Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum Discussion, Jack points in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; So I finally got my alternator, and going to tackle it from the bottom.
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Automobile(s): 2002.5 F55 STS, 2014 Explorer XLT 4WD
MD Eastern Shore
Re: Jack points
From the 2002 Seville service manual .............. zoom in
There are hard pads just inside the fender/body pinch weld slots, and two hard pads just outside the cradle at the inside front of the lower suspension arms - those are the ones I use for oil/filter and front wheel/hub work.
Using a hydraulic floor jack on the center of the front engine cradle crossmember (#5), with the jack pad crosshatches or slots oriented so the cradle will not slip off the jack. Be careful until you get the hang of it.
If a shop uses a 4-point body lift they WILL need to use 3" extensions at the hoist lift pads - to clear the fender/body pinchweld areas - or you wind up with bowed lower fender areas.
Northern Tool has some decent floor jack/jackstand deals.