Auto Parts Search


      Over 40 million used auto parts online. Shop online for auto and truck parts and save up to 75%

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

Learn how to repair a car or truck, install or remove parts, wire an engine, reset warning lights, replace fuel filter, fix auto body and more. Get Automotix DIY!

Help me findSearch

Select Section

Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2006 Cadillac CTS car and truck repair procedures including Cadillac engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Cadillac CTS automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
DIY REPAIR SAMPLES > CONTINUE EXPLORING >
Using the Automotix DIY repair procedures will save you hundreds and even thousands of dollars! In addition, it will save you hours of touring the city searching for Cadillac mechanics you can trust. The Automotix DIY solution is particularly affordable. A full access to the entire DIY repair procedures and diagrams for your 2006 Cadillac CTS vehicle will cost less than a single gallon of gas. Here are some of the DIY repair tips and procedures you will find here:

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Single Piston Rear Disc Brake -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Manual -> Pressure
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

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 off.
  • Fill master cylinder reservoir with clean brake fluid. Do not let reservoir fall below half full during bleeding procedure.
  • If required, bleed master cylinder as follows:
    • Loosen master cylinder forward brake line connection until fluid flows from reservoir, then tighten brake line.
    • Have assistant t...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove exhaust system.
  • Remove propeller shaft coupler-to-transmission flange bolts, nuts and washers. Remove only propeller shaft coupler-to-transmission flange bolts. Do not remove coupler from propeller shaft.
  • Remove propeller shaft coupler-to-differential flange bolts, nuts and washers. Remove only propeller shaft coupler-to-differential flange bolts. Do not remove coupler from propeller shaft.
  • Support propeller shaft at support bearing.
  • Remove bolts securing support bearing to vehicle underbody.
  • Push front propeller shaft toward rear of vehicle in or...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Relearn Procedures
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

If using the pressure increase decrease method, the procedure must be completed within 15 minutes from when the vehicle was driven at a speed of 20 mph or greater for 10 seconds.

  • Place the ignition switch in the ACC position.
  • Press the keyless entry transmitter lock and unlock buttons at the same time until the horn emits a chirp sound. If the horn does not chirp with in 15 seconds, repeat steps 1 and 2.
  • If GM tool No. J-46079 or equivalent is available, starting with the left front tire, hold the antenna of the tool No. J-46079 near the valve stem on the wheel, then press the a...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES

STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt from alternator.
  • Install engine support fixture.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect electrical connector from alternator.
  • Reposition protective boot from alternator output BAT terminal for access.
  • Remove alternator output BAT terminal nut and remove battery positive lead from alternator.
  • Disconnect electronic brake control module (EBCM) electrical c...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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 V 6.0 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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Washer Fluid Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

The windshield washer solvent tank has a switch that closes when the wash...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES

RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 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 ...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning Compressor and Power Steering Pump -> Water Pump and Alternator
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

Water Pump and Alternator

  • Remove front compartment sight shield as required.
  • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise to release drive belt tension.
  • Slide drive belt off of water pump pulley.
  • Slowly release drive belt tensioner.
  • Remove drive belt from accessory drive pulleys.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Air Conditioning...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES

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+.

Heated Seat Module And Seat Switch Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASHeated Seat Module And Seat Switch Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Seat Adjuster Switch
  • Seat
  • Heated Seat Module
  • Heated Seat Module Connector
  • Steering Wheel Controls Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASSteering Wheel Controls Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch
  • Ignition Lock Cylinder
  • Steering Wheel Control
  • Turn Signal/Multifunction Switch
  • Connector C-208
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS PARTS/COMPONENTS LOCATION DIAGRAMS!

    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:
  • Memory Seat Module
  • Seat Adjuster Switch Driver
  • 2006 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Dash Integration Module
  • Ignition Lock Cylinder Control Actuator
  • Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Solenoid Assembly
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS WIRING DIAGRAMS!

    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
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS!

    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

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2006 Cadillac CTS SPECIFICATIONS DATA!

    Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...

    Click here to view more details about 2004 Cadillac CTS Side Marker, Front, Passenger Side2004 Cadillac CTS Side Marker, Front, Passenger Side, Bulbs included; CAPA certified; DOT and SAE approved; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement side marker light assembly..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $13.86

    Click here to view more details about 2009 Cadillac CTS Oxygen Sensor, Driver Or Passenger Side, Front Or Rear2009 Cadillac CTS Oxygen Sensor, Driver Or Passenger Side, Front Or Rear, 15 in. L; Terminated; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement oxygen sensor; Improves car's engine response and gas mileage; Effectively lowers emissions upon replacing its tired old oxygen sensor; Exceeds OE specifications and test requirements; OE part number 12587785..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $52.36

    Click here to view more details about 2004 Cadillac CTS 16" x 7" Alloy Wheel2004 Cadillac CTS 16" x 7" Alloy Wheel, Alloy Wheel; 16 X 7; 7 Spokes; 5 Lug; 115MM BP; Silver, , .

    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $117.50

    Click here to view more details2010 Cadillac CTS V8, 6.2 L, 379 CID Rebuilt Engine, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

    Ad Hoc

    Click here to view more details2003 Cadillac CTS Used Hub Bearing , Passenger Side, Rear; base, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $69.00

    Click here to view more details2003 Cadillac CTS Used Rear Lower Control Arm, Passenger Side, Passenger Side Rear, 3.6, AUTO, RWD crossmember to knuckle, lower arm, R., Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $135.00
    More parts
    Help me findSearch
    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find
    Search DIY repair manuals by VIN...
    Vehicle Identification Number is a unique serial number used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles

    Find out what info we have for your vehicle

    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!
    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!Access diagrams and repair information such as wiring diagrams, diagnosis and repair charts, manufacturer service bulletins, and OEM Part numbers of your 2006 Cadillac CTS vehicle.
    Access the Complete guide!
    Need To Fix Your Car or Truck?
    Save Money With Free Car Insurance Quote
    FREE car insurance quote
    Enter Zip Code:
    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find