Cadillac DeVille DTS Problem Report
Cadillac DeVille DTS Oil Leak From Lower Engine Area
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.
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
leak started one year ago/mid-engine/2500.00 repair/GM should absorb this cost due to known design flaw. - Visitor
there is a trail of oil on my garage floor, and on my driveway. I have not done anything as of yet. - mackdada
I started using rear main oil sealant. It slow down the process hopefully it will stop it all together.I also went to a thicker oil. - Visitor
Just occurred Solution in work once verified. A recent blog reads "Check PCV valve for clogs" before Rear Seal replacement... In Work. - Weiland
Oil sending unit sensor went out which I replaced, but multiple oil leaks. Transmission problem and power windows off track.I will not buy another cadillac - Visitor
Lower engine case leak... GM should have the good sense to repair the thousands of issues with this engine. Cadi owners should approach as a class action lawsuit to recover expense of this design flaw and expensive repair. If GM won't fix on their own merit class action lawsuits get many issues resolved in America. I mentioned this leak and the service writer immediately explained the cause and EXPENSE! Of the repair. Someone find an attorney, create a blog, and let's help GM do the right thing... - Visitor
oil leak on left side of engine - lwljohn1
Oil leak from lower engine area - Visitor
My car leaks oil and cannot see where its coming from From this report I guess its the lower crankcase which is a very expensive repair to this car.We have a fleet of Cadillac cars and this is the first of my personal car. - Visitor
My DHS has an oil leak that is getting progressively worst, I am currently using about 2 quarts of oil per month, the leak is seen on garage floor after parking it and during back-up into garage - Visitor
not fixed at this time - Visitor
Oil leak need to replace seal. Not worth expense. - Visitor
Oil leaks on garage floor. Dealer said rear engine oil seal needed to be replace - cost $1,500. - s_vargo
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
oil leak lower engine area - Visitor
Get Message Oil Pressure Low - Stop Engine Cust Serv mentioned a $2.8K price tag to fix..ughh! Mr Cadi is getting expensive - riverlobo
I have not done anything with the leak. The reason is I have never found any oil on the garage floor. - Visitor
Case halve leak. And crossover gaskets leaking radiator fluid - Visitor
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 - Visitor
Last time i took car in to get O2 sensor, ac blower and motor replaced ($2k) later. They also...
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...
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My check engine light is still on. Also the check coolant light is on. They were on before my e...
I need an oil change and would like to buy the best in order to keep my Cadillac running well!