1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Cadillac Fleetwood ProblemsCheck Engine Light With Code P1870
The transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valves in the valve body. This condition does not commonly occur until the transmission reaches normal operating temperature. If the valve body is worn, replacement will be necessary to correct this concern.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be completely flushed.
1996 Cadillac Fleetwood QuestionsSun Roof Drainage Tube (1 answer)
Recently I noticed water pooling in the floor of my 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham. I was perplexed and had to suck the water up several times. Finally I took off the side panel and looked up in the roof and noticed that the drainage tube ruining from the sun roof to the side of the car (connec...