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  • 2004 XLR Gas Tank cross over Tube May 12, 2021
    Cadillac Dealer diagnosed my Check Gas Cap/Check Engine Light as a bad cross-over pipe between the tanks! This is a problem that occurred in the 2004 models and was not a recall but rather a problem to be handled by the dealers, according to Cadillac at the Bowling Green Plant! Since this happened to me […]
  • tail lights May 12, 2021
    I'm sure people have taken a tail light out. Question is, does the outer lens (red part), separate from the inner part with the leds etc. Like unscrew or unbolt?
  • 2006 XLR May 12, 2021
    Good morning I am the new owner (3rd) of a 2006 red(maroon) XLR. So far so good no issues and it runs/drives as it should. I am looking to have the radio/nav unit replaced to something newer any suggestions?
  • when should the supercharger engage May 12, 2021
    when should the super charger engage
  • Internal Failure to Recognize FOB May 12, 2021
    For several reasons I suspect a component failure in the vehicle that prevents FOB recognition. If anyone has some experience here, I sure would appreciate knowing what you do. TIA, Dick Frederick
  • Vogue tires May 12, 2021
    I'm considering on replacing the run flats with Vogue half white wall with a goldline tires 235/50r/18 because my run flats are hard at 30psi and I feel every bump on the road. Does anyone have a opinion on the Vogue tires? I have a 2008 xlr base with 25k miles which is about half […]

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  • interior doors grabs May 6, 2021
    zingana applique (interior door grabs or handles) look pretty rough. Any body have a fresh set for sale? 06 xlrv.
  • W-S or Greensboro area xlr owners? May 4, 2021
    Looking for xlr owners in Winston-Salem or Greensboro area. Any interest in starting a club or finding/hosting events.
  • Any XLR owners in the Atlanta Area? May 4, 2021
    There are a few car shows in the Atlanta area in which we have a responsibility in SHOWING OFF our classic rides. Let's do our part before there is absolutely NO spare parts at ALL for the XLRs.
  • electrical issue April 28, 2021
    hi all, i need help. i acquired a 2006 xlr-v with 39000 miles . there are numerous electrical issues and i am being told by an outstanding mechanic that there are skeletons in the closet on this car and to get rid of it.....im into it $33,500..........right window not operating correctly, seats not staying in […]
  • Baby Blue is home..... April 25, 2021
    Picked up Baby Blue today. Top is working, Check engine light is out, new rims and caliper covers. { "lightbox_close": "Close", "lightbox_next": "Next", "lightbox_previous": "Previous", "lightbox_error": "The requested content cannot be loaded. Please try again later.", "lightbox_start_slideshow": "Start slideshow", "lightbox_stop_slideshow": "Stop slideshow", "lightbox_full_screen": "Full screen", "lightbox_thumbnails": "Thumbnails", "lightbox_download": "Download", "lightbox_share": "Share", "lightbox_zoom": "Zoom", "lightbox_new_window": "New […]
  • Used parts with no warranty beware April 10, 2021
    if you are buying a used part from a vendor or ebay and the seller tells you some crazy story about how the part is perfect yet wont stand benhind it just move one. I have looked at parts that people claim are "tested" and in perfect workign order but even when yo utell them […]

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  • tail lights May 12, 2021
    I'm sure people have taken a tail light out. Question is, does the outer lens (red part), separate from the inner part with the leds etc. Like unscrew or unbolt?
  • Internal Failure to Recognize FOB May 12, 2021
    For several reasons I suspect a component failure in the vehicle that prevents FOB recognition. If anyone has some experience here, I sure would appreciate knowing what you do. TIA, Dick Frederick
  • Vogue tires May 12, 2021
    I'm considering on replacing the run flats with Vogue half white wall with a goldline tires 235/50r/18 because my run flats are hard at 30psi and I feel every bump on the road. Does anyone have a opinion on the Vogue tires? I have a 2008 xlr base with 25k miles which is about half […]
  • Inside Door Switch Not Working / Fix. May 8, 2021
    Hello to all the XLR owners out there in our limited world, this may be helpful if someone experiences the same issue that I just had. This morning I pulled Fred (paint color infra red) out of the garage and the drivers inside door switch would not work. I tried the passenger side from the […]
  • Catalytic converter replacement May 7, 2021
    Engine check light came on, checked codes and got P0420, Catalytic Converter low efficiency. Reset the code and have been driving for couple days with out light coming back on. Mechanic suggests that since I do a lot of very short trips to get it out on the road and really get the system heated […]
  • Ambient sensor reset? May 7, 2021
    How to reset. Installed new sensor.

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  • when should the supercharger engage May 12, 2021
    when should the super charger engage
  • Service stabilitrak 2006 XLR V April 7, 2021
    Has anyone had the message service stabilitrak on their dash display? Is this a dealer issue or can I attempt the repair? Thanks Tom
  • any tricks for cleaning suede seat inserts? March 12, 2021
    hey all, anyone have a product they use to clean the suede inserts on my XLR-V seat inserts and door panels? I have never owned a car with suede and do not want to take a chance on messing them up. thanks in advance...
  • Curb Checking Your Rims is All Bad March 8, 2021
    I'm so bummed right now. I pulled in in front of my house, an action I've performed a thousand times, but I was off a little bit off this day. I pulled up to the curb and heard my tires brush up against the concrete. There wasn't any screech of metal sound, or even reason […]
  • Ceramic coatings January 8, 2021
    Lately I've been seeing a lot of advertising for ceramic coating. All claiming to be the best. Has anyone tried them and if so which brand - pros & cons. Rayzor
  • 2009 Cadillac XLR-V Alcantara Delete Option? January 3, 2021
    There's an interesting 2009 Cadillac XLR-V that popped up for sale on EBAY yesterday - Gray Flannel over Cashmere. The listing mentions: The Only Example Finished in Cyber Gray Over Cashmere with Special Ordered Interior without Alcantara Click to expand... I wasn't aware of an alcantara delete option on the 2009 XLR-V?? 2009 Cadillac XLR […]

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  • LED Replacement for DRL Turn Signals in Cadillac XLR - No Resistors - Replace or modify relay instead? April 22, 2021
    Hi everyone. So, over the past 6 weeks, I spent a lot of time trying various LED replacement bulbs for the DRL's/Turn Signals. (Mind you, that my car is a 2006, and the headlamps are in near new condition, no burnt lenses). I did this, to be proactive to prevent any future damage. To my […]
  • Targa conversion? January 16, 2021
    Hello everybody, I am just throwing this idea out there and am curious if anybody has done this or thought about it. I am considering converting my XLR into a “targa”. Basically fixing the rear window section in place and fabbing some sort of latch and pin probably using the existing front latch system and […]
  • folding top problem 06 V. December 17, 2020
    Hello all, This is my first posting so bear with me. I was driving 45mph the radio started to go crazy, very loud, shut it off. I pulled over and could smell a very tell-tale burning electrical motor windings odor. Being in the electrical construction business, burnt motor windings are very distinctive. I opened the […]
  • XLR-V on Z06 suspension w/ big brakes and 19x10 wheels December 15, 2020
    Finally got my car back from the shop! GM goofed and never actually shipped my Z06 springs and sway bars, and it took me 2 weeks to finally speak to a human to get it sorted out. So here's the set-up: - C6 Z06 leaf spring F/R (part# 25909895 & 15233392) - C6 Z06 sway […]
  • The end-all DRL modification October 16, 2020
    Checked one of my winter projects off the list. I understand the need to get those high-wattage bulbs out of my DRls before the lenses are damaged, but I couldn't just stop there. I wanted switchback bulbs, but wanted them to operate totally transparently and as designed, not requiring the parking lights or anything to […]
  • Additional Method to Charge a Dead Battery October 15, 2020
    I devised an additional method to charge a dead battery in case of an absolute worst case scenario that would prevent you from opening the hood to access the battery. I purchased a Cobra JumPack XL H2O power pack on sale from ShopHQ along with a 6 foot female lighter socket battery boost cable from […]

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  • 2006 XLR-V RED with beige interior May 11, 2021
    Ron Reinhardt - May 9, 2021
  • 2009 XLR-V 4946 miles May 10, 2021
    For Sale ? 2009 XLR-V with 4946 miles in mint condition available on Autotrader, great vehicle just not using it enough. Prices are rising faster than anyone can say or think. I will get a driver when this gets sold this year or next year. I am wondering if Bring a Trailer is the better […]
  • 2006 XLR-V RED with tan interior May 10, 2021
    Ron Reinhardt - May 9, 2021
  • My 2009 XLR-V will be for sale on BaT soon May 9, 2021
    I have decided to list my 2009 XLR-V on Bringatrailer in the next month Red/Cashmere with 28k miles. Bought it a year and a half ago, Love the car just don't drive it enough...Just added 4 new Goodyear run flats ( I kept the old tires, 2 were OEM from 2008, 2 were newer 2016/17 […]
  • XLR-V Xenon Blue April 26, 2021
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  • 2004 XLR for sale April 23, 2021
    Sad day but must part with my XLR. Retiring and health making my decision. Original owner of 2004 Xenon Blue. Custom chrome Foose mag wheels, new tires, chrome grill, blue powder coated front and rear calipers, Corsa custom exhaust, windrestrictor Plexiglas lighted unit, rear sway bar, embroidered rear deck lid, custom car cover, 2 sets […]
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