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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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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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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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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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Heater temperature does not come up when you raise the temp.
Hi there. It sounds like a servo for the temperature control has failed. If the coolant level is full and the engine is reaching operating temperature, then there should be heat available. Make sure that the vents are not set...
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While idling it shuts off and throws out a code that says reduced engine power
As you may know, a general reduced engine power code is somewhat generic and could mean many different things, ranging from a faulty transmission control module to a failing throttle body sensor. You may need to have an expert from...
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Engine overheated, liquid sprayed all over engine and other places.
Unfortunately, it would be difficult to say what exactly happened. From your description, the most likely case is a radiator or heater hose was loose or damaged. Cooling system hoses should not be wrapped with any kind of tape under...
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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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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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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 much will it cost to repair a gas leak. This is a Cadillac STS 2002 with only thirty thousand miles?
Sent CS a billing question regarding repair to a fuel leak after running something over.
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Hi Jerel, I have a 2006 Cadillac STS that has been parked since July. It was working fine when we parked it, now it will not shift
Hello. A transmission that will not shift into gear can be caused by a few different things. A few common causes are a locked shifter, low or contaminated transmission fluid, or a failed transmission component. A locked shifter can occur...
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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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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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