fr5401

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Question Asked: Frequent on/off dashboard "Service Engine Soon" light
August 15, 2009, 10:45 PM
My engine light comes on & goes off intermittenly. It usually stays on 2 to 7 days, then goes off. This scenario started approx 3 years after purchase & local dealer advised me not to worry, possible lite malfunction?! But recently when this occurred, it failed state inspection w/faulty O2 sensor code. Is this a common problem w/lite & sensor??
Problem Reported: Front Control Arm Bracket Bushings May Fail
September 15, 2010, 10:08 PM

Failure of the front control arm bracket bushingsoften referred to as thrust rod bushingsis moderately common. One symptom is a clunk or jolt felt in the steering when braking.

Problem Reported: Multiple Power Steering Hoses May Simultaneously Fail
September 15, 2010, 10:07 PM

A fluid leak may develop from one or more power steering hose. When a leak is being repaired, it is not uncommon for multiple hoses to be replaced.

Problem Reported: Blower Final Stage Fan Resistor May Fail
May 27, 2010, 11:08 AM

The blower final stage fan resistor is known to fail. Symptoms are the heater fan speed varies regardless of the setting, the fan will not turn off when the car is switched off, or the fan will not switch on at all.

Car Review: 1997 Cadillac Eldorado
October 10, 2010, 02:39 PM
Great power & smooth ride but initially had a few problems w/delco battery(replaced 3 in 7 yrs); replaced window/steering stability switches in first 4 yrs, but covered under warranty; reset AC compressor restart codes due to freon/ac oil leaks; recently vent blower fan went out..of course car is 13 yrs/I'm original owner! Still Luv it though, can't beat its handling & mountain of features/gadgets/comfort/Bose stereo system!!
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