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  1. Paint chipping near third brake light

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods
    Take a look at the upper corners of your third brake light. I have paint chipping right at these corners and can readily see primer. :mad2: Car is garage kept at home and at work, 5,000 miles and will be one year old as possessed by me in two weeks. This sucks.
  2. Chrome Door Handles are Chipping

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    Help! I just noticed that the chrome on the right rear exterior door handle is beginning to chip or flake off. It is small, so I don't know if I should wait until it gets worse or go ahead and request the dealer to replace the door handle since it is still under the factory warranty, (the...
  3. New Chipping Nav Buttons Solution??

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Top of the mornin'. First time posting but long time user of forum and faq. I was wondering if anyone has used the kit from IW Graphics to repair the chipping/peeling nav buttons in the CTS. I actually found these by clicking one of the sponsor links on the forum. The video demo appears to...
  4. 2007 EXT Tailgate Chipping

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    The top inside corner of my tailgate is starting to chip. It happens when dragging things out of the bed when the tailgate is down. And it is easy to chip the paint on the top of the tailgate when taking thing out or putting things in when the tailgate is up. The avalanche has a...
  5. Paint chipping on 2008 CTS - Anyone else?

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    I'm new here. I absolutely love love love my CTS. But my husband suggested contacting other CTS owners to see if this has happened to them. My CTS is 7 months old and has less than 7000 miles and there is paint chipping off the trunk under the light bar on each side. I noticed since day one...
  6. Paint around Nav unit chipping, fake wood is showing through now. Need paint info

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    Hey guys, I just noticed that I have black paint chipping off of the plastic surround that goes around the navigation unit and speedo area. I think it started from womens fingernails scratching against it when they turn the radio on and off. That's what the dealer thought. Anyways, the fake...
  7. Nav System Buttons Chipping Paint

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    I have a 2003 CTS with the NAV system. The paint on the buttons is chipping and wearing off. Does anyone know something that can be done to repair or at least slow this?
  8. Chipping Nav buttons

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    My side buttons on my Nav are chipping. Wonder if others are having the same problem and if anyone has a fix short of putting in a new unit. Thanks
  9. Front 07 bumper already chipping

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    Today after I had my 07 Escalade washed (OCT. built) , I had the surprise to.see an area like an inch in diameter paint is off and around that area like 3 inches in diameter is like a bag, the paint is not stickey to the front bumper but still hanging on to the rest of the painted area. I will...
  10. Anybody ever painted

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    their door pillars to match their car...if so do you have pics?? I just got the idea and my car is going into the shop for some more body work......also what about flex paint on the rubber thing that comes down from the bumper ???
  11. Navi replacment knobs

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Does anyboddy know if you could order the knobs on the navigation radio. I bought a unit but in the back where the knob bolts into has cracked and its all loose. Please let me know. Thanks.
  12. Best Rims?

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    If money weren't an object, what rims would you guys purchase.
  13. Installing Nav....Cant get Instrument Cluster Out Help!

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Hi all, In process of installing my NAV and I cant get the instrument cluster out. I took the 2 bolts out from the bottom and whenever I try and pry the cluster out from the top its losening up but i just cant get anywhere. I chipped the cluster 2 times so far ( any advice on patching that...
  14. INfo 3-m alternative

    Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Ext
    People have been sending me PM’s around a comment I made regarding an alternative to the 3-m film. I heard about it at a professional seminar last year. The process is done using a clear coat with an additive called “Plasticizer”. The molecules in the Plasticizer are tighter than traditional...
  15. DVD Bug? Unable to Eject Disc - Anyone Experience This?

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    The DVD eject was stuck in a continuos loop for quite a while. It fixed itself a mile away from the dealer. I took the car our today. It's new and this morning had 130 miles on it. Anyway, I forgot to turn on the stereo/gps via the knob and got concerned. Anyway, it was at this point I...
  16. Is anyone else getting chipping on the inside door (pull) handle?

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    The rubber on the inside door handle (where you pull the door shut) seems to be chipping off on the topside, revealing a shiny sub surface. I *think* it may be that my cuff links rub across this area when I rest my left arm on the arm rest - however it is worse on the passenger side, (finger...
  17. Best way to remove chipping clearcoat?

    Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Ext
    The clearcoat on my '70 SDV is shot, it spent most of its life baking in the prarie sun. So much so that where the door handles cast their shadow on the door, there is still some clearcoat left. The top half of the car has only the Chateau Mauve (Purple) paint left or no paint at all, and the...
  18. buy back

    Cadillac XLR Forum 2004-2009
    paint is bad does anybody know anything about buy back ? at 76000 i want what i paid for a cadillac that does not have to get repainted what do you think?
  19. 1994 SLS transmission problems

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    i have a 1994 seville with northstar motor and my trans wont shift over 2 gear when it shifts and stops in 2nd gear the engine light comes on ........can some one please help me with this problem................
  20. 92 Deville for sale.

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    I have a 92 deville for sale. Want 3000 g'z for it. Has new heads new water pump, new radiator, new power stearing pump brand new vougez and fat boy rims. Runs great. Body conditions is good but minor door dings. And the paint is chipping due to someone keying it. Clean leather. Not cracking...
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