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  1. Help: Traction turns off and CEL when standing still

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Hi everyone I have a weird thing happening with my 2013 cts wagon. Every now and then when I’m stopped in traffic the traction will go off and the CEL will blink and the car will shift jerkily. When I start to drive in 15-20 seconds the traction will come back on and the flashing cel will ho...
  2. Help! Stabilitrak goes on and off. CEL flashed once.

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Hi guys I bought a CPO 2013 Cts Wagon with 56k miles. Got a full inspection done from another dealership and car checked out Ok. Brought it home. Since then I’ve had 2 sets of bearings replaced (one under warranty) and during both those times the stabilitrak came on and it was the bearings both...
  3. I have a sound that needs identifying too..

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    On ETC, when I floor it from a stop, there is a split second groaning noise that is similar to the sound traction control makes when active, or ABS -- however there is no accompanying shudder. The car shifts fine and runs fine -- however it freaks me out and I let off of the gas. If I take off...
  4. Traction Control Problem/Brake Pads/Electric cutouts

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Hey guys. Ok, from what I understand is that the traction control works like this: Press TC once(TC light comes on which means TC off), Press TC a second time(competition mode).......now starting from scratch with TC on, Press and hold for 5 or so seconds(Stability and TC totally disengaged...
  5. Traction Control Stuck Off

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    I just got my rear brake pads replaced on my '97 Cadillac Deville D'Elegance, and now my ABS light and my Traction Control light is on. It won't shift into 1st gear now, just as when l manually turn the traction control off. Any ideas what might be wrong???
  6. The ol' SERVICE STABILITY SYS, ABS, TRACTION CONTROL, Looking for advice!

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Hey guys i just bought 2001 sls and was told about a service stability error every once in awhile, well i took it for test drive didnt see it. I go pick up the car today and drive it home and thennnnn..:bomb:..I come to a slow stop at a red light and i hear and feel slight grinding in the brakes...
  7. Front Brake Pad Life, HID Delamination

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    I have an 06 CTS with the Sport Package. It has the regular rotors (JL9), but with "Performance Linings" (JE2). Last December, the dealership put new brake pads on the rear, and turned the rear rotors. I was surprised that they did the Rear, but not the Front. They said the fronts were fine...
  8. Protection Series Windshield Delamination

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    Anybody have knowledge of 'delamination' of the Protection Series Windshield and/or back glass? Mine seems to have complete separation of the inside plastic? sheet from the balance of the glass. The sheet seems to be 1/64 - 1/32 inch thick. The center of the windshield parts seems to be about...
  9. Interior Imperfection

    Cadillac Detailing and Bodywork - Interior and Ext
    Here are soem pics of thigns that aggrivate me in my interior....,Wood fading, Lamination on wood kit peeled off...(possible restain on laquer for temporary restoration until i buy a new kit?) and this rip in the leather that I have no idea how it happened. I need to know how to fix these.
  10. delamination of top of dash

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    I have a 2001 DTS with 69,000 miles that I suddenly noticed that the top of the dash has started to curl and delaminate in the extreme right hand corner in the area around the post and next to the windshield. Any one else having this problem?? How tough is it to get the top of the dash off...
  11. White Lightning

    Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discus
    As you may have heard, Cadillac has dropped the White Diamond from the list of available colors for 2004 and added White Lightning. I love White Diamond, and I was hoping White Lightning would be even better. :nono: Nope. I just took my STS in for a redo of the warranty repaint of my front...
  12. Rim Size on a 1999 ETC

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Hey, I'm thinking of getting new rims for my 1999 ETC and I'm wondering, how big I should go in size? I don't want to hurt my ride too much, but some ride harshness is fine. I've heard from Motor Trend that anything bigger than 18" will mess with your ABS, traction contro,l and all of that. If...
  13. Brake Shutter

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Just curious to if this is normal for this car or not. Have any of you taken the clover leafs on highways or taken any hard curve while braking and experienced the brakes giving a shutter feeling? Its almost as if the ABS is interacting. It only happens when taking sharp rounded turns at high...
  14. Old Cars True HP Ratings explained! N* vs Cad 500

    Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discus
    This is a post that I got carried away with, but contains some good info for guys that did not know that muscle cars of the 60-70s, might actually have less power than the northstar they drive. It has to do with a comparison of the 400HP cadillac 500 Vs a Northstar, and why the 400HP is an...
  15. ABS Brake Light - 96 Seville SLS

    Suspension, Brakes and Tires
    My ABS light has been a problem ever since my dealer changed the air compressor. Ay first both the ABS and Traction Control Lights were lit. The dealer replaced the control unit and both lights went off. Soon, both lights would go on and off intermittently. For the past three weeks, only the ABS...
  16. Remove Center Console?

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    A lady I work with has a 2k Catera and she dropped a gold ring in the crack between the floor console and the dash, just under the ash tray. Can anyone tell me the proper way to remove the center floor console to retrieve the ring? Thanks
  17. Abs Ebc

    Suspension, Brakes and Tires
    Hello, I have a 91 deVille sedan which has the ABS but no TCS (traction control). I read the Haynes manual and it says all that it is for controlling the TCS and ABS is a EBC that is mounted somewhere around the foot air outlet inside the car. So the question is can I order a new EBC for...
  18. 3.5 maxima

    Cadillac Dragstrip Stories and Track Videos
    i think it was a 2k2 with the 3.5 6speed. i know for sure it was the SE, and it had the clear oem type tails, HID headlights, both signs of a 2002 or 2003, and it had the SE emblem, all SE's had the 6 speed. so yeah, i got beat, fastest production maxima of all the years i think. from a role...
  19. What is the correct PSI for 22" Rims?

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    I got Pirelli 305/40/22 on an 02 Escalade. I would like to know the correct psi for these kind of tires. I want the best psi 22" so the tires can last long. Thanks!!!
  20. Abs / Tsc

    Electrical Technical Information
    Hello all, My 99 STS has an error every time it rains. I get the codes: ABS 1228 ABS 1235 AMP U1064 AMP U1255 Points to the right wheel and data loss. Is this a short? How does one begin to look for what could be causing this type information. While the lights are on, abs and traction...
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