Delaminated CUE Screens
The CUE infotainment system found in most 2013-2018 Cadillac vehicles has a screen with major design and installation flaws resulting in bubbles, cracks, and an unresponsive interface.Continue reading article "Delaminated CUE Screens"
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What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- transmission shaking in the 2016 ATS
- exhaust fumes from other vehicles entering cabin in the 2014 ATS
- shaky in the 2014 ATS
- engine failure in the 2013 ATS
- axle seal failure in the 2015 ATS
What Breaks the Most
1st Generation (2013–2019) ATS Key Numbers
The days are getting shorter, the temperatures are getting colder, and it's time to fire up our car's defrosters.
Unfortunately for 121,000 ATS owners, though, firing up their defrosters might actually start a fire. Cadillac issued a recall for the 2013-16 ATS sedans after four confirmed reports of fires from the rear defroster:
"The defroster [overheats] due to a weak electrical connection in the module. The fires have been reported breaking out on the driver's side rear pillar where the defroster module is located."…keep reading article "ATS Recalled for Defroster Fires"
The Cadillac ATS has a super-sensitive sunroof switch (yikes, try saying that a few times fast).
GM says the sunroof can be activated too easily and is recalling 83,000 of the sedans to replace the roof console switch trim plate. Sound familiar? The same problem was recalled earlier this year. Obviously that didn't go so well.…keep reading article "The Super Sensitive Sunroof Switch in the ATS Recalled"
Cadillac is pretty sure your car's brakes work.
Of course, the Titanic captain was pretty sure there weren't any icebergs in the way (and we all know how that went down).
Luckily for you, Cadillac has decided to check the brakes as part of a recall. Specifically, they'll be examining a bracket between the brake pedal assembly and the rod that controls the brakes. If that bracket is fractured, it will break the brakes ... so to speak.…keep reading article "Bracket Problem Can Cause a Complete Brake Loss in the ATS and CTS."