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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 -> Heater Core, Replace
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    • Remove HVAC modules as outlined in "Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) Module, Replace."
    • Remove mounting screw and heater hose bracket.
    • Remove heater core.
    • Rev...

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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+.

    Disc Brakes -> AC-Delco Dual Piston Front Disc Brake -> Tightening Specifications
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

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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 -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
    Vehicle: 2005 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 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 vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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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: 2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8 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+.

    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: 2009 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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
    • Remove torque converter cover.
    • Remove left catalytic converter.
    • Disconnect starter motor electrical connector.
    • Remove starter solenoid BAT terminal nut and remove positive batter...

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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: 2009 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 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+

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
    • Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to heater core inlet tube.
    • Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to water outlet.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to i...

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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
    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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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

    SIR Modules Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GASSIR Modules Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Belt Switch
  • Steering Wheel
  • Inflatable Restraint Steering Wheel Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • Seat
  • Transmission Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASTransmission Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Skip Shift Solenoid
  • Reverse Lockout Solenoid
  • Oxygen Sensor
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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.

    2004 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Electronic Brake Control Module
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • Dash Integration Module
  • Cellular Antenna
  • 2007 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Battery
  • Radio
  • Starter
  • Generator
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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: SEAT BELT EXTENDER AVAILABILITY - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: COURTESY TRANSPORTATION AND ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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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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