1998 Cadillac DeVille Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Cadillac DeVille

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1998 Cadillac DeVille
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2,282
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3,553
1998 Cadillac DeVille
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487
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872
1998 Cadillac DeVille
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631
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887
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301
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625
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402
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734

1998 Cadillac DeVille Problems

ABS Light Due to ABS Control Module Failure

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) control module may fail causing the ABS light to illuminate. Failed modules should be replaced to restore ABS operation.

Oil Leaks From Lower Engine Area

The engine may develop oil leaks from the lower crankcase portion of the engine block. Our technicians tell us that the engine must be removed from the vehicle to properly repair this oil leak.

Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

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.

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Questions

Key will turn over bit doesn't start (1 answer)

Bought a new battery,and alternator and now the system anti theft light comes on but not sure if that is even the issue..it makes a clicking sound when I turn the key but does not start

The interior lights wont go out ( front door ) , słów oil leak ( it smells ) (1 answer)

This is a limo version
The interior lights won't turn off and the dash board light are out ( speedo and all others ) . It looks like it has small oil leak ( not sure from where )
Pleeeeeease help

Why does my AC sometimes blow through the defrost vent (1 answer)

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Recalls

Cadillac Recalls 1998-1999 DeVilles Due to Unintended Deployment of Side Impact Air Bag

Cadillac has recalled 1998-1999 DeVille vehicles because the side impact air bag sensors may be faulty. This could result in unintended deployment of the side impact air bags, which may injure passengers. Dealers will replace both side impact sensing modules.

Cadillac Recalls 1998 DeVilles Due to Hinge Pivot Bolt Failure

Cadillac has recalled 1998 DeVille vehicles because the hinge pivot bolts may not have been heat treated properly and may fail. In the event of an accident, the hood may push back through the windshield glass, which may injure the occupants. Dealers will replace the hood hinge pivot bolts.

Cadillac Recalls 1998 Deville and Eldorado Vehicles Due to Misrouted Wiring Near Throttle

Cadillac has recalled 1998 Devillle and Eldorado vehicles because the purge evaporate emissions wiring harness was improperly routed. This could interfere with the speed control and throttle linkage, and may cause the throttle to stay open. Dealers will inspect the harness for proper routing and then install a tie strap to the harness.

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1998 Cadillac DeVille Reviews

I put a Cadillac converter on here but the car is acting like it don't want to moveI put a water pumpthermostat radiatorsome more stuff just cant think right now
I bought my 1998 Cadillac in 2005, the only thing wrong is the horn went off sometimes during the night without notice, First time police came , second time it happened, they disconnected for me, I have 73.003 miles, getting between 21 & 23 mpg using medium gas, I drove Lincoln's for years and came back to Cadillac for their performance and elegance
This is the car that you want if you take long trips, or if you like driving in the city at low speeds. This is by no means a sports car and should be driven by people who aren't erratic drivers. Extreme comfort in this car. The buttons and controls are all easy to deal with. It has some known issues that are basically universal to this engine...it is not terribly easy to work on because ...

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