Driver side tail light tip separating from the body. The design has a tab along the back that anchors the tip to the car body. The tab broke causing the tip to start to separate away from the body. This is a known issue.
The rear tail light adhesive which held the assembly onto the body of the car came loose.
Creaking noise at sunroof moulding at rear passenger. Took area apart added insulation at the sun roof motor. I dissagree this had anything to do with it. Will fix myself with either lube or cloth shims at plastic to plastic contact points.
Sun Roof Drain Channels blocked, poor design. Dealer showed owner several bulletins on how to fix, a known problem. But would not repair due to mileage. Repaired at another dealer, rodded out drains fron roof to rear wheel wells.
Minor repairs to Nav Screen squeak when raising and minor vent rattle.
Replaced right headlight bucket under warranty.
roof drains pluged
left headlight bucket condensation
interior flooded - water leaks out of dome light - standing water in drivers and pass. compartment. dealer removed lights - mats - seats and dry cleaned everything both drains plugged replaced right front drain - shampooed dash and interior.
moonroof leaking interior getting wet
Constant moonroof leaks
TAPED THE MOONROOF WITH MASKING TAPE. PLAN TO SELL THIS PIECE OF S--- !!!!!!
sunroof leaked constantly
Piece of crap car. Sunroof leaked until the day I sold it. Glad it's gone.
sunroof trim plate squeak fixed re-do of sunroof creak
sunroof creak..trim ring replaced and special tape applied
Sunroof creak recurred. New sunroof frame installed. Dealer voluntarily suggested Lemon Law buyback or replacement.
Center console making squeaking noises. Improved, but still present. Passenger side AC vent thumbwheel was stuck. Ordered new one for installation in October. Bezel on center console had small scratch, replaced. Excessive wind noise from sunroof. Sunroof Adjusted, fixed, but caused new issues.
Dealer added insulation to center stack. 90% resolved. Part replaced and resolved.
Thumbwheel was replaced. Driver seat squeaks. Seatback replaced. 90% resolved.
noise in dash linked to tach
A-pillar trim on both sides of the CTS. Replaced warped A-pillar trim.
Brake pedal squeaked during application on cold days. Navigation screen squeaked going up on hot days. Small storage compartment at the base of center stack did not latch following earlier repair to fix nav screen squeak. Repaired center stack storage compartment that had been damaged.
Cup holder door mechanism failure. Plastic anchor for cargo net broke. Exterior console panels pulling away from wood trim on both sides of console.
Front bumper alignment.
Rattles in passenger back door.
Sunroof noisy due to seal no sealing properly.
Sunroof seals replaced due to wind noise.
Driver's window squeaks when lowering and raising. Dealer says can't replicate.
Rubbing of exhaust on frame, created a vibration and thumping sound when going over bumps.
Wind noise in sunroof.
Wind noise in sunroof fixed. Replaced all seals
sky light rattles
A-pillar trim fit poorly; delayed delivery by a day so dealer could swap the trim with another car.
2. Air vent rattle. 3. Package tray rattle
Few problems.. most warranty works. Trunk lid misaligment. License plate light loose.. service dept closed when pick up.. need another trip
Dealer replaced defective A-pillar upholstery pieces with new parts that were also defective. Replaced entire center console stack. Replaced both A-pillar trim upholstery pieces. Replaced driver's seat track adjuster assembly. Removed rear inner fenders and installed Dyna Mat and undercoating. Tightened gear shift knob housing hold-down bolts.
Small paint bubble on passenger-side door handle broke open, leaving a small but very noticeable paint chip down to the bare metal. Removed handle, sent to body shop, repainted, clearcoated, reinstalled. Dealer loosened and repositioned various transmission and exhaust system mounting brackets as per 2 TSBs regarding audible vibrations. Also added clamp weights to the exhaust pipes to dampen vibrations. Following a previous repair of the passenger-side outside door handle, the door made a loud rattling noise each time it was closed. Removed door trim panel, found problem, corrected, reinstalled door trim. Driver-side A-pillar upholstery loose, mis-positioned, and causing a persistent squeak - after previous replacement of this upholstery trim piece. Corrected, no more squeak.
Dealer previously damaged interior driver's door trim while replacing factory-defective driver's seat track assembly. Replaced door trim strip. Successful repair. Slight wind noise coming from top of driver's-door window was present at new car delivery. Now louder and distracting. Part (seal strip) on order. Intermittent rattle/buzz from rear deck was present at new car delivery. Now more consistent buzz with or without audio system on. Insulated cushion for rear deck on order. During a previous repair front-passenger-door window felt strip was incorrectly re-installed. Rather than simply correct, svc mgr ordered new part.
Installed ordered part, driver's door window seal, but there's still too much wind noise in comparison to other three door windows. Felt window strip successfully replaced but, alas, rubber door trim strip was damaged. Ordered replacement part. Note: door has been repaired 3 times - 1st due to factory defect, 2nd & 3rd due to collateral damage caused by dealer service department. Slight rattle/buzz from rear deck, with or without audio on, was present at new car delivery and became progressively louder. Dealer ordered "insulated cushion" but did not install, instead found speaker shelf bracket defective, repaired, reinstalled.
Rear package shelf intermittant rattle, buzz described in TSB #09-08-44-003 w/ prescribed remedy "install flocking tape and shim stock." Dealer resented mention of the TSB, and attempted alternate undisclosed, unsuccessful repair...
Finally, after 2 years and 9 months, performed TSB plus added insulation between rear package shelf cover and metal rear deck
TSB flocking material to correct rattling, buzzing rear package shelf between rear seats back and rear window Water leak into truck from "center high mount stop light" aka 3rd brake light. Driver's door rubber surround seal cracked and split open. Engine compartment rear rubber seal loose and hanging down on driver's side, allowing increased engine noise into passenger cabin. Driver's side taillight housing loose and vibrating against body paint, causing paint chip around edge of plastic lense.
Leaking seal around passenger-side HID headlight allowed rain water and wash water to enter, and resulting condensation on inside of lense would not clear, fogged headlight. Replaced complete headlight assembly.
Drivers door inside door panel was not aligned perfectly when installed and the weatherstrip had a small tear in it. Dealer re-installed the door panel and replaced the weatherstrip.
Heard a rattling noise coming from the rear speaker deck. OnStar module was loose and was tightened.
Sunroof drain was clogged. They cleaned out both sides and removed interior to let dry out. Got the car back in 2 days.
Brought the car into the dealership because the passenger door stopped working. Took about 4 hours for them to fix the door.
Again the sunroof drains clogged and it all leaked into the car. Sunroof leaking into the interior again.
Once again the front and rear drains clogged and leaked into the car.
Wind noise from roof - front glass had to be lowered to correct problem. First dealer tried unsuccessfully to fix roof.
A rattle in the center console, bad door seal, reseal paint.
Found small amount of water leaking into trunk. Dealer found leak and repaired.
Problem taken care of.
I started noticing a slight wind noise and squeaking coming from the sunroof. I had the sunroof inspected while in the shop for normal maintenance. The checked it out and found that the seal for the sunroof did indeed have to be replaced
After the couple of weeks the squeaks returned and the wind noise was even worse than original. The replaced a couple of clips and the noise is gone for now.
There was a small water leak coming in from the sunroof and trunk. Had a water leak in the Sunroof. Removed the sunroof, cleaned all the crud, cleared the drains and replaced the Sunroof.
Numerous wind noises coming from the front doors/windows and windshield.
Water getting into car through sunroof tray, sunroof front and rrear window seals were replaced, end caps re-seal
Water leaked into interior after rain. Dealer did not fix first trip. Second trip 2 days later dealer fixed, found sunroof drain blocked and then cleared drain.
Fixed wind noise problem with sunroof.
Rear bumper & housing scratched at dealership. Had to refinish the bumper & replace the housing.
Front left headlight washer nozzle cover ,very loose applied automotive adhesive - appears to be working.
Driver door sapelle wood insert cracked.
Sapele wood trim piece on drivers door was cracked and was replaced under warrenty
Defective reveal moulding on passenger front door. Trim piece was replaced under warranty.
There was a defect in the paint on the hood of the car.
water leaking from center of map lght, by drivers sun visor and a-pillar. Lowered headliner found R/F sunroof drain disconnected & L/F drain clogged. Reattached right drain and cleared sunroof drains. Retested:OK.
Weatherstrip replaced where weatherstrip and pillar meet Trunk leaked from handle when opened.Resealed license plate grommets.
Water was leaking from map light after rain. Replaced both front sunroof drains.
Water leaking in trunk. Replaced the rubber around the license plate and the trunk.
Realigned moon roof.
Sunroof not closing properly.
Sunroof not closing/opening properly; right rear window intermittently not working; heated wiper fluid intermitently does not work; climate control shut itself off once and had to press several times for start-up.
Rust on fender repaired in January came back. Waiting for GM District service manager to access as it looks like the metal may be defective. The car also has 1 recall notice outstanding for a module that affects the timing chain
sunroof reprogram, sometimes required multple tries to open sunroof leak repair, about $500 in warranty work sunroof wind noise repair trunk emblem and hi mount brakelight replaced and resealed due to leak, about $750 in warranty work
Rear passenger sail panel fell off. Panel broke due to having windows open on the freeway. Cadillac logo fell off of wheel center cap. Center cap replaced.
Day before 4 yrs. of OEM Cadillac warranty expiration (7-8-05), brought CTS in for defective leather drivers side seat assembly-Both bottom and back panels. Protective finish had worn off and material was absorbing any dies from clothing. Day before 4 yrs. of OEM Cadillac warranty expiration (7-8-05), brought CTS in for defective leather drivers side seat assembly-Both bottom and back panels. Protective finish had worn off and material was absorbing any dies from clothing.
Drivers' leather seat turning "blue". Warranty replacement of both bottom and back leather covers!
Sunoof control knob had peeled-replaced under warranty
Rattle in sunroof/shade
rear sill panels fell off. Took in for warranty work. Had to come back in a few days since parts were on order.
Replaced Rear Sagging Air Bag Trim Covers. Replaced Stick Shift Peeling Trim Cover Plate. Replaced Stiff Trunk Struts. Replaced Broken Rear Bumper Clips. Refinished Driver's Seat Cracked Bottom Leather-Left Side.
Multiple squeaks and rattles, not fixed. Squeaking noise coming from my front doors while driving and it turned out it's coming from my door strikes and since they were out of stock they had to order them and sine I didn't have the time to come back again I had to wait till the next service (40K
During Sep 2007 I suffered from "Banging noise from under steering wheel on uneven roads" and it was fixed, but then I started to experience a squeaking sound instead the banging. It turned out the previous fix was not done properly and some parts under . "Squeaking noise coming from my front doors while driving and it turned out it's coming from my door strikes" part was orderd and replaced.
The part that was ordered for the back seat has arrived and installed.
upper dashboard crack and become three separate piacess.
Brake pads for 4 wheels
Disks turned for 4 weels
Brake fluid flushed and replaced
Struts and Hinges on trunk replaced
PANEL, SUNROOF - ALIGN
Painted rims replaced x2 (peeling)
Trunk bezel fell off,attempting to get it replaced for free 05+. this was not a suprise I have been expecting it to fall off and smash, 04.5+ much better design of bezel,03 discontinued. Found used temp replacement for $100. not a big deal. love this car!