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Message board the stablization is on message is coming on frequently while we are driving down the hiway in dry normal conditions, can you offer any reason for this, thank you. Phil Spohn

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If the problem is due to failed struts, I recommend converting from the air system to passive, coil spring suspension. Also, depending on how many miles are on the vehicle, you may need to replace your shocks. The average life span of shocks is approximately 50,000 miles. Check out Strutmasters website for more details: http://www.strutmasters.com/cadillac-cts-suspension-s/46.htm

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Could be several things.

have you changed anything before this happened? Like tires?

If not then it could also be a bad Yaw Sensor.

There are several things that can cause this issue so its to really help without seeing the car.

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I would check your front struts. when your struts are bad your car will tend to pitch and roll a lot more, and even something as simple as turning a corner can activate the stabilization function. also check the recalls for the cts. there is one out there that affects the front suspension that could have a bearing on your problem.

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