NHTSA — Suspension Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,913 miles

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2005 Cadillac CTS suspension problems

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2005 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 012015


  • 72,000 miles


Car was bucking. Analysis found broken motor mount

- Canandaigua, NY, USA

problem #3

Jan 072015


  • 500 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Cadillac Cts. The contact stated that the power steering failed. The contact indicated that the steering wheel continued to veer to the right and the contact had extreme difficulty in maneuvering the steering wheel. The vehicle jerked and swayed violently, causing the suspension to become unstable. The contact stated that the vehicle was merged to the side of the road more than once due to the failure. The contact was able to drive the vehicle and park it at his residence the second time the failure occurred. The vehicle was not diagnosed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 500.

- Dexter, NM, USA

problem #2

Jun 022014

CTS 6-cyl

  • 176,000 miles
The back rear is making a loud noising, like there are big tires on the car. The mechanic said its the pinion seal. I looked up the issue and there is a recall on the pinion seal.

- Sumter, SC, USA

problem #1

Feb 272008

CTS 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,152 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Cadillac Cts. While driving approximately 55 mph, the rear wheels locked up without warning. The vehicle came to a screeching halt. The vehicle restarted eventually, but would not move forward. The vehicle had to be towed. The ECM was replaced approximately seven hours prior to the failure. The current mileage was 31,175 and failure mileage was 31,152. Updated 03-18-08 the battery was replaced, the side mirrors were inoperative and the struts were worn.

- Snowmass Village, CO, USA

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