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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...

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Clunk in front on driverside louder at low speed
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Cadillac DTS. I would suggest checking the sway bar end links, strut bearings, and bushings. When these are worn they can cause a clunking sound. If you decide to get this fixed, I...
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power steering not working, hydraulic fluid overflowing
Hello there. A few different faults can cause the power steering fluid to overflow. You are correct that a blockage of some sort could cause the system to overflow. The most likely cause would be either a blocked line, a...
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continual beeping noise
Hello there, there a a few possible causes for the car to have the beeping noise. The most likely cause would be a bumper sensor that is acting up. These sensors warn you if there are obstacles in the way...
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air conditioner not blowing air from dash vents, but blowing air from side vents
A few different items can cause the air to not blow out of the dash vents. The most common are a blend door or a control switch. The best method for the AC diagnosis feature can be found in the...
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gears not shifting in drive, only works in reverse and park, ABS and traction control ights are on
Many different things can cause the transmission to not be able to change gears. The most likely would be a transmission linkage problem, a shift solenoid, a bad position sensor, or a failing transmission. A qualified technician, such as one...
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engine noise, sluggish, leaks
First off, the P0174 code is for the system to lean, the P1860 code is for the TCC solenoid electrical system. The P1860 code points to possible transmission issues. The acceleration issue could be due to many different items...
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rotary clicking while driving all the time. 2010 Cadillac DTS
Hey there. This is a common issue on the Cadillac DTS and is often times linked to the CV joints and axle boots. Check the rubber boots for these to be sure they are not torn or full of dirt....
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06 dts 110k new plugs and packs started idle shuttle hesitant at first then stops bought car used i believe fuel filter is origina
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Cadillac DTS. The fuel filter and fuel pump may be the cause of this issue. You should have the fuel pressure tested first to see if the fuel pump is failing. Replace the...
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Mounts
The top motor mount is usually only used to prevent the motor from twisting under load. The side and lower mounts carry the weight of the engine. That said, I always use a floor jack and a piece of wood...
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Where is thermostat located in 2006 DTS
The thermostat is located inside the water outlet housing fastened to the upper radiator hose. The thermostat is on the engine side of the hose. If you need some help with this repair, consider hiring one of our mobile experts...
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Where is the circuit one camshaft position sensor located?
Hello. The camshaft position sensor is located on the passenger side of the engine bay, on the cylinder head near the coolant reservoir tank. The reservoir tank needs to be removed in order to access it. If you need help...
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Car running hot - 2006 Cadillac CTS
Hello. This can be caused by a few different things. Most of the time, this is caused by a restricted radiator or a water pump that is getting weak. It can also be caused by a head gasket that has...
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Headlight problem
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. If it is only the one headlamp that is doing this, then that headlamp needs to be replaced. There is a ballast system in the headlamp that fails and...
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Bad gas
You may have got some gas that has some water in it since problem started real soon after refueling. The issue would be is would bad fuel cause only one cylinder to misfire? It is not likely that it would....
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My car has no power, won't start, and won't take jump start - 2006 Cadillac DTS
Hello. The more issues you have like sparking and excessive heat while trying to charge the battery, the more likely you are to damage it. Since it is brand new, do not attempt to jump start it again until you...
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I replaced my throttle body positioning sensor. Does it need to be reprogrammed before driving?
Hi there. If your Check Engine Light was triggered on your DTS, then you should have a professional reset the Check Engine Light before starting the vehicle. However, if there was no error light, you should be OK to start...
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What is the cost of changing engine in 2006 Cadillac Dts 4.6L?
Sent question to CS for billing question about swapping an engine from an engine with a high mileage to an engine with a low mileage.
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MOTOR MOUNT
Hi there: Different US states have individual safety standards for passing an annual safety inspection. If the motor mounts are damaged, or loose; which is very common in the North Eastern US due to cold weather and poor road conditions;...
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I have a oil leak and i have noticed that there is oil at the top of my hood and on the right side by the tire. What is causing th
Hi there: Usually when oil is splattered all over your engine compartment, it's due to oil leaking from the front or side timing cover or oil seal. When the oil leaks out, it hits the serpentine or drive belt and...
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The car shakes and randomly cuts off while driving. The car has steam/smoke coming from under hood.
Hi and thanks for contacting Your Mechanic. If your engine light came on for the secondary air pump sensor, then it is possible that the secondary air pump (smog pump) has failed. The pump has oil in it and if...

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