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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

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake -> Disc Brake Specifications -> Caliper Specifications
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 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: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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

Description
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) warns the driver when a significant loss, or gain of tire pressure occurs in any of the four tires and allows the driver to display the individual tire pressures and the locations on the DIC (Driver Information Center) display. The system uses the DIM (Dash Integrated Module), IPC (Instrument Panel Cluster), DIC, remote control door lock receiver, a radio frequency transmitting pressure sensor in each wheel assembly and the serial data circuit.

When the vehicle is stationary, the sensor is inactive. When the vehicle is operated and as the vehic...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 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 oxygen sensor electrical connector.
  • Remove righthand catalytic converter to exhaust manifold...

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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 -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then restart engine. If l...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 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 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

  • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise in order to release tension on drive belt, using a 1/2 drive breaker bar or ratchet.
  • Remove dr...

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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+.

SIR Sensors Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASSIR Sensors Diagram for 2006 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
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Variable Effort Steering Actuator
  • Power Steering Rack
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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  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Starter Relay
  • Low Speed Fan Relay
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • 2006 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor
  • Main Relay
  • Starter Relay
  • Ignition Relay
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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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