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- 2004 - 2009: Bose Sound System for the Cadillac XLR
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- 2009: Service Information: Electronic Brake Control Module Communication
Source: GM Techlink Date: October 2010 Subject: Electronic Brake Control Module Communication Models: 2009 Cadillac XLR On some 2008-2011 Enclave; 2007-2011 Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL, Yukon Denali, Yukon Denali X ...
- 2004 - 2009 XLR: Service Information: Head-Up Display Conditions
Source: GM Techlink Date: January 2011 Subject: Head-Up Display Conditions Models: 2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR A Head-Up Display (HUD) (Fig. 9) is available on the 1999-2005 Park Avenue, 2010-2011 Lacrosse, 2004-2009 XLR, 2005-2011 STS, 1999-2011 Corvette, 2011-Camaro, 2007-2011 Acadia, 1999-2005 ...
- 2004 - 2006 XLR: Service Bulletin: Wipers Will Not Park
Subject: Wipers Will Not Park Number: #PIC3761 Models: 2004-2006 Cadillac XLR 2005-2006 Chevrolet Corvette The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI. Condition/Concern: Some customers may state that the wipers will not pa ...
- 2004: XM Antenna Installation on XLR
When a 2004 Cadillac XLR is ordered with the optional XM radio, the antenna is shipped loose. It must be installed before delivery of the vehicle (at customer request). A detailed instruction sheet is supplied with the antenna kit. Here are some highlights. TIP: Install protective coverings ove ...
- 2004 XLR: Resetting the Engine Oil Life Monitor
1. Press the up or down arrow to scroll the DIC to show OIL LIFE. 2. Once the XXX% ENGINE OIL LIFE menu item is highlighted, press and hold the RESET button until the percentage shows 100%. Repeat the steps if the percentage does not return to 100. 3. Turn the key to OFF. If the Change Oil Now ...
- 2008: TechLink Article: Heated Steering Wheel Fuse
For 2008, the XLR has a heated steering wheel. A fuse has been added to the fuse block below the passenger foot area (fig. 7). TIP: The owner manual will not be updated to include this information until 2009. - Thanks to Brad Thacher
- 2004 - 2008: TechLink Article: Door Handle Release Button
Some owners of a 2004-08 XLR or Corvette may comment that the inside door handle release button switch will not release either the driver or passenger door. Verify that the door lock is not on. Further investigation will show that the door will function from the release handle/cable on the floor ...
- 2005 - 2008: TechLink Article: Fob Conditions
Some owners of a 2005-08 Corvette or XLR may comment of an occasional No Fob Detected message on the DIC display when the fob is located somewhere on the driver's seat. They also may comment that the fob reminder (3 horn honks) is heard when exiting the vehicle with the key fob. This is because ...
- 2004 - 2008 XLR and XLR-V: TechLink Article: "Shift to Park" Message
On some 2004-08 Cadillac XLR and V models, the Driver Information Center (DIC) may display a "Shift To Park" message when the vehicle is in Park, or the Auto Door Lock/Unlock features may be inoperative. Also, the ignition mode switch may not go to the Off position. One of these may be the caus ...
- 2009: GM TechLink Article: EBCM Condition
2007-09 Escalade, Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Outlook 2008-09 Enclave, G8 2009 XLR, Corvette During normal diagnostics and/or repair verification, the ABS light, Traction Control and/or Stabilitrak indicators may be on with no DTCs displayed by the EBCM. This c ...
- 2009: Tech Link Article: Bluetooth Issues
This information applies to the following vehicles with UE1 and UPF: 2008-09 CTS, CTS-V 2009 Allure, Enclave, Lacrosse, Lucerne, DTS, Escalade, SRX, STS, XLR, Cobalt, Corvette, Equinox, HHR, Impala, Malibu, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, TrailBlazer, Traverse, Acadia, Envoy, Sierra, Yukon, H2, H3, ...
- 2004 - 2005: Campaign: Exterior Lighting - Turn Signal Malfunction
MAKE/MODELS: MODEL/BUILD YEARS: Cadillac/XLR 2004-2005 MANUFACTURER: General Motors Corp. NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 06V263000 MFG'S REPORT DATE: July 12, 2006 COMPONENT: Exterior Lighting: Turn Signal POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 7689 SUMMARY: On certain passenger vehicles, the Daylight ...
- 2006 XLR: Service Information: High Mount Stop Lamp Replacement
Document ID: 1109348 Subject: High Mount Stop Lamp Replacement Removal Procedure Models: 2006 Cadillac XLR | XLR (VIN Y) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The high mount stop lamp is illuminated by a Light Emitting Diode (LED). The lamp and diode a ...
- 2004 - 2008: Service Bulletin: Stabilitrak/Active Handling Light On, Service Stabilitrak/Active Handling Message on DIC
Subject: Stabilitrak/Active Handling Light On, Service Stabilitrak/Active Handling Message on DIC, DTC C0710 Steering Wheel Position Sensor (SWPS) Signal Set (Install Clip in SWPS Connector) #06-02-35-002B - (10/19/2007) Models: 2004-2008 Cadillac XLR 2005-2008 Chevrolet Corvette with Steering ...
- 2008 - 2004 XLR & XLR-V: Service Bulletin: Poor Reception of Radio Stations on AM Band, Static/Popping Noise (Install Antenna Service Kit)
#08-08-44-009: Poor Reception of Radio Stations on AM Band, Static/Popping Noise (Install Antenna Service Kit) - (Apr 3, 2008) Subject: Poor Reception of Radio Stations on AM Band, Static/Popping Noise (Install Antenna Service Kit) Models: 2004-2008 Cadillac XLR, XLR-V Condition Some customers m ...
- 2004 - 2005: Service Information: No Crank, PRNDL Inoperative
Owners of some 2005 Chevrolet Corvettes and 2004 - 05 Cadillac XLRs may experience a no-crank condition, with no codes in any module. The concern may be followed by an inoperative transmission range indicator (PRNDL). The Tech 2 will show the transmission range circuits are all reading high whe ...
- 2004 - 2005: Service Information: Low or Completely Discharged Battery
Owners of some 2004-05 Cadillac XLRs and 2005 Chevrolet Corvettes may comment that the battery has a low charge or is completely discharged at times. If a cause can not be located with normal diagnosis, check with the customer or the sales department to determine if the vehicle is equipped with ...
- 2004 - 2005: Service Bulletin: Erratic Fuel Gauge Readings, Fuel Gauge Reads Empty When There Is Fuel In Tank, DTC P0463 Set, Service Fuel System Message Displayed
Subject: Erratic Fuel Gauge Readings, Fuel Gauge Reads Empty When There Is Fuel In Tank, DTC P0463 Set, Service Fuel System Message Displayed Number: 05.06.04.041A Models: 2004-2005 Cadillac XLR 2003 Chevrolet Corvette (Built After December 2002) 2004-2005 Chevrolet ...
- 2008 XLR: Service Bulletin: Change in the GM Nav Disc Update Program
To: Dealer Principals, General Managers, Sales Managers, Service Managers (Chevrolet, Pontiac, GMC, Buick, Saturn, and Cadillac) Subject: Change in the GM Nav Disc Update Program Models: All 2008 models with factory-installed, in-vehicle navigation -- either standard or optional (Cadillac CTS, S ...
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