Cadillac XTS Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Cadillac XTS’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an overheating … Read more Cadillac XTS Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Cadillac XTS P1682: Ignition 1 Switch → Circuit 2

  P1682 is a diagnostic trouble code that indicates that your Cadillac XTS’s ignition switch is having a voltage problem.  It is typically caused by a faulty ignition switch, although there can be other causes as well. There are two “circuits” to the ignition switch.  The first one goes to the ECM through the throttle … Read more Cadillac XTS P1682: Ignition 1 Switch → Circuit 2

Cadillac XTS Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Cadillac XTS’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under your … Read more Cadillac XTS Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis