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

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks from 1990+

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> CTS -> Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    • Recover refrigerant as outlined in .
    • Remove battery, then drain engine coolant into suitable container.
    • Disconnect heater inlet and heater outlet hoses.
    • Disconnect both air conditioning lines at cowl panel.
    • Remove quick joint clamps using probe tool No. J-45689, or equivalent, in two small openings, Fig. .
    • Disconnect both air conditioning lines.
    • Remove gearshift trim cover and disconnect electrical connector.
    • Remove console lefthand and righthand trim panels.
    • Remove six mounting screws and co...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delco/Bosch Type 7.2 -> Precautions -> ABS Service
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    ABS Service

    Before performing any repairs on the ABS system, note the following precautions:

    • Before using electric welding equipment, disconnect EBTCM.
    • Carefully note routing, position and mounting ABS and TCS wiring, connectors, clips and brackets. ABS and TCS are extremely sensitive to electromagnetic interference.
    • Do not use a fast charger when battery is connected. Never disconnect battery from system with engine running.
    • Ignition switch must be in Off position when disconnecting EBTCM.
    • Many ABS system ...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Electra (1985-90), Park Avenue (1991-98), LeSabre (1999-86), DeVille (1985-05), CTS, DTS, Fleetwood (1985-92), 88 (1999-86), 98 (1985-96), LSS, Regency, Bonneville (1987-05) & STS (2005-06)
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

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

    Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

    Description
    Vehicle: 2006 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 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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks from 1990+.

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2007 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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 2003-09 CTS
    Vehicle: 2007 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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2007 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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks from 1990+

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
    • Remove electric cooling fan assembly.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove lower condenser mounting bolts.
    • Remove upper condenser mounting bolts.
    • Disconnect side air baffler lower retainer pins from radiator.
    • Lower vehicle.
    • Remove radiator support bracket bolts.
    • Remove radiator support brackets.
    • Remove upper radiator/condenser support, using door trim pad clip remover tool No. J 38778 or equivalent.
    • Disconnect surge tank inlet hos...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Cadillac CTS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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

    Rear Of Vehicle Diagram for 2003 Cadillac CTS  3.2 V6 GASRear Of Vehicle Diagram for 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Fuel Sender Assembly
  • Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor
  • Evaporative Emissions Canister Purge Valve
  • Splice S-301
  • Fuel Tank Subsystem Components Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASFuel Tank Subsystem Components Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump Assembly
  • Fuel Sender Assembly
  • Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor
  • Secondary Fuel Sender Assembly
  • Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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

    2005 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Sunload Sensor
  • Daytime Running Lamps Relay
  • High Beam Relay
  • Dash Integration Module
  • 2006 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Driver Door Switch Assembly
  • Door Lock Switch Driver
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: UNNECESSARY ENGINE CRANKCASE AND SUBSYSTEMS FLUSHING SERVICES, ADDITIVE RECOMMENDATIONS AND PROPER UTILIZATION OF GM SIMPLIFIED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE TO ENHANCE CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
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  • Diesel Engines
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: TIRE SLOWLY GOES FLAT, TIRE AIR LOSS, LOW TIRE PRESSURE WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED, ALUMINUM WHEEL BEAD SEAT CORROSION
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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