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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+

    General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 2003-04 -> Charging System -> Caravan, Town & Country & Voyager -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups, Liberty, PT Cruiser & Vans, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> Concorde, Intrepid, LHS & 300M -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> Ford Motor Company -> General Motors -> Neon -> Sebring & Stratus Coupe -> Sebring & Stratus Sedan & Sebring Convertible
    Vehicle: 2003 Cadillac CTS 3.2 V6 GAS

    DaimlerChrysler Corp.

    Sebring & Stratus Coupe

    Never use cans to charge into high pressure side of system (compressor discharge port) or into system at high temperature, as high system pressure transferred into charging may cause it to explode.

    • Attach center hose from manifold gauge set to refrigerant dispensing manifold. Turn refrigerant manifold valves completely counterclockwise to open fully, remove protective caps from refrigerant manifold.
    • Screw refrigerant cans into manifold. Ensure gasket is in place and in good condition. Torq...

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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 -> Tightening 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 Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1980-06 Gasoline Engine Models Except Catera, LeMans (1988-93) Metro, Nova (1985-88), Saturn & Sprint -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    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: 2008 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+.

    Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
    Vehicle: 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 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 V 5.7 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove air cleaner assembly.
    • Drain coolant into suitable container.
    • Disconnect surge tank hose.
    • Remove fan shroud to radiator mounting bolts.
    • Disconnect upper radiator hose at radiator.
    • Remove A/C line retaining clip retaining screw.
    • Disconnect fan motor electrical connector.
    • Pull upward to remove fan as...

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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 -> Anti-Lock Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

    This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. The lamp may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspection. If lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then restart engine. If l...

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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+

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2007 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS

    • Recover air conditioning refrigerant.
    • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
    • Remove A/C condenser.
    • Disconnect radiator inlet hose from radiator.
    • Remove cooling fan and shroud assembly from radiator.
    • Disconnect surge tank inlet hose from radiator.
    • On models equipped with transmission fluid cooler, disconnect upper cooler line from radiator.
    • On models equipped with engine oil cooler,disco...

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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 3.0 V6 GAS

    • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise in order to release tension on drive belt, using a 1/2 drive breaker bar or ratchet.
    • Remove dr...

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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+.

    Electronic PRNDL Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GASElectronic PRNDL Diagram for 2004 Cadillac CTS V 5.7 V8 GAS

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

    2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Cadillac CTS V 6.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • License Lamp Assembly
  • Tail Lamp Assembly Left
  • Tail Lamp Assembly Right
  • 2008 Cadillac CTS  3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Panel Cluster
  • Driver Seat Belt Switch
  • Inflatable Restraint Sensing And Diagnostic Module
  • Passenger Seat Belt Switch
  • Driver Seat Belt Buckle
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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: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON - CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, DTCS P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0366, OR P0391 SET - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • 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
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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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