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  1. 2003 STS Tuneup results

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Hey all, Got a 2003 Black on Black STS with 88,529 miles on it, with 300 miles left on the aftermarket Extended Warranty....so had a buddy (who's also an ASE certified + L1 Advanced Mechanic) look at it over the weekend. We put new plugs in (Even though a bit early, 88k miles) , new air...
  2. 2011 Hyundai Sonata SE. What do we think?

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I'm thinking about buying one of these for the wife. We went to the dealership and test drove it. Fully loaded with all the bells and whistles in comes out at $23,900. Not very fast but great mpg and great handling. I like the styling too. What do we think of it?
  3. Unofficial Tune-up

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Hey Guys and Gals, seeing as how this weekend is gonna be hella nice in Chi, I'm gonna do some maintenance to my ride. On my list for sure is: oil change air filter fuel filter My car is feeling a little "tired" when I open her up, if that makes sense, so I was thinking about that seafoam...
  4. What will the 150k tuneup cost?

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    I'm approaching my 150k mileage, and wanted to know (i'm trying to stay AWAY from my dealer on this) what needs to be "done" at that tuneup, and what such a tuneup might cost.... My '01 has never had a tuneup and runs -- well -- still pretty good....all things considered....the "only" glitch I...
  5. staling after tune-up

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    I have a 1990 seville I had new plugs new wires new rotor cap new distrubtor cap had time set but car is running worse than befofe I done all that and the plugs are in the right firing order 1,8,4,3,6,5,7,2.
  6. Let's talk about the Ipad...in the CTS and in cars

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    This thing has the potential to be a ridiculous display in your vehicle. Grant it would take a lot of fabrication to get it to sit flush, but man this thing is sick. Shit you wouldn't even have to mount it, as it could be your mini carputer in your dash with one ipod charger. I am really...
  7. Tune-up made my 03 more sluggish??

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    Just purchased a new/used 2003 Escalade for the wife. Here is something that has me beat, it has 135,000KM on it so I thought I should give it a tune-up, as there is a bit of a vibration at idle. Put all new plugs (AC Delco part# 41-110 left factory gap), new NGK spark plug wires, new fuel...
  8. Hand Held Scanner Question

    Cadillac STS Forum 2005 through 2012
    Anyone know of a scanner that works for our cars that pulls more than just a CEL code? Im hoping to buy one which will read ABS codes as well at least. Obviously a Tech 2 will but Id rather not spend 5k on a scanner haha. Thanks guys!
  9. 2010 Chicago meet. Pics n' stuff..

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    She's pretty dirty. I haven't washed her in a week. Yours truly. Crossing into Wisconsin. Surprisingly enough, I-94 does have some fun areas in Wisconsin. The GS got great gas mileage! All this economy and 240 purebred ponies under the hood...how can you go wrong? It was surprisingly...
  10. Sorry....but have you seen the '11 Hyundai Sonata?

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    It is VERY sweet looking for an econobox....
  11. 100,000 Mile Tune-Up

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Well after some research and not really finding much about a 100,000 mile tune up. I figured I might as well ask since its going to be me and my friend doing it ourselves. Were going to change out the spark plugs, air filter, cabin air filter, brake pads, flush radiator, change transmission...
  12. 2002 Deville Transaxle noise

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    Each time I begin to move after a stop I hear a slight grinding noise for less than one second. It sounds similar to spark detonation but I can put the tranny in drive, hold the brakes then press the accelerator and no engine noise and I hear the grinding noise once and only once. If I drive a...
  13. I have seen the Detroit Auto Show video and ...

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    I think I will continue to keep my '95 Seville STS in tip top shape, and consider it an investment in my own aesthetic pleasure! Not one car feature in the video raised my temperature, at least not in a positive "car buying" way. If Cadillac is serius about making the XTS its' replacement for...
  14. Guess The Rear

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    No, not what you were thinking...
  15. Hyundai to Sell Equus Flagship In U.S. Next Year

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Breaking: Hyundai Equus Flagship to Go On Sale in U.S. Next Year : Auto News
  16. Full Tune-Up Advice for low mpg

    RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,1985-1996 Flee
    Just curious if anyone has any good ideas and advice about tuning or checking things for helping with low mpg. I have a 1986 Fleetwood Brougham (RWD) with the 307 Olds engine. I usually get a 50/50 average of 14.5-15 mpg...my highest on the freeway was 18.3 mpg. Is this normal or should it...
  17. Here's all my car problems in one place

    RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,1985-1996 Flee
    I just bought a Cadillac and had to do a SMOG check in order to change ownership. Visual Inspection and Functional Check passed except for the Emissions test. The car has 149,153 miles and a new transmission. Here is the problem: NO (PPM) MAX * 674 * 673 My score was: * 879...
  18. Seville 03 shaking problems after tune-up.

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    Hey, I just changed the spark plugs on a Cadillac Seville SLS 03. As soon as I changed the spark plugs the car started to shake at idle (Did not do it before). I plugged the computer to check for codes and there are no codes. The spark plugs I used are Champion platinum and I gapped them...
  19. Looking for a cheap code scanner ...

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    Hi does anyone know which is a cheap / reasonable code scanner for checking all types of DTCs on my 02 Escalade? Do all of them check for bad sensors (ie. stability system sensors etc?) I was considering one of those USB ebay ones that plug into your laptop - would that work out? Dealer wants...
  20. tune-up

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    Works starting to slow down, so i'm putting money aside to do a tune-up. I plan on replacing the plugs, wires, and belts. I also have to replace the coolant. Should I replace the transmision fluid and filter? Is there anything else I should replace?
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