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#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
#149 of 266 Re: Whine in first gear on my '09 CTS automatic 3.6 base engine [pao]
Mar 04, 2009 (11:24 am)
Thanks for the response from you and the others. I needed to know if this was true through the line or if it were just mine. If this was just a characteristic of all of them, I was not going to pursue warranty. Now I will.
Mar 08, 2009 (8:22 am)
I live in New England, so have not had a chance to use the a/c yet. Haven't noticed the blower problem with the heating system though. Also have not noticed a transmission whine in first gear.
#151 of 266 Re: CLIMATE CONTROL IN 2008 2009 CTS [joey245]
Mar 08, 2009 (10:13 am)
Posting in all caps is very hard to read. In fact, most people ignore messages in all caps, so I would be surprised if you get many answers.
My 2009 CTS climate control fan runs fast until the car approaches the set temp. Then the fan slows.