Does my 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 have two timing chains. cad...

Q: Does my 2008 Cadillac CTS 3.6 have two timing chains.

asked by on April 11, 2017

Bank 1is reading code 0008

My car has 114000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello. To answer your question, yes, this engine has two timing chains. If you have a timing code coming up then you may simply need to have the oil changed or there may be a more serious issue. If you want to have this code diagnosed, consider YourMechanic, as a certified mechanic can come to you to [diagnose why the check engine light is on] https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/check-engine-light-is-on-inspection

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