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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

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

    For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

    Electronic Leak Detectors

    ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Tightening Specifications
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Electra (1985-90), Park Avenue (1991-98), LeSabre (1999-86), DeVille (1985-05), CTS, DTS, Fleetwood (1985-92), 88 (1999-86), 98 (1985-96), LSS, Regency, Bonneville (1987-05) & STS (2005-06)
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 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

    Reset Procedures
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    The Tire Pressure Monitor system warns the driver when a significant loss, or gain of tire...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Support exhaust system with suitable jack.
    • Disconnect exhaust system from lefthand and righthand catalytic converters.
    • Disconnect HO2S electrical connector.
    • Remove righthand catalytic converter to exhaust manifold ret...

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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 3.6 V6 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 -> Transmission Fluid Life Message -> CTS
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    After the transmission fluid has been changed, press and hold the RESET but...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from cooling pipe using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from cooling pipe and from vehicle.
    • Reverse proced...

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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+.

    Stationary Windows Component Views Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS  3.2 V6 GASStationary Windows Component Views Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Defogger Grid
  • Rear Defogger Grid Connector
  • Inside Rear View Mirror
  • Inside Rear View Mirror Connector
  • Ground G-303
  • Cruise Control Components Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASCruise Control Components Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuse Block
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • Steering Wheel
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Brake Pedal Position Sensor
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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  3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Dash Integration Module
  • Ignition Lock Cylinder Control Actuator
  • A/T Shift Lock Control Solenoid Assembly
  • 2004 Cadillac CTS  3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Driver Door Module
  • Rear Compartment Lid Release Actuator
  • 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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