1990 Cadillac Eldorado Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Cadillac Eldorado

1990 Cadillac Eldorado Problems

Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.

The Trunk Lid Won't Close Due to Trunk Pull Down Switch Failure

The trunk pull down switch may fail causing the trunk lid not to close completely. Our technicians tell us that the failed switch can be replaced without changing the complete pull down motor assembly.

Auto Level Ride Compressor May Fail

The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.

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1990 Cadillac Eldorado Questions

Does the inverted positioning of the low pressure switch on the return line (1 answer)

cause the lubricant to collect in such a way as to deteriorate the switch seals and result in a refrigerant slow leak? I have replaced the low pressure switch at least three times since purchase of a used 1990 Cadillac Eldorado with 29,000 miles on it. Present mileage is 113,650. Replaced the ...

the repair shop just changed the alternator, now the brakes dont work. (1 answer)

there is pressure but no power to stop the car. The repair shop said the brake booster shorted out when the alt. went out. I only had the car running for 2 minutes tops when the alt went out. Is this possible and is the part really $2700.00?

my 1990 Cadillac Eldorado birritz twilite lights stopped working. (1 answer)

how do i figure if it is the switch or something else? I did try another switch from a junk yard.still nothing.they do go on manually.

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1990 Cadillac Eldorado Recalls

Recall 95V110000
THE FRONT OUTER SHOULDER BELT WEB SEW STOP CAN BECOME STUCK IN THE RETRACTOR. THE BELT CAN BE DIFFICULT TO PULL OUT OF THE RETRACTOR AND SOME OCCUPANTS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO FASTEN THE BELT.
Recall 90E043004
THREADED INFLATOR COMPONENTS MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING ASSEMBLY WHICH MAY ALLOW COMPONENTS TO SEPARATE WHEN INFLATOR RECEIVES A SIGNAL TO DEPLOY THE AIR BAG.
Recall 90V164000
TRANSAXLE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE FROM THE FLOOR SHIFT CONTROL WITH LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.

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1990 Cadillac Eldorado Reviews

I tolly agree with Chitown,this is a wonderful machine.I look at new CTS and say baby is just your Hertiage!!!!!!!!!

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