1996 Cadillac DeVille Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Cadillac DeVille
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1996 Cadillac DeVille ProblemsTransmission Fluid Leak From Cooler Line
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.
An intake manifold vacuum leak can develop from a variety of sources, often causing illumination of the Check Engine Light with codes P0171 & P0174 stored. Thorough diagnoses will be necessary to pinpoint the cause in order to make the correct repairs. A "smoke" machine is often used to isolate the cause of difficult to find vacuum leaks.
Problems with the 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 the key and ignition lock cylinder must be replaced to correct this condition.
1996 Cadillac DeVille Questionswindows, trunk and gas cover won't open (2 answers)
I replaced my radio in my car and now the windows don't go up or down, the gas cover or the trunk won't open with the switch. I replaced the fuse in the front for windows and still nothing. I checked all the fuses and everything looks good. Am i over looking something
Power windows won't go down, gas cover won't open and trunk won't open
1996 Cadillac DeVille RecallsGM Recalls 1995-1997 Models Due to Fuel Rail and Return Line Leaks
GM has recalled 1995-1997 Cadillac Deville, Eldorado, Seville, and Oldsmobile Aurora vehicles because the fuel rail and fuel system return line may crack and leak fuel. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel rail and return line.
Cadillac has recalled 1996 DeVille vehicles because the secondary hood latch may be improperly adjusted. If the primary hood latch fails, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving. Dealers will adjust the secondary hood latch to the proper position.