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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the shop time for lower control arm replacement on a 2006 Cadillac DTS?
Hi there. The labor to replace the lower control arm on one side is between 1 to 1 1/2 hours in a shop environment, depending on the bolts and if there is any rust or if the ball joint will...
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Can't get axle all the way flush to transmission
Hi there. There is typically a slot or notch on GM axle splines that need to be properly aligned in order to fully engage. Damage to a spline can also cause the shaft to not fully align as well. If...
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Belt tensioner broke 2006 Cadillac DTS
Hello - yes, the serpentine belt (aka accessory drive belt) drives your water pump as well as the alternator, power steering pump, etc. Failure of the belt or tensioner means hot water in the engine is not pumped to the...
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2007 Cadillac DTS - got new battery during summer. now battery won't stay charged. horn won't work. radio won't work at all.
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having a variety of issues. The best thing we can do without having the vehicle in front of us is give an educated guess. The symptoms you are describing do...
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My oxy pst fuse keeps blowing out
Usually when a fuse blows, it is due to some kind of short in the electrical circuit that is related to the blown fuse. I would recommend having the wiring to the cooling fan inspected for damages. I would also...
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car dome light wont go off with key in the ignition cant turn dome light on maumally every frw day car has to be jumped off
Hello, thank you for writing in. The dome light is triggered by several different switches, and one of them is stuck on. One thing you can do until you diagnose the issue, is unplug the fuse for the light. This...
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every few days i have to jump start my car
Hello. Yes a bad starter could cause a car to need a jump start every few days. Additional power provided by an extra battery could be enough to get a weakening started going again. Your vehicle may have a battery...

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