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After shifting from parked
You can have the transmission and engine mounts checked and the transmission checked but as far as I know this is considered a normal condition when you first engage the transmission. The pressure in the transmission and the gear engagement...
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I took my car in for a full service today. They did the service and my car suddenly cannot be driven. What could the issue be?
Hi there. If the code came on for the camshaft position sensor, then the computer has seen that the sensor is not working properly. If the vehicle was working before and now has the code for the camshaft position sensor,...
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Could an oil leak turn into a transmission problem?
Hi there. What seemed to happen is that the spark plug well was full of engine oil and when you removed the spark plugs, the oil got into the cylinders. Now, if the rings were sealing very well, the oil...
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The car starts but when you press the gas pedal no response
If there is no throttle response when you start your car it can be caused by a few things. Most of the time this is caused by an issue with the throttle body itself. The motor inside of the throttle...
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Sometimes i can turn my key all the way and it'll start the car. Other times it wont. Despite that, the key is locked in my igniti
Hello. This is a very common problem on this vehicle. It is almost always a failing ignition switch. The switch fails and causes the key lock cylinder to hang up and not turn right. I usually remove the key lock...
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Cost to install transmission? 2008 Cadillac CTS
Hello - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. I recommend you check with a reputable transmission repair shop in your area for a transmission replacement quote. Thanks for thinking of YourMechanic though!
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I have a,2004 Cadillac CTS,. there is a whining noise coming from the rear tire passenger side- what could it be ?
Hello, thank you for writing in. When it comes to potential brake issues, you want to have it looked at as soon as possible. The brake system is THE most important safety feature on the vehicle. If you have leaking...
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How many spark plugs and does it have a coil pack
Hi There, Your vehicle should have 6 spark plugs; one for each cylinder. You should also have 6 coil packs; again one for each cylinder. Should you need further assistance with changing these, I would recommend having a professional come...
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My gear shift doesn't shift to any other gear its stuck on neutral. I open the gear assembly and I can pull a lever which allows me to move it.
Hi there. The shifter interlock solenoid is not working and needs replaced. The shifter interlock solenoid makes the shifter lock in place so it does not move if you accidentally move it into another gear. If you need further assistance...
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When I start my 2005 Cadillac CTS there's a loud screeching noise then it goes away
There are a few possible causes for a squeal when the vehicle is first started. Typically, this is a sign that there is a worn belt, a worn tensioner, or a pulley that is either worn or out of alignment....
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Check engine light is on, had it checked out they said thermastat but its not running hot. Do I really need to put in new thermos
Hi there. Unfortunately, without knowing what type of error code caused the check engine light to illuminate, it's difficult for us to give you an accurate recommendation of repair. It might be a good idea to have a professional mobile...
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After replacing valve cover gaskets, car runs horrible, and throws 5 different codes.
Hi there. Look on the engine for any ground wires. There could have been a ground wire that was disconnected to remove the valve covers causing all of the codes to appear. A ground that is not hook up can...
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I changed out my starter but now I think it's not disengaging took it off went to test it they say it does disengage what else c
It sounds like you have three issues: a possibly faulty battery, a no start condition, and noise on starter engagement. The condition of the battery can be verified through a load test. If the battery checks out OK, once you...
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No heat on drivers side air vents
Hi there. This is typically an indication that the vent switch is damaged, which sends hot air to the driver side, but the passenger side remains cold. It's also possible; if you have climate controls on your Cadillac that this...
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Traction control
Hello, This relates to your traction control system which generally means that it has detected an abnormal driving condition which has caused it to go into this lock up mode. This can happen when the car is subjected to abnormal...
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My Cadillac CTS displayed a message saying trans hot engine idle what could the cause of that be?
Check the transmission fluid and see if its low or too high. Low or too high transmission fluid will cause the transmission to overheat. The transmission temperature sensor will pick up this condition and keep the vehicle from going into...
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Hands free not listening for command
Hi there. This video should help you with the telephone connectivity issue you're having. If it does not, you'll have to visit your local dealership to determine why this system is not working correctly; as it's likely a software problem...
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Blown Head gasket or just overfilled transmission fluid?
Hi There, Transmission fluid should not have any impact on any smoke coming out of the exhaust. Chances are, if you drove the vehicle without the serpentine belt for any distance, the motor would have overheated to a critical point...
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Loud Exhaust
Hi There, It sounds like the previous owner may have cut part of the exhaust muffler out or potentially removed the catalytic converter which may cause it to be a bit louder than normal. Unfortunately, without inspecting the car to...
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I have a 2003 CTS and when I take a turn it's making like a popping noise.
The noise could be coming from the struts or the suspension. Check all of the bushings and bolts to the struts and the suspension and see if anything is loose causing the front wheels to move around when turning. Repair...

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