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  • Just wanted to say hi. January 30, 2023
    I just purchased a 08 XLR-V and it is supposed to be delivered to Reno from Fla. this Tuesday 1-31-23. I am sure I will have questions once it gets here.
  • Fuel system codes, need some help. January 29, 2023
    Hoping someone can help me navigate this one. Recently my check engine light came on. According to the code I had a bad mass air flow sensor. Bought a new OEM one and replaced it. Same problem. Now I'm getting the following codes: P1101 - Mass air flow sensor out of self test range, P0174, […]
  • Horn connector January 29, 2023
    Anyone know how to release this connector from the horn assembly? The fuse blows immediately when using the horn and I am trying to troubleshoot it, but cannot get the connector off. I slid the grey part off, but not sure what to do now and it is almost a blind operation where it is […]
  • Wanted - XLR V January 28, 2023
    Looking for 2007 - 2009 XLR-V Lower the mileage the better. Color is important to me, not looking for black or gray/silver cars. Please message me on the board. Thanks for the ad
  • XLR V tires January 24, 2023
    Looking to replace original tires on 06 XLR V. debating whether to stay with original sizes or go 255/40/19 on all four wheels. looking at tire rack either continental DWS06 or Michelin Pilot. just want to make sure there were no clearance problems with the 255s on the front
  • New Owner - Gift From My Grandma January 22, 2023
    Hey all, My grandma passed away and left me her 2008 XLR. It was her prized possession and I plan to keep it. She took excellent care of the car and it has significant sentimental value to me as my grandma was my hero. I don't envision selling it therefore I want to treat is […]

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  • Driver seat cover replacement January 21, 2023
    Hi all, I just ordered the lower seat cover for the driver side of my 2006 base model, Shale Driver Seat Cushion Cover - GM (88991574)​Mine is not horrible but am not happy with it's appearance after cleaning and conditioning it, the car is near perfect and this bothers me lol. Has anyone attempted or […]
  • An XLR video I've not seen before .......... January 20, 2023
    Hey Surfing the inter-web , I came across this XLR video. Maybe it's old news here. I've never seen it till today. Pretty SLICK. Actually see that build sheet (big piece of paper ) taped to the front of the car(1 minute 4 seconds) that I got (allegedly for mine) when I got a copy […]
  • Looking for a repair shop January 17, 2023
    Any Northstar mechanics near Venice / Sarasota, FL? The engine developed a rattling/grinding noise. Oil pressure is good. 46k miles. Can't tell if the noise is internal engine or external. 2007 XLR Thanks, Ron
  • A little word of warning for our XLR owners January 16, 2023
    Well, it was time to crank up the XLR-V after 6 months and of course the battery was dead. I pulled out the old key to unlock the trunk. Once inside, I pulled the release tab more than a few times. It only partially unlocked the door and I could NOT gain access. What saved […]
  • Fob discontinued January 8, 2023
    Need a key fob for 2006 cadillac xlr can’t fine one. Fob has been discontinued by cadillac and there’s none Available on the internet. Will any other gm key fob work? Or does any body have and extra one for sale.
  • No Fob Detected January 3, 2023
    I have a 2006 XLR. I get a random 'No Fob Detected' message. Car will not start. I put remote in slot in glove box but still will not start. Cadillac dealer can't seem to find cause. 15 to 20 minutes later it will start and reads the fob with no issue. Has anyone else […]

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  • Fuel system codes, need some help. January 29, 2023
    Hoping someone can help me navigate this one. Recently my check engine light came on. According to the code I had a bad mass air flow sensor. Bought a new OEM one and replaced it. Same problem. Now I'm getting the following codes: P1101 - Mass air flow sensor out of self test range, P0174, […]
  • Horn connector January 29, 2023
    Anyone know how to release this connector from the horn assembly? The fuse blows immediately when using the horn and I am trying to troubleshoot it, but cannot get the connector off. I slid the grey part off, but not sure what to do now and it is almost a blind operation where it is […]
  • 2004 Key Fob replacement - Using a "used" key fob from another vehicle January 21, 2023
    I know this topic has been beat to death, but after searching the forum and google I haven't found out the answer to my particular problem. When I purchased my 2004 XLR it came with only one fob, the # 2. After around a month of searching I finally found a used one on ebay […]
  • COLD AIR INTAKE CAUSING CODES January 21, 2023
    Hi All ...Been checking previous threads about this much talked about topic but have not found a similar situation..Had a Volent Cold Air Intake Unit installed ...Problem is I'm getting a Check Engine Light ..My baby does not have a rough idle..does not stutter or shut off ..actually rides beautiful...codes coming up are P0171 and […]
  • Fuses January 21, 2023
    Went to change the radio fuse under the passenger side floor board and discovered these are not the standard ATC fusees. Can't find the type in the manual but Amazon has them in: standard size,small and mini. Looks like these are mini but they can also be small. Does anyone know the correct size? I […]
  • The top is the Bottoms January 17, 2023
    Has anyone found a way of approaching the problem with inconsistent operations of the top. I replaced the trunk gas struts which helped, but sometimes the convertible will close and then sometimes it won’t. I understand the concept is similar to the Mercedes’ and Porsche hard top convertible. Does anyone have experience going there for […]

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  • XLR V tires January 24, 2023
    Looking to replace original tires on 06 XLR V. debating whether to stay with original sizes or go 255/40/19 on all four wheels. looking at tire rack either continental DWS06 or Michelin Pilot. just want to make sure there were no clearance problems with the 255s on the front
  • 2006 xlr-v power steering reservoir needs filling approx every 2 months no visible leaks anybody have similar situation? December 22, 2022
    have 2006xlrv with power steering leakage no visible signs of leakage any similar situations?
  • Power Steering Pump Drive stripped internal gear. October 29, 2022
    Team XLR - V I lost power steering some time ago but continue to drive the car and just muscled through. Not knowing the history of the car I decided to replace the power steering pump. What I discovered when I was finally able to get the pump off the car shocked me. The female […]
  • Power Steering Pulley July 21, 2022
    Hello XLR fam, I’m new here and have a 2007 V. Like so many, my Power Steering Pump died, and after a 2 month witch hunt I found one from an awesome friend I made on another CLR forum. Now that the mechanic has the part, he pulled it out and noticed the pulley was […]
  • Fault codes - P2176 and P1516 June 22, 2022
    Anyone have any suggestions. I have a 2007 XLR V with 84k miles that I purchased about 5 months ago and have driven very little. A few days ago I went for a short drive and it ran fine, two hours later I started it and it would barely run. I had a few trouble […]
  • MAP Sensor question June 11, 2022
    There are three MAP sensors right next to the intake manifold/supercharger on the right side of the engine. My question is are all three supposed to have a vacuum line connected to them, On my XLR V the first and third one have vacuum lines but the middle one does not. This doesn't make sense […]

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  • CD changer replacement January 17, 2023
    My CD changer was holding 6 of my favorite cd's hostage, I tried all the tricks, but nothing worked. Once I removed the unit and separated the cd changer from the radio, I was able to disassemble the changer and remove the cd's. Unfortunately I found some teeth missing from one of the gears so […]
  • XLR suspension September 10, 2022
    I'm looking for any info for a kit to replace my shocks, struts, etc. on a 2004 XLR. Magnetic ride control module died and can't seem to find replacement.
  • C8 Rims on XLR July 13, 2022
    Anyone added a set (or know if its possible) to use a set of C8 rims on a XLR? A new factory set is selling locally for under $1000 19x8.5 front 20x11 rear Thinking same bolt pattern and offset? What tire size would work? Thoughts?
  • LED Replacement for DRL Turn Signals in Cadillac XLR - No Resistors - Replace or modify relay instead? June 9, 2022
    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 […]
  • Northstar Performance November 24, 2021
    Has anyone else had problems with Northstar Performance? I ordered a stage 3 performance PCM with core on 25th September. I haven´t heard anything form them since. I sent them a couple of emails, no answer. I tried to contact the owner on Linkedin, no answer.
  • Interior Mod Pictures November 20, 2021
    Just some interior color changes I am playing with, so far I like it!

RSS Cadillac XLRs For Sale / Wanted

  • Wanted - XLR V January 28, 2023
    Looking for 2007 - 2009 XLR-V Lower the mileage the better. Color is important to me, not looking for black or gray/silver cars. Please message me on the board. Thanks for the ad
  • Someone stop me before I buy again!! January 13, 2023
    Seriously. If I was closer I'd already have scoped it out and probably possess it. Helluva scam or imho, a ridiculously low price if one is able to do some work by one's self. I have no knowledge of this car or the seller (I just 'borrowed' the ad and pictures for us all) - […]
  • 2004 XLR for sale December 30, 2022
    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 […]
  • FE2 Shocks December 24, 2022
    Looking for a pair of rear & front new FE2 Shocks (Magnetic Ride)
  • 2006 w/ 32,420 miles / $34,500 December 8, 2022
    Family illness regretfully forces sale. Love the car and have thoroughly enjoyed it. The engine light came on once, but I had it professionally diagnosed and nothing was found. The engine light went out shortly thereafter and and never returned. I know of nothing incorrect or flawed except a speaker grill located on the window […]
  • 2007 SERVICE MANUALS December 3, 2022
    Volumes 1,2, 3 of Factory Service Manuals, covers XLR/XLR-V, Good Condition, $325. shipped in CONUS,
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