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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...

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Engine misfire cylinder 3
The misfire could very possibly be from low compression. You want the compression across all cylinders to be within 10% of each other at most. The compression for number 3 is under that threshold. It could be caused by worn...
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Why does a crackling , popping sound come from my vents when I turn on the account or heat .
When you command air conditioning or heat there are mode doors that direct the airflow to the requested place. Positions are floor, windshield, vent /floor, and defrost/floor. The doors move in a housing that has a tight fit. These doors...
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Q: What is a throttle body filter
I'm not sure why you are getting the definition of "throttle body filter" for the code P0068. The definition I come up with is throttle body air flow performance. In fact, all of your codes are having to do with...
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Q: What is a throttle body filter
Code P0068 can have to do with the Throttle Position Sensor. It can also be due to a Mass Air Flow sensor fault. Usually this code can be set due to a vacuum leak, either somewhere in the air intake...
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The car will not start, it turns over, but will not run.
Hello, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. I would like to know if the engine is cranking over or if nothing happens. If it is cranking and not starting, then that is usually caused by a bad...
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I just bought a new battery for my 2007 Cadillac STS. I got my alternator and starter checked and both came back good. What could
Hey there. Starting systems are very simple. If your issue relates to it, it can only be a few things. Let me start with having the starter tested. When you take a starter in to get 'bench" tested, the test...
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I purchased a flood damaged car and replaced the engine and on the computer it's saying system running lean. What does that mean?
Hi there. When the computer says that the bank 1 or bank 2 is lean, it is referring that the cylinders do not have enough fuel to burn. Check the injectors and see if they are plugged up. Look for...
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how many camshaft positioning sensors and location?
Hello. Your vehicle should be equipped with four different camshaft position sensors, one for each of the engine's camshafts. They are mounted in the front of the cylinder heads, near the camshaft actuators, across from each other. The sensors should...
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P0420 P0430 trouble codes
Hello. Thanks for writing in. The universal oxygen sensors, a bad connection, or a bad catalytic converter can all be the cause of the codes. If you can you access to a known good oxygen sensor and test it in...
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Check engine light is illuminated and the car is not starting
Hey there, thanks for writing in. In the future, please include the code number. There are several codes that this system can set. If you have a crank sensor code, this will cause your car to not start. The...
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Instructions on how to replace a rear wheel bearing
The bearing is contained within a unitized hub assembly that is bolted to the knuckle. The entire assembly is replaced (i.e., bearing with hub). A calibrated torque wrench has to be used because the axle retaining nut has to be...
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2008 Cadillac STS rear bearing ,how do I get the 3 bolts off the bearing the CV shaft is in the way I pushed it in as far as it ca
On this vehicle the upper control arm to knuckle retaining nut must be removed. Using SST (special service tool) J 43631 (or equivalent) the upper control arm is separated from the knuckle. After the hub/bearing assembly bolts are removed, typically...
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How many O2 Sensors does 2009 Cadillac STS have?
Your car has 4 oxygen sensors in total. Two of the oxygen sensors are used to monitor the air fuel ratio in the six cylinders (one sensor for each bank of 3 cylinders). The other two oxygen sensors monitor 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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My 05 Cadillac STS is not always starting and hesitates
It could be that the battery in the key fob is weak. The key fob uses a watch battery and it lasts a long time, but won't go on forever. The batteries are usually standard items that you can buy...
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I have a 2007 Cadillac STS , the passenger door will not unlock with the fob or unlock from inside the vehicle controls , you have
Hi Ken. Thanks for contacting us tonight. What you are describing is commonly caused by an open or damaged electrical relay that operates the power lock function on your door. When the relay is stuck in an open position, it...
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trans hot idle engine in cadillac sts 2005 mean and the car keep kicking on shifting
Check the fluid level to be sure it is not either too high or too low. If the fluid level is correct, the high temperature is due to a malfunction such as a slipping clutch or band. That, in turn...
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How do I get the message theft attempt s off
Hi there. Typically this warning light issue is associated with the inability to start the car as well. The way this code is reset in that case is to turn the key in the accessory switch location (first click that...
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What does trans hot idle engine in a 05 Cadillac sts
You may have a clogged filter and should try having a transmission filter change and fluid replaced to see if it fixed the problem first before having the transmission further diagnosis done.

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