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September 5, 2002: GM’s Livonia Engine Plant Committed to Quality
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FOR RELEASE: September 5, 2002 CONTACT(S): Thomas Read, GM Powertrain Communications Dave Roman, GM Powertrain Communications GM's Livonia Engine Plant Committed to Quality Next-Generation Northstar V8 to Benefit From New Manufacturing... Read More
September 5, 2002: GM Powertrain’s 2004 Northstar V8 Sets New Standard
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FOR RELEASE: September 5, 2002 CONTACT(S): Thomas Read, GM Powertrain Communications Dave Roman, GM Powertrain Communications GM Powertrain's 2004 Northstar V8 Sets New Standard Cadillac XLR and SRX to Benefit from Next-Generation Northstar... Read More
March 17, 2003: Next-Generation Northstar Sets New Standard in Performance and Refinement For 2004 Cadillac XLR
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FOR RELEASE: March 17, 2003 CONTACT(S): Jeff Kuhlman, Cadillac Communications Kelly Cusinato, Cadillac Communications David Caldwell, GM Product Communications Next-Generation Northstar Sets New Standard in Performance and Refinement For Cadillac XLR... Read More
2007 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: 15682 Primary Tank Module Flange Fuel and Vapor Leaks
Viewed 564 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Special Coverage Adjustment 15682 Primary Tank Module Flange Fuel and Vapor Leaks Reference Number: N150682 Release Date: August 2016 GWM Number: 2015682 Revision: 01 Revision Description: This bulletin is being revised to accurately depict the... Read More
2007 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIP4577M: SES Light With DTCs P0171 And P0174 - Possible Air Leaks - (Jul 5, 2012)
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#PIP4577M: SES Light With DTCs P0171 And P0174 - Possible Air Leaks - (Jul 5, 2012) Subject:  SES Light With DTCs P0171 And P0174 - Possible Air Leaks   Models:  2007 - 2009 Cadillac SRX, STS, XLR With 4.6L Engine (RPO Code LH2) This PI... Read More
2006 - 2009 Cadillac XLR-V: TechLink Article: Supercharging Explained
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Devices for delivering air into an engine at pressures higher than atmospheric fall into two major groups -- mechanically driven (superchargers) and exhaust gas driven (turbochargers). GM's supercharged engines have historically incorporated the... Read More
2006 - 2009 Cadillac XLR XLR-V: Service Bulletin: #PIP4112Q: Normal Characteristic - Sag Or Hesitation On Acceleration
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#PIP4112Q: Normal Characteristic - Sag Or Hesitation On Acceleration - (Sep 16, 2015) Subject: Normal Characteristic - Sag Or Hesitation On Acceleration Models: 2008-2012 Buick Enclave 2010-2011 Buick LaCrosse MH7 2010-2013 Buick LaCrosse... Read More
2006 - 2009 Cadillac XLR - XLR-V: Service Bulletin: #PIP4112R: Normal Characteristic - Sag Or Hesitation On Acceleration - (Mar 24, 2017)
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#PIP4112R: Normal Characteristic - Sag Or Hesitation On Acceleration - (Mar 24, 2017) Subject:  Normal Characteristic - Sag Or Hesitation On Acceleration Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission: from to from to ... Read More
2004 Cadillac XLR: Service Information: Fuel Tank System
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Corvette and Cadillac XLR Partway through model year 2003, a new fuel tank system was introduced on the Corvette (fig. 1). This system continues with slight differences in the 2004 Corvette and Cadillac XLR. TIP: For 2003 Corvettes only, this... Read More
2004 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Fluid Leak at Rear Axle
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Drivetrain - Rear Differential Fluid Leak Bulletin No.: 03-04-20-006 Date: November 18, 2003 TECHNICAL Subject: Fluid Leak at Rear Axle (Replace Left Differential Side Cover 0-Ring and Left Axle Shaft Seal, Add Sealant to Side Cover Flange) Models:... Read More
2004 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PI01243: Extended Crank Time - 4.6 ignition PCM performance start starter switch - (Jul 23, 2003)
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#PI01243: Extended Crank Time - 4.6 ignition PCM performance start starter switch - (Jul 23, 2003) Subject:  Extended Crank Time Models:  .(04 Cadillac SRX w/RPO LH2)    (04 Cadillac XLR w/RPOLH2) When servicing the vehicle with the VIN... Read More
2004 Cadillac XLR: Recall: Special Coverage Adjustment - Fuel Tank Quick Connector Leak
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Some 2004 model year Cadillac XLR  and Chevrolet Corvette vehicles may have a fuel tank leak at the quick connectors that are used to link the left and right fuel tanks.  The customer may notice a fuel odor while the vehicle is being refueled,... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIP4925A: SES Light with Fuel Trim and or Oxygen Sensor Codes - (Mar 21, 2017)
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#PIP4925A: SES Light with Fuel Trim and or Oxygen Sensor Codes - (Mar 21, 2017) Subject:  SES Light with Fuel Trim and or Oxygen Sensor Codes Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission: from to from to All All ... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR and XLR-V: Service Bulletin: #PIP4245A: Torque Tube Fully Serviceable - (Jun 20, 2011)
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#PIP4245A: Torque Tube Fully Serviceable - (Jun 20, 2011) Subject:  Torque Tube Fully Serviceable Models:  2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR, XLR-V 1997 - 2011 Chevrolet Corvette, Corvette Z06 2009 - 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 This PI was... Read More
2004 - 2007 Cadillac XLR: Service Info: Automatic Transmission Shift, Engine Driveability Concerns or Service Engine Soon (SES) Light On
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#04-07-30-013B: Info - Automatic Transmission Shift, Engine Driveability Concerns or Service Engine Soon (SES) Light On as a Result of the Use of an Excessively/Over-Oiled Aftermarket, Reusable Air Filter - (Feb 1, 2007) Subject: Automatic... Read More
2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR: GM TechLink: Fuel Line Quick Connectors
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From GM TechLink, February 2004: Two new style fuel line quick connects are in use. The TI Group Global Quick Connector is used on C/K trucks, S/T trucks, Malibu Sedan, Cadillac XLR and the 2004.5 and 2005 Chevrolet Corvette. The Legris QC is used on... Read More