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1996 Cadillac DeVille Repair and Maintenance

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

1996 Cadillac DeVille Problems

One or more of the power window regulators (one in each door) may fail causing the window to fall into the door and not roll up.

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.

The engine may develop oil leaks from the lower crankcase portion of the engine block. Our technicians tell us that the engine must be removed from the vehicle to properly repair this oil leak.

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1996 Cadillac DeVille Recalls

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 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

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...

car runs good but have problem with oil leak blowing oil and suspension not stable

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