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Cadillac DTS Forum - 2006 through 2012 Discussion, Who here has the most miles on their DTS? in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; ouch jdalton 2500. are they rebuilding the tranny too? cause I'm putting mine in the shop next.month with the same ...
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    ouch jdalton 2500. are they rebuilding the tranny too? cause I'm putting mine in the shop next.month with the same issue and I was quoted 1200-1500

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    and that's a soft part overhaul as well

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    2006 dts I have 207,000 at 75,000 caddy had to reseale the engine and trans. At 105,000 the timming chain went bad and the lost the timming .

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    Re: Who here has the most miles on their DTS?

    Quote Originally Posted by big greg View Post
    I changed mine when I bought my car as it was broken completely. and lol at Jim. "briskly" my girlfriend asked me the other day why I took it to 6400 rpm.
    I said "why not?"
    Exactly... LOL
    Mine shifts at 7000 from 1st to 2nd, 6600 from 2nd to 3rd and 6500 from 3rd to 4th.
    Mine seems to like being driven BRISKLY... LOL

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    Re: Who here has the most miles on their DTS?

    jdalton50

    Major leak at drive shaft seal repaired twice before I hope you are not having it done by the guys that repaired it (twice before) Something is wrong this will be the 4th shaft seal. The repair if its done at all is not being done correctly. Mike

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    Re: Who here has the most miles on their DTS?

    [QUOTE=mike5514;3209529]jdalton50

    Major leak at drive shaft seal repaired twice before I hope you are not having it done by the guys that repaired it (twice before) Something is wrong this will be the 4th shaft seal. The repair if its done at all is not being done correctly. Mike[/QUOTE

    #08-07-30-009B: HYDRA-MATIC Front Wheel Drive 4T80-E (MH1)Left Front Axle Seal Leak, Transmission Slips in Gear (Replace Third ClutchHousing with Revised Service Part) - (May 1, 2008)

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    HYDRA-MATIC®Front Wheel Drive 4T80-E (MH1) Left Front Axle Seal Leak, Transmission Slips inGear (Replace Third Clutch Housing with Revised Service Part)


    Models 2001-2008 GM Passenger Carswith HYDRA-MATIC® Front WheelDrive 4T80-E Automatic Transmission (RPO– MH1)


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    Some customers may comment on a transmission oil leak and/orthat the transmission slips in gear.

    Cause



    An oil leak may be caused by bushing wear in the thirdclutch housing, causing excessive fluid build-up at axle seal.
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    Replace the third clutch housing with service P/N 8682114,which has revised bushing material to extend life and reduce left front axleseal leaks. Refer to Automatic/Transaxle–4T80-E Transmission

    Chilton pay 10.8 hrs do do the job You can do it, in car.

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    How can u replace in car? I've looked in mine after replacing the seal and thought there was no way

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    Re: Who here has the most miles on their DTS?

    I have a 01 dts & a 06, my 01 has a 173,000 on the original motor the only major problem i had was the car developed a rear main seal leak that cost me $1000 to get fixed.

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    Re: Who here has the most miles on their DTS?

    170,000 on my 08 DTS performance, 1 atlernator, Strut bearing shot and need replaced but having trouble finding them for MRC (f55) other than the clunking it runs and drives like new

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