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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 -> Compressor, Replace -> 3.2L Engine -> 3.6L Engine
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

3.2L Engine

  • Recover refrigerant as outlined in .
  • Release drive belt tension by turning tensioner clockwise.
  • Slide drive belt from water pump pulley and allow tensioner to return to relaxed position.
  • Remove drive belt from pulleys.
  • Disconnect Mass Air Flow (MAF)/Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor electrical connector.
  • Disconnect air intake duct hose MAF/IAT sensor.
  • Remove two mountings screws and MAF/IAT sensor.
  • Remove three mounting bolts and air cleaner.
  • Disconnect air intake duct hose from MAF/IAT sensor.
  • Remove m...

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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 -> Disc Brake Specifications -> Caliper Specifications
Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 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: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 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 V 5.7 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+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2009 Cadillac CTS V 6.2 V8 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure warning lamp and/or the DIC (Driver Information Center) Low Tire Pressure message can be cl...

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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: 2007 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: 2009 Cadillac CTS V 6.2 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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the air b...

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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: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Raise and support vehicle. A mirror is needed to see bolt, which is located next to engine at base of head and at top of transmission bell house.
  • Remove lower bolt from heater pipe assembly at thermostat assembly.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Remove cover assembly to engine intake manifold.
  • Remove battery tray.
  • Remove lower bolt securing battery tray to panel assembly on front air inlet housing.
  • Remove nuts securing panel assembly to front of dash.
  • Remove panel assembly from vehicle.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater pipe using hose ...

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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+.

Ambient Air Temperature Sensor, Sunload Sensor And HVAC Control Module Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GASAmbient Air Temperature Sensor, Sunload Sensor And HVAC Control Module Diagram for 2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Sunload Sensor
  • Radio
  • Speaker
  • Ambient Air Temperature Sensor
  • Body Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GASBody Diagram for 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C202
  • Connector C203
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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
  • Driver Door Module
  • Rear Compartment Lid Release Switch
  • Rear Compartment Lid Release Actuator
  • Rear Integration Module
  • 2005 Cadillac CTS  2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Cadillac CTS 2.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Data Link Connector
  • Radio
  • Ignition Relay
  • Message Center
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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: UNNECESSARY ENGINE CRANKCASE AND SUBSYSTEMS FLUSHING SERVICES, ADDITIVE RECOMMENDATIONS AND PROPER UTILIZATION OF GM SIMPLIFIED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE TO ENHANCE CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chemicals, Antifreeze, Additives
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Diesel Engines
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: UPDATED WARRANTY AND GOODWILL EXCHANGE PROGRAM FOR ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS
    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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