-V Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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...

1 Known Cadillac CTS-V Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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

1 Known Cadillac CTS-V Maintenance Problem

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-V 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...

1 Known Cadillac CTS-V Suspension & Steering Problem

The steering wheel position sensor may fail causing the Service Stability message to be displayed.

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Known Cadillac CTS-V Problems & Complaints

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...
The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Cadillac CTS-V is notorious for failure which causes: Check engine light Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issue is related to the ...
A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.
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.
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.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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 spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
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...
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail causing the Service Stability message to be displayed.
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