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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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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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Ps pulley making noise, what do I replace?
Hi there. How much tension was placed on the belt during adjustment/installation? All drive belts have a specific range of tension that can be measured with a belt tension gauge tool, however experienced technicians usually use their feel of the...
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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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Car electronics turn on but engine doesn't crank
This is the most common symptom of a faulty starter. If all of your electronics are working properly, this means that your battery is fully charged. I would recommend having your battery voltage checked with a digital multimeter to verify...
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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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Should I replace the spark plug boots and coiks when I time up my 2005 sts it has a misfire
The cause of the misfire should be identified first before any parts are replaced. It may have absolutely nothing to do with the ignition system but rather the fuel system or the air induction system. In particular, an attempt should...
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Loss of right secondary timing tension when warm 2005 Cadillac STS
Hi there - camshaft timing actuators utilize oil pressure to vary cam timing. They have oil seals that wear and cause loss of oil pressure as do other engine parts. Since these seals "leak" inside the engine, it is sometimes...
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Lights on the dash
Hi There, These lights all refer to the ABS and traction control system which are generally controlled by a module that receives input from sensors at the wheels. Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the...
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what needs to be done when the dic reads transmission hot idle engine
You may be having a legitamate transmission problem. I would first recommend ensuring that the transmission fluid level is full. If the fluid level is low, this can cause the transmission to overheat. Otherwise, I would recommend having your transmission...
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My sts takes 2 second to get in gear
Hi there. In some cases what you are describing is caused by an electrical gremlin, sometimes a damaged or faulty shift sensor. In other instances, it could be a sign that the transmission fluid needs to be replaced and flushed....
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Have a 06 cadillac sts need to find out what rotors will fit with 07 cts v brombo calipers
Hi there. As much as we'd like to help you here, unfortunately we don't offer non-OEM alternation recommendations. I think your best option here is to speak with an aftermarket brake system manufacturer to seek their recommendation on application. Best...
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Rear shock replacement
Hi there. Unfortunately, we don't offer repair advice for aftermarket part replacement of recommended OEM components. Although you are correct that the sensors can be bypassed, this comes with several potential problems on monitoring traction control, ABS and other vital...
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I just replaced my battery but my reduce engine power light keeps coming on. Sometimes the car will just cut off when i try to pic
Hi there. Before you complete or attempt any repairs, it's a good idea to have a professional mechanic come to your location and complete a reduced power light inspection. This will permit them to determine why you are having these...
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At what mileage should your plugs be changed ? 2008 Cadillac STS
Hi there - first step is to check the problem codes causing your Check Engine light to come on and go back off. Most auto parts stores will do this for you for free on a "time-available" basis. If you...
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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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Plastic burn smell when opening driver door. Cannot smell inside cabin. Oil full, brakes ok.
Hi there. It is very difficult to "guess" as to the cause of a smell like you've described without being their to inspection the car personally. I would highly recommend having a professional mechanic complete a smell in the car...
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My air conditioner is blowing hot air and I noticed my neither of the fans are coming on. Could this be the problem?
Hi Albert. If the cooling fans are not working, it's quite possible that this is the source of your AC issue. Those fans are needed to cool the condenser, which builds up heat as it removes heat from the air....
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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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