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Cadillac XLR Platinum 2008 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Hemilton Gaspare and Turzhon Zhan

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/17/2019
  • Alternator replacement
  • Brakes, suspension and tyres
  • Driveaxle removal and installation
  • Fluid volume data
  • Techniques for common troubleshooting

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Cadillac XLR Platinum 2008, 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 Platinum can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Cadillac XLR Platinum of 2008 model year.

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

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216 pages
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Cadillac XLR Platinum specifications

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

Car modelCadillac XLR Platinum
Model year2008
CategoryCabrioSport Cars
Number of seats2
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-WR18
Rear wheels235/50-WR18
Vehicle weight1638 kg (3593.14 pounds)
Towed trailer weight456 kg (1000.27 pounds)
Maximum load weight1656 kg (3632.65 pounds)
Car front leg room1090 mm (42,69 inches)
Car passenger space2803 litres (737.30 gallons)
Gear boxAuto, 6-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesDisks
Rear brakesDisks
Turning radius13 m (501.38 inches)
Aerodynamic dragcoefisient0.4
Fuel consumption (city)15.7 litres/100 km (14.93 miles per gallon)
Fuel consumption (highway)9.8 litres/100 km (23.88 miles per gallon)
Fuel consumption (mixed cycle)13.1 litres/100 km (17.91 miles per gallon)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity4566 ccm (277.23 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV8
Valves per cylinder4
Maximum power324.00 PS (236.81 kW or 318.40 HP) at 6400 Rev. per min.
Torque420.36 Nm (42.69 kgf-m or 308.55 ft.lbs) at 4400 Rev. per min.
Compression ratio10.5:1
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.1982 PS/kg
Grease typeWet sump
Fuel tank capacity68.0 litres (17.88 gallons)

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Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Cadillac XLR Platinum model 2008 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Cadillac

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

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

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

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

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

Chapter four / Cadillac's engine

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

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

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

Chapter six / Electrical system

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

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

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

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

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

Chapter nine / Body of Cadillac XLR Platinum

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

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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