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1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Problems

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Most Common 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Problems

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 loc...
The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.
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 wit...
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0 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Brakes Problems

2 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Drive Train Problems

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
The transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valve...

0 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Electrical & Lights Problems

4 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Engine Problems

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 wit...
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.

1 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The EGR valve or control solenoid may fail causing the check engine (SES) light to illuminate.

1 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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

1 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Maintenance Problem

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

1 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Miscellaneous Problem

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 loc...

2 Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Suspension & Steering Problems

The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.
The idler arm or pitman arm in the front suspension may wear causing excess play in the steering and front end alignment problems.

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Known 1996 Cadillac Fleetwood Problems & Complaints

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 loc...
The transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valve...
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
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 conc...
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
The EGR valve or control solenoid may fail causing the check engine (SES) light to illuminate.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
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 wit...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
The idler arm or pitman arm in the front suspension may wear causing excess play in the steering and front end alignment problems.
The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.
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