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#139 of 266 0-60 mph times
Feb 26, 2009 (11:25 am)
I only have approx. 2800 miles on car (2009 cts awd 265 hp engine, auto trans) so I haven't really opened her up yet. Can anyone provide realistic 0-60 mph times for me to expect in the future if I decide to "gas it up" Also, is anyone experiencing the front door stops not being strong enough to hold door open? Meanwhile I'm enjoying the hell out of the car. I forgot how much fun it is to take "the long way home." Getting approx. 17mpg around town, and approx. 26 hiway, no problems to report. Some of my past cars have included TR 3, 65 Beetle, 68 Beetle, 69 pontiac Lemans, 72 Pontiac Firebird 75 BMW 2002, 75 Cadillac Sedan de Ville 75 VW Scirocco, Dodge Omni, Mitsubishi Turbo-Eclipse, Chevy Trailblazer, Toyota Supra, Toyota Corolla, Honda Pilot. (OK, I'm not a kid) So I have a bit of car driving experience--The CTS is the best car I have ever owned!! Regards to everyone.
#140 of 266 Transmission whine in first gear automatic
Feb 28, 2009 (1:07 pm)
I just purchased an '09 black CTS. It is the base 3.6 engine with auto trans and RWD. I have 500 miles on the car. It has a whine in first but it is quiet in the other five gears. Is anyone experiencing the same or is this a characteristic of the car? I had an '05 CTS and I don't remember having a whine in first. It is not loud but noticeable. Thanks for responding.
Mar 03, 2009 (8:10 am)
Blackcadillac - any update on your MPG? Did you see what you can get on the highway driving around 55-60 MPG?
#142 of 266 CLIMATE CONTROL IN 2008 2009 CTS
Mar 03, 2009 (9:49 am)
I PURCHASED A NEW 2009 CTS THE END OF DECEMBER AND I POSTED A QUESTION IN REGARDS TO HOW THE CLIMATE CONTROL IS WORKING IN THE 2008 AND 2009 CTS.
I ONLY HAD ONE RESPONSE.
I WOULD APPRECIATE IT IF YOU GUYS OR GALS WOULD ANSWER MY POST AND LET ME KNOW HOW YOUR CLIMATE CONTROL IS WORKING WHEN ON THE AUTO MODE.
I LIVE IN SOUTH FL AND THE CAR GETS HOT WHEN IT SITS OUTSIDE. WHEN I START IT UP AND SET THE CLIMATE CONTROL AT 70 DEG.THE BLOWER WILL COME UP TO ABOUT MEDIUM SPEED FPOR A FEW MINUTES AND BEFORE THE CAR HAS COOLED DOWN,THE BLOWER SPEED SLOWS DOWN. I CAN BRING THE FAN SPEED UP MANUALLY OR LOWER THE TEMP TO 60 DEG AND THEN THE FAN SPEED COMES UP.
I HAD THE CAR BACK TO MY DEALER FOR THREE DAYS AND HE CLAIMS THAT IS HOW THE CLI,MATE CONTROL WORKS IN THE 08 AND 09 CTS.
HE TELLS ME HE CALLED CADILLAC TECH AND THEY ADVISED HIM IT IS WORKING PROPERLY.
I CALLED CADILLAC CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND COMPLAINED. I HAVE HAD CARS WITH CLIMATE CONTROL SINCE 1988 INCLUDING A 2005 CTS AND WHEN THE CAR WAS HOT INSIDE AND THE TEMP WAS SET AT BETWEEN 70 AND 74 DEG, THE BLOWER WOULD COME ON FULL BLAST AND SLOWLY SLOW DOWN AS THE CAR COOLED DOWN.
CADILLAC TECH TOLD ME TO TAKE THE CAR TO ANOTHER DEALER AND HAVE IT RE CHECKED. I HAVE NOT GOTTEN AROUND TO THAT YET,BUT I WOULD APPRECIATE HEARING IF ANY ONE ELSE IS EXPERIENCING THIS PROBLEM.
#143 of 266 Re: CLIMATE CONTROL IN 2008 2009 CTS [joey245]
Mar 03, 2009 (11:32 am)
Customer Service has not been a good source for answers to Technical questions or even to find out if a problem is a known problem. Their favorite answer is to see your dealer.
Right now most reading this are probably in too cold of a climate to see how their climate control functions in hot weather. Since you are in FL, an idea for you is to go to a dealer on a hot day and start up some CTS there to see if they function the same way as yours. This would not be the first auto feature on any brand, where some engineer tries to improvce something and makes it worse. It does make some sense that if the gap between the desired temp and the actual temp isn't too great, that the blower would run at less than full speed, either to reduce noise, save the blower, etc.
#144 of 266 Whine in first gear on my '09 CTS automatic 3.6 base engine
Mar 04, 2009 (12:06 am)
Someone with an '09 please refer to my previous post and tell me if you are having a whine in first. Every other gear is quiet. I just have 600 miles on the car and I want to know if this is a characteristic of the 6 speed transmission or not. Thanks.
#145 of 266 Re: Whine in first gear on my '09 CTS automatic 3.6 base engine [temj12]
Mar 04, 2009 (4:20 am)
I have no noise at all in my transmission....non DI, RWD.....11K on my 09
#146 of 266 Re: Whine in first gear on my '09 CTS automatic 3.6 base engine [temj12]
Mar 04, 2009 (4:22 am)
No wine for me either (2009, Black, Std engine). I do sometimes have a faint rattle in the passenger side seat belt assembly, but otherwise, all is quiet.
#147 of 266 Re: Whine in first gear on my '09 CTS automatic 3.6 base engine [temj12]
Mar 04, 2009 (6:16 am)
i have an 09 cts,bought it dec 29th.08 and it has about 1200 miles on it now.
i have no whine in first gear.it has the direct injection 3.6 engine.
there is a rear end problem in some of the 2009,s and i think the late 2008.
over 40 mph i was getting a pulsating feeling in my ears. i thought my dealer would think i was nuts when i told him about it.
his reply was,"we know all about it. there is a soundproofing kit that needs to be installed around the rear end." they also re aligned the rear axle and the sound is gone.
my only complaint is the climate control, and i am making an appointment with another dealer next week to try and resolve that problem.
#148 of 266 fixing vibration in cts
Mar 04, 2009 (7:10 am)
cadi put in insulater kit on my 2009 cts awd di., vibration between 40-60 mph is now gone ,dont know about higher speeds caint do in my area, ramjet 22