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3.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2008 Cadillac DTS brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Cadillac DTS Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 282016

DTS

  • 115,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The ABS will randomly apply in good driving conditions for no reason when the brakes are applied causing you to potentially loose control of the vehicle. Had the ABS module replaced and issue happened again 3 months after very costly repair. Note: Vehicle had a code "yaw rate sensor"

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #2

Jul 012009

DTS

  • 5,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Cadillac Dts. While driving approximately 50 mph and attempting to decelerate, the brake pedal was engaged and failed to slow the vehicle down. The contact stated that the pedal sank to to the floorboard. The vehicle independently accelerated from 50 mph to 70 mph. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The technician stated that there was nothing wrong with the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 5,000. The VIN was not available.

- Kaleva, MI, USA

problem #1

Sep 042014

DTS 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
GM recall 14299/NHTSA recall 14V355000 the GM fix for this faulty ignition switch is to install a smaller (13mm) key ring and small inserts on the ignition keys to prevent installing any other things on the key ring. This is not a fix for a faulty ignition switch, but a means to circumvent the problem! I find it extremely difficult to believe that your organization would rubber stamp this shoddy circumvention of the real problem! how many vehicle accidents are you and GM willing to allow before fixing the problem properly? rest assured, my attorney has a copy of this complaint and will take the appropriate action should my vehicle malfunction!

- Shalimar , FL, USA

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