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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Repair and Maintenance

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

1996 Cadillac Eldorado Problems

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 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.

The engine may develop an oil leak 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 Eldorado Questions

DRIVING YOU LOOSE AT TIMES STEERING CONTROL, THE FRONT END OF THE CAR GOES ALL OVER

I just installed a new battery and the lights will not stop flashing when i turn my car on

I have been dealing with some ongoing heat issues with my 96 cadillac eldorado and need some help.

I recently took it to a local mechanic to have the heat fixed. Prior to taking the vehicle to the shop I had hot air coming out very slowly. At higher speeds(60 mph +) hot air would come out more...

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1996 Cadillac Eldorado 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.

THE ANALOG INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER ON THESE VEHICLES COULD HAVE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT DISRUPTING THE PASS KEY SYSTEM, CAUSING FAILURE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL GAUGES AND TELL-TALES, AND A POSSIBLE NO-START CONDITION. THIS DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 101, "CONTROLS AND DI...

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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Reviews

I lucked into a 1996 Eldorado Touring Edition with only 82k on her. Garage kept, everything works perfectly and the car runs and handles exceptionally. I personally think my 96' looks as good or better than the STS that Cadillac puts out now. It looks more like a real Caddillac. Amazing features, decent gas mileage average about 16 in town 20.5 on the highway. Every black dude I pass giv...

this is like a caddy vette crosover lots of guts rides smooth and handles like a dream

I love my '96. it has the smoothest ride of any car I've ever driven. picked her up for a good price too. she has a lot of power, and accelerates very quickly. get a lot of compliments from old people. and girls love my car i call it the panty dropper.

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