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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
84,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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1997 Cadillac DeVille electrical problems

electrical problem

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1997 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 042004

(reported on)


  • 84,000 miles


I am told that this may be an emissions problem. According to the om emissions is covered up 2 80000miles. I bought the car used from Ken Dixon Cadillac and chev. 6 months ago with 73,275 miles on it. I've taken it in three times for the routine oil change and it always cost me MONEY. 1st I had an oil leak which was covered by the gp WARRANTY. But they had to fix and replace a bent flex pipe. $800.00 out of pocket. then next oil change cooling line on transmission and a belt replaced. I refused the cooling line it was $1000.00 and now I am dreading the SES light this car cost me every time i take it in for an oil change. It seems if Cadillac wants to compete with Mercedes they need to build better cars with less maintenance problems.

- , Upper Marlboro, MD, USA

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