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2004 Cadillac CTS CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Cadillac REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Electric Cooling Fans -> CTS -> Description
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    The engine cooling fan system consists of two electrical cooling fans and three fan relays. The relays are arranged in a series/parallel configuration that allows the Engine Control Module (ECM) to operate both fans together at low or high speeds.

    The ECM commands the low speed cooling fans ON whenever the engine coolant temperature exceeds approximately 202°F or air conditioning refrigerant pressure exceeds 210 psi. After the vehicle is shut OFF if the engine coolant temper...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    • Keep grease and other foreign material off brake linings, caliper, surfaces of disc and external surfaces of hub.
    • Avoid deforming disc, and nicking or scratching brake linings.
    • Worn or damaged rubber piston seals should be replaced.
    • During removal and installation of a wheel assembly, ensure not to interfere with or damage caliper splash shield, or bleeder screw.
    • Front wheel bearing...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 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 v...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove tire and wheel assembly.
    • Insert a drift or punch into brake rotor and against caliper in order to prevent wheel hub and bearing from turning.
    • Remove and discard wheel drive shaft spindle nut.
    • Remove drift or punch from rotor.
    • Remove rear knuckle assembly.
    • Using a suitable tool, carefully release wheel drive shaft from rear differential enough to install seal...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor

    Removal
    • Loosen the lug nuts.
    • Raise and support vehicle with jack stands, then remove the wheel and tire assembly.
    • Prior to dismounting the tire from the wheel, note the following precautions:
      • Position the bead breaking fixture 90° from the valve stem when separating the tire bead from the wheel.
      • Place the mounting and dismounting head so that the tire iron or pry bar can be inserted slightly clockwise of the sensor body when prying the tire bead up and over the head.
      • Rotate the tire and wheel assembly clockwise using the tire changer when transferri...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect air intake duct hose from Mass Air Flow (MAF) and Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor.
    • Remove intake air resonator to cooling fan attaching bolts.
    • Disconnect air intake duct hoses from throttle body then lift intake air resonator from frame.
    • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise to release tension.
    • Slide drive belt from water pump pulley, allowing tensioner to return and then remove dr...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-09 CTS
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    On 2003-07 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    On 2008-09 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 25,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Open the hood.
    • Remove the rear hood seal from flange on the passenger side air inlet grille panel.
    • Remove the four screws retaining the passenger side air inlet grille panel to the cowl panel.
    • Lift the passenger side air inlet grille panel and pull inward to...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Change Oil, Change Oil Now Or Change Oil Soon Lamp & Messages -> 2003-04 CTS -> Base Audio System -> Navigation System
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Base Audio System

    • Press the up or down arrow on the INFO button located to right of DIC (Driver Information Center) display to access the DIC menu.
    • Once 100% ENGINE OIL LIFE menu item is highlighted, press and hold CLR button.
    • Percentage will return to 100 and oil life indicator will be reset.
    • Repeat the procedure if the percentage does not return to 100.

    Navigation System

    • Turn system on by pressing PWR/VOL knob once. The PWR/VOL knob is located to the lower left of the...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Raise and support vehicle. A mirror is needed to see bolt, which is located next to engine at base of head and at top of transmission bell house.
    • Remove lower bolt from heater pipe assembly at thermostat assembly.
    • Lower vehicle.
    • Remove cover assembly to engine intake manifold.
    • Remove battery tray.
    • Remove lower bolt securing battery tray to panel assembly on front air inlet housing.
    • Remove nuts securing panel assembly to front of dash.
    • Remove panel assembly from vehicle.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater pipe using hose ...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Accessory -> Air Conditioning
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Accessory

    • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise to release drive belt tension.
    • Slide drive belt off of water pump pulley.
    • Slowly release drive belt tensioner and remove drive belt from accessory drive pulleys.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Air Conditioning

    • Remove accessory drive belt.
    • Disconnect surge tank hose.
    • Remove fan shroud to radiator mounting bolts.
    • ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2004 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Engine Oil Level/Temperature And EOP Sensors Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASEngine Oil Level/Temperature And EOP Sensors Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Oil Pressure Sensor
  • Engine Oil Level/Temperature Sensor
  • Horn Components Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GASHorn Components Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn Switch
  • Steering Wheel
  • Horn Low Note
  • Horn High Note
  • Horn Assembly Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Driver Heated Seat Module
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Rear Integration Module
  • Driver Seat Thermistor
  • 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Rear Defogger Relay
  • HVAC Control Module
  • Rear Integration Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: Squeak/Creak Type Noise from Front of Vehicle When Braking or Turning
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Steering, Suspension
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Cadillac CTS 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 2004 Cadillac CTS 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 2004 Cadillac CTS 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 2004 Cadillac CTS 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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