EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Air Filter How-To: 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS

Braeger Chevy helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

The engine air filter in your 2006 Cadillac CTS cleans the air that enters your engine. You should change the filter on your CTS at least once a year or every 20,000 miles, whichever comes first. If you drive in dusty or sandy conditions, you should change your filter more frequently. A dirty air filter will cause your CTS to lose 1 - 3 mpg, depending on your driving, you can save 70 - 100 gallons of gas per year simply by changing your filter regularly. The video above, shows you where the engine air filter is located in your CTS and how to change it!

In addition to improving the fuel economy of your CTS, regularly replacing your air filter will put less strain on your engine. These filters are fairly inexpensive, so check out our parts page for great deals and coupons on a new one (tip: buy several, when you go to check the filter on your CTS, you can easily swap it for a new one if it is dirty).

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Coolant Flush How-to: Cadillac CTS (2003-2007)
    Coolant flush

    Flushing the coolant in your car is not that hard and will extend the life of your engine tremendously - learn how here!

    2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L V6
  • How to Clean Battery Corrosion: 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS
    Clean the gunk off of your battery

    If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner

    2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L V6
  • Fix Coolant Leaks: 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS
    Plug minor coolant leaks

    Leaking coolant is usually a sign that your water pump needs to be replaced. This video shows you how to quickly plug it

    2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L V6
  • Fog Light Replacement 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS
    Replace fog lights

    Don't be caught in the fog with burnt out fog light bulbs

    2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L V6
  • Check Oil Level 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS
    Oil level check

    Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary

    2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L V6
  • Rotate Tires 2003-2007 Cadillac CTS
    Rotate your tires

    Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

    2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6L V6
  • See all videos for the 2006 Cadillac CTS
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools