Overheating of the engine may cause the cylinder head to expand, severely straining the head bolts and damaging the threads in the engine block. This commonly results in a blown head gasket. Our technicians tell us the engine block threads must be repaired before the cylinder head is reinstalled.
Engine Overheating Due to Leaking Headgasket on Cadillac Eldorado
Average mileage: 116,875 (66,000–167,000)
Engine affected: 4.6L V8
22 people reported this problem
7 people shared problem details
2000 Cadillac Eldorado135,000Visitor
Was told that the head gasket may be bad but I`m sure I checked the oil and there is no water mixed with it. motor does over heat and water will over flow. I also do not see any steam coming from the exhaust.,
1999 Cadillac Eldorado90,000Visitor
the coolant began to leak causing the engine to overheat and complete failure
1999 Cadillac Eldorado167,000Visitor
overheats and all coolant vaporizes no water in oil
1999 Cadillac EldoradoVisitor
OVER HEATING , I WAS TOLD IT IS HEAD GASKET PROBLEM.
1996 Cadillac Eldorado130,000Visitor
Overheating due to gasket and or bolt length to shallow. Hope Cadillac stands up and fixes the problem. After all the error is all there's.
Coolant Fluid level is full but Engine Overheated, loose head gaskets. Looking for mechanic in Georgia to repair.
1998 Cadillac Eldorado105,000Visitor
Car is overheating. Repair shop says I need to replace headgasket. Cost $2,500 to $3,000.
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