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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

    Anti-Lock Brakes -> TRW 440 -> Description -> System Components -> System Operation
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    System Operation

    Along with the anti-lock braking, this system also controls the Dynamic Rear Proportioning (DRP) function and Traction Control System (TCS) operation. On Cadillac DTS models the ABS system also controls the Engine Drag Control (EDC) function and the Vehicle Stability Enhancement System (VSES).

    When wheel slip is detected during a brake application, the ABS enters anti-lock mode. During anti-lock braking, hydraulic pressure in the individual wheel circuits is controlled to prevent any wheel from slipping. A separate hydraulic line and specific solenoid valves are provi...

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

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 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...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Description
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 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 consist of the instrument panel cluster, DIC, RCDLR (Remote Control Door Lock Receiver), a RF (Radio Frequency) transmitting tire pressure sensor in each wheel and the serial data circuit. Each tire pressure sensor has an internal power supply with a 10 year service life.

    When the vehicle is stationary, the se...

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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 -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2008-09 CTS -> Relearn -> Reset
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Reset

    The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cleared by adjusting the tires to the recommended pressure and driving the vehicle at a speed above 25 mph for more that 2 minutes.

    Relearn

    • Place the ignition switch in the on position.
    • Using the keyless entry transmitters press the lock and unlock buttons at the same time until a horn chirp sounds indicating the learn mode has been actuated.
    • Using a suitably programmed scan tool, connect the scan tool to the DLC (Data Link Connector) located under the lefthand side of the...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2008 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 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+.

    Console  Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASConsole Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Auxiliary Power Outlet
  • Console Assembly
  • Cigar Lighter Connector
  • Battery Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASBattery Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ground G105
  • Ground G102
  • Connector C103
  • Battery Negative Cable Connection
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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:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Fuse Block Underhood
  • Rear Accessory Power Outlet
  • Accessory Power Outlet Center Console
  • 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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