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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,104 miles

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2001 Cadillac DeVille body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2001 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments

problem #4

Oct 172016

DeVille 8-cyl

  • 78,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Was involved in a front end crash going 48mph and the drivers side air bag or any other air did not deploy. There was so much damage to the front end that the car was totaled a complete loss. I would like car to be inspected for faulty air bags and also front end for faulty equipment as did not hold up well with crash. This vehicle only had 78,000 miles and was in perfect condition prior to crash. I was told there was a recall on the airbags and with that much damage and speed they should of been deployed this is a major safety violation. I was driving East bound at 48 mph car in front slammed on brakes I tried to avoid them and went to the right but there was a pole and another truck so I pulled back to left and it the car in the rear. At no time did the air bags deploy I would like an investigation started prior to car being totaled and removed by insurance company.

- Port St Lucie, FL, USA

problem #3

Apr 182013

DeVille 8-cyl

  • 62,416 miles
Window regulators are faulty. When they break the window glass falls to the bottom of the door panel. This has happened twice and is a safety hazard at highway speeds especially in inclement weather. An internet search reveals this is a common problem with Cadillac.

- Russellville , AR, USA

problem #2

Nov 132002

(reported on)

DeVille

  • miles
Sunvisor blocks my view out the front window. It is an assembly with two visors. The small visor interferes with the main visor. I can not see a traffic signal with the sun visor down. It is fine for short people, but not for me.

- Harbor City, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 302001

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer received NHTSA recall # 01V172000/manufacturer's recall 01039 concerning sunvisor failure. Called dealer about getting an appointment for repairs. Consumer kept calling dealership and was told by service manger that no parts were available. Consumer still has not received recall repairs.

- Melbourne, FL, USA

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