NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles

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2006 Cadillac CTS electrical problems

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2006 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 152014


  • miles


The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Cts. The contact stated that while driving 35 mph, the vehicle stalled and the key became lodged in the ignition preventing her from turning the vehicle on or removing the key.the contact mentioned that the vehicle became locked and was unable to open the doors neither from the inside nor outside. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was unknown. Updated 8/11/14

- Fresno, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 302012

CTS 6-cyl

  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Cts. The contact stated that she was unable to remove the key from the ignition and the anti-theft warning message illuminated on the instrument panel. Also the temperature and fuel gauges malfunctioned. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who diagnosed that the electronic control module was defective and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure who did not offer any assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 120,000 and the current mileage was 120,500...updated 09/07/12 updated 09/18/2012

- Lena, LA, USA

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