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Cadillac XLR 2003 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Iversen Alber

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/15/2019
  • Alternator replacement
  • Battery removal and replacement
  • Detailed wiring diagrams
  • Engine error codes
  • Secrets of car operation

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Cadillac XLR 2003, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Cadillac. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Cadillac XLR can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Cadillac XLR of 2003 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Cadillac XLR in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
206 pages
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File size
32.6 kB (ZIP archive)
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Cadillac XLR specifications

The main characteristics of a Cadillac XLR car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelCadillac XLR
Model year2003
CategoryCabrioSport Cars
Number of doors2
Body typeCabrio
Car length4520 mm (177.11 inches)
Car width1840 mm (72.04 inches)
Car height1290 mm (50.55 inches)
Wheelbase2690 mm (105.37 inches)
Ground clearance170 mm (6.67 inches)
Front wheels235/50-R18
Rear wheels235/50-R18
Vehicle weight1640 kg (3597.52 pounds)
Car front leg room1090 mm (42,69 inches)
Car passenger space4850 litres (1274.60 gallons)
Car cargo space328 litres (86.57 gallons)
Gear boxManual, 5-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesVentilated disks
Rear brakesVentilated disks
Max speed245.0 km/h (151.44 mph)
Acceleration5.9 seconds
Turning radius12 m (466.16 inches)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity4572 ccm (277.59 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV8
Valves per cylinder4
Maximum power315.00 PS (230.84 kW or 309.45 HP) at 6000 Rev. per min.
Torque420.00 Nm (42.59 kgf-m or 308.25 ft.lbs) at 4400 Rev. per min.
Compression ratio10.5:1
Fuel typeGasoline, unleaded 95
Power density0.1921 PS/kg
Cooling system typeLiquid
Fuel tank capacity64.0 litres (16.83 gallons)

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Cadillac XLR model 2003 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Cadillac

Basic hand tools / Notes, cautions and warnings / Safety first / Expendable supplies / Off Road rules / Parts replacement / Torque specifications / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Service tips / Safety / Service hints / Mechanics tips / Serial numbers

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Engine performance / Front suspension and steering / Engine noises / Excessive vibration / Emergency troubleshooting / Operating requirements / Brake problems / Engine starting

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Valve adjustment / Compression test / Engine oil and filter change / Idle speed adjustment / Service intervals / Ignition timing / Pre-checks / Periodic maintenance / Spark plug / Specifications / Tune-up / Periodic lubrication / Final drive oil change / Air filter

Chapter four / Cadillac's engine

Cylinder / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Alternator / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Ignition pulse generator / Crankcase and crankshaft / Engine cooling / Specifications / Cylinder head / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Starter gears / Removal installation / Recoil starter / Break-in / Oil pump / Valves and valve components

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Exhaust system / Air filter air box / Specifications / Cold starting / Fuel shutoff valve / Fuel level gauge / Operation cleaning inspection / Throttle cable / Fuel tank

Chapter six / Electrical system

Voltage regulator / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Specifications / Lighting system / Electric starting system / Fuses / Switches / Ignition pulse generator / Alternator / Charging system

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Front brake and axle / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Specifications / Handlebar / Front wheel / Tie rod / Steering shaft

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Shock absorber / Rear wheel / Rear axle / Rear axle housing

Chapter nine / Body of Cadillac XLR

Rear fender seat / Rear fender / Front fender / Specifications / Front fender / Rear fend

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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