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  1. 3.6l ho 275 hp

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    This is a quick rundown of the improvements or changes the 3.6L HO received. As has been discussed, there might be some opportunities here for more easy performance mods. The changes to the exhuast cams and intake manifold look promising. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Higher Output...
  2. New guy saying Hello

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Hello folks, Been lurking a bit and thought I would chime in and say hi. I am in the market for a CTS and eyeing the 04 -04 3.6 sport package. I have test driven a 03 with th e 3.2 and can say I was ok with it bit who says no to 30 more horse? I can imagine thats a seat of the pants type of a...
  3. Ford retirees meeting - a peek at some 2011's

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    The 2010 Ford retirees meeting is going on this afternoon across the street from my office. They have it every year during the industry think-tank week which brings up all the brass from GM/Ford/Chrysler. They also bring in some models from the upcoming year - so I thought I'd share a few with...
  4. Curb view selection for side mirrors

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    Search was negative for prior discussion on this issue. I want my right mirror to turn down in reverse (not L and R, just R, like is selectable on all prior Cadillacs that I've owned in the last decade or so: simply leave the mirror selection button set to L if you want the L mirror down, center...
  5. Is it true ?

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    I have a 05 CTS about 2 years. Love the car. About 70K miles. Great luck. Building a home with a steep drive and need to get a AWD/4WD of some type and looked into the SRX as a natural transition...maybe a 06-07 low mile one. I read the Consumer Reports on this model and the ratings are...
  6. Audio system not sounding clear

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    Have the Navigation and the sound from the audio system is not clear and crisp the way my other vehicles are or were. Including my STS, HHR and Z06. The system sounds muffled and somewhat muted. Listening to music is almost undesirable...unless you are tone Has anyone else had this...
  7. FE3 Suspension

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    Can anyone tell me if the FE3 suspension is a lot different from the FE2? I have the FE2 in my CTS and it's just right for me , and from what I understand the FE3 is not that much harder and not overly harsh. A friend of mine is looking at the SRX with the FE3 in the Performance Collection and I...
  8. Platinum Ice Performance arrives ...

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    :cloud9: Hi. After a 3 year hiatus with a magnificent Buick Enclave CXL, I'm happy to be back. The 3 month lease pull-ahead program, that GM announced recently, did the deed. Was looking at Equinox, Terrain and SRX Turbos. Almost had decided to wait and order a 2011 when local friendly Dealer...
  9. CTS Platform

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Can someone tell me with which other GM cars, if any, does the CTS share its platform? What other GM vehicles use the 3.6L engine? Thanks, Joe
  10. ambient lighting

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Hi Everyone-I'm just about to purchase a new CTS Premium-the 0% financing and dealer discount is too good to pass up. What I am most curious about is the ambient lighting. What interior ambient lighting is missing in the 2010 versus the standard/optional ambient lighting in the 08-09 CTS? Also...
  11. 2010 CTS Voice Recognition & Bluetooth

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    I am new to this forum, in fact, I just picked up my 2010 CTS Premium yesterday. I tried to set up my cell phone through the Bluetooth and I was trying to follow the instructions "Pairing a Phone" page 6-38. This car has navigation system, so when I pressed and held the phone/voice button on...
  12. Bluetooth Equipped?

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Is there an easy way to tell if my 2008 CTS with navigation has bluetooth that does not require an Onstar service contract?
  13. Ride compare--Luxury FWD vs.Premium AWD

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    I had 2010 SRX Luxury FWD for about three days while car was in the shop. So I know how it drives. How does the ride and handeling of the SRX Premium AWD compare to the Luxury FWD.?
  14. DTS Recall coming

    All Cadillac Recalls and Your Car History
    General Motors plans massive recall due to fire hazard June 8, 2010 | 8:04 am General Motors Co. launched a large recall of recent model year vehicles because of a malfunction in the heated washer fluid system that can cause a fire, according to federal safety officials. The automaker thought...
  15. Next Escalade ?

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
  16. heated sindshield washer fluid recall

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Just read about this on The vehicles affected by the recall are the Buick Enclave and Lucerne; Cadillac CTS, DTS and Escalade; Chevrolet Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe and Traverse; GMC Acadia, Sierra...
  17. GM recalls 1.4 million veh with washer heater

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Recall is on the washer fluid heater system and includes CTS's. Was that standard on the 06 CTS or is it part of a package. I'd like to see if I have it on my 06 luxury pkg. CTS. Thanks for any help.
  18. GM windshield wiper fluid recall?

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Hi, Is the V2 part of the GM windshield wiper fluid recall? Best regards, Jeffrey
  19. 2010 SRX w/ 214 miles

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    We have detected a faint "POP" kind of sound I believe from under the car (it is hard to tell exactly) after starting the car and driving forward. When the car reaches 12 to 15 mph you here the "pop" sound. It only happens the one time after the car has been started and takes off. Is this...
  20. New member with basic question

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    I am looking at replacing my 2009 Buick Enclave with the SRX. I don't need the third seat that I currently have, and am wanting something a little smaller. How does the 3.0 stack up in real life driving? I read from the car testers that the 2.8 Turbo is almost required, but wonder if the 3.0...