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  1. iPhone 4 works great!

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    FYI: My friend plugged in his iPhone 4 and the SRX read it flawlessly. (Music and menus all worked) Added it to the bluetooth devices and the telephone functions worked great!
  2. FYI battery dying

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    For those of you who run your batteries out my car went in a limp mode and wouldn't shift. If you saw a silver v going down 635 in Irving with his flashers on that was me :P 4k rpm, doing 40mph, windows down, heat on high to keep temps down. Fix is to clear all the codes because power was...
  3. V6 vs V8 FYI

    Cadillac STS Forum 2005 through 2012
    Sorry for the long post - thought it was an interesting analysis. By BRAD BERGHOLDT - McClatchy-Tribune News Service QUESTION: I am a Cadillac owner for over 45 years and am considering a new one. Will I be disappointed if I buy a V-6 instead of a V-8 STS? We do very little road driving anymore...
  4. FYI If your doing DIY clear fogs....

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods
    Don't try and clean the inside of the housing....ugh took a little bit of water on a clean rag and, yup rubbed some of the chrome right off...yay! :mad: And you need a shit load of clamps...I bought a set of 16 clamps and all but 1 are holding the first lens to the housing.....ya would not do...
  5. FYI: Follow Brand Cadillac on Twitter

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    An amazing thing is happening here at work. GM is actually reaching out to the customers. The Official Cadillac brand is now on Twitter and I told them I know some folks who won't hold any punches:want::want: Please follow them @Cadillac tell em @V4VALOR sent you
  6. FYI : Set of FG2's on Ebay

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    Just came across these. I am NOT the seller, but these look to be nearly new/new and in GREAT shape.
  7. FYI Might want to have this checked if you're ready to go out of warranty

    Cadillac DTS Forum 2006 through 2011
    Had service light come on. 2006 DTS. Took car to Cadillac & they said probably emissions issue. Turns out a wire had shorted to ground above fuel tank. They removed the fuel tank and replaced a harness that had rubbed thru. They repaired the circuit and reroute & installed new insulated...
  8. FYI - USAA Discount To End 6-30-2010

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    I just received notice from a participating dealer, that USAA - GM Discount Program (-$750) is ending 6-30-10... DO Check with Your Dealer and USAA to qualify and to clarify all details. This quote is from his e-mail... (I'm only sharing new info). "This very successful program has clearly...
  9. Just FYI the Predator will support 2010 Escalade's

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    They do not have an offical release for the 2010 Escalade, but it should be released in a short time, and it works perfectly now. ;) If interested let me know but don't PM me, not allowed to get PM's :(
  10. Trade-in extended warranties f.y.i

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    I'm sure most of you guys already know this. This is for those who don't. I traded in my CSRT8 with an extended warranty. Price was not figured in the trade-in and these warranties normally can not be transferred to the dealer. So I got my payoff letter from the bank, took my odometer...
  11. FYI Antifreeze

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006
    FYI- Buy one get one free offer on prestone Extended life dex cool full strength and 50/50 mix via rebate form. Just picked up 2 gallons from local walmart for $11.50 each. They also had distilled water at same store for less than a buck for the dilution. Rebate forms are on the bottle or plenty...
  12. Radio changeout FYI

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    To start off I am replacing the stock Bose radio in my '07 with a Kenwood DNX8120. I purchased the Metra Axxess GMOS-LAN-02 and a Scosche GM1523B Dash kit ,for those who want to know, and wired it all up and had no chimes and no audio. Spoke with Metra on the phone and he had me check a code...
  13. Just FYI on V2 Wheel Alignment

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Took my V2 to Dew Cadi today for a schedule 1 maintenance. I spoke to my service advisor whom I have known for about 25 years. Told him about some of the info I had obtained on THIS FORUM about different problems and solutions with the V2. I also told him about a small "wheel hop" I had when...
  14. FYI Top Gear Is Back!!!

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    Best show on the planet. Season 13 debuted today.
  15. FYI: Carbon Activated Cabin Filter

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Just received some carbon activated cabin filters from: They fit perfectly, have a rubber strip on each side to prevent leaks. It's labeled as OE part GM02112C. It's a nice heavy filter. The original paper filter was already so...
  16. FYI: Stock wheels are EXPENSIVE

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods
    As are some others here, I'm thinking ahead to driving my V in the winter. Accordingly, I've been trying to find out how much new wheels are. I just called the local dealer I plan to use for service and they are telling me that the stock 19's (polished) are orderable. The fronts are $696 each...
  17. Fyi guys

    V6: 3.0, 3.2 LA3, 3.6 LY7, 3.6 DI LLT
    I wanted to post this over here too. Just wanted to share this with you guys. Sunday I went to get a quart of Mobile 1 to add to my crankcase because I was a quart short after only having 2,000 miles since my last oil change, (which I found out from a Caddilac tech was normal for the 3.6)...
  18. FYI Guys

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    Just wanted to share this with you guys. Sunday I went to get a quart of Mobile 1 to add to my crankcase because I was a quart short after only having 2,000 miles since my last oil change, (which I found out from a Caddilac tech was normal for the 3.6). While I was at the parts store I decided...
  19. FYI Magnaflow DOES NOT FIT AWD!!!

    2008-2013 Cadillac CTS General Discussion
    Sooooo after giving up on Corsa finally (they shelved the program for now) I ordered a Magnaflow :) Now all was well and good even though it took a week longer to ship out than we were told but we get the kit here today get the stock exhaust off and poof no way will this fit. I have to say I'm...
  20. FYI- I got a recall notification for my diff

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Have an new '07, 45 days old. Just got notification of a recall (sent via my online OnStar Diagnosis) Recall Reminder Campaign #: 2007204 DRIVE AXLE PINION SEAL LEAK - REPLACE SEAL I guess an preemptive strike. This an old recall for '07's?