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2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Radio Does Not Mute Enough When OnStar Turn-By-Turn Navigation Directions Are Announced
Viewed 253 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#10-08-46-001C: Radio Does Not Mute Enough When OnStar Turn-By-Turn Navigation Directions Are Announced (Increase Volume Setting or Request Soft Mute Feature Change Through OnStar Customer Service) - (Apr 20, 2016) Subject: Radio Does Not Mute... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: OnStar Gen 8.xC Module Inoperative/Vehicle Battery Discharged
Viewed 227 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#14648: Customer Satisfaction - OnStar Gen 8.xC Module Inoperative/Vehicle Battery Discharged - (Feb 26, 2015) Subject: 14648 – OnStar Gen 8.xC Module Inoperative / Vehicle Battery Discharged Models: 2009 Buick Enclave 2010 Buick LaCrosse ... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIC5346A: Normal Characteristic - Unable To Answer a Second Incoming Bluetooth call or Continues To Ring After Answering a Second Incoming Call
Viewed 126 times since Tue, Mar 14, 2017
#PIC5346A: Normal Characteristic - Unable To Answer a Second Incoming Bluetooth call or Continues To Ring After Answering a Second Incoming Call - (Jan 31, 2013) Subject:  Normal Characteristic - Unable To Answer a Second Incoming Bluetooth call... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PI0086E: Unexpected Loss of Radio Audio (Radio Goes Silent/No Sound) and Other Blackberry Phone - Bluetooth Issues
Viewed 416 times since Fri, Dec 30, 2016
#PI0086E: Unexpected Loss of Radio Audio (Radio Goes Silent/No Sound) and Other Blackberry Phone - Bluetooth Issues - (May 28, 2013) Subject:  Unexpected Loss of Radio Audio (Radio Goes Silent/No Sound) and Other Blackberry® Phone - Bluetooth®... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #16-NA-055: Information Regarding Servicing Components Located Near SIR Components
Viewed 252 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#16-NA-055: Information Regarding Servicing Components Located Near SIR Components - (Feb 22, 2016) Subject: Information Regarding Servicing Components Located Near SIR Components Attention: This Bulletin also applies to any of the models that... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: GM TechLink Article: EBCM Condition
Viewed 265 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
2007-09 Escalade, Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Acadia, Sierra, Yukon, Outlook 2008-09 Enclave, G8 2009 Cadillac XLR, Corvette During normal diagnostics and/or repair verification, the ABS light, Traction Control and/or Stabilitrak... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: GM Tech Link: Bluetooth Issues
Viewed 287 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
This information applies to the following vehicles with UE1 and UPF: 2008-09 CTS, CTS-V 2009 Allure, Enclave, Lacrosse, Lucerne, DTS, Escalade, SRX, STS, Cadillac XLR, Cobalt, Corvette, Equinox, HHR, Impala, Malibu, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe,... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Information: Electronic Brake Control Module Communication
Viewed 359 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Source: GM Techlink Date: October 2010 Subject:  Electronic Brake Control Module Communication Models: 2009 Cadillac XLR On some 2008-2011 Enclave; 2007-2011 Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT, Avalanche, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, Acadia,... Read More
2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIT4683F: Additional Wheel Speed Sensor Diagnostics - (Jul 31, 2012)
Viewed 216 times since Tue, Mar 14, 2017
#PIT4683F: Additional Wheel Speed Sensor Diagnostics - (Jul 31, 2012) Subject:  Additional Wheel Speed Sensor Diagnostics Models:  2008 - 2013 Buick Enclave 2007 - 2013 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT 2009 Cadillac XLR 2007 -... Read More
2008 Cadillac XLR: TechLink Article: Heated Steering Wheel Fuse
Viewed 373 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
For 2008, the Cadillac XLR has a heated steering wheel. A fuse has been added to the fuse block below the passenger foot area (fig. 7). TIP: The owner manual will not be updated to include this information until 2009. - Thanks to Brad Thacher Read More
2008 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Change in the GM Nav Disc Update Program
Viewed 377 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
To: Dealer Principals, General Managers, Sales Managers, Service Managers (Chevrolet, Pontiac, GMC, Buick, Saturn, and Cadillac) Subject: Change in the GM Nav Disc Update Program Models: All 2008 models with factory-installed, in-vehicle navigation -... Read More
2008 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #08-09-41-002H: Diagnostic Information for Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) System, Intermittent AIR BAG Indicator/Lamp Illuminated
Viewed 229 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#08-09-41-002H: Diagnostic Information for Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) System, Intermittent AIR BAG Indicator/Lamp Illuminated with DTC(s) B0012, B0013, B0015, B0016, B0019, B0020, B0022, B0023, B0026, B0033, B0040, B0042 or B0044 Set - ... Read More
2007 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIC4510C: OnStar® TBT (Turn by Turn) And Digit Display Location - (Jul 18, 2012)
Viewed 163 times since Sun, Mar 19, 2017
#PIC4510C: OnStar® TBT (Turn by Turn) And Digit Display Location - (Jul 18, 2012) Subject:  OnStar® TBT (Turn by Turn) And Digit Display Location Models:  2007 - 2013 All GM Passenger Car and Light Duty Trucks With OnStar Gen6, Gen7, Gen8,... Read More
2006 Cadillac XLR: Service Information: High Mount Stop Lamp Replacement
Viewed 312 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Document ID: 1109348 Subject: High Mount Stop Lamp Replacement Removal Procedure Models: 2006 Cadillac XLR | XLR (VIN Y) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The high mount stop lamp is illuminated by a... Read More
2006 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Language Change for OnStar System (U.S. Only)
Viewed 264 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Bulletin No:  05-08-46-009 Date:  November, 2006 Subject:  Language Change for OnStar System (U.S. Only) Models: 2006 Buick LaCrosse, Lucerne, Rainier 2006 Cadillac DTS, STS, XLR 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, Corvette, Equinox, HHR, Impala, Malibu,... Read More
2006 - 2009 Cadillac XLR-V: Service Bulletin: #PI0430B: Magnaride Magnetically Controlled Suspension Electrical Connector Not Seated, Service Suspension System Message
Viewed 885 times since Fri, Dec 30, 2016
#PI0430B: Magnaride Magnetically Controlled Suspension Electrical Connector Not Seated, Service Suspension System Message, DTCs C0575, C0580, C0585 or C0590 - (May 15, 2013) Subject: Magnaride™ Magnetically Controlled Suspension Electrical... Read More
2005 Cadillac XLR: GM TechLink: Keyless Ignition System
Viewed 325 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
From GM TechLink, August 2004: The 2005 Corvette keyless access system uses a coded transmitter fob. With the transmitter fob inside the passenger compartment, pressing the START button on the instrument panel starts the engine. The engine is turned... Read More
2005 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: TechLink Article: Noticeable Difference in Audio Volume Level
Viewed 311 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Title:  Noticeable Difference in Audio Volume Level Source:  GM TechLink Publication Date:  January 2012 On some 2006-2012 LaCrosse (Allure), Lucerne; 2011-2012 Regal; 2010-2012 Camaro; 2005-2012 Corvette; 2006-2012 Impala; 2006-2007 Monte Carlo;... Read More
2005 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIC5485A: Noticeable Difference In Audio Volume Level When Selecting Favorites Or Switching Between The AM/FM Bands CD And/Or XM - (Oct 24, 2011)
Viewed 197 times since Tue, Mar 21, 2017
#PIC5485A: Noticeable Difference In Audio Volume Level When Selecting Favorites Or Switching Between The AM/FM Bands CD And/Or XM - (Oct 24, 2011) Subject:  Noticeable Difference In Audio Volume Level When Selecting Favorites Or Switching... Read More
2005 - 2008 Cadillac XLR: TechLink Article: Fob Conditions
Viewed 261 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Some owners of a 2005 - 2008 Corvette or Cadillac XLR may comment of an occasional No Fob Detected message on the DIC display when the fob is located somewhere on the driver's seat. They also may comment that the fob reminder (3 horn honks) is... Read More
2005 - 2007 Cadillac XLR and XLR-V: Service Bulletin: Intermittent Service Stability Message On DIC With Only DTC C0561 Symptom 71
Viewed 286 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Date: September 28, 2006 Subject: Intermittent Service Stability Message On DIC With Only DTC C0561 Symptom 71 Models: 2005-2007 Cadillac XLR and XLR-V 2005-2007 Chevrolet Corvette The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the... Read More
2004 Cadillac XLR: XM Antenna Installation on XLR
Viewed 324 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
When a 2004 Cadillac XLR is ordered with the optional XM radio, the antenna is shipped loose. It must be installed before delivery of the vehicle (at customer request). A detailed instruction sheet is supplied with the antenna kit. Here are some... Read More
2004 Cadillac XLR: Resetting the Engine Oil Life Monitor
Viewed 299 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Below is the procedure for resetting the engine oil life monitor on the 2004 Cadillac XLR: 1. Press the up or down arrow to scroll the DIC to show OIL LIFE. 2. Once the XXX% ENGINE OIL LIFE menu item is highlighted, press and hold the RESET button... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Red LED and B2455 After Performing Canada Upgrade Bulletin 15-08-44-001
Viewed 251 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#PIC6140B: Red LED and B2455 After Performing Canada Upgrade Bulletin 15-08-44-001 - (Dec 21, 2015) Subject: Red LED and B2455 After Performing Canada Upgrade Bulletin 15-08-44-001 Models: 2005-2009 Buick Allure 2004 Buick Century 2005-2009... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: IPC Odometer Programming Method Quick Reference Guide
Viewed 313 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#07-08-49-020K: IPC Odometer Programming Method Quick Reference Guide - (Sep 16, 2016) Subject: IPC Odometer Programming Method Quick Reference Guide Models: 2017 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks Attention: This Bulletin applies to... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Diagnostic Tip - Difficulty Programming Modules, Cannot Achieve Ignition On, Engine Off Mode
Viewed 264 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#PIC3520C: Diagnostic Tip - Difficulty Programming Modules, Cannot Achieve Ignition On, Engine Off Mode - (Nov 2, 2015) Subject: Diagnostic Tip - Difficulty Programming Modules, Cannot Achieve Ignition On, Engine Off Mode Models: 2005 - 2011... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Battery Drain Check List
Viewed 308 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#PIC4474B: Battery Drain Check List - Cadillac XLR Models - keywords adaptor column draw harness interface IPOD lamp light lights lock manual parasitic program shift shifter steering transmission wheel - (Feb 20, 2009) Subject: Battery Drain Check... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: 118 Error When Attempting To Configure OnStar, Use TBT, Or Other Data Services After 15-08-44-001 Upgrade
Viewed 262 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#PIT5484A: 118 Error When Attempting To Configure OnStar, Use TBT, Or Other Data Services After 15-08-44-001 Upgrade - (Mar 1, 2016) Subject: 118 Error When Attempting To Configure OnStar, Use TBT, Or Other Data Services After 15-08-44-001 Upgrade... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIP4925A: SES Light with Fuel Trim and or Oxygen Sensor Codes - (Mar 21, 2017)
Viewed 300 times since Wed, Mar 22, 2017
#PIP4925A: SES Light with Fuel Trim and or Oxygen Sensor Codes - (Mar 21, 2017) Subject:  SES Light with Fuel Trim and or Oxygen Sensor Codes Brand: Model: Model Year: VIN: Engine: Transmission: from to from to All All ... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIC5049A: Fuel Tank Hard to Fill Or Displays 1/2 Tank After Filling - (Oct 22, 2012)
Viewed 172 times since Tue, Mar 14, 2017
#PIC5049A: Fuel Tank Hard to Fill Or Displays 1/2 Tank After Filling - (Oct 22, 2012) Subject:  Fuel Tank Hard to Fill Or Displays 1/2 Tank After Filling Models:  2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR 2005 - 2013 Chevrolet Corvette This PI was... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIC3379D: HUD - Head Up Display Information - Multiple Conditions or Questions - (Nov 27, 2012)
Viewed 176 times since Tue, Mar 14, 2017
#PIC3379D: HUD - Head Up Display Information - Multiple Conditions or Questions - (Nov 27, 2012) Subject:  HUD - Head Up Display Information - Multiple Conditions or Questions Models:  2010 - 2013 Buick LaCrosse 1999 - 2005 Buick Park Avenue... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #07-08-49-020L: IPC Odometer Programming Method Quick Reference Guide - (Jan 6, 2017)
Viewed 509 times since Tue, Jan 10, 2017
#07-08-49-020L: IPC Odometer Programming Method Quick Reference Guide - (Jan 6, 2017) Subject:  IPC Odometer Programming Method Quick Reference Guide Models:  2017 and Prior GM Passenger Cars and Trucks Attention:  This Bulletin applies to... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: GM TechLink: No Fob Detected Message
Viewed 277 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
Source:  GM TechLink Date:  February 20, 2014 A No Fob Detected message may be displayed on the Driver Information Center of some 2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR and 2005-2013 Corvette models when attempting to start the vehicle. The engine may not crank... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Bose Sound System
Viewed 473 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
The Bose® Sound System for the Cadillac XLR: 9 high-performance speakers Two 8-cm mid-high-range speakers in the instrument panel. One 8-cm mid-high-range speaker (centrefill) in the instrument panel. Four 5-cm mid-high-range speakers in the... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR XLR-V: Recall Notice: #15643: Special Coverage Adjustment - Airbag Light On
Viewed 486 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#15643: Special Coverage Adjustment - Airbag Light On - (Apr 21, 2016) Subject: 15643 — Special Coverage Adjustment – Airbag Light On Models: 2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR 2005 - 2013 Chevrolet Corvette Condition On some 2004 - 2009... Read More
2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR: Service Information: Head-Up Display Conditions
Viewed 374 times since Wed, Dec 21, 2016
Source: GM Techlink Date: January 2011 Subject:  Head-Up Display Conditions Models: 2004 - 2009 Cadillac XLR A Head-Up Display (HUD) (Fig. 9) is available on the 1999-2005 Park Avenue, 2010-2011 Lacrosse, 2004-2009 XLR, 2005-2011 STS, 1999-2011... Read More
2004 - 2008 Cadillac XLR: TechLink Article: Door Handle Release Button
Viewed 517 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Some owners of a 2004 - 2008 Cadillac XLR or Corvette may comment that the inside door handle release button switch will not release either the driver or passenger door. Verify that the door lock is not on. Further investigation will show that the... Read More
2004 - 2008 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Stabilitrak/Active Handling Light On, Service Stabilitrak/Active Handling Message on DIC
Viewed 404 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Subject: Stabilitrak/Active Handling Light On, Service Stabilitrak/Active Handling Message on DIC, DTC C0710 Steering Wheel Position Sensor (SWPS) Signal Set (Install Clip in SWPS Connector) #06-02-35-002B - (10/19/2007) Models: 2004 - 2008 Cadillac... Read More
2004 - 2008 Cadillac XLR and XLR-V: TechLink Article: "Shift to Park" Message
Viewed 349 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
On some 2004 - 2008 Cadillac XLR and V models, the Driver Information Center (DIC) may display a "Shift To Park" message when the vehicle is in Park, or the Auto Door Lock/Unlock features may be inoperative. Also, the ignition mode switch may not go... Read More
2004 - 2008 Cadillac XLR and XLR-V: Service Bulletin: Poor Reception of Radio Stations on AM Band, Static/Popping Noise
Viewed 267 times since Tue, Dec 20, 2016
#08-08-44-009: Poor Reception of Radio Stations on AM Band, Static/Popping Noise (Install Antenna Service Kit) - (Apr 3, 2008) Subject: Poor Reception of Radio Stations on AM Band, Static/Popping Noise (Install Antenna Service Kit) Models: 2004 -... Read More
2004 - 2007 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Revised Fuel Sender Values
Viewed 289 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Document ID: 2460616 #PIC4159B: Revised Fuel Sender Values For The Chevrolet Corvette And The Cadillac XLR - keywords PIC4159 PIC4159A - (May 3, 2010) Subject: Revised Fuel Sender Values For The Chevrolet Corvette and Cadillac XLR Models: 1997... Read More
2004 - 2006 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) C0710 Steering Wheel Position Sensor (SWPS) Signal, Service Stability System Message on Driver Information Center (DIC)
Viewed 425 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Service Bulletin #:  06-02-35-002 Date: January 2006 Subject:  Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) C0710 Steering Wheel Position Sensor (SWPS) Signal, Service Stability System Message on Driver Information Center (DIC) (Inspect and Secure Wires in SWPS... Read More
2004 - 2006 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Wipers Will Not Park
Viewed 289 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Subject: Wipers Will Not Park Number: #PIC3761 Models: 2004 - 2006 Cadillac XLR 2005 - 2006 Chevrolet Corvette The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI. Condition/Concern: Some customers may... Read More
2004 - 2006 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: #PIC3865B: Intermittent Poor and/or No Radio Reception FM Stations - (Jul 11, 2013)
Viewed 338 times since Fri, Dec 30, 2016
#PIC3865B: Intermittent Poor and/or No Radio Reception FM Stations - (Jul 11, 2013) Subject:  Intermittent Poor and/or No Radio Reception FM Stations Models:  2004 - 2006 Cadillac XLR This PI was superseded to update recommended field.... Read More
2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR: Service Information: No Crank, PRNDL Inoperative
Viewed 407 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Owners of some 2005 Chevrolet Corvettes and 2004 - 05 Cadillac XLRs may experience a no-crank condition, with no codes in any module. The concern may be followed by an inoperative transmission range indicator (PRNDL). The Tech 2 will show the... Read More
2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR: Service Information: Low or Completely Discharged Battery
Viewed 306 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
Owners of some 2004-05 Cadillac XLRs and 2005 Chevrolet Corvettes may comment that the battery has a low charge or is completely discharged at times. If a cause can not be located with normal diagnosis, check with the customer or the sales department... Read More
2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Poor or No GPS reception
Viewed 258 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#PIC3021: 2004-2005 Cadillac XLR Poor or No GPS reception - kw antenna accessory body cable display electrical inoperative map module navigation radio UM8 - (Jun 24, 2004) Subject: 2004-2005 Cadillac XLR Poor Or No GPS Reception The following... Read More
2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR: Service Bulletin: Folding Top Inop and/or DTC B1310
Viewed 522 times since Sun, Dec 18, 2016
#PIC3198: 2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR Folding Top Inop and/or DTC B1310 - kw convertible electrical information inoperative LH2 module operation power roof switch trunk - (Oct 18, 2004) Subject: 2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR Folding Top Inop and/or DTC... Read More
2004 - 2005 Cadillac XLR: Campaign: Exterior Lighting - Turn Signal Malfunction
Viewed 378 times since Sun, Dec 25, 2016
MAKE/MODELS: MODEL/BUILD YEARS: Cadillac / XLR 2004 - 2005 MANUFACTURER: General Motors Corp. NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 06V263000 MFG'S REPORT DATE: July 12, 2006 COMPONENT: Exterior Lighting: Turn Signal POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED:... Read More