Cadillac DTS owners have reported 149 electrical system related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 18 most common electrical system problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system (99 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's car will not start (8 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Electrical System problems|
|Car Will Not Start problems|
|Ignition Switch problems|
|Headlights Turn Off While Driving problems|
|Instrument Panel problems|
|Fuses And Circuit Breaker problems|
|Battery Dead problems|
|Dashboard Failed problems|
|Computer Failure problems|
|Trunk Wiring problems|
|O2 Sensor problems|
|Ignition Module problems|
|Battery Cable problems|
|Anti-theft Controller problems|
The drivers side headlight shuts off and on or flickers - most noticeable during night time driving. Our dealer, ed shults Chevrolet, advised us that this particular model of the Cadillac cts was not under recall. Read details...
The contact owns a 2008 Cadillac Dts. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start without warning. The contact independently replaced the relay sensor and the vehicle started. In addition, while driving 55 mph, the engine power and brakes failed, and the steering wheel seized. Read details...
2011 Cadillac Dts. Consumer writes in regards to ignition switch replacement parts not available to complete recall. The consumer stated he decided not to comply with the recall, due to the fact Chrysler is not providing a proper safety fix. However, he did remove the additional keys. Read details...
The contact owns a 2006 Cadillac Dts. While driving various speeds, the headlights failed to illuminate. The contact had to reset the light switch by flipping the switch back and forth for the lights to illuminate. The failure recurred each time the vehicle was driven at night. Read details...
Headlight ballast failure due to poor headlight design with housing etc. . . Causes headlights to shut of while driving due to moisture. Happened at night. I have seen numerous reports about this issue and curious as to why no recalls? Read details...