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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 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

Parking Brake

  • Apply service brake with pedal force of 175 lbs., and release.
  • Fully apply parking brake using approximately 125 lbs., of force on final stroke and release.
  • Apply and release parking brake two additional times.
  • Inspect parking brake pedal assembly for full release by turning ignition On and observing brake warning lamp. Lamp should be off.
  • If brake warning lamp is on and parking brake appears to be fully released, operate manual pedal release lever and pull downward on front park brake cable to remove slack from pedal assembly.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Inspect parking brake...

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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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 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...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Drain coolant into suitable container.
  • Disconnect surge tank hose.
  • Remove fan shroud to radiator mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose at radiator.
  • Remove A/C line retaining clip retaining screw.
  • Disconnect fan motor electrical connector.
  • Pull upward to remove fan as...

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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 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...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Low Washer Fluid Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

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

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2006 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 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 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+.

Radio Antenna Coax Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASRadio Antenna Coax Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/T Shift Lock Control Solenoid Assembly
  • Connector C-302
  • Connector C-303
  • Connector C-311
  • Connector C-312
  • Door Lock System Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GASDoor Lock System Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mirror Switch
  • Mirror Heater Switch
  • Door Window Switch
  • Connector C500
  • Connector C600
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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:
  • Ignition Relay
  • 2006 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Relay
  • Low Speed Fan Relay
  • Park Lamp Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • Starter
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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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