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2010 cadillac cts ran hot turns over but won't start. There…

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2010 cadillac cts ran...

2010 cadillac cts ran hot turns over but won't start

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

No

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your CTS yourself? What have you tried so far?

There good

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Someone told me it was the timing kit

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Cadillac Mechanic: Chris (aka- Moose), Cadillac Technician replied 4 months ago
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There is a chance this overheating issue caused the head gaskets and or heads to crack. I would do a compression test on at least half of the cylinders prior to doing any other tests. Can you do that and report back on the results?

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