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Premature Brake Pad Wear

2003 Cadillac CTS

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Cadillac dealer.


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
16,300 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. no longer covered under warranty, had to pay (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2003 Cadillac CTS brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 182005

(reported on)


  • 26,000 miles


The brake pads went at 6,000 miles (warranty), twice after this the rotors were out of round. At 17,000 miles pads were needed again (warranteed after much aggrevation). Now at 26,000 brakes were again needed. Will not warranty and cost me $446. to repair.

- , Hicksville, NY, USA

problem #1

May 012004

(reported on)


  • 6,600 miles

When I brought the vehicle in for an oil change at 6600 miles I asked that they inspect the brakes. Upon doing so they stated the vehicle needed pads and that this was unusual so they warranteed it. At the time I thought so what they are warranting it good, but now upon looking back since having the excessive tire wear problem at 9000 miles and needing new tires, I feel the vehicle is excessively wearing much too quickly all around in the front end area. There was also a sensor that went bad at 3750 miles. I am beginning to feel I purchased an inferior vehicle.

- , Hicksville, NY, USA

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