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I am in need of a two trunk torque springs for my 2011 DTS Platinum.

One is discontinued. The other is still available. Do not want to go to Junkyard!

We tried Vintage and Parts voice.

Checked after marked no luck

The one we cannot find is 15847684

The other is still available 15847683

I want to replace BOTH

any suggestions permitted

Thanks

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Its not even 10 years and its discontinued.  They are making appliances now.  And anyway, when TH have you ever heard of one of these going bad?  8 years old?  

How about other models that may have a compatible part? Cross reference? 


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They are defective and want to replace.

Cross reference should show up in GM parts book

Any ideal where I can get them or after market?

Thanks

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1 hour ago, BUICK11 said:

They are defective and want to replace.

Cross reference should show up in GM parts book

Any ideal where I can get them or after market?

Thanks

PM me the VIN #


Pre-1995 - DTC codes OBD1  >>

1996 and newer - DTC codes OBD2 >> https://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/gm/obd_codes.htm

How to check for codes Caddyinfo How To Technical Archive >> http://www.caddyinfo.com/wordpress/cadillac-how-to-faq/

Cadillac History & Specifications Year by Year  http://www.motorera.com/cadillac/index.htm

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Just located two on EBay brand new. $111.72 total

As info the part numbers I supplied are the LATEST part number for 2006 to 2011 DTS

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Good for you, I tried ebay but it came up as sold out.  Glad you found it


Pre-1995 - DTC codes OBD1  >>

1996 and newer - DTC codes OBD2 >> https://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/gm/obd_codes.htm

How to check for codes Caddyinfo How To Technical Archive >> http://www.caddyinfo.com/wordpress/cadillac-how-to-faq/

Cadillac History & Specifications Year by Year  http://www.motorera.com/cadillac/index.htm

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Wow. Did they break?

Not a common issue at all on older ones but like everything else I am finding that the spring steel is rather weak over the last 10 years


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Did not break but would not pop open like it did in the past. they were adjusted to max. Not sure dealer was correct when said discontinued. but glad I found on e bay

thanks

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If they are a problem, they shouldn't have been discontinued


Pre-1995 - DTC codes OBD1  >>

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How to check for codes Caddyinfo How To Technical Archive >> http://www.caddyinfo.com/wordpress/cadillac-how-to-faq/

Cadillac History & Specifications Year by Year  http://www.motorera.com/cadillac/index.htm

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Not sure I got them

guy on ebay did not have them on hand but is ordering and when he receives was going to ship to me

bit of a scam  working on refund will advise

dealer said cars that age is now considered to old

will advise

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One Caddy dealer told me GM has something called FPAC. This is a system that if the dealer is working on a car and the Tech is in need of a discontinued part the dealer can go into this FPAC system and provide the VIN number. Any dealer with that part on the shelf is required to ship it for next day delivery.

Never heard of that. Not quite that desperate. Just trying the Platinum DTS number one shape as long as I can.

Nothing on Parts Voice or Vintage  NOS

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56 minutes ago, BUICK11 said:

Not sure I got them

guy on ebay did not have them on hand but is ordering and when he receives was going to ship to me

bit of a scam  working on refund will advise

dealer said cars that age is now considered to old

will advise

Ugh, ebay and paypal are pretty good.  Let us know how this turns out.

I recall years ago hearing that they produced replacement parts for 10 years.  If they stop before that, the engineering details should be forwarded to the aftermarket players in order that these parts can be produced.  I thought a 10 years limit was ridiculous.  


Pre-1995 - DTC codes OBD1  >>

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How to check for codes Caddyinfo How To Technical Archive >> http://www.caddyinfo.com/wordpress/cadillac-how-to-faq/

Cadillac History & Specifications Year by Year  http://www.motorera.com/cadillac/index.htm

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By chance do you have a spoiler?

There is likely a temper issue with those springs.

Just for the heck of it I would make sure they are installed correctly.

I have had 2 cars that had this issue.

my 94 olds Cutlass Supreme did this, it had the spoiler and luggage rack.

My current 97 Seville does this as well. It has a 3 piece spoiler. I dont mind it though. It stays up great when it is lifted but it just does not spring up when popped


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18 hours ago, BUICK11 said:

One Caddy dealer told me GM has something called FPAC. This is a system that if the dealer is working on a car and the Tech is in need of a discontinued part the dealer can go into this FPAC system and provide the VIN number. Any dealer with that part on the shelf is required to ship it for next day delivery.

Never heard of that. Not quite that desperate. Just trying the Platinum DTS number one shape as long as I can.

Nothing on Parts Voice or Vintage  NOS

This is good to know, thanks


Pre-1995 - DTC codes OBD1  >>

1996 and newer - DTC codes OBD2 >> https://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/gm/obd_codes.htm

How to check for codes Caddyinfo How To Technical Archive >> http://www.caddyinfo.com/wordpress/cadillac-how-to-faq/

Cadillac History & Specifications Year by Year  http://www.motorera.com/cadillac/index.htm

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