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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+

Automatic Temperature Control Systems Diagnosis & Testing -> CTS -> Technical Service Bulletins -> 2003 -> Flutter Noise
Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

Flutter Noise

2003

On some of these models there may be a flutter type noise in the passenger compartment when the air conditioning system is on, bi-level fan speed is at medium, or high temperature is full cold and recirculation is on.

This condition may be caused by the oscillating movement of the air conditioning valve/door within the air distribution system ductwork.

To correct this condition, proceed as follows:

  • Connect Tech 2, or equivalent diagnostic scan tool to Diagn...

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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 Single Piston Rear Disc Brake -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

The most common cause of brake chatter on disc brakes is a variation in disc thickness. If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pulsation is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. To inspect for this condition, measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius appro...

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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: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 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+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 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 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: 2009 Cadillac CTS V 6.2 V8 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 Cadillac CTS AUTOMOBILES

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS V 6.2 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove alternator electrical connectors.
  • Remove battery feed terminal nut from alternator.
  • Remove battery feed cable.
  • 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: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 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 Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

The Check Gauge warning lamp will light to warn the driver to inspect the oil pressure gauge, engine coolant temperature ga...

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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: 2010 Cadillac CTS Luxury 3.0 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 -> 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+.

Garage Door Opener Components Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASGarage Door Opener Components Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Vanity Lamps
  • Sunshade
  • Sunshade Connector
  • Tire Pressure Sensor Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASTire Pressure Sensor Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Tire Pressure 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.

    2007 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Relay
  • A/T Shift Lever
  • Rear Integration Module
  • A/T Shift Lock Control Solenoid Assembly
  • A/T Lock Control Module
  • 2007 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • License Lamp Assembly
  • RH Taillamp Assembly
  • LH Taillamp 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: 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
  • Document: PREMATURE ALUMINUM PANEL HOOD CORROSION/BLISTERING - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
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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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