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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville DTS 4.6 V8 GAS

Passenger Cars

The Sensing and Diagnostic Module (SDM) can maintain enough voltage to cause air bag deployment for up to 10 minutes after the ignition is turned Off and the battery is disconnected. Servicing the Supplemental air bag (SIR) system during this period may result in accidental deployment and personal injury.

Achieva & Skylark
1994-96
  • Ensure front wheels are in straight-ahead position.
  • Turn ignition switch to LOCK position.
  • Remove AIR BAG fuse from fuse block.
  • On 1995 models, remove lefthand sound insulator panel to ac...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> General Motors -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville DTS 4.6 V8 GAS

Manual

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic systems. However, if a pressure bleeder is unavailable, use the following procedure. Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately clean any spilled fluid.

  • Remove vacuum reserve by pumping brakes several times with engine off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Do not let reservoir fall below half full during bleeding procedure.
  • If required, bleed master cylinder as follows:
    • Loosen master cylinder forward brake line connection until fluid flows from reservoir, then tighten brake line.
    • Have assistant t...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6 V8 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Raise vehicle and suitably support.
  • Remove wheel and tire.
  • Loosen or remove stabilizer shaft link assembly bolt as needed.
  • Remove ball joint cotter pin and nut. Do not attempt to free ball stud by using a pickle fork or wedge type tool, because seal or bushing damage could result. Use the proper tool to separate all ball joints.
  • With the pry bar between suspension support and lower control arm, separate joint.
  • Remove hub nut. Insert a drift or screwdriver into caliper and rotor to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Disconnect axle from hub using a suitable tool. The hub may ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

Diagnosis & Testing -> Diagnostic Tests
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville DHS 4.6 V8 GAS

Diagnostic Tests

Refer to...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville DHS 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove intake manifold.
  • Disconnect starter S-terminal wire and battery cable.
  • Remove mounting bolts and starter.
  • Remove solenoid and battery cab...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2000-05 DeVille
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6 V8 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 12 months or 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the hood.
  • Remove the cabin air filter access cover from the righthand side of the cowl panel, On 2000 models, use a suitable screwdriver to pry up the access cover. On 2001-05 models, press the tabs to release...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Service Electrical System Lamp -> Cadillac
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6 V8 GAS

This lamp should light when a fault condition in the charging system is present. The lamp should light during engine starting as a bulb inspection...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville DTS 4.6 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect negative battery cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lower front air deflector.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Reposition hose clamp from engine.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from engine.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville DHS 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Mark running direction, if belt is to be reused.
  • Rotate drive belt tensioner mechanism upward and away from drive belt us...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2003 Cadillac Deville cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Below The Left Of The Instrument Panel Diagram for 2003 Cadillac Deville DHS 4.6 V8 GASBelow The Left Of The Instrument Panel Diagram for 2003 Cadillac Deville DHS 4.6 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Steering Wheel Position Sensor
  • Steering Column
  • Front Of Rear Compartment, Under Rear Shelf Diagram for 2003 Cadillac Deville DTS 4.6 V8 GASFront Of Rear Compartment, Under Rear Shelf Diagram for 2003 Cadillac Deville DTS 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • OnStar GPS Antenna
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2003 Cadillac Deville cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2003 Cadillac Deville DTS 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Cadillac Deville DTS 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Lock Relay
  • 2003 Cadillac Deville DHS 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Cadillac Deville DHS 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Brake Fluid Level Switch
  • Brake Indicator
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Park Brake Release Solenoid
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2003 Cadillac Deville cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac Deville 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2003 Cadillac Deville AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2003 Cadillac Deville cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2003 Cadillac Deville cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2003 Cadillac Deville cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2003 Cadillac Deville cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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