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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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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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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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Starter and ignition switch
Hi there: The ignition switch is responsible for supplying an electrical signal to the ignition relay, which sends power to the starter relay and activate the starter motor. Once the engine ignites, the starter motor disengages from the flywheel and...
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Problem with my heat on the passenger side.
The heater temperature blend doors are controlled by two separate electronic actuators for the left and right side of the dash. First check the temperature door actuator on the right side to see if it is operating the temperature door...
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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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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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Can I ride my car with a bad oil pan for at least a month until Ican get the MONEY TO GET IT FIXED
Hello. If the mechanic at your garage is telling you that the oil leak is severe, I would highly recommend replacing that as soon as possible and not to drive your vehicle until it has been fixed. Leaking oil from...
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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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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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car battery has to be jumped off every few days
Hi there. In most instances, a battery that always drains is caused by an alternator that is broken, or another charging system component that has been damaged. It is best to have a professional mechanic [complete a battery won't hold...
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Hi I have a 2007 DTS... Coulum shifter... Will slide through all the gears but won't come out of park and light never comes out of
There are quite a few possible causes for what you are describing. For example, in order to shift a vehicle out of park, you must step on the brake. If you have a faulty brake light switch, the shifter is...

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