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I have a 2005 Cadillac STS. The sound cuts off on my radio/ cd player after a little while if playing. I don't think its the speakers or a loose wire since the sound comes back as soon as I change the station or shut it of and turn it back on. I'm pretty sure its the radio itself but I'm hoping there's some kind of quick fix for this issue. My radio doesn't have an auxiliary port so if I need to change the whole thing, I'm wondering if I can swap it with a unit from a newer sts with an aux port.

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No quick fix there. Dealer would be best option. There have been many issues with the STS, XTS CTS, and ATS radios.
Most problems relate to XM radio, but the issue you mentioned seems to lean toward the "replace it" path.
Best to check with a dealership to see if there is a recall.

Posted on Dec 07, 2012

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Take the connector out of the radio for the speakers, measure from chassis ground to the negative of a speaker, if you get 4 ohms,,,8 ohms something like that, then I believe that the negative on the radio for each speaker is not to be connected to chassis ground of which the speakers are, if you got the resistance to ground i mentioned before. Most all car radios today have the 2 leads going to each speaker, just because it may say - (minus) on the speaker doesn't mean ground. So, if one side of the speaker is grounded you have to remove it from ground so nothing is grounded. If caddy only has one wire coming from the speaker, your will have to run a single wire probably to each speaker, but check what I said before. I will check mine tomorrow and let you know. I have the same car. I still have the original set up.

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SOURCE: cadillac sts wire diagram

1994 Cadillac Seville Car Audio Wiring Color Codes
Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Gray
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Gray/Black
Car Stereo Antenna Trigger Wire: Pink
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: N/A
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: N/A
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 5 1/4′
Car Audio Front Speakers Location: Doors
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Tan
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 6′ x 9′
Car Audio Rear Speakers Location: Rear Deck
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Dark Blue
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue

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