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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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2007 Cadillac CTS Transmission issue?

My car is starting fine and then drives great for about 15 -30 minutes or so Then it goes out of gear I guess because it won’t drive? I step on the gas and it just revs. What could this be? I changed ...
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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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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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Oil level indicator on my 2005 Caddy CTS message center does not indicate problem, even though oil level is dangerously low.

Is this indicator controlled by a fuse?
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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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How do I get porcelain out of cylinders

I was changing my spark plugs on my Cadillac CTs and the porcelain on the spark plug broke into pieces and a piece half the size of a Churrio fell inside my cylinder and when I look inside the ...
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2007 CTS low beam headlights don't work, but high beams do work

How can I get started on fixing this?
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2003 cts cadillac 3.2

2 cts cadillac. On the top of the air intake manifold runs a black strip. Underneath that black strip my gasket or O ring has broke. I don't know the name of it and have gone to several automotive ...
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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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