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  1. Rack & Pinion problem

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    Hi guys, I need some help, let me describe my problems, I would like to apologize in advance for a long post. I have early 05 SRX V8 AWD with 10000 miles on odometer. Just picked up my car today early in the morning from dealer after warranty repair, one of the problems is freaking sunroof and...
  2. Differential Leaking

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    My 03 CTS has sprung a leak. I noticed a dark spot on my garage floor where I keep the car parked and it had the smell of differential fluid. Checked up under the car and rear differential is covered in fluid..as is a little of the underbody just behind the differential. Anybody else had this...
  3. *Here it is from GM Parts Direct, the CLUNK stopper CLUTCH!!!

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    OK, I have read two post now in the last week or so of folks taking their 2005 "V" in for this service bulliten and are ending up with the CLUNK TOTALY GONE as well..... :nono: I should be happy, but the bulliten is only for the 2005 "V" and not a 2004 "V" like i have. What is the deal here...
  4. Toyota cars will race in NASCAR

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Toyota Motor Corp. cars will begin racing in NASCAR's Nextel Cup next year, the first foreign competitor since the 1950s in the most popular U.S. auto racing series. Toyota's Nextel Cup entry will be its Camry model, the best-selling car in America in eight of the last nine years. "In order...
  5. Cadillac Owners Forum and Mercury Advertising

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Have any of you found it funny how this is a GM/Cadillac forum but yet Mercury is advertising their Hybrid Mariner on here? I've been wanting to get this off my chest.:histeric:
  6. trans backlash

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    99 sls clunks like you have a clutch in stop an go traffic,change all 4 motor mounts then it still do it. so went to dealer they said it was trans backlash..it will be fine you will know when it starts to go.they said it could go another 20000 or 90000 thousand miles.. New trans 3yr/100000...
  7. Why does our Flywheels CLUNCK ????( In A V)

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    The CTS-VVVVVVVV has the worst clunck of any Manual Tranny I have ever heard, If you are trying to drive it like a normal human ,,,,,,, Why is that?????? I mean like in traffic or a "Parade Condition" I have had ZO6's,With Heads and Cams, SLP-Z28'sWith heads and Cams and long tubes...
  8. Well, I Guess It Was Inevitable......

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    My rear diff took a major dump tonite, looks like the front cover and pinion snapped!:crying: Not sure as I was unable to get fully underneath. I guess I've been lucky, 14K+ and still the original, but not for long...... The "whine" has increased recently, so has the pinion backlash sound...
  9. Corsa installed !!!!!

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    :thumbsup: Had my Corsa exhaust installed along with a Lingenfelter CAI today. Love the sound with not much noticeable HP a little but not much. Extremely happy as sound is noticeably different but not obnoxious. Turned some heads !!!! GIDDY UP. Also dealer did mention about the Flash recall...
  10. A little help needed on clunking noise !!!!

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Just got back from a serious joyride. Seemed to notice some clunking in first and second. I know there was a thread already made for this problem. Does anyone know or can tell me this thread location. I think this clunking is normal but it seems to be getting a little worst. Notice this clunking...
  11. Subaru owns sti forum

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    http://www.iwsti.com/forums/showthread.php?t=27448&page=1&pp=20 what is subaru thinking pissing off loyal enthusiasts like this? damn, this makes me think of subaru differently now.
  12. issues, wonder if u know more...

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    a few issues have arisen on my fairly new v6 full opt. the first is the trans, seems to tump on down shifts, NOT ALWAYS, but happens once in a while, i sense there is sometimes no calaboration... furthermore, when i sift into D, the rpm is slightly above 800, but some times its at...
  13. Toyota to raise prices to support the US makers?

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Toyota Motor Corp.'s chairman suggested Monday the Japanese carmaker may consider raising the prices of the cars it sells in the U.S. to help support its ailing U.S. peers, Kyodo News reported. At a news conference as the head of the Japanese business lobby Keidanren, Hiroshi Okuda, who is also...
  14. Help, new rear new whine?

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Quick question: I have 750 miles...at 650 Chesrown Newark switched out the rear. I have been following instructions on breaking in the rear... I am beginning to hear an EVER so SLIGHT whine. Could this be part of the break in procedure? I dont think Chesrown would take me for a "ride" if...
  15. Clunking

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    :)Has anyone been able to solve the driveline clunking problem? This is not the clunk you hear with a hard shift from first to second. The clunk that you hear with a quick or abrupt clutch release at slow driving conditions in first, second, or reverse is the one I would like to eliminate. I...
  16. now what...

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    got the bushing put in the rear. I think its better in some aspects, but still isnt acceptable. I hear the knock pulling out on hills and its worse in reverse. Please can someone help. I dont think my dealer is to bright when it comes to the V. Im so sick and tired of this i cant enjoy the car...
  17. drive train backlash & clunk

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    We have an all wheel drive V8 2004 SRK with 3,000 miles. There is a loud clunk and rocky shift feeling when driving in stop and go traffic. The vehicle has to travel to Atlanta in traffic everyday. The dealer showed me a technical service bulletin where GM advises that the play in the drive...
  18. Differential Problems

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Has anyone had to replace the rear end (differential) on their catera? My 99 is VERY loose, and I'm afraid that this will be an expensive fix. Is there components withing the differential that have been know to fail? Can I replace components within the differential without replacing the...
  19. New Rear Diff!!

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Took the V to the dealer for a warranty issue and asked them to check the rear diff fluid while they had it there. I have been reading about the infamous rear end noise, but i had no noise from the rear diff. They checked the fluid and found it to be "dirty." The V only had 7,000 miles on the...
  20. Rear End Clunk ??

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    I did a search and could not find a thread on this, but I know I have read about it prior to getting my V. I have developed a loud clunk like noise in the rear when moving through 1st to second gear. It is especially loud in heavy traffic. Certainly I can smooth it out with more exagerated...
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