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2008 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 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Troubleshooting
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Before inspecting the runout, the wheel bearings should be adjusted. The adjustmen...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 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 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic System Check -> Diagnostic Tests -> DTC C0569 System Configuration Error -> DTC C0750 Left Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0755 Right Front Low Tire Pressure Sensor, C0760 Left Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor Or C0765 Right Rear Low Tire Pressure Sensor -> DTC C0775 Low Tire Pressure System Sensors Not Learned -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Low Tire Pressure Indicator Fault -> Poor Connections
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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

    Diagnostic Tests

    Low tire pressure in one or more tires is indicated by a continuously illuminated TPMS indicator after the bulb check is completed. The DIC will display a check tire pressure type message, if equipped. It is not necessary to perform the Relearn procedure for a low tire condition.

    When a TPMS DTC is set, the TPMS indicator will flash for one minute after the bulb check is completed and then will remain illuminated. The DI...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 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 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-09 CTS
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 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 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the air b...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 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 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning Compressor and Power Steering Pump -> Water Pump and Alternator
    Vehicle: 2008 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...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2008 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Door Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASDoor Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Mirror Switch
  • Heater Switch
  • Window Switch
  • Door Latch Assembly
  • Connector C500
  • Sunroof Panel Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASSunroof Panel Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof Module
  • Limit Switch
  • Sunroof Motor
  • Sunroof Drain Hose
  • Obstruction Sensors
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Body Control Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module Coil
  • Right Steering Wheel Control Switch
  • Left Steering Wheel Control Switch
  • 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Driver Door Module
  • Remote Control Door Lock Receiver
  • Front Passenger Door Module
  • Driver Door Handle Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: BluetoothA® Option Availability
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 2008 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 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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 2008 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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