Cadillac Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Cadillac as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles.  Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.

Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles.  Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.

An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.

The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

      The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time

            Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

                The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
                        The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

                            Excessive carbon build up in the engine combustion chambers may be the cause of a smog check failure due to excess NOx emissions. A "top engine" decoarbonization cleaning procedure will commonly correct this concern.

                            A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

                            The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.