2009 Cadillac STS - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


could be a bad wire, BCM, switch/module, etc. I think most cars have a door module in each door as opposed to a simple compression switch in the 1990's. Unfortunately electrical is near impossible to diagnose on the internet unless its simple or a notorious problem on a certain model.

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on Nov 14, 2016 | 58 views


what do you need to change need more information to assist you

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on Sep 18, 2015 | 52 views


there is a recall on the GM light system so check it out . The hazard light switch basically just connects both side indicators together. For a short term fix see if you can pull the connector of the back of the switch.

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on Dec 24, 2014 | 620 views


I get this with my car and it is usually because it cannot sense the fob in my purse, so I move the purse to my lap. Other reason is the battery is getting low in the fob and needs replacing - at least that is my experience with my 09 Cadillac STS.

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on Dec 24, 2014 | 692 views


Sounds like a broken shift cable or stretched out have someone hold shifter like their putting the car into park , not running .
while they r doing this open hood find shift linkage try pushing it into park if it does then you've found your problem , and by the way please block wheels so car doesn't roll to remain safe while doing this .

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on Apr 19, 2014 | 240 views


What is switch linkage?

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on Apr 19, 2014 | 21 views


Are there any additional peripherals installed? Sometimes the alarm guy or whoever tap into a live wire not regarding what it controls. Other times a vehicle involved in an accident pinches wires abd it doesn't show up sonetimes for months. The ignition fuse you refer to is which fuse in which fuse box. All the fuses have numbers.

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on Mar 25, 2014 | 71 views


Try replacing the batteries in the remotes.

2009 Cadillac... | Answered on May 05, 2011 | 172 views


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Cadillac STS... | Answered on Mar 13, 2019 | 29 views


coolant or water from the ac box in the car
pressure test the cooling system, check for split hoses

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Jul 26, 2018 | 42 views


On older model cars, the compressor was under the hood, on driver's side, mounted on the frame rail.

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Feb 11, 2018 | 213 views


What year is your caddy ?

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Jan 11, 2018 | 197 views


just bought remote start ---is it after market then need to notify install company or manufacturer of problem ---if bought replacement fob need to have dealer program the remote start option

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Sep 10, 2017 | 75 views


Do you mean the pulldown is not working, or the trunk lid latch is not connecting to the pulldown assembly when you try to close the trunk?

This latter case typically happens when someone slams the trunk lid down several times not realizing there is a pulldown system and thinking slamming it will make it close (this often breaks something). Check the latch on the trunk lid - if it's in the closed position, use the key to try to move it to the open position and try gently closing the lid again.

If not, there is also a switch on the pulldown assembly that starts the pulldown motor when it is depressed by the closing trunk lid - you can also check this to make sure it's working. Otherwise, either the latch or the pulldown assembly has been bent/broken.

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Jul 14, 2017 | 134 views


The fuel sending unit in the gas tank is bad and you will need to replace it by dropping the tank down and pulling the fuel pump housing out as it is mounted on the side of the assembly. Run the tank low as possible if you pull the tank off and there is a inspection cap on top and you can remove the assembly after disconnecting the fuel lines and wires on top of the tank. Hope this helps.

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Jun 04, 2017 | 71 views


the crank has to be on tdc for the piston position
on the right hand bank ( left side looking at the front of the engine , the top most cam is the inlet cam and the letters RI will be at the 9 oclock position on the top side of the shaft boss on the cam gear the lower cam gear will have the letters re in the same position
on the other bank the top cam gear will have li at the 3 oclock position and the lower cam gear will have re in the same position
use the position as 90 degrees to the head and taken through the cam shaft center

Cadillac STS... | Answered on May 14, 2017 | 107 views


Did you pull on the wires ? Is the PCM - engine computer near the headlamp you replaced ? They may share a common ground . Check body grounds , Do you know what these are ? Black wires with metal eyelets bolted to the body under the hood in engine compartment !

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Sep 17, 2016 | 33 views


Amy, DTC P1645 Evaporative Emission (EVAP) Purge Solenoid Control Circuit. You may want a good Tech, to diagnose and estimate repair. Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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Cadillac STS... | Answered on Jul 28, 2016 | 53 views


What's the voltage reading at the battery with the engine running ? 13 to 14.1 volts ? If not, it's not charging .Sounds to me like it's not charging ! Is there battery voltage at the heavier gage wire on the back of the alternator ? Does the battery symbol light on the dash work ?

Cadillac STS... | Answered on Feb 09, 2016 | 124 views


in most vehicle you would have to remove the inside door panel to gain access to the screws holding the mirror from inside the door..

Cadillac STS... | Answered on May 29, 2015 | 144 views

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