NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Disc: Rotor Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,500 miles

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2003 Cadillac CTS brakes problems

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2003 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 182006

CTS 6-cyl

  • 51,000 miles


Brakes pulsate when they are being applied, causing delay in stopping time. Air conditioning compressor is gone out and has metal going through the system. Have to get compressor replaced already and it is going to cost an additional $2300. Car pulls violently to left or right, which almost caused a couple of accidents, the steering system sensor is gone out and is going to cost $500 to get replaced. Fm radio has a mind of its own and works when it feels like working. This is the newest car I've had and the worst car. I have never owned a car with this many problems, I think this car is a total defect and needs to be recalled. I was at 51000 miles when the air compressor went out and I called the manufacturer and they refused to fix it because the warranty was up. That is clearly faulty equipment that was used in this car it is a 2003 Cadillac Cts, and it has many problems which I feel needs to be recalled.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #1

Mar 222005

CTS 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
My brakes and rotors had to be replaced after only 20,000 miles. Within 6 months my brake pads again needed replacement. I now have 34,000 miles on my car. This needs to be investigated. These brakes and rotors should not wear out this fast.

- Huntersville, NC, USA

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