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NHTSA — Electrical System: Fuses And Circuit Breakers Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,575 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2009 Cadillac DTS electrical problems

electrical problem

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2009 Cadillac DTS Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 152012

DTS 8-cyl

  • 43,575 miles


Vehicle failed to start after being parked overnight. Engine would crank but not fire. Dealer found rear fuse assembly to be in a "melted condition"; fuel pump fuse/relay was charred. Entire fuse assembly required replacement. Dealer could find no cause for problem. My main concern is this assembly is located under the rear passenger seat next to the batteries. The power surge that caused such heat damage could, in my opinion, result in a fire in the vehicle, or at the very least burn anyone sitting in the rear seat compartment of the vehicle.

- Yorktown, VA, USA

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