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You will need the dealer to check this out, the reason is the alternator output voltage is computer controlled on this make of car and it takes special equip to diagnose the problems that cause this voltage drop, it could be the alternator for it could be a poor connection or a defective powertrain control module

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Sep 07, 2012 | 262 views


plastic clips broke off you need to replace the unit or glue for cheap fix

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Aug 18, 2012 | 24 views


To diagnose the problem you will need to disconnect the linkage at the transmission and see if you can manually move the transmission selector into park when it's stuck. This will tell you whether your problem is with the shift lever in the car or with the transmission itself. If you can't manually put the car in park from the transmission lever I would first disconnect the neutral safety switch to make sure it isn't somehow jambing the mechanism. The next step would be to drop the transmission pan and inspect the internal linkage.
The bushings gets shot where the shift linkage connects to the transmission. And this causes this problems.There is a direct linkage from shifter to the ******, that needs to be inspected.------ If the bushings are worn out, they needs to be replaced.------ -------- Getting this possibilities of shift linkage and bushings checked will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Sep 07, 2011 | 141 views


To get to the bulb you would need to take the whole light assembly out. There are I think 5 screws holding the entire assembly and wiring and that should be it.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Aug 14, 2011 | 14 views


you should be okay as long as all the others are properly tourqed down, please rate

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Aug 03, 2011 | 55 views


thay didnt replace the heater core??? this should have been done as thats where the water came from. when the carpet gets wet the seal on heater core goes bad causeing this. if you check it in about a week it will prob. be wet agine

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Jul 31, 2011 | 449 views


Hello: Check the battery cables for corrosion (clean if corroded) and make sure cables are tight use a 5/16 box end wrench, NOT PLIERS.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Jul 29, 2011 | 92 views


Check the lock switch located in the glove box. It's their to avoid the Valet getting easy access to your trunk.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Jul 11, 2011 | 159 views


This isn't indicating a failure - if it was you'd get a check engine light and your mechanic would be able to read a chassis failure code. This is a periodic reminder message that based on miles driven since the last time a suspension service was indicated, you are now due for another suspension service (likely an inspection). That's all you're dealing with here.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Jul 09, 2011 | 70 views


Go back thru & recheck your wiring - sounds like something got knocked loose/disconnected when the stereo was installed. If that's not it - check your fuse box or any relay switches connected to the power windows.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Jul 02, 2011 | 51 views


NO, the cabin air filter is not causing the problem you are having, it might cause low air flow into the cabin but it can not cause the system not to cool, how do you know the pressure is ok? did you install a set of gauges? also this car is equiped with a climet control computer, and should have a trobble code if the system is not working. have someone like autozone retreve the codes and get back with me and i will look them up and see if i can help you get to the bottom of this problem. you might try having autozone clear the codes after retreving them that might be all you need done to reset the computer.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Jun 27, 2011 | 27 views


sounds like the mode actuator is not functioning correctly.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Jun 07, 2011 | 554 views


One thing you could check is one of the fans works with the AC so cut your air on and see if one of them works ,check fuses and if you can locate a sensor coming out of the block or around thermostat housing with two wires and unplug it and if the fans come on you have a bad fan switch.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on May 31, 2011 | 477 views


take alternator out- take to Autozone and have tested.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on May 28, 2011 | 124 views


there will be 2-4 screws you will need to unscrew. usually one located around inner door handle and 2 of more around arm rest and maybe some on the lower part of the door and panel. the screws are usually covered by plastic covers. you can remove these with a small flathead screw driver to find the screws. after all screw have been removed carefully pry the panel off with plastic pry bar to prevent scratching. it will literally "pop" off with clips. be careful, you dont have to use tons of force, check to make sure all screws have been removed. then the panel will hang there because its still connected to lights, switch, and door handle. remove these connectors and the panel will come right off. if the window fell off the track, it might be as simple as screwing it back on the window regulator. worse case the regulator linkage is cracked and you will need a new window regulator.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on May 04, 2011 | 565 views


think you have a aerial problem somewhere along the line so the set is not getting a signal that it can use to locate your GPS position ,although i dont find this a problem i just stop and ask directions but if you have paid for all this fancy gear then you expect it to work and work well .Try checking the aerial connections with a multimeter for any breaks or bad connections

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Apr 04, 2011 | 71 views


Check the coolant. If at the right level try replaceing the thermostat.

Hope This Helps.

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Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Mar 16, 2011 | 64 views


Yes that is possible, excessive engine movement from bad/broken mounts put added pulling load on the wiring harness to the engine, it can pull connectors loose and break wiring inside of its insulator, bend a piece of wire over and over and it breaks, the same applies here.

Cadillac DTS... | Answered on Mar 16, 2011 | 228 views

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