Cadillac Fleetwood Problem Reports

Most Reported Cadillac Fleetwood Problem Reports

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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 lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.

The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.

The engine control module (ECM) electrical grounds on the front of the engine block may have high resistance causing a rough running engine or stalling condition.

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.

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.

The idler arm or pitman arm in the front suspension may wear causing excess play in the steering and front end alignment problems.
The EGR valve or control solenoid may fail causing the check engine (SES) light to illuminate.

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.

An internal distributor fault could cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate, an engine misfire, or a stalling condition. Replacement of the distributor is commonly recommend to correct this concern.

The fuel pump can fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians highly recommend to replace your fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

The steering gear may fail causing a loss of power steering fluid as a result the steering may become hard to turn.

The ABS accumulator may fail causing loss of power brake assist. (The brake pedal will become very hard).

The alternator may fail causing the battery to go dead or the engine to stall while driving.

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

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.