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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

    Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    Reverse disarming procedures to arm the Supplemental Restraint System, noting the following:

    • Ensure all disconnected SRS electrical connectors are securely connected and routed.
    • Install all removed fuses in proper locations.
    • From a safe position at sides of or below air bag module, Turn ignition switch to ON position and observe Air Bag or SRS warning lamp.
    • On all models except Prizm and 1990 Corvette, warning lamp should flash seven to nine times, then go off.
    • On Prizm models, warning lamp should light for six seconds,...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake -> Brake Pad Service -> All Models Except Century, Grand Prix & Regal -> Century, Grand Prix & Regal -> Installation -> Removal
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    All Models Except Century, Grand Prix & Regal

    Removal
    • Remove 2/3 of brake fluid from master cylinder reservoir.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Mark wheel to axle flange relationship for installation alignment, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove bolt and washer attaching cable support bracket to caliper, Fig. .
    • Remove sleeve bolt and pivot caliper, Fig. . Do not completely remove caliper.
    • Remove outboard and inboard shoe and linings, then two pad clips from caliper support.
    Installation
    • Turn piston and thread it into caliper assembly using suitable spanner-type tool in piston slots...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS 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: 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 vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 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

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Tests -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Tests

    Refer to Figs. and for diagnostic test procedures.

    Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Intermittent & Poor Connections

    Intermittents

    Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

    • Wiring broken inside insulation.
    • Poor connection between male and female terminal at c...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
    • Remove drive belt.
    • Install suitable engine support tool.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect alternator electrical connector.
    • Position alternator output BAT terminal boot aside, then remove terminal nut and disconnect battery positive lead from alternator.
    • D...

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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 3.2 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 -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    The Reduce Engine Power indicator lamp should light for a approximately 3 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warning lamp turns on during vehicle operation, a vehicl...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
    • Remove condenser seal, radiator attaching bolts, then the support brackets.
    • Disconnect surge tank hose, then remove fan shroud attaching bolts.
    • Disconnect upper radiator hose to radiator using tool No. J 38185, or equivalent.
    • Remove coolant bypass valve, placing aside, then release solenoid from fan shroud.
    • Remove air cleaner assembly.
    • Rotate, then remove A/C retaining clip and disconnect fan motor electrical connec...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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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+.

    SIR Sensors Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASSIR Sensors Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Inflatable Restraint Front End Discriminating Sensor
  • Inflatable Restraint Side Impact Sensor
  • Inflatable Restraint Front End Discriminating Sensor Connector
  • Inflatable Restraint Side Impact Sensor Connector
  • Automatic Transmission Electronic Components Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GASAutomatic Transmission Electronic Components Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor
  • TCC PWM Solenoid Valve
  • Output Speed Sensor
  • Input Speed Sensor
  • 2-3 Shift Solenoid Valve Assembly
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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  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Battery
  • CIGAR Relay
  • Dash Integration Module
  • 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
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Cruise Indicator
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Clutch Pedal Position Sensor
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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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