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CADILLAC STS - 2006 CADILLAC STS Problems & Complaints

 
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There are 109 complaints filed for the 2006 CADILLAC STS

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2006 CADILLAC STS. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2006 CADILLAC STS, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

4/11/2016 - HELOTES, TX
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CADILLAC STS. WHILE ATTEMPTING TO MAKE A RIGHT TURN ONTO A THREE LANE HIGHWAY FROM A COMPLETED STOP, THE VEHICLE STALLED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE FAILURE RECURRED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS INTERMITTENTLY. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING, BUT THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE FAILURE RECURRED AND THE STABILITRACK INDICATOR ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE STABILITRACK WOULD NEED TO BE SERVICED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 2,700.

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AIR BAGS

3/28/2016 - MAGNOLIA, TX
WE OWN A 2006 CADILLAC, STS, V8. AT APPROXIMATELY 96K MILES THE AIRBAG SENSOR WARNING ILLUMINATED. AT FIRST IT WAS INTERMITTENT. THEN BECAME CONSTANT. DEALERSHIP SAIS IT WILL BE $900-$1100 TO REPAIR. THE WARNING WAS FIRST NOTICED UPON STARTUP IN THE GARAGE. SAME PROBLEM EXISTED IN THE CTS AND WAS RECALLED ACCORDING TO THE TECH AT THE DEALERSHIP. CADILLAC SHOULD FIX THIS PROBLEM WITH AS MANY OTHER REPORTS THAT HAVE BEEN DOCUMENTED. OURSELVES ALONG WITH MANY OTHER CADILLAC STS OWNERS ARE DRIVING VEHICLES WITHOUT AIRBAGS. WHATS THE POINT?

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AIR BAGS

3/22/2016 - CINCINNATI, OH
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CADILLAC STS. WHILE DRIVING 50 MPH, THE AIR BAG LIGHTS REMAINED ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE AIR BAGS SENSOR NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 94,000.

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AIR BAGS

3/21/2016 - CINCINNATI, OH
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CADILLAC STS. WHILE DRIVING VARIOUS SPEEDS, THE SERVICE AIR BAG WARNING MESSAGE DISPLAYED. THE FAILURE RECURRED ON NUMEROUS OCCASIONS. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE PRESENCE MODULE NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 89,000.

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POWER TRAIN

2/16/2016 - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
COMPLETE FAILURE OF SUSPENSION:REAR:AXLE:SPINDLE AN REAR DIFFERENTIAL 2006 CADILLAC STS PLZ REF: NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 07V589000 COMPONENT(S): POWER TRAIN RECALL SUBJECT : DRIVE AXLE SEAL LEAK GM RECALL NO. N070204 CAR WAS IN MOTION ON CITY STREET WHEN GRINDING NOISE BEGAN AND LOST ALL GEARS. ARE REPAIRS COVERABLE?

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

2/9/2016 - LAURELVILLE, OH
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CADILLAC STS. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 55 MPH, A STRONG BURNING ODOR EMITTED INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE. IN ADDITION, DROPS OF OIL WERE VISIBLE ON THE GROUND. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER'S SIDE AXLE SEAL FRACTURED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 120,000. .....UPDATED 03/15/16 UPDATED 03/17/16.

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POWER TRAIN

2/9/2016 - LAURELVILLE, OH
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2006 CADILLAC STS. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT APPROXIMATELY 55 MPH, A STRONG BURNING ODOR EMITTED INSIDE OF THE VEHICLE. IN ADDITION, DROPS OF OIL WERE VISIBLE ON THE GROUND. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE FRONT PASSENGER'S SIDE AXLE SEAL FRACTURED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 120,000. .....UPDATED 03/15/16 UPDATED 03/17/16.

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

2/1/2016 - ANDOVER, MA
HELLO, á á I PURCHASED A 2006 STS V8 LAST JANUARY. SINCE THEN I HAVE HAD TO REPLACE ALL FOUR TIRES IMMEDIATELY, A STARTER, AND THE BRAKES AND THEN REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS AGAIN. áI RECENTLY WENT TO AUTO SHOP AND WAS TOLD CATALYTIC CONVERTER AND SUSPENSION NEED TO BE REPLACED. á á áAFTER INVESTIGATION I REALIZED THERE WAS RECALLS ON THE 2005 STS V8 MODEL FOR THE áBRAKES, SUSPENSION AND THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER HAS AN EXTENDED WARRANTY OF 12 YEARS AND 200000 MILES. á THE FACT IS THAT FURTHER INVESTIGATION SHOWED MY CAR WAS BUILT IN 2005 AND THE ACTUAL MANUFACTURE DATE ON VEHICAL WAS 6/20/2005 WHICH WAS LAST DATE OF PRODUCTION FOR THE 05 MODEL. áTHE 2006 MANUFACTURE OR BUILD DATE BEGAN ON 6/23/05. áIT SEEMS ODD ALL THE RECALLS FOR THE 05 MODEL ARE ALL THE YEAR OLD VEHICLE ARE FACED WITH. áI CALLED CADILLAC AND THEY SAID ALTHOUGH THE BUILD DATE OF VEHICLE IS VALID THE VIN NUMBER IS WHAT IS FOLLOWED. áHOWEVER, FURTHER RESEARCH SHOWS THEY ACTUALLY FOUND THE SAME RECALL ON THE 05 CATALYTIC CONVERTER ON A 2007 CADILLAC.á á á EVERYTHING POINTS TO THE FACT THAT THE áMY 2006 MODEL WAS ACTUALLY EITHER A LATE MODEL OF A 2005 BY THE BUILD DATE OF 6/20/05 AND OR THE SAME PARTS HAVE BEEN USED AS THE 2005 RECALL. áLASTLY THE VIN NUMBER WHEN I PULLED UP ON A SITE SHOWED IT WAS ACTUALLY A CTS MODEL. á I HAVE SPENT A LOT OF TIME AND HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF DATA I COULD SHARE THAT WOULD BACK THAT MY 2006 STS V8 ACTUALLY IS PART OF THE RECALL CARS. áá I UNDERSTAND THE VIN NUMBER IS WHAT IS LOOKED AT BUT WHEN MODEL YEAR CARS ARE BEING MADE AND SOLD AS DIFFERENT YEARS THAN WHEN THEY ARE PRODUCED AND RECALLS EFFECT THE YEAR OF ACTUAL BUILD THIS BECOMES VERY CONCERNING. áAS IN THE PAST YEAR I WILL BE SPENDING OVER 3000$ PLUS DOLLARS TO FIX THIS CAR. áá I.HOPE YOU CAN LOOK INTO. áAS áTHEY WONT EVEN INVESTIGATE OR GIVE ME THE SERIAL NUMBERS FOR THE PARTS BEING RECALLED

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SUSPENSION

2/1/2016 - ANDOVER, MA
HELLO, á á I PURCHASED A 2006 STS V8 LAST JANUARY. SINCE THEN I HAVE HAD TO REPLACE ALL FOUR TIRES IMMEDIATELY, A STARTER, AND THE BRAKES AND THEN REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS AGAIN. áI RECENTLY WENT TO AUTO SHOP AND WAS TOLD CATALYTIC CONVERTER AND SUSPENSION NEED TO BE REPLACED. á á áAFTER INVESTIGATION I REALIZED THERE WAS RECALLS ON THE 2005 STS V8 MODEL FOR THE áBRAKES, SUSPENSION AND THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER HAS AN EXTENDED WARRANTY OF 12 YEARS AND 200000 MILES. á THE FACT IS THAT FURTHER INVESTIGATION SHOWED MY CAR WAS BUILT IN 2005 AND THE ACTUAL MANUFACTURE DATE ON VEHICAL WAS 6/20/2005 WHICH WAS LAST DATE OF PRODUCTION FOR THE 05 MODEL. áTHE 2006 MANUFACTURE OR BUILD DATE BEGAN ON 6/23/05. áIT SEEMS ODD ALL THE RECALLS FOR THE 05 MODEL ARE ALL THE YEAR OLD VEHICLE ARE FACED WITH. áI CALLED CADILLAC AND THEY SAID ALTHOUGH THE BUILD DATE OF VEHICLE IS VALID THE VIN NUMBER IS WHAT IS FOLLOWED. áHOWEVER, FURTHER RESEARCH SHOWS THEY ACTUALLY FOUND THE SAME RECALL ON THE 05 CATALYTIC CONVERTER ON A 2007 CADILLAC.á á á EVERYTHING POINTS TO THE FACT THAT THE áMY 2006 MODEL WAS ACTUALLY EITHER A LATE MODEL OF A 2005 BY THE BUILD DATE OF 6/20/05 AND OR THE SAME PARTS HAVE BEEN USED AS THE 2005 RECALL. áLASTLY THE VIN NUMBER WHEN I PULLED UP ON A SITE SHOWED IT WAS ACTUALLY A CTS MODEL. á I HAVE SPENT A LOT OF TIME AND HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF DATA I COULD SHARE THAT WOULD BACK THAT MY 2006 STS V8 ACTUALLY IS PART OF THE RECALL CARS. áá I UNDERSTAND THE VIN NUMBER IS WHAT IS LOOKED AT BUT WHEN MODEL YEAR CARS ARE BEING MADE AND SOLD AS DIFFERENT YEARS THAN WHEN THEY ARE PRODUCED AND RECALLS EFFECT THE YEAR OF ACTUAL BUILD THIS BECOMES VERY CONCERNING. áAS IN THE PAST YEAR I WILL BE SPENDING OVER 3000$ PLUS DOLLARS TO FIX THIS CAR. áá I.HOPE YOU CAN LOOK INTO. áAS áTHEY WONT EVEN INVESTIGATE OR GIVE ME THE SERIAL NUMBERS FOR THE PARTS BEING RECALLED

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ENGINE

2/1/2016 - ANDOVER, MA
HELLO, á á I PURCHASED A 2006 STS V8 LAST JANUARY. SINCE THEN I HAVE HAD TO REPLACE ALL FOUR TIRES IMMEDIATELY, A STARTER, AND THE BRAKES AND THEN REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS AGAIN. áI RECENTLY WENT TO AUTO SHOP AND WAS TOLD CATALYTIC CONVERTER AND SUSPENSION NEED TO BE REPLACED. á á áAFTER INVESTIGATION I REALIZED THERE WAS RECALLS ON THE 2005 STS V8 MODEL FOR THE áBRAKES, SUSPENSION AND THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER HAS AN EXTENDED WARRANTY OF 12 YEARS AND 200000 MILES. á THE FACT IS THAT FURTHER INVESTIGATION SHOWED MY CAR WAS BUILT IN 2005 AND THE ACTUAL MANUFACTURE DATE ON VEHICAL WAS 6/20/2005 WHICH WAS LAST DATE OF PRODUCTION FOR THE 05 MODEL. áTHE 2006 MANUFACTURE OR BUILD DATE BEGAN ON 6/23/05. áIT SEEMS ODD ALL THE RECALLS FOR THE 05 MODEL ARE ALL THE YEAR OLD VEHICLE ARE FACED WITH. áI CALLED CADILLAC AND THEY SAID ALTHOUGH THE BUILD DATE OF VEHICLE IS VALID THE VIN NUMBER IS WHAT IS FOLLOWED. áHOWEVER, FURTHER RESEARCH SHOWS THEY ACTUALLY FOUND THE SAME RECALL ON THE 05 CATALYTIC CONVERTER ON A 2007 CADILLAC.á á á EVERYTHING POINTS TO THE FACT THAT THE áMY 2006 MODEL WAS ACTUALLY EITHER A LATE MODEL OF A 2005 BY THE BUILD DATE OF 6/20/05 AND OR THE SAME PARTS HAVE BEEN USED AS THE 2005 RECALL. áLASTLY THE VIN NUMBER WHEN I PULLED UP ON A SITE SHOWED IT WAS ACTUALLY A CTS MODEL. á I HAVE SPENT A LOT OF TIME AND HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF DATA I COULD SHARE THAT WOULD BACK THAT MY 2006 STS V8 ACTUALLY IS PART OF THE RECALL CARS. áá I UNDERSTAND THE VIN NUMBER IS WHAT IS LOOKED AT BUT WHEN MODEL YEAR CARS ARE BEING MADE AND SOLD AS DIFFERENT YEARS THAN WHEN THEY ARE PRODUCED AND RECALLS EFFECT THE YEAR OF ACTUAL BUILD THIS BECOMES VERY CONCERNING. áAS IN THE PAST YEAR I WILL BE SPENDING OVER 3000$ PLUS DOLLARS TO FIX THIS CAR. áá I.HOPE YOU CAN LOOK INTO. áAS áTHEY WONT EVEN INVESTIGATE OR GIVE ME THE SERIAL NUMBERS FOR THE PARTS BEING RECALLED

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