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  • Future New Owner June 20, 2021
    Hello Everyone. I'm planning on getting an XLR at the end of the year. I'd like to find one that starts out with a boatload of issues. The prices are as low as $12k and and as high as $25k from what I've seen. I'm torn between a base model and an XLR-V. Are there […]
  • 3K 2007 outstanding XLR for sale June 20, 2021
    3k-Mile 2007 Cadillac XLR Passion Red Limited Edition Bid for the chance to own a 3k-Mile 2007 Cadillac XLR Passion Red Limited Edition at auction with Bring a Trailer, the home of the best vintage and classic cars online. Lot #50,093. bringatrailer.com Well the low price on the 2009 V did not keep this one […]
  • "Service Ride Control" ?? June 19, 2021
    We just brought our 05 home after dealer had it for five months for top module issues. It also went in with dash display "Service Ride Control" message...it's still there. A return call to the dealership claims the module to correct this message is unavailable but it doesn't affect the ride at all so don't […]
  • Got rid of my Mag Ride Shocks! June 19, 2021
    Hello everyone, I just wanted to let everyone know that it is possible to get rid of your Mag Ride Shocks on your XLR. I had a "clunk" in the front suspension going in and out of driveways and over speed bumps. I have several friends in the automotive repair business. I took my 04 […]
  • Removing the Filler/Bezel smoked plexiglass panel on a 2004 XLR June 18, 2021
    Is it necessary to remove the whole grill to remove and replace the Bezel? Is it screwed in or just pop in and out?
  • Service Ride Control Message June 18, 2021
    After going thru a Road repair Zone that was very bumpy this message popped up! It comes back time after time after deleting! Could it be the tire sensor got knocked loose or something else that you may have had this problem with! I had all the sensors replaced about 1.000 mi. ago after having […]

RSS Cadillac XLR General Discussion

  • 3K 2007 outstanding XLR for sale June 20, 2021
    3k-Mile 2007 Cadillac XLR Passion Red Limited Edition Bid for the chance to own a 3k-Mile 2007 Cadillac XLR Passion Red Limited Edition at auction with Bring a Trailer, the home of the best vintage and classic cars online. Lot #50,093. bringatrailer.com Well the low price on the 2009 V did not keep this one […]
  • "Service Ride Control" ?? June 19, 2021
    We just brought our 05 home after dealer had it for five months for top module issues. It also went in with dash display "Service Ride Control" message...it's still there. A return call to the dealership claims the module to correct this message is unavailable but it doesn't affect the ride at all so don't […]
  • Qualified as in experienced Mech. June 17, 2021
    Looking for a XLR Mech around Ocala/Gainesville Fl.? The Dealers are lost souls!
  • Factory Stereo no sound June 12, 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 […]
  • RIGHT SIDE (PASSENGER) MIRROR SETTINGS June 6, 2021
    Can that mirror be set in memory for the "Curb view" where I designate it, and to the "See right lane traffic" also with the the memory button 1 on driver seat side panel?? In other words, to two settings? When mine goes down to the "Curb View " setting it seems to go to […]
  • my driver's recall button #1,seat and steering wheel not working June 6, 2021
    auto recall

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  • Got rid of my Mag Ride Shocks! June 19, 2021
    Hello everyone, I just wanted to let everyone know that it is possible to get rid of your Mag Ride Shocks on your XLR. I had a "clunk" in the front suspension going in and out of driveways and over speed bumps. I have several friends in the automotive repair business. I took my 04 […]
  • Service Ride Control Message June 18, 2021
    After going thru a Road repair Zone that was very bumpy this message popped up! It comes back time after time after deleting! Could it be the tire sensor got knocked loose or something else that you may have had this problem with! I had all the sensors replaced about 1.000 mi. ago after having […]
  • Suspension Control Module Options June 17, 2021
    Hello Everyone, I am yet another owner that has a 2005 XLR with a faulty suspension control module. I have replaced the shocks with bilsteins and simulators and love the ride! I do no have any issues except for the service ride control message on the DIC. I am assuming that this is because the […]
  • Technician June 17, 2021
    Hi guys I m from longueuil QC close to Montreal the two Cadillac dealers are not able to repair my roof top convertible do you know somebody by any chance in my area who can do it. Also I need too change the engine thankls
  • Roof June 14, 2021
    Hi guys can you help me my roof top stop in the medle of the sequence and says valve number 4 open !!! What I need too do thanks
  • Another strange thing with the roof June 12, 2021
    Hi there, no problems with the roof for about a year. Operated it maybe 5 times since then, but now ... tadaaa ... it won't open. The sequence: Front tonneau opens, trunk opens, head latch is released, roof is retracted in the rear, BUT now the rear tonneau will not come down / extend. It […]

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  • Service stabilitrak 2006 XLR V May 30, 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
  • when should the supercharger engage May 13, 2021
    when should the super charger engage
  • 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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  • Interior Mod Pictures May 20, 2021
    Just some interior color changes I am playing with, so far I like it!
  • 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 […]

RSS Cadillac XLRs For Sale / Wanted

  • 2006 XLR For Sale June 17, 2021
    I have a 2006 XLR for sale. Excellent condition, 31000 mi. ASKING $22500. Car has no problems, is Steel Blue with Tan interior. I'm 3rd owner, car was delivered in Florida, went to Kentucky and now resides in Tennessee. If interested contact me. Thanks
  • 2009 XLR-V June 16, 2021
    2009 Cadillac XLR-V Bid for the chance to own a 2009 Cadillac XLR-V at auction with Bring a Trailer, the home of the best vintage and classic cars online. Lot #49,668. bringatrailer.com
  • 2009 XLR-V 4946 miles June 7, 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 Black w/ shale interior May 27, 2021
    2006 Cadillac XLR Bid for the chance to own a 2006 Cadillac XLR at auction with Bring a Trailer, the home of the best vintage and classic cars online. Lot #48,870. bringatrailer.com 6 days left. Current bid $5,250
  • Light Bezel May 26, 2021
    Hi there i am looking for a light bezel for the light on the drivers door just the cover if possible
  • 2004 XLR for sale May 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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