122 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2003 Cadillac CTS. 27 of these members
(22.1%) have reported engine repairs for their car.
A total of 72 engine repairs to 2003 Cadillac CTSs--an average of 0.6 per
vehicle--have been reported.
Chart based on 33 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2003 Cadillac CTS 4dr Sedan
220-horsepower 3.2L V6 5-speed automatic RWD
Oxygen sensor, bank 2 #2
Replaced valve cover gasket, and resealed. Leaking oil had previously damaged the oxygen sensor replaced at last visit. O2 sensors cleaned and replaced. Same O2 sensor dropped a code on the way home - O2 sensor re-replacement pending.
Oxygen sensors re-replaced. No further codes.
Replaced lower intake gasket and PCV hose for the oil leak that continued after the last repair. Re-replaced gaskets as needed for access.
New water pump
car would not start in the morning, brought it into the shop and found that there was spark and fuel so had to be a sensor. Crank sensor failure.
valve cover gasket and sending unit leak, power gear leak thermostat stuck open throttle body adjustment
Crankcase sensor went out.
Electronic Control Module
Blown water line. Had a major replacement of all rubber under the hood: timing belt, water pump, all hoses, valve cover gaskets.
Also small oil leak,rocker cover gasket needed to be replaced and ordered, also warrenty.
Crank position sensor, cheap repair,common prob wit 3.2L,car wouldnt start,key stays turned to start by itslef then gives up,several attempts,let sit for 1hr car started and drove it home, next day drove to the shop and had it repaired
slightly rough idle, brought rpm's up to about 750-800, seemed to help quite a bit.If it holds at those rpm's and computers don't re-adjust.
Long time for heater to throw heat. Figured it was the thermostat. Took to dealer and got P128 fault. Thermostat replaced and intake manifold gaskets replaced b/c had to be removed to make repair. Decided to replace spark plugs also.
thermostat broken. Seal and thermostat on backorder, had to take vehicle back at a later date.
Thermostat broken. Seal and thermostat on backorder, had to take vehicle back at a later date. Month: December 2007 outcome, ordered parts.
Needed new water pump.
Throttle body replacement
small engine cooler inside the engine leaked radator water, need to be replaced part cost US$ 180 labour charge US$ 70.
Replacement of cranck sensor. Radiator repair.
Overheat problem, Mechanic replaced the thermostat, it took one week to get the part, no problem after part replacement.
Fire under the hood while driving. Oil leak from head gasket detected. Had to replace head gaskets, the cover, burned wires and vacuum hose. Waited 3 weeks for parts to arrive.
Replaced head gasket covers.
Generator belt broke in the middle of drive. The promlem was caused by tensioner falling apart. The car had to be towed as one belt is used for steering, AC, generator and water pump. Do not neglet routine maintenance to avoid such a hassle