Cadillac STS owners have reported 66 engine and engine cooling related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 20 most common engine and engine cooling problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (23 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's check engine light on (8 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems|
|Check Engine Light On problems|
|Car Stall problems|
|Engine Shut Off Without Warning problems|
|Engine Stall problems|
|Engine Head Gasket Leaking problems|
|Loud Engine Noise problems|
|Engine Exhaust System problems|
|Engine Cooling System problems|
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems|
|Engine Clicking And Tapping Noises problems|
|Engine Head Gasket Failure problems|
|Engine Rattling And Whining Sounds problems|
|Service Engine Light On problems|
|Engine Oil Leaking problems|
|Emission Control problems|
|Catalytic Convertor problems|
|Engine Belts And Pulleys problems|
|Water Pump problems|
|Crankcase (pcv) problems|
The vehicle intermittently loses engine/ electrical power while driving. When the power loss occurs, brakes and steering lose proper functionality creating a threat to the driver and passengers as well as other motorists. The vehicle then is unresponsive to the proper starting procedure. Read details...
Purchased vehicle 11- 2011 (65,498) 10-(2012) first ck engine light issue and every year since then I've taken it back to the dealership service for ck engine light last three years 2014-thry-16 now 17 the vehicle shuts off while I'm driving or sitting waiting for the traffic light to change this Read details...
Tl the contact owns a 2008 Cadillac Sts. While driving 65 mph on the highway, the vehicle stalled and the check engine indicator illuminated. The contact went to an independent mechanic where the failure could not be diagnosed; however, they turned off the check engine indicator. Read details...
This problem started over a year ago and I have had it to the dealer twice and they can no find the problem because there are no codes in the car. While driving the car it shuts down and you lose everthing lights, turn singles, hazards,the dash goes totaly out and the engine stops the best you can Read details...
On Thursday 18 may 2017, while driving north on interstate 405 in heavy traffic at normal speeds, the engine began to miss out; and the brakes lost power assist. The problems persisted and worsened, so I exited the freeway to surface streets and began the trip back south on interstate 405 to take Read details...