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1997 Cadillac Seville SLS Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Cadillac Seville SLS

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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.
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 loc...
The water pump and/or the plastic side tanks on the radiator may leak causing a loss of coolant. The engine may overheat due to coolant loss. Continued coolant loss after external leaks have been r...
is there anything I can put in the tank when I fill it up that could possible clean it up if it g...
I have refelled coolent two times and still running hot. once car reachers opt. temp no water lea...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
February 26, 2013
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS
I have to say, that I owned an 85 Deville and it was one of the best cars I had ever own at the time (1996). But after have a few problem with the trans, then having it repaired, the car hadn't bee...
November 09, 2012
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS
I love the car. I stand firmly beside GM and Cadillac. The Northstar has a bad reputation but on the contrary it is a well put together engine,and will last 200,00+ if treated and driven the the Fa...
July 04, 2010
1997 Cadillac Seville SLS
Engine is made to fail in a major way between 80,000 to 100,000 miles and if G M can't do any better they need to fail. At least Toyota would have recalled this problem and fixed it but G M keeps s...