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Engine 4.6L 8-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: DEXOS-1

  • Drain plug torque: 15 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 7.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 4.6L 8-Cylinder: 0.052"'

Coolant

  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL Coolant.

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type: DOT 3 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 88862806, in Canada 88862807)

Windshield Washer

  • Type: Optikleen® Washer Solvent.

Parking Brake Cable Guides

  • Type: Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. 12377985, in Canada 88901242) or lubricant meeting requirement of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB

Power Steering System

  • Type: GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. 89021184, in Canada 89021186).

Automatic Transmission

  • Type: DEXRON®-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Key Lock Cylinders

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)

Hood Latch  Assembly, Secondary Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor, and Release Pawl

  • Type: Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Hood and Door Hinges

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241, in Canada 10953474)

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Weatherstrip Lubricant (GM Part No. 3634770, in Canada 10953518) or Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. 12345579, in Canada 992887).

Powertrain


Engine

  • 4.6 L Northstar LD8 V8

  • 4.6 L Northstar L37 V8

Transmission

  • 4-speed 4T80 automatic

Fuel Consumption


CADILLAC DTS FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings

CADILLAC DTS SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2011 CADILLAC DTS Owners Manual 

  2. CADILLAC- Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Cornering Light Bulb

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3157KX

  • Daytime Running Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  5702AK

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 9055

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 157-SCK

    •  5702AK

  • High Beam and Low Beam Headlight Bulb HID-D1S

  • Stepwell Light Bulb: 194

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light BulbNot Available: LED

  • Brake Light Bulb: LED

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 194

  • Parking Light Bulb: 2825L

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: LED

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb: LED

  • Tail Light Bulb: LED

Interior Lights

  • Auto Trans Indicator Light Bulb: 74

  • Engine Compartment Light Bulb: 561

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194

  • Interior Door Light Bulb: 214-2

  • Trunk Light Bulb: 211-2

  • Vanity Mirror Light Bulb: 37