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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,243 miles

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2003 Cadillac DeVille electrical problems

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2003 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #41

Jan 022016

DeVille

  • 242,000 miles

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

Ignition recall: On 12 March 2015 I took my 2003 Cadillac Deville into valley Cadillac rochester, NY as part of the GM ignition recall. Prior to that my vehicle would just shut down for no reason. After having my vehicle serviced, I hit a pot hole on the city street and my vehicle stopped running. Last week I was turning a corner after coming off the freeway off ramp turning on to a city street and my vehicle stopped again and everything locked up. The recall fix did not repair my vehicle. I am calling valley Cadillac first thing Monday to get it serviced again.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #40

Dec 072015

DeVille

  • 135,000 miles
My car turns off while driving. No power for brakes, steering or lights. I had recall for key rotation completed last week but my car turned off last night while doing 70 on interstate. The mossy of picayune dealership states that the recall may not be the cause but from what I read before taking car in...the problem with key rotation causes car to turn off without warning. I consider this a life threatening problem and need to know how to proceed to prevent bodily harm to myself and possibly others. The car had been turning off prior to the recall.

- Picayune, MS, USA

problem #39

Apr 012015

DeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2003 Cadillac Deville. Consumer writes in regards to ignition switch recall parts installation issues. The consumer would like to have the part sent to her, in order for her mechanic to install the part. The consumer stated she lives a long way from the nearest GM dealer.

- Washburn, MO, USA

problem #38

Mar 022015

DeVille

  • miles

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

2003 Cadillac Deville. Consumer writes in regards to ignition switch issues. The consumer stated the recall repair was not effective. The consumer stated the ignition switch should have been replaced, as the vehicle shut off while driving in traffic. The consumer had to put the vehicle in neutral and re-start the vehicle. The vehicle usually re-started, but a times when he turned the switch nothing happened. Also, the air bag light illuminated on an intermittent basis.

- Key Largo, FL, USA

problem #37

Mar 022015

DeVille

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) however, the part needed to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #36

Nov 012014

DeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 10 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was able to restart but the failure recurred on several occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact stated that the vehicle was previously serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) and that the recall remedy failed to repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 55,000. Updated 3/31/15

- Hamilton, OH, USA

problem #35

Sep 232014

DeVille

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Magalia, CA, USA

problem #34

Jan 012015

DeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2003 Cadillac Deville. Consumer sold the vehicle and would like recall notices forwarded to new owner.

- Naples, FL, USA

problem #33

Sep 152014

DeVille

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The VIN was not available. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Alburquerque, NM, USA

problem #32

Dec 162014

DeVille

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Washington , DC, USA

problem #31

Dec 012014

DeVille 8-cyl

  • miles

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

2003 Cadillac Deville. Customer address has changed.

- Pascagoula , MS, USA

problem #30

Aug 082014

DeVille 8-cyl

  • miles
2003 Cadillac Deville lunged forward in his garage and caused damaged to the garage. The consumer received a recall notice, a day after accident.

- Toms River, NJ, USA

problem #29

Jun 072013

DeVille

  • 123,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. While driving approximately 60 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the cam sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 123,000.

- Toronto, OH, USA

problem #28

Oct 152014

DeVille 8-cyl

  • 147,495 miles
In September of 2014, I received a recall from the state of Massachusetts about (1) part that must be repaired in my 2003 Cadillac Deville sedan: (1) ignition switch 14V355000, the only recall showing up on the GM web-site is the ignition switch and the other three and the first are listed here totaling (4) recalls all together! after entering my make, model, year, and VIN, of my vehicle I received three more urgent recalls ! (2) fuel tank pressure sensor 03V238000, (3) driver air bag 03V051000, and the (4) air bag inflator 02V222000. During a recorded phone conversation an agent and a manager at/from (GM) General Motors stated that they do no honor any recalls from safercar.gov/NHTSA or any other web-site as they are "not valid" but their own @GM.com. These are serious recalls that require immediate attention and validation by GM before they are sued for much more than simple repairs! I thank you for your time! blessings! on August 21, 2013, he paid $300 to replace a tie rod. On December 30, 3013, the tie rod broke again. He had to call aaa several times due to electrical failures, which caused the vehicle to stall. Updated 11/26/14

- Avon, MA, USA

problem #27

Mar 112014

DeVille

  • 174,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start and required a jump to be restarted. Also, the contact stated that the key failed to enter the ignition and the steering wheel seized. The failure recurred multiple times. The contact received a notification for recall NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 174,000.

- San Francisco , CA, USA

problem #26

Aug 042014

DeVille 8-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). However, the part needed for repair was unavailable. The contact stated the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 12/01/14

- Sandersville, GA, USA

problem #25

Aug 212013

DeVille 8-cyl

  • 14,878 miles
I have a lengthy complaint that I will send to your email address as an attachment ? thankyou !

- Avon, MA, USA

problem #24

Oct 142014

DeVille

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system); however, the parts needed for the repair were not available. The manufacturer was not notified. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #23

Oct 102014

DeVille

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that the vehicle was serviced under NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical system). The contact stated that the remedy failed to remedy the vehicle. As a result, the key was unable to be entered into the ignition in order to start the vehicle properly. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact did not experience a failure prior to the recall remedy.

- Somersworth, NH, USA

problem #22

Sep 062014

DeVille

  • miles
The contact owns a 2003 Cadillac Deville. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V355000 (electrical). However, the parts needed were not available. The dealer stated that the parts were due to become available for another month. The manufacturer was contacted and could not provide an estimated date for when the vehicle would receive the recall repair. The contact was not experiencing a failure.

- Greenup, KY, USA

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