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Cadillac, formally the Cadillac Motor Car Division, is a division of U.S.-based General Motors (GM) that markets luxury vehicles worldwide. Its primary markets are the United States, Canada, and China, but Cadillac-branded vehicles are distributed in 34 additional markets worldwide. Historically, Cadillac automobiles have always held a place at the top of the luxury field within the United States. In 2014, Cadillac's U.S. sales were 170,750 vehicles.

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Does my 1995 Cadillac incorporate ECM

I own a 1995 Cadillac. Does it incorporate a module that adjusts ignition timing for octane?--At what interval?
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2006 Cadillac DTS no crank no start everything else powers up

2006 Cadillac DTS 4.6L Northstar engine no crank no start fuel pump also does not come on check relays and fuses everything else works
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Car overheats only on highway

1996 cadillac sedan deville overheats on highway drives fine in town car runs good no missing put a new radiator and new thermostat but still overheats on highway gets hot and comes across dash engine ...
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'07 Escalade - AC issues

2007 Escalade AWD. Yesterday, I noticed that the air conditioning keeps turning on and off. To clarify: the control unit does not indicate that it's turning off. I still have the fancy snowflake ...
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fuel injectors in a 2003 Cadillac Deville

What determines when your fuel injectors need cleaning? My car is emitting white smoke when pressing on the gas petal after stopping at a traffic light.
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Alternator Replaced in June and March, Today the Car Stops Idler Pulley breaks off. Is this a result?

I had my Alternator Replaced in June, then again March 20th due to an initial defective alternator. I drove 1300 miles since this was replaced and today the car starts shutting off and the power ...
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2006 DTS rear suspension

I have a 2006 DTS and the rear suspension rides very bumpy. If I push on the rear of the car it only goes down an inch or two before stopping. What’s the matter?
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Replacing OEM Shocks in 2004 Cadillac Escalade with Z55 Auto Ride Suspension

I have a 2004 Cadillac Escalade 2WD 5.3L V8 with Z55 Autoride Suspension. The ride quality is pretty rough, so I'm trying to do everything I can to smooth it out. I was just going to replace the front ...
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What brand of front shocks would you recommend for 2004 Cadillac Escalade 2WD? [closed]

I have a 2004 Cadillac Escalade 2WD V8 5.3L (215K miles). I'm looking at replacing the front shocks myself, and was wondering how to intelligently select a good replacement for them?
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Extra battery in the engine area of newly purchased used vehicle. How do I know if it is useable?

I recently purchased a 2010 Escalade which came with an extra battery in the engine area. I've never had a vehicle with a spare battery. It is still wrapped in plastic. How do I know if it is useable? ...
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After valve cover gasket r&r, 2003 Cadillac CTS won't start, shift gears or release key

The radio / clock / display says my battery is at 12.1v. Everything else electronic seems to be okay. There's no dashboard indication of a security lockdown. Some research suggests that a bad ...
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Cause and solution to collapsed vacuum line to “Crankcase Ventilation Primary”

This is on a 2003 Cadillac CTS. In an answer to another question, This image was posted: The hose marked #13 in that image is limp and collapsed. So, my question(s) Do you know what caused this so ...
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Identify vacuum hoses at rear of intake manifold on 2003 Cadillac CTS

My 2003 Cadillac CTS has 4 vacuum hoses at the rear of a plastic cover on top of the intake manifold. You can see them near the beginning of this video The mechanic leaves the cover dangling from the ...
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2001 Cadillac STS V8 North Star antifreeze in my engine

I accidently put antifreeze in my 2001 cadillac sts northstar engine. I did NOT start the car yet but I want to know the best way get it out and will it ruin my engine. Car has been sitting for about ...
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Two different coolants in my radiator

What happens if I have two different kinds of antifreeze coolant in my Cadillac Catera?
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The brake pedal goes to the floor

I have a 1992 Cadillac DeVille sedan. I put all new brake lines on the car and bled them all. No wheel cylinders are leaking. Someone I spoke to said I might have to cross bleed them and I did that ...
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Do I have to flash the computer after changing the transmission

Do I have to flash the computer in my 2005 Cadillac Deville after replacing the transmission with a used unit
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Cadillac CTS “Traction Control Off” displayed after driving 15 mins

After driving 15 mins the "Traction Control Off" light is displayed on dashboard and radio displays "Service Brake Assist". All go away after engine is turned off for about 20 mins. It recently got ...
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Cadillac CTS can't take key out of ignition, automatic gearbox lights would not come up when changing gears

I have Cadillac CTS 2007, yesterday when I started a car I got a peculiar issue where all electronics (radio, sat-nav,..) went off, car would still drive though. So I kept on driving and when I got to ...
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coolant fans on 93 cadillac seville are not working

i tested the fans , they work ok, 50 amp fuse is ok and tested for power to it. ok, digital display is showing temperature as it rises, hit 220 and the fans do not come on....is there a relay ...
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Pulsating brakes and vibrating car after pad replacement (that later went away), should I continue driving?

I have changed brakes at local auto garage. On first drive around the town and local road brakes heated up to almost red smoke was coming and I was worried that tires will get on fire, you could hear ...
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How to fix P0335 and P0727 error codes for Cadillac Catera 2000?

Make: Cadillac Model: Catera Engine: 3.0L Year: 2000 Error codes: P0335,P0727 Knowledge level: I know little about cars Help needed: Please help me find out what is going on and how to fix it.
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Intermittent power failure in hot weather 2007 Escalade

We have a 2007 Escalade with 160k miles. The car runs great normally, but when the weather gets hot, an array of warning lights will come on from time to time, the power will drop for a moment (radio ...
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No water flow in the radiator - 99 Cadillac STS

What's wrong when water doesn't flow from your radiator. I already put a water pump and a thermostat on putits still running hot. What could be the problem?
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Cadillac CTS How to deal with water in spare wheel compartment

I live in UK and winter season is wet to say the least - I just found a swimming pool in the back on my Cadillac in spare wheel compartment. It's not to close to the edge but not to far ether. The ...
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Android App for ELM 327 that allows to reset codes for Cadillac CTS

On my Cadillac I get engine light to come up because I have changed my petrol cap and sensor is malfunctioning. I got myself wifi ELM 327 OBD-2 reader, and by using my laptop I managed to get RPM of ...
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Transmission Grinds only in second gear - Need Assistance

I have a 2003 Cadillac CTS, 6 cylinder 5 speed. 104,000 miles. changing from 1st-2nd gear, After letting out the clutch in 2nd gear it has a grinding sound until I shift to 3rd. And only 2nd gear has ...
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Where is Cadillac CTS 2007 3.6 OBD2 connector?

I changed my pertol cap since old one wore down to the point where I am unsure it will open in petrol station. The one that I got shuts tank ok, but sensor is indicating that cap is open - which in ...
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Automotive electrical question

I would like to hook up a under hood lamp to my Cadillac Escalade. A TSB (Technical Service Bulliten) from Cadillac says to never connect accessories to the vehicles wiring without using a diode to ...
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Cadillac CTS 2007 3.6 oil consumption

3 months ago I bought Cadillac CTS 2007 3.6 with 31k miles, next day I went to local garage and changed the oil, filters, etc. I have driven 7k miles since and when driving last week car started ...
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How to determine if P0430 is O2 or catalytic converter

2009 CTS4 3.6L P0430 catalyst below efficiency bank 2 comes on periodically. (There are no other codes being thrown.) I put a data logger on it today on my drive to work and the rear sensor is ...