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2006 Cadillac CTS CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Cadillac REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Manual -> Pressure
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

    Brake fluid is corrosive to painted surfaces. Care must be taken not to allow brake fluid to come in contact with painted surfaces on vehicle.

    When bleeding the brake system, always bleed righthand rear wheel circuit first, followed by the lefthand front, lefthand rear and, finally, righthand front.

    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 o...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Indicator Sensor
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect starter solenoid electrical connector.
    • Remove starter terminal nut, then positive battery cable from starter.
    • R...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-09 CTS
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Reduce Engine Power Indicator Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Accessory -> Air Conditioning
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2006 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Body To Engine Inlines Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASBody To Engine Inlines Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Connector C-101
  • Seat Components Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GASSeat Components Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Adjuster Switch
  • Lumbar Adjuster Switch
  • Connector C300
  • Connector C301
  • Seat Cushion
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2006 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Sunload Sensor
  • Radio
  • Coolant Level Switch
  • Message Center
  • 2006 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Ignition Relay
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Cruise Indicator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2006 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: GM of Canada New Vehicle Limited Warranty Tire Program
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2006 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 2006 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 2006 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 2006 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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