1997 Cadillac DeVille Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Cadillac DeVille

1997 Cadillac DeVille Problems

Electrical Level Ride System May Fail

The electronic level ride system may not work properly; this may result in the rear of the vehicle riding too high or too low. Our technicians tell us that a height sensor or exhaust valve failure are common issues with this system. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to confirm the exact fault.

ABS Light Due to ABS Control Module Failure

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

Oil Leaks From Lower Engine Area

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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1997 Cadillac DeVille Questions

Does running air conditioner cause it to leak water? (3 answers)

I noticed a leak from front of car and a trail of drips, I looked and what appears to be water. If I am running air conditioner, does that cause it to drip from what appears to be water? I have never had a vehicle do that and according to what my boyfriend says, is a normal thing?

How to Service Air Bag? (1 answer)

I'm getting message Service Air Bag with Computer code B1147. This indicates problem with Drivers side air bag system. How can this be fixed?

fuel system repair hours (1 answer)

does fuel rail connect to gas tank. are there fuel lines from rail to gas tank how many labor hours

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1997 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.

Recall 97V064000
THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL MODULE OR THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE AND TRACTION CONTROL MODULE CAN CAUSE THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) TO CYCLE DURING A NON-ABS BRAKE APPLICATION.

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1997 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

think its a wonderful car,yes like any other mode of transportation it will require maintenance. I would say if one doesn't want to do repairs,buy new and trade early. These cars represent a time when this country made great products, the ride the comfort ,the extra horsepower when you need it all within your reach. Personally, I own two Devilles, and wouldn't trade them . I actually enjoy...
thanks for accepting my question, recently a penny fell into my cigarette lighter, I think it must have blown a fuse, where can I find the proper fuse? I do not smoke, but I need it for gps. thank you for your attentionb
a penny fell into the cig. lighter, I suspect a fuse, where can I find it.

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