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Understanding the Cadillac Oil Life Monitor and Service Indicator Lights
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How to Buy a Classic Cadillac
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Cadillac Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
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How to Get Cadillac Dealership Certified
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Cadillac CTS
The 2012 Cadillac CTS comes with high tech features and a large amount of standard equipment when compared to its Japanese and European counterparts. The CTS is available in wagon, coupe, and sedan...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Cadillac XTS
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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade
When you’ve said “Cadillac Escalade”, you’ve pretty much said it all. The Escalade has been synonymous with luxury since it first hit the scene in 1999. With the 2012 edition, Cadillac proved nothing has changed....
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV
When most people think of the Cadillac Escalade, two words generally come to mind: power and luxury. The 2012 Cadillac Escalade ESV is no different. However, with this model, you can throw...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade EXT
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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
Even with hybrids being all the rage these days, you might find it hard to imagine a full-size SUV embracing this new tech. However, the 2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid should be all...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Cadillac DTS
The 2011 Cadillac DTS is a full-size sedan that offers the comfort and luxury you expect from this automaker. It manages to combine a comfortable ride with tremendous amounts of cargo capacity in...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Cadillac STS
Big, bold and beautiful, the 2011 Cadillac STS is a full-size, four-door sedan that promises more than ample room for the entire family, as well as the power and performance you expect from...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Cadillac SRX
The 2012 Cadillac SRX is one of Cadillac’s top sellers and one of the more popular luxury crossover SUVs on the market. It has a fuel saving eco feature along with being practical...
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In a 2003 Cadillac CTS at idle position, it does blow hot air but once driving, I only feel cold air coming through the vents.
Hi there. It is possible that you have an obstruction of engine sludge or debris inside the heater core. This typically will cause elevated engine temperature and heaters to not work as well during operation; or specifically - when the...
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Transmission hot idle engine what is the problem
Transmission fluid and condition can cause the transmission temperature to rise. The transmission relies on the fluid not only for hydraulic pressure to move the vehicle and change gears, but relies on it for cooling as well. Low fluid level...
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i think its a wheel bearing but when i drive, especially the faster i go, you can hear a whirling sound almost like it sounds as i
A bad wheel bearing or bearings, can make a loud humming sound to an almost grinding sound. The sound will change pitch and volume with speed and sometimes when the car is moved side to side, like when changing lanes...
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Hi, I'm in the process of purchasing a 2007 escalade
In evaluating the wisdom of buying a particular model of car (used or new), consult the database of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA. The NHTSA database contains model specific consumer complaints, official recalls and factory service bulletins searchable...
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How long does it take to change the gasket on the oil pan of a car?
You can get an exact quote by entering your year, make and model at YourMechanic's oil pan gasket replacement service page. To give you an approximation though, the required hours are probably in the range of 8 to 12 hours,...
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I jumped my 2008 Cadillac CTS and now there is not power.
Hello. The first thing I would do is check the fuses. If there is one blown fuse then there may be many more. The only time a fuse will blow is if the jumper cables are installed backwards. If the...
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Car started shaking, worse at slower than at higher speed, after service engine soon yellow light came on. Car after not used for
Hello there. In most cases, when a car starts to shake when you accelerate which is worse at slower speeds, can range from engine mounts that are worn out or damaged wheel bearings or suspension components. Due to the variety...
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Is the oil pressure sender catorgized with the oil pump?
The pressure sensor is "downstream" from the oil pump and is screwed into a passageway in the engine block. The sensor and the oil pump are completely separate and are not even in close proximity. The oil pump, though, does...
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Does my 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 have two timing chains.
Hello. To answer your question, yes, this engine has two timing chains. If you have a timing code coming up then you may simply need to have the oil changed or there may be a more serious issue. If you...
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Why did my gas lowered after just putting some in?
Hi There, A faulty or clogged [catalytic converter] can certainly cause the vehicle to get poor fuel mileage, however it will depend on the severity of the mileage. If the fuel gauge is reading drastically lower than what it read...
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Why would I have to turn the key twice to start my 2005 Cadillac Escalade
Hello. There are a lot of things that can cause a delayed start on this vehicle, but most of the time the issue is caused by a fuel system issue. It is caused by fuel pressure bleeding off when the...
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My 2000 caddilac wont shift to other gears
Hi there. In most cases, when an automatic transmission has difficulty shifting gears, it's due to a restriction of transmission fluid within the hydraulic lines of the transmission. It can also be caused due to a shift sensor or damaged...
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Manually shifting
Hi There, You should not need to use the shift control to manually shift the vehicle when traveling uphill. Today's automatic transmissions are designed to automatically shift up and down depending on the conditions. In your case, when traveling uphill,...
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2004 Cadillac srx will crank but won't start
For a sudden failure like this, I would check to see if the fuel pump has failed and check for spark at the spark plugs. If no spark, suspect that a key global sensor such as the crankshaft position sensor...
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Radiator
The lower radiator hose goes to the water inlet on the engine block. If there is a problem with any of the radiator hoses, or any part of the cooling system please feel free to request any of the cooling...
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during acceleration
Hi there. Acceleration surges like you've described are typically caused by fuel system restrictions. Although the MAF sensor being cleaned is a good first step, it is likely that the fuel injectors or throttle body require cleaning to resolve this...
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Im unsure what service tire monitor means and service ride control on my 2004 cadallic escalate
Hi there. Typically these messages will display together when there is an error detected from the wheel speed sensor or the tire pressure sensor. It would be a good idea to have a professional mechanic come to your location and...
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The brake lights on my 97cadillac de-elegence occasionally comes on while driving and only turns off after disconnecting the batte
Hi there. You are probably correct in assuming that the brake switch under the pedal is either loose or faulty and is the source of the brake light issue. However, there are other sensors and connections that could also be...
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For someone who can do all the work themselves, is a Cadillac expensive to maintain? I.e. parts wise, frequency​ of needed work.
Hi there. The service and maintenance jobs that are required on Cadillac's are not as simple or generally automotive in nature as they once were. In fact, most simple jobs like replacing spark plugs require advanced diagnostic equipment to reset...
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What if I dont have power to the acc relay how do I fix it do
Hi there. It really depends as to what is causing the accessory relay to not receive power as to what is the best solution. If the relay is not properly grounded, the repair is to resolve the ground issue. If...

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