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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,200 miles

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2005 Cadillac CTS miscellaneous problems

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2005 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 062005

CTS 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 8,200 miles


Excessive wheel hop occurs frequently under mild to heavy acceleration. In wet conditions, it happens much more frequently and can cause serious traction and handling problems. This also puts heavy stress on the drivetrain and has caused many failures in half-shafts and differentials amongst other owners vehicles, which could lead to further catastophic loss of control. This is a major issue that is being ignored by the manufacturer at this point in time.

- Santa Clara, CA, USA

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