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.
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1996 Cadillac Fleetwood
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Problems
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.
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The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Recalls (Recent)
Summary: THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.Learn more »
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Questions and Answers
Head lights and interior lights do not turn off when ignition is turned off. Lights do not time out, even with switch in off position
How do you replace a water pump on a 1996 Fleetwood Cadillac?