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Dave Nova, Cadillac Technician
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I have a 2003 Cadillac Cts. I have been having problems with

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I have a 2003 Cadillac Cts. I have been having problems with what sounded like the timing belt recently and was going to get replaced. As of today reverse on my car has stoped working and will now drive in neutral does any one have any idea what this could be ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

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Why did you think it was the timing belt?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tiiming belt was making weird noises had it checked out by a mechanic he said i should bring it to a cadillac dealership and have it replaced. but he didn't seem to sure if that was it also. but from my understanding the area where the timing belt is is where the noise was coming from
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

How many miles? belt is recommended at 100K as a maintenance item. Should not have to be changed earlier than that.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
140k im not sure if it was changed or not I've only had the car since about 120k.
Expert:  Tool Hut replied 1 year ago.

Probably needs a belt. Sounds like you may also have a trans problem