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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+

    Electric Cooling Fans -> CTS -> Troubleshooting
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Refer to...

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> Bleed Sequence -> Manual -> Pressure
    Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS V 6.2 V8 GAS

    Brake fluid is corrosive to painted surfaces. Care must be taken not to allow brake fluid to come in contact with painted surfaces on vehicle.

    When bleeding the brake system, always bleed righthand rear wheel circuit first, followed by the lefthand front, lefthand rear and, finally, righthand front.

    Manual

    Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic systems. However, if a pressure bleeder is unavailable, use the following procedure. Brake fluid damages painted surfaces. Immediately clean any spilled fluid.

    • Remove vacuum reserve by pumping brakes several times with engine o...

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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 Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 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: 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+.

    Component Locations
    Vehicle: 2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

    Refer to F...

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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: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from drive belt.
    • Remove drive belt.
    • Install suitable engine support tool.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect alternator electrical connector.
    • Position alternator output BAT terminal boot aside, then remove terminal nut and disconnect battery positive lead from alternator.
    • D...

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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: 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 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 -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2004-07 CTS -> Relearn -> Reset
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Reset

    The Tire Pressure Monitor system warns the driver when a significant loss, or gain of tire pressure occurs in any of the 4 tires. Adjusting tire to recommended pressure will clear the tire message.

    Relearn

    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 secon...

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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: 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition inlet heater hose clamp from heater core pipe.
    • Remove hose from heater core.
    • Reposition heater hose clamp from engine.
    • Remove inlet heater hose from engine.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to...

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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: 2010 Cadillac CTS V 6.2 V8 GAS

    • Remove air cleaner resonator outlet duct.
    • Rotate drive belt tensioner to release supercharger belt tension.
    • Slide supercharger drive belt off pulleys and tensioner.
    • Rot...

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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+.

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GASTire Pressure Monitoring System Diagram for 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Tire Pressure Sensor
  • Cruise Control Components Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GASCruise Control Components Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuse Block
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • Steering Wheel
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Brake Pedal Position 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.

    2003 Cadillac CTS  3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Engine Control Module
  • Dash Integration Module
  • Steering Wheel Control/ Center
  • 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
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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: INFORMATION FOR DEALERS ON HOW TO SUBMIT A FIELD PRODUCT REPORT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: UPDATED WARRANTY AND GOODWILL EXCHANGE PROGRAM FOR ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
    Vehicle: 2005 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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