NHTSA — Suspension: Rear: Axle: Spindle Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,774 miles

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2006 Cadillac CTS suspension problems

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2006 Cadillac CTS Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 212008

CTS 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Cts. The contact received a recall notice for the rear axle suspension on February 8, 2008. The dealer scheduled an appointment to remedy the recall on February 26th. They later called to postpone the repair date because they had not received the parts to make the repair. The contact is dissatisfied because she feels that this is a safety issue that could cause a crash. There had been no failure to date. The recall number was unknown. The current mileage was 37,000.

- Waldorf, MD, USA

problem #1

Oct 092007

CTS 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,548 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Cts. While driving 20 mph, the vehicle began driving roughly. When the brake pedal was depressed, the vehicle would rev as if it were attempting to accelerate. On October 9, 2007, while backing out of a parking space with her foot on the brake pedal, the vehicle lunged forward and made a loud noise. The vehicle crashed into a tree. The brakes did not work and the steering wheel would not turn. The air bags failed to deploy. The vehicle sustained front end damage, including the two front tires. The contact has pictures. The contact sustained a concussion, has headaches and dizzy spells, 50% hearing loss, and cracked two front teeth. A police report was filed. The vehicle was repaired, but still rides roughly. NHTSA campaign id number 07V589000 (suspension: Rear axle: Spindle) was referenced. The powertrain was unknown. The current mileage was 5,623 and failure mileage was 5,548.

- Merced, CA, USA

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