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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,624 miles

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2009 Cadillac CTS lights problems

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2009 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 102011


  • 27,248 miles


Electrical connector on the front right headlamp melted and prevented the use of the headlight. Second incident in 8 months, with the first occurring on the left front headlamp. Dealer blamed incident on heat generated by the halogen headlamp.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #1

Jan 012011


  • miles
I am finding that the newer vehicles with the led tail lights are very distracting. When following these cars and moving my eyes from side to side the pwm switching frequency causes me to see a strobing effect. This seems to be worse on the Cadillac's with the larger tail lights. But there are getting to be more and more cars with the new led light. Apparently when the brakes are applied the lights go on steady and I do not see the effect. Some of the newer signs on some of the kwik trip stores in our area are also distracting. When seen it makes me think there is a fire truck or police car with the flashers on. It will be a big problem when more car companies start using them.

- Utica, MN, USA

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