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    Notice: I have found that some dealers are just ignoring...

    I have found that some dealers are just ignoring the inquiry bulletin that is sent out from your dealership for XLR parts. Earlier this year I needed to replace 2 hydraulic struts for the trunk,...
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    Help! GM has indeed discontinued the power steering...

    GM has indeed discontinued the power steering rack for our cars. I recently had my power steering rack replaced and I found the last one that Auto Parts, Buy Car Parts, Automotive Accessories - Buy...
  3. Thread: Coolant leak

    by XFireXLR
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    Long Tall Sally......thanks for your responses, I...

    Long Tall Sally......thanks for your responses, I will take a look. Ironically the system was pressure tested about 5 times in total.
  4. Thread: Coolant leak

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    This is what accumulated after about 18 hours of...

    This is what accumulated after about 18 hours of sitting..........

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  5. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Coolant leak

    Recently the "Low Coolant" warning came on in the DIC, checked and topped off the coolant...no more warning in the DIC. About 2 weeks later the warning appears again, and I repeat the above. I...
  6. Thread: Car Air Dryer

    by XFireXLR
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    I actually use a leaf blower that is only used to...

    I actually use a leaf blower that is only used to dry my cars.
  7. Thread: Volant intake

    by XFireXLR
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    When I took my car in for the codes, we put the...

    When I took my car in for the codes, we put the OEM air filter boxes back on and cleared all the codes. Drove around for 3 months with the OEM air boxes and the system never threw a code. Put the...
  8. Thread: Volant intake

    by XFireXLR
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    I have the Volant intake and have the same issue,...

    I have the Volant intake and have the same issue, CEL will come on and I get the p174 error. The tech found buried deep in the GM knowledge base that the plenum housing is "out of round". Meaning...
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    I am running the Bridgestone Drive Guard run...

    I am running the Bridgestone Drive Guard run flats on my 06' base XLR.
  10. Take a look here..........

    Take a look here.......
    https://www.xlr-net.com/forums/cadillac-xlr-technical-discussion/10564-hydraulic-trunk-lift-cylinder-gm-part-88957088-a.html?highlight=xfirexlr
  11. redvette94....thanks for the reply, I will pass...

    redvette94....thanks for the reply, I will pass this on to the tech. Whats got me puzzled is that it seems that the latch itself is working. The trunk will always engage, open a few inches and then...
  12. Looking for a little insight on this issue, if...

    Looking for a little insight on this issue, if possible. Thinking back this issue started after the installation of the new hydraulic pump. Looking at the way our trunks operate, it has to be one...
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    Welcome aboard!!!!! :cool:

    Welcome aboard!!!!! :cool:
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    Unfortunately our tail lights are not serviceable...

    Unfortunately our tail lights are not serviceable and are discontinued. There is a service available that will repair your tail lights, I believe the cost is about $550.00. Below is a link to a...
  15. Replaced those also.....all hydraulics have been...

    Replaced those also.....all hydraulics have been replaced except the rear top cylinders located at the very back of the trunk.
  16. I have installed a new hydraulic pump and 2...

    I have installed a new hydraulic pump and 2 hydraulic cylinders at a cost of about $2200.00 thus far, and my trunk will still periodically open about 3"-4" and then shut. The only thing that has not...
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    Have your battery checked, i also experienced the...

    Have your battery checked, i also experienced the same issue and it was due to low voltage. Our cars do funny and weird things when the battery voltage is low. :cool:
  18. Thanks for the quick response. Contacted Plaza...

    Thanks for the quick response. Contacted Plaza Cadillac (352-787-4300), this number was given to my the parts guru at my dealership. They indeed have the part in stock, but could not take an order...
  19. Hydraulic trunk lift cylinder Gm part #88957088

    It seems that this part is on back order, and GM does not have an ETA on when it will be back in stock. To date I have spent about $2500.00 in parts for the trunk and top mechanisms, now this...
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    Which make or brand of switch back bulbs did you...

    Which make or brand of switch back bulbs did you use? :cool:
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    I recently had the same issue, purchased a new...

    I recently had the same issue, purchased a new pump from www.gmpartsdirect.com for $1056. 00 and had the dealer do the install at cost of $150.00 for labor.
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    Important! Here you go: Location Qty OEM Bulb LED...

    Here you go:

    Location Qty OEM Bulb LED Replacement Info
    Rear view Mirror 2 194
    Under Dash 2 194
    Glove Box 1 194
    Door Courtesy Lights 2 194
    Front Side Marker 2 194
    Back-up/Reverse 2 3156...
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    WOW......$200.00 for hood struts, that's just...

    WOW......$200.00 for hood struts, that's just ridiculous I changed mine about 6 months ago for about $37.95 for the struts on Amazon and installed them myself. The installation took less than 15...
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    I agree, search around a bit best price I could...

    I agree, search around a bit best price I could find was $68.92 each plus $12.00 S/H. I have been dealing with it for a few months and just wanted to get it taken care of.
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    It was indeed one of the lift support struts, had...

    It was indeed one of the lift support struts, had both replaced at a cost of $253.00.....:pat: The struts were $92.00 each.....wow.
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