NHTSA — Electronic Stability Control Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,634 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Cadillac DTS brakes problems

brakes problem

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2006 Cadillac DTS Owner Comments

problem #3

May 202015


  • 116,000 miles


I have noticed that when it rains and the streets are wet my steering wheel locks

- Fort Worth , TX, USA

problem #2

Feb 122014

DTS 8-cyl

  • 33,901 miles
I started the car, applied the brake, put it in drive and began to pull out of parking space. I applied the brakes and the pedal hit the carpet. I bumped the car in front of me. No damage. I towed the car to a garage and they found that the brake lines, 2 of them had rusted thru and there was damage to a third. The front calipers are also so rusted out that they cannot be adjusted to bleed the lines and the master cylinder is leaking. The entire system is rust effected. The car is a Massachusetts car I just transported to calif. GM should be responsible for these faulty vehicles and brake problems. To completely replace the brake lines will cost thousands. This is a major safety issue. If it had happened at highway speeds, it would have been very serious.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 012009


  • 59,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Dts. While driving 75 mph a fuse which controls the ECM burned out and disabled the engine three times. The dealer reprogrammed the ECM; however, the failure continued to occur. The contact stated that this was a safety issue since there were no prior warnings when the vehicle shut off while driving. The current mileage was 70,000 and the failure mileage was 59,000.

- North August, SC, USA

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