Noise and/or Dead Battery Due to failed Alternator on Cadillac DeVille

The alternator may fail causing the battery to go dead, or an abnormal noise may develop. The dash warning light may or may not illuminate. A failed alternator will require replacement.

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Average mileage: 133,715 (98,145–170,000)
7 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 2002
11 people reported this problem
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There is a problem with the battery not holding a charge. When the cables are being connected, I get a lot of spark from the pole and the car set for a day the newly charged battery is completely dead.
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