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  • Looking 2006-09 Base XLR February 23, 2021
    I have an interest in a 2006-09 Base Model.....you can send me pictures, info and price......thanks....craig
  • Persistent P2098 code February 23, 2021
    I have a persistent p2098 code (lean bank 2 downstream). Have replaced O2 sensor twice. Have also replaced the following recently to solve other problems: Upstream bank 2 sensor intake gaskets plenum hose The car runs beautifully, idles smooth, good gas mileage, no indications that anything is wrong except the CEL glowing. Anyone else encounter […]
  • HELP February 23, 2021
    Looking to return to the XLR fold again after several years. Considering a 2007 base with 60,000 miles. What major issues should I be concerned with? Don't want to get back into a money pit but sure do love these cars. Headlights look really good, so other than breaking and requiring finding one/some I'm good […]
  • Ordering workshop manuals from TheManualMaster,com February 23, 2021
    Has anyone dealt with TheManualMaster.com when ordering XLR complete workshop service manuals?
  • Ultra Low Mileage 2006 XLR For Sale February 21, 2021
    Black on black 2006 XLR, looking to sell quickly in Boca Raton, FL. Garage kept its whole life, originally a demo model used by the wife of a GM executive, first registered by the current owner in 2007. CURRENT MILEAGE IS ***5,630***. Likely among the lowest mileage examples in existance. Looking for $27,000 obo
  • Onstar mirror February 21, 2021
    I just noticed that my onstar mirror is flashing on and off. Has anyone else noticed it or had this problem

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  • HELP February 23, 2021
    Looking to return to the XLR fold again after several years. Considering a 2007 base with 60,000 miles. What major issues should I be concerned with? Don't want to get back into a money pit but sure do love these cars. Headlights look really good, so other than breaking and requiring finding one/some I'm good […]
  • Onstar mirror February 21, 2021
    I just noticed that my onstar mirror is flashing on and off. Has anyone else noticed it or had this problem
  • Show Us Your XLR February 19, 2021
    Ok, now that we have a few members here, lets see some pics of those XLRs!
  • Factory Stereo no sound February 19, 2021
    Hello all, I hope someone out there can help me out with a situation that I unfortunately brought on myself. I just purchased a very clean 2006 XLR with factory stereo that has the bose amp. The stereo worked fine with exception of a "cd error". I took the unit out, separated and disassembled the […]
  • Foam pieces in the HVAC vents? February 15, 2021
    So I have these mysterious foam pieces appearing from time to time in the HVAC vents (see pictures). Does anyone know what's deteriorating in the bowels of the HVAC ventilation system? Is it something I should be worried about? Where do I start looking? Or should I just accept the fact that the car is […]
  • Adaptive Headlights February 15, 2021
    I was looking at a 2006 at a dealer in Leesburg Fl online and I noticed in one of their pictures there was a message.....I asked about it and the sales mgr said the adaptive headlights were converted to fixed, and this message would not be fixed or repaired to original for a buyer....what yr […]

RSS Cadillac XLR Technical Discussion

  • Persistent P2098 code February 23, 2021
    I have a persistent p2098 code (lean bank 2 downstream). Have replaced O2 sensor twice. Have also replaced the following recently to solve other problems: Upstream bank 2 sensor intake gaskets plenum hose The car runs beautifully, idles smooth, good gas mileage, no indications that anything is wrong except the CEL glowing. Anyone else encounter […]
  • Ordering workshop manuals from TheManualMaster,com February 23, 2021
    Has anyone dealt with TheManualMaster.com when ordering XLR complete workshop service manuals?
  • Any XLR techs near Los Angeles? February 20, 2021
    I purchased a 06 XLR 6 months ago and recently my car stalled and now misfires tremendously shaking until it eventually shuts off. Pulled codes and found issues with system to lean in bank 1&2, and several other codes. Most mechanics I know have never worked on an XLR. Any shop suggestions aside D3 Cadillac […]
  • Bigger battery February 19, 2021
    Hello everybody, after having battery issues nearly once a year I read a lot about batteries here on the board. I always used best quality batteries from Varta, almost every month connected the car to an intelligent battery charger, but after 1 or 1,5 years the battery is dead again. Now I equipped it with […]
  • Turn Signal Flasher Location February 16, 2021
    I need help finding the turn signal flasher location 2005 Thanks
  • When is a good time to replace Shock absorbers (Struts?) February 16, 2021
    Hi! So bear with me here... I'm a new XLR owner. The car is a 2006 XLR, with 19K miles on it. Smells and looks new. Since I've never driven an XLR before, how would I know if the shocks are good or bad? I've driven plenty of sports cars. This car, seems to be […]

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  • 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 […]
  • Selling my V 2006 123k miles $18900 January 2, 2021
    Hi I’m selling my 2006 Xlr v. Car has 123k miles. Full conversion was done with Eibach shocks prior to me purchasing it. Shocks have less than 500 miles on it. Casper connectors were installed to remove the light. Car drives excellent slightly lowered in the front by turning the bolts. I’ve put about 600 […]
  • 07 XLR-V Want to Up Grade Brakes November 25, 2020
    Is the 07-V, single piston brake? Any recommendations for an up grade? Would something like this work? Corvette Brake Package - C6Z06 Upgrade for C6 : 2005-2013 C6 Corvette Brake Packages Corvette Brake Package - C6Z06 Upgrade for C6 : 2005-2013 C6 Replace your stock 2005-2013 C6 Corvette brakes with this 2006-2013 C6 Z06 Big […]
  • RUBBER SNUFFERS November 14, 2020
    This past summer with the temps, rather high while washing my car I noticed a tar like substance on the rear cover where it meets the deck lid. Upon further investigation I noticed that the rubber snuffer had melted. Has anybody experienced this in the past ? Rayzor
  • 2006 XLRV November 12, 2020
    has no power to anything except right side power seat and horn battery new and charged any thoughts? could this be a ground problem?

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  • 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 […]
  • LED running lights installed in my headlights. September 30, 2020
    Since I have restored my headlights and want to keep as much heat out of them as possible I installed some Phillips Zevo ultra bright 6000K 194 bulbs in my headlights. Nice bright white light and no heat to damage the lens. Sort of a paint to get them out and back in but worth […]

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  • Looking 2006-09 Base XLR February 23, 2021
    I have an interest in a 2006-09 Base Model.....you can send me pictures, info and price......thanks....craig
  • Ultra Low Mileage 2006 XLR For Sale February 21, 2021
    Black on black 2006 XLR, looking to sell quickly in Boca Raton, FL. Garage kept its whole life, originally a demo model used by the wife of a GM executive, first registered by the current owner in 2007. CURRENT MILEAGE IS ***5,630***. Likely among the lowest mileage examples in existance. Looking for $27,000 obo
  • 2004 Cadillac XLR in Xenon Blue with just Over 6K Miles February 20, 2021
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  • SOLD - 2004 XLR - Red - Near Perfect February 1, 2021
    $19,300 -- This is a two-owner XLR. It is an impeccably maintained car. No accidents or previous damage. The car spent most of its life in Florida and Texas, It rarely sees rain, and has never seen snow. It is a 10 inside and out. The interior looks to be nearly new, with no rips […]
  • 12K mile 2004 XLR Turbocharged! January 30, 2021
    Satin Nickel color w/ Shale Leather interior w/ Eucalyptus wood; Car was immediately (2004, 583 miles) sent to Mallett Performance Cars in NC (only Two of a Kind) and enhanced: engine (Northstar 4.6L) performance upgrades, 2007 6 speed transmission and differential, PCM&TCM 2004 Seimens to 2007 Delphi, etc. AND twin turbos mounted! Custom exhaust. Brand […]
  • 17k-Mile 2006 Cadillac XLR January 29, 2021
    17k-Mile 2006 Cadillac XLR for sale on BaT Auctions - ending January 28 (Lot #42,353) | Bring a Trailer Black Raven w/black interior. Current bid is $19,500
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