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2001 Cadillac DeVille cooling system problems: running hot

Running Hot


really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
112,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace head gasket (1 reports)
2001 Cadillac DeVille cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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2001 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments

problem #2

May 142010

DeVille DHS V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 129,000 miles


We bought this car used. It is a very nice riding car if it would run. It started getting hot and we would let it cool down and it would be fine for a little while. The problem got progressively worse until we were stranded alongside the highway. we drove it in hitches to get it to a cadillac dealer. it was checked out and we were told it needed new head gaskets at a cost of $3,000. They would not guarantee their work and told us they usually are returned for the same problem within a year. When I said something to the salesman we bought it from his reply was, sooner or later they all have to be replaced. We located a place 100 miles away to fix it for $1800. It sits in front of my house as an ornament.

- , Baxter Springs, KS, USA

problem #1

Feb 232011

DeVille DHS

  • Automatic transmission
  • 96,000 miles

I just bought this car a week ago today... Running past normal temp still but hasn't run hot since.... Dealership pressured tested found nothing but something is damn wrong!!!!!

- , OFallon, IL, USA

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