Question about 2004 Cadillac CTS
Burning smell coming from under hood especially when heat is on
The first thing you need to do is get the vehicle scan as the check engine light is up meaning you vehicle is in limp mode
Posted on Feb 16, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Diagnosing this will be subject to a process of elimination. It could be the radio, blower motor or any other accessory particularly ones with moving parts; Try switching those off and try to note when this problem occurs and what is on/whatyou are doing. Something is getting hot causing the smell so it will be a situation where the accessory will have to run a while before doing it. It is a possibility that there is an electical curcuit overheating, but less likely. Lets rule out accessories first and give us an update. GL
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
SOURCE: I recently got an oil
most likely the mechanic spilled oil when filling, check to make sure the oil filler cap is still on. if it is just spilled oil it should burn off and be ok.
Posted on Dec 18, 2010
SOURCE: 2004 CADILLAC CTS 3.6 L.
Hello: None known. Check the gas cap. Find out what code is causing the light to come on. Go to Auto Zopne or other parts store and get them to read the code.
Posted on May 02, 2011
SOURCE: my car smells like burning
look under the car at the exhaust you might have a plastic bag melted to the exhaust causing the smell. you can leave it and let it burn off. You can also jack the car up if you feel comfortable doing so and scrap off as much as you can. That is a common result, if not a bag could be a serpentine belt failing.
Posted on Jul 29, 2011
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