Home Auto Repair 2011-2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Airaid Intake System Installation

2011-2013 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Airaid Intake System Installation


Download Installation 1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the engine and shock tower covers by simply pulling up on them and sliding out from the vehicle. These will be reused later in step 14. 2. A) Disconnect the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor. B) Disconnect the PCV breather line by depressing the 2 Grey buttons in the fitting and pulling. Loosen the clamps securing the intake tube to the throttle body and airbox and remove the factory intake tube. 3. A) Remove the factory fender bolt securing the airbox assembly. Next pull out the coolant line from atop the airbox lid and gently rotate the airbox assembly towards the front of the vehicle. The airbox assembly is now free and should be removed from vehicle. 4. Use caution not to loose the factory core support grommet while removing the airbox assembly. It will be used in step 11. 5. Install the Adapter Panel (#5) to the MAF Panel (#3) as shown using four 6-32 screws (#12), 6-32 Kep nuts, and #6 flat washers (#14). Attach the Rear panel (#4) to the MAF panel using two 6-32 screws. 6. Attach the OEM Cover Bracket (#7) to the Rear Panel a shown using the remaining two sets of 6-32 hardware. 7. Attach the 5/8” Well Nut (#23) to the vertical MAF Panel tab as shown using the 5/16 Hex Bolt (#21) and the 5/16” flat washer ( #22). 8. A) Install the Filter Adapter onto the MAF panel us-ing three 1/4-20 Button Head screws (#17) and 1/4” Flat washers (#18).