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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
72,204 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2001 Cadillac DeVille engine problems

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2001 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments

problem #12

Oct 072013

DeVille

  • 80,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that oil was leaking from the engine. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the engine needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. The VIN was not available.

- Lafayette, LA, USA

problem #11

Feb 082015

DeVille

  • 109,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that while driving approximately 27 mph, the vehicle stalled without any warnings. The contact had to maneuver to the side of the road. The vehicle restarted and was driven home. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The vehicle had previously been repaired under an ignition switch related recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 109,000.

- Bian, OK, USA

problem #10

Aug 092013

DeVille 8-cyl

  • 96,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled several times with no warning. The vehicle was also smoking and overheating. The sensor illuminated on the instrument panel for overheating. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who diagnosed and repaired the head gasket. After the repair, the failure recurred and the vehicle was taken back to the dealer who diagnosed that the rods and crank shaft plus the engine needed to be replaced. The contact was not able to get the parts from the authorized dealer to replace the engine, rods and the crank shaft. The contact was referred and getting an independent mechanic to purchase the part from the manufacturer but the part was still not available. The contact later received notification of NHTSA campaign id number: 14V355000 (electrical system) and was waiting for parts to remedy the recall repair. The vehicle was not repaired for the engine failure and the recall repair due to the parts not being available. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 96,000. Updated 10/07/14

- New Haven, CT, USA

problem #9

Jul 022010

DeVille

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled without warning causing the contact to crash into a median. No police report was filed and no injuries were reported. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician diagnosed that the engine failed. Unknown repairs were made to the vehicle. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

- West Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #8

Aug 012014

DeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled several times intermittently. The contact was able to restart the vehicle after shifting into neutral. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician was able to replicate and diagnose the failure. The contact received a notification for recall NHTSA campaign id number: 14V355000 (electrical system). However, the parts were not available. The dealer was not able to provide a specific date when the parts would become available. The manufacturer was contacted and could not provide an estimated date for when the vehicle would receive the recall repairs. The approximate failure mileage was 71,000. Updated 10/02/14 updated 3/3/2015

- Kissimmee, FL, USA

problem #7

Jan 042014

DeVille

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that there was oil leaking from the engine. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, who diagnosed that the engine needed to be resealed due to a leak coming from the valves. The contact also took the vehicle to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed and replaced the water pump, the spark plugs and the valve cover gasket. The failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 70,000.

- Lafayette, LA, USA

problem #6

Mar 272014

DeVille

  • 60,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). While driving 25 mph, the vehicle stalled and caused the contact to crash the vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. Two passengers were injured and received medical attention. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Clevland, OH, USA

problem #5

Jul 012014

DeVille

  • 38,450 miles
The engine turns off while driving and it take a few tries to start it again.

- Heathrow, FL, USA

problem #4

May 152013

DeVille

  • 138,000 miles
I have no lights inside, no backup lights, it is misfiring, it cuts off as I am driving, seat belt will not luck on passenger side.

- Georgiana, AL, USA

problem #3

May 122008

DeVille 8-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated while making a turn, the power steering failed as the steering wheel became extremely hard to maneuver. The service engine and traction control sensor illuminated intermittently multiple times. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer. The technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The failure recurred with both sensors continuing to illuminate. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who replaced the motor mounts and the power steering hoses. The repairs were performed twice before and the failure recurred. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. The consumer stated after the vehicle was serviced, it started vibrating. She returned to the dealer, where they informed her the motor mount needed to be replaced. All four power window motors had to be replaced, and the service engine soon light illuminated. The ignition needed to be replaced, and she was unable to start the vehicle on two occasions. The ABS and traction system failed. The power steering hose line was replaced twice. Updated 07/16/14 updated 08/11/14

- Ladson, SC, USA

problem #2

Mar 192014

DeVille

  • 6,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that while traveling various speeds, the vehicle suddenly stalled. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was found that the balancing sensors had failed. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted about the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 6,000.

- Moon Township, PA, USA

problem #1

Nov 102009

DeVille

  • 118,000 miles
Adding oil to car from a quart (once a month)to now weekly. Also passenger seatbelt trouble buckling, antifreeze leak when car is parked.

- Lynchburg, VA, USA

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