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Rippy Cadillac Discussion, 03 CTS parts in Authorized Cadillac Vendors; if you wouldnt mind...it just doesnt seem right to me that all other CTS's including mine have the hex and ...
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    Re: 03 CTS parts

    if you wouldnt mind...it just doesnt seem right to me that all other CTS's including mine have the hex and only one other person had the torx. but if torx is what fits, then i will use it and be happy, i just want to be 100% on it before i purchase more oil to do this change...sorry for all of this extra stuff bro

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    Re: 03 CTS parts

    gotcha covered... i'm calling them right now
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    Re: 03 CTS parts

    there have been other people to call asking if there has been a design change to this drain plug

    they said there were about 3-4 calls in the last 6 months asking about this part number

    the drain plug is also used as a trans drain plug (so that's why the packaging says A/TRANS DRN PLUG)

    the agent I was talking to said that he was very confident that you should be fine based on those 3-4 instances of people calling in with a similar concern

    it's quite possible that some cars got different plugs at the factory or that some oil change places toss out the factory plug

    the only way i can see this going bad for you is if your plug was stripped and was replaced with an oversize plug
    (but it sounds like other people have the same plug as you so it was probably just switched out for convenience)
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    Re: 03 CTS parts

    okay no worries then, i will go with it and hope for the best. thanks for completely verifying this and understanding my concern of what my car has and what i have always known of my car to have

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    Re: 03 CTS parts

    i totally understand... let me know if you hit a problem, but i think you'll be fine
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    Re: 03 CTS parts

    okay will do...

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