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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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antifreeze leaking from under car
Coolant leaks are a common failure point for many vehicles. The most likely cause of a coolant leak is due to one of the heater hoses, radiator hose, water pump, radiator, or a coolant tank. Leaks can be a bit...
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Rotors scored pads good
Assuming scored rotors means there are likely "hot spots" or high and low spots in the rotors, this will cause brake pads to wear unevenly and to wear out prematurely. Depending on the severity of the rotors, it may be...
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scarred rotors, all 4, pads are good why?
The rotors and pad surfaces do get scars or lines on them as normal wear and tear as you use the brakes. You should not see purple spots indicating overheating of the rotors. You will see some discolorations and dirt...
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#1 speak plug continues to blow out
When a spark plug burns out it is not enough to go off of unless a spark plug that went bad was looked at. A plug may go bad from running too lean from a injector that's partially blocked for...
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What does code P0008 mean when the engine light is on
Yes, a P0008 code is related to your engine's timing. More than likely, you need to have the timing chain and/or tensioners replaced. If you would like to have this done or would like to have a second check, a...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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