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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+

    Serpentine Drive Belt Routing -> Domestic Passenger Cars -> General Motors Corp. & Saturn
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

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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+.

    Power Brake Units -> Troubleshooting -> Brakes Grab -> Brakes Inefficient/Hard Pedal -> Slow Or No Release
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Brakes Grab

    • Contaminated, worn or faulty brake linings.
    • Drum or brake rotor out-of-round.
    • Faulty brake booster.

    Brakes Inefficient/Hard Pedal

    • Contaminated, glazed or faul...

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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 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 2.8 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 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: 2007 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 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+.

    Relearn Procedures
    Vehicle: 2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    If using the pressure increase decrease method, the procedure must be completed within 15 minutes from when the vehicle was driven at a speed of 20 mph or greater for 10 seconds.

    • Place the ignition switch in the ACC position.
    • Press the keyless entry transmitter lock and unlock buttons at the same time until the horn emits a chirp sound. If the horn does not chirp with in 15 seconds, repeat steps 1 and 2.
    • If GM tool No. J-46079 or equivalent is available, starting with the left front tire, hold the antenna of the tool No. J-46079 near the valve stem on the wheel, then press the a...

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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: 2004 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 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 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 -> Check Engine Or Service Now Soon Engine Indicator Lamps (Gasoline Engines w/Electronic Engine Controls Or EFI) -> Except LeMans, Metro, Prizm, Storm & Vibe
    Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    The Check Engine lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If the lamp remains on for 10 seconds or constantly after the engine is started, the self diagnosis system has detected a fault condition and has stored a code in the system Electronic Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). After diagnosis and repair, the ECM memory can be cleared of codes as follows:

    On models except Cadillac with DEFI, remove the ECM/PCM fuse or disconnect the battery ground cable for approximately 30...

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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+

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 2010 Cadillac CTS 3.0 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
    • Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to radiator.
    • Loosen hose clamp connecting hose to coolant pipe.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedu...

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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 -> Accessory -> Air Conditioning
    Vehicle: 2005 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Accessory

    • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise to release drive belt tension.
    • Slide drive belt off of water pump pulley.
    • Slowly release drive belt tensioner and remove drive belt from accessory drive pulleys.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Air Conditioning

    • Remove accessory drive belt.
    • Disconnect surge tank hose.
    • Remove fan shroud to radiator mounting bolts.
    • ...

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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+.

    Camshaft Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASCamshaft Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Camshaft Position Sensor
  • Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid
  • Transmission Components Diagram for 2007 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GASTransmission Components Diagram for 2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor
  • TCC PWM Solenoid Valve
  • Output Speed Sensor
  • Input Speed Sensor
  • Transmission Manual Shift Shaft Switch Assembly
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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  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Rear Integration Module
  • Heated Seat Module- Driver
  • Heater/Vent/Air Conditioning Control Module
  • Heated Seat- Driver
  • 2005 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Ignition Relay
  • Rear Integration Module
  • Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Solenoid Assembly
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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: HEM FLANGE RUST REPAIR - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: POOR RADIO RECEPTION OR RADIO STATIC/INCREASED INTERFERENCE WITH REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER ON OR SOME REAR WINDOW DEFOGGER GRIDS MAY BE INOPERATIVE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
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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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