1996 Cadillac DeVille Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Cadillac DeVille

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1996 Cadillac DeVille
$
2,282
to $
4,413
1996 Cadillac DeVille
$
366
to $
709
1996 Cadillac DeVille
$
402
to $
768
1996 Cadillac DeVille
$
404
to $
1,036
1996 Cadillac DeVille
$
301
to $
694

1996 Cadillac DeVille Problems

Excessive Engine Oil Consumption

Vehicles equipped with the 4.6L engine may develop excessive oil consumption. Please be advised that under optimum driving conditions, using one quart of oil every 2000 miles is acceptable. This Cadillac standard applies to vehicles with less that 50,000 miles. Our technicians tell us that if you experience excessive oil consumption it may be caused by built up on the piston rings which restricts movement, preventing them from wiping all the oil from the cylinder walls. Oil left behind is then burned during the combustion process. There is a special ring cleaning procedure which can help this situation. The GM service bulletin number is #02-06-01-009C.

Improper HVAC Temperature and/or Air Delivery Due to Failed Mode Door Actuator

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

Engine Overheating Due to Leaking Headgasket

Overheating of the engine may cause the cylinder head to expand, severely straining the head bolts and damaging the threads in the engine block. This commonly results in a blown head gasket. Our technicians tell us the engine block threads must be repaired before the cylinder head is reinstalled.

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1996 Cadillac DeVille Questions

windows, trunk and gas cover won't open (2 answers)

I replaced my radio in my car and now the windows don't go up or down, the gas cover or the trunk won't open with the switch. I replaced the fuse in the front for windows and still nothing. I checked all the fuses and everything looks good. Am i over looking something

86,000 (1 answer)

Power windows won't go down, gas cover won't open and trunk won't open

My car been sitting for a year so I put a new battery n it it's seem to want to start but it want (1 answer)

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1996 Cadillac DeVille Recalls

GM Recalls 1995-1997 Models Due to Fuel Rail and Return Line Leaks

GM has recalled 1995-1997 Cadillac Deville, Eldorado, Seville, and Oldsmobile Aurora vehicles because the fuel rail and fuel system return line may crack and leak fuel. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel rail and return line.

Cadillac Recalls 1996 DeVilles Due to an Improperly Adjusted Secondary Hood Latch

Cadillac has recalled 1996 DeVille vehicles because the secondary hood latch may be improperly adjusted. If the primary hood latch fails, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving. Dealers will adjust the secondary hood latch to the proper position.

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1996 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

car runs good but have problem with oil leak blowing oil and suspension not stable
This car is hard to beat in terms of head/legroom. The engine is incredibly powerful, made even more so by a Flowmaster exhaust. Unfortunately, the car had had it's share of issues. A great car if you can keep it out of the shop, and it is really hit or miss. A transmission failure occurred, costing 3K. The engine oil gasket leakage happened at 50,000, and would have cost 2K but the dealer...

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