1999 Cadillac Seville Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Cadillac Seville
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1999 Cadillac Seville ProblemsCar 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.
Vehicles equipped with the 4.6L engine may develop excessive oil consumption. Please be advised that under optimum driving conditions, using one quart of oil every 2000 miles is acceptable. This Cadillac standard applies to vehicles with less that 50,000 miles. Our technicians tell us that if you experience excessive oil consumption it may be caused by built up on the piston rings which restricts movement, preventing them from wiping all the oil from the cylinder walls. Oil left behind is then burned during the combustion process. There is a special ring cleaning procedure which can help this situation. The GM service bulletin number is #02-06-01-009C.
Acid may leak from the battery at the cable connections, resulting in corrosion on the battery cable ends and in the battery tray. A Leaking battery should be replaced and the cables thoroughly cleaned or replaced if necessary.
1999 Cadillac Seville QuestionsWhy won't my seville shift in to drive? (1 answer)
Do I need a new transmission or could be less expensive
It only has 102,000 miles and has never been treated ruff. Or driven hard.
Please help me save my car on a very low budget lol
Thank you Michael
Please give me hope
1999 was ran out of gas now it wont start at all
the dash on my 99 seville doesnt wanna turn on...checked the fuses and nothing...what do u think the problem is??..