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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,500 miles

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2005 Cadillac CTS drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2005 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 222009


  • 82,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Cadillac Cts. The contact stated that upon routine inspection, a technician noticed that the rear axle pinion seal was leaking. A rear differential failure may cause loss of motor power and control which could increase the risk of a crash. The vehicle was repaired. The failure and current mileages were 82,000.

- Fair Haven, NJ, USA

problem #1

Jan 312006

CTS 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 15,000 miles
August 2005, 4 months after purchasing car, both rear tires worn out from the inside out with 4000 miles on the car, took car in for warranty on tires and rear end, GM denied claim. Had to purchase 2 new tires and have the frame aligned. January 2006, car slightly hits curb and right rear causing no damage to tire and scrap to wheel, rear differently broken and axle, again GM denies claim.

- Houston, TX, USA

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