2006 Cadillac DTS Repair and Maintenance
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2006 Cadillac DTS ProblemsOil Leak From Lower Engine Area
The engine may develop an oil leak from the lower crankcase portion of the engine block. Our technicians tell us that the engine must be removed from the vehicle to properly repair this oil leak.
An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.
The steering wheel position sensor may fail, resulting in the service stability message being displayed.
2006 Cadillac DTS QuestionsNo heat on the passenger side (1 answer)
When i turn the heat on, cold air comes out on the passenger side, i would like to know why does that happen.if something need to be replace how much will a job like that cost, so what will need to be done, can you explain that to me please.thank you.
My windshield wipers and washers do not work. All fuses and relays appear good. Any ideas where to look, BCM maybe?
Purchased vehicle yesterday. Driving home today, i noticed weak pedal and service traction light on, also brake light on. I put in brake fluid, pumped brakes. Backed up and noticed brake fluid on ground. Passenger side front.
2006 Cadillac DTS RecallsIgnition Lock Cylinder Concern
Excess weight on the key ring can cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position without warning, turning off the engine. This defect can also affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Dealers will install two 13mm key rings and key insert into the vehicle's ignition keys to correct this concern.
The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.
The wiring to the washer system heater may overheat due to a failure in the heater module. This could cause other electrical features to malfunction, smoke to develop, and an electrical fire could result. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse to protect the washer heater module. This recall is expected to begin on September 12, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08048.