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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+

Charging Valve Locations -> Domestic Passenger Cars -> 2003-04
Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 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+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Delco/Bosch Type 7.2 -> System Service -> Aura, G6 & Malibu Maxx -> Auto Bleed -> Brake Pressure Modulator Valve (BPMV) -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Corvette -> CTS -> CTS & XLR -> Electronic Brake Control Module (EBCM) -> Hydraulic System Flush -> Lateral Accelerator -> Manual Bleed -> Pressure Bleed -> STS -> Wheel Speed Sensor -> XLR -> Yaw Rate Sensor -> Yaw Rate Sensor/Lateral Accelerometer
Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Auto Bleed

Perform manual or pressure bleeding as outlined before auto bleeding system.

  • Turn ignition switch to Off position.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assemblies.
  • Inspect brake system for leaks and damage.
  • Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC), DLC is located in lefthand side of instrument panel below steering column.
  • Turn ignition switch to On position. Do not start engine.
  • Establish scan tool communications by selecting ABS/TCS, Special Functions and Automate Bleed Procedure.
  • Perform manual or pressure bleedi...

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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+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2010 Cadillac CTS 3.0 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+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

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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: 2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt from alternator.
  • Install engine support fixture.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect electrical connector from alternator.
  • Reposition protective boot from alternator output BAT terminal for access.
  • Remove alternator output BAT terminal nut and remove battery positive lead from alternator.
  • Disconnect electronic brake control module (EBCM) electrical c...

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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: 2005 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 -> Service Air Cond Lamp -> Cadillac
Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

This lamp should light when the A/C system detects a low refrigerant charge. The lamp should light for approximately two seconds after ignition has been turned on as a bulb inspection.

If while operating vehicle, the lamp lights for approximately 60 seconds and then goes off, the refrigerant level is low enough to cause reduced cooling capacity. At this point the blower motor will increase speed to try to offset the loss in cooling capacity. The lamp will be automatically reset after system has been inspected and refrigerant c...

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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: 2005 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from cooling pipe using hose clamp pliers J 38185 or equivalent.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from cooling pipe and from vehicle.
  • Reverse proced...

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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+.

Ignition Switch Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASIgnition Switch Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Ignition Key Alarm Switch
  • Ignition Lock Cylinder Case
  • Electronic PRNDL Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASElectronic PRNDL Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Electronic PRNDL
  • Sport Mode Switch
  • Shift Control Assembly
  • Console Trim Plate
  • Electronic PRNDL 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.

    2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio Antenna Module
  • Radio
  • Audio Amplifier
  • Low Tire Pressure Indicator
  • 2006 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Audio Amplifier
  • Noise Compensation Microphone
  • Speaker Left Front Door
  • Speaker Left Rear Door
  • Speaker Right Front Door
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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: REAR COMPARTMENT LID APPLIQUE/BACK UP HIGH MOUNT STOP LAMP ASSEMBLY APPEARANCE CHANGE INFORMATION
    Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
  • Document: KEYCODE SECURITY RULES AND INFORMATION ON GM KEYCODE LOOK-UP APPLICATION - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
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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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