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  1. STS alternator

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    holy hell... what a PITA. ( 1998 STS ) i just need to vent. i have done two alternators before on my eldorados... they arent bad.. just remove the fan and drop it out.. but are you KIDDING ME! remove the AC rad and the water rad JUST to get at the damn thing.. drain the coolant too...
  2. Removing water pump housing/ coolant transfer housing

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    I have a problem with our 1999 STS. There is a coolant leak at the crossover where it connects with the front bank. I was wondering if anyone has any hints on best method to proceed? I have the time, and the patience, just want to make sure that I have my ducks in a row. I used dye treated...
  3. I need a place to work on my car!!! Suggestions??

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I live in an apartment, far from my family and family house. I do LOVE to spent some quality time with my car and have some small projects and repairs. But the main problem is I don't have a place! Indeed this is a common problem in large cities as far as I know. Street is not a good option at...
  4. Freckled Chrome

    RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,1985-1996 Flee
    I believe this has been brought up before, but I don't remember a sufficient conclusion. I just got another piece of trim, from an '82 Sedan de Ville, which runs the center of the hood. The piece I have on my car (as some of you may remember) is broken in three places. The new piece is pitted...
  5. rear disc torx screw striped

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    Hi Can somebody advice me what to do with a stuck torx bolt on rear right brake rotor, torx figure is striped and it won't lossen up, can I drill it out and put in a regular bolt or leave it without a bolt??? Thanks for any help 2006 SRX 6 Cil AWD :)
  6. Stuck in Park need to fix new job Monday

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    I have search not a whole lot there. Brake lights out then I keep try it will work brake lights on. Then it will not work does not seam that a fuse would work then not work. Could be be switch on brake pedal? Any ideas guy's. Need to drive to work Monday or should say my wife does. Thanks
  7. What parts do i need for this job?

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Hey Guys, I just got back from a hard drive from Phoenix to Tucson (about 120 miles) in 110 degree heat. I was racing a Nissan 350 most of the way.(only when traffic and safety conditions allowed) I tell you the Cadi surprised me and the guy in the Nissan must have been too because i was able...
  8. Just sick about head gasket job

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    So I had a bad head gasket... took my car to a shop in Jakes dealer network. Supposed to be done in four days. It is now day12. Yesterday I was told that he didnt time it correctly and that they would need to retime it. Today I find out that the valves are bent from trying to start it with...
  9. Bucket List O' Problems

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    @ 27,000 Miles Loose Drivers (mostly noticeable)and Passenger Recaro seat (Again. Been fixed before) Paint chipping rear brake light. Dealer made note, said must repaint. Light paint coat at door handle recesses, drivers side. Looks like I can see primer under paint. Clicking in Front Right...
  10. Getting codes P2187, P2189 after replacing timing chains job.

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    I recently finished replacing the timing chains on my '09 as described in another thread. The car runs fine but I'm getting an active P2187 code for too lean at idle bank 1 and a pending P2189 code for too lean at idle bank 2. I didn't get these codes before the timing chains job. The manual...
  11. Sway Bar Job Problems

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    My simple stabilizer bar link change became a pain. The top connections 'popped' right out with a couple of smacks of the hammer. The bottom connections did NOT want to separate. After much penetrating spray and more than many hammer blows the LH side came loose. The RH took even more effort...
  12. Need custom paint job suggestions!!

    Cadillac STS-V Series Forum
    Hello. I just got my STS-V Supercharge and it is currently silver in color. I really want to get a custom paint job to separate even more from all the rest(even though I have not yet seen a STS-V on the road in Chicago). Could you give me some suggestions please. I was thinking maybe a candy...
  13. Custom Job: Parts from a 99 seville sts fit on a 92 deville sedan??

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    hi, I have'nt posted in a while and had some questions.. I have a 99 seville STS and a 92 deville sedan. I had the the head gasket blow out in my 99 at 189,000 miles, and I'm left to wander what parts i can use from the 99 to put on my 92 deville besides rims and tires.. I would like to use the...
  14. Successful Paint Job

    Cadillac Allante Forum
    Wanted share a success story repainting the door pulls, door armrests and center console on my 88 Allante. Used SEM paint, color Napa Red. It was easy to apply and a good match. Parts that were painted look like brand new. Interier looks better than it has in years.
  15. Got a Job

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    At maita Chevrolet Elk Grove... :cloud9:
  16. Northstar headgasket job did I f up?

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    I wire brushed the head for like a good 2 minutes to get some gasket material off did I mess up the block
  17. 1990 Fleetwood brake hose job

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    One of the rear lines is rusted out, I'm about to attempt changing all hoses. These are usually heavy duty jobs, anything I need to know before going ahead with this? Is it better to heat up fittings before trying to take them out? Are hoses going through parts of the frame? Any insight appreciated!
  18. New Matte Paint job on the way

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Hello Members, I finally got my 05 3.6 cts in the shop for a matte paint shop. I will be painting it Flat Grey ( Space Grey Metallic with a matte finish). I currently have the V front bumper and the V side skirts on my cts, but i'd like to add the ctsv rear bumber. My current rear bumper just...
  19. Coolant problem after HG job

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    We just got the racing caddy started after doing a jake kit and it immediately threw an error code saying stop driving due to engine overheating. The code is as soon as the engine turns on, so it is clearly a sensor issue. How do I check to see if I plugged in the wrong connection? Any other...
  20. paint Job

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    Well after Seein Pleanty of black escalades with rims around town i decided to set my off So i got all my Lights smoked.... well they followed to suit.. so now i wanna two tone my truck.... any advice on colors?, now i will be keeping bottem black but new clear.... but i can have the choice of...
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