Cadillac DeVille DTS
Report: Oil Leaks From Lower Engine Area
Cadillac DeVille DTS Problem
Average Mileage: 84,272 mi (38,500 mi - 174,000 mi)
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.
Visitor, 2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS, 76,000 mi
Engine oil leak, engine seal gasket separate steel alloy casing from alumimun oil slump causing leak due to temp /expansion different . Known problem from GM engineers.
Visitor, 2001 Cadillac DeVille DTS, 70,800 mi
leak started one year ago/mid-engine/2500.00 repair/GM should absorb this cost due to known design flaw.
Oil leaks on garage floor. Dealer said rear engine oil seal needed to be replace - cost $1,500.
Visitor, 2003 Cadillac DeVille DTS, 61,000 mi
Vehicle was repaired under Cadillac dealers warranty. Diagnosis in printout used the term "case halves," which were somehow sealed. The term "major engine" also appeared, which I interpret to mean the repair work was major in extent.
Visitor, 2002 Cadillac DeVille DTS, 100,000 mi
oil leak lower engine area
Get Message Oil Pressure Low - Stop Engine
Cust Serv mentioned a $2.8K price tag to fix..ughh! Mr Cadi is getting expensive
Visitor, 2005 Cadillac DeVille DTS, 74,000 mi
I have not done anything with the leak. The reason is I have never found any oil on the garage floor.
Visitor, 2005 Cadillac DeVille DTS, 78,000 mi
Case halve leak. And crossover gaskets leaking radiator fluid
Just occurred Solution in work once verified. A recent blog reads "Check PCV valve for clogs" before Rear Seal replacement... In Work.
Visitor, 2005 Cadillac DeVille DTS, 38,500 mi
SMELL BURNED OIL FROM THE LOWER PART OF THE ENGINE. TOLD ENGINE HAS TO COME OUT AND COST IS ABOUT 3000.00 NOT HAPPY ABOUT THIS