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2018 Cadillac CTS
3.6L 6-cyl Engine Code [8] Engine Code [8] LF3 Turbo
420 bhp. @ 5750 rpm / Torque: 430 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.6L - V 6-cyl (3564 cc) Code: LF3 (Gasoline engine w/ Twin Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 10.2:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2018 Cadillac CTS with engine code [8]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. for 2018 Cadillac CTS with engine code [8] hide.
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Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO20
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30
    Below -20 F  »  0W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear ELSD Clutch  »  AF6 [2]

    All TEMPS  » 
    Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL) (ATLPK)
    OE Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (OTLQT)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 226mm  »  GLS25

    All TEMPS  » 
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation

    Standard Differential, Rear W/ 195mm  »  SL146

    All TEMPS  » 
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  5. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] GM P/N U.S. 88863400, in Canada 88863401
    [2] The ELSD Clutch System is
    a separate unit from the differential assembly.
    [3] Use GM P/N 19353126.

  6. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  7 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Engine Initial Fill  »  13.7 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, Low temp radiator Initial Fill  »  1.7 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, TL-80SN Initial Fill  »  5.5 quarts [2]
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    8 speed TL-80SN  »  11.9 quarts
    Differential, With 195mm Rear  »  1.9 pints
    Differential, With 226mm Rear  »  2.5 pints
    Differential, ELSD Clutch Rear  »  0.2 pints
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Actual refill capacity varies from 5.2-5.7 liters.
  7. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  8. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  18 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EAO17) [1] [2]
    Oil Filter WIX WL10255 Oil Filter [3]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Vsport (SubModel)
    [2] Vsport Premium Luxury (SubModel)
    [3] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATLSignature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTLOE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
SVG75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Windshield washer
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A small pump and reservoir that can direct a jet of cleaning solution at the windshield or back glass.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Chassis
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The frame of a vehicle to which the body attaches.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Fuel system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of parts that stores and delivers fuel for the engine, including the fuel cap, fuel tank, fuel lines and hoses, fuel pump, fuel filter and fuel injectors or carburetor.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Restraint system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of safety devices including, but not limited to, seat belts.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & lubricate
Item:
Parking brake cable guides
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricated guides used in routing the parking brake cable between the control handle/pedal and brakes.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.35
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.28
Parts Units:
7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Seat belts
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The latching straps in a vehicle designed to minimize the risk of serious injury to the user in the event of an accident when used as suggested.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.25
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's steering is the collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction. Suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Windshield wipers
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Motorized mechanical arms with rubber inserts used to wipe the windshield or back glass.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Flush
Item:
Underbody
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The area of a vehicle that is typically not visible from above and that is exposed to the road.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Body
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The outer panels that shroud the mechanical and electrical workings of a vehicle.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Lock cylinders
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The part of a hatch or door's latching mechanism into which the key is inserted.
Distance:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Evaporative control system
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: An emission control system that prevents raw fuel vapors from entering the atmosphere.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Spark plug wires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge the spark plug(s).
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
3.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

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