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4.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
26,215 miles

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2002 Cadillac Eldorado transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Cadillac Eldorado Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 012004

Eldorado 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,215 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Cadillac Eldorado. While driving 60 mph, the check engine light illuminated and the contact heard a clinking noise underneath the vehicle. The dealer stated that the valve solenoid and torque converter caused the failure and they made the replacement. Approximately four months later, while driving 35 mph, the vehicle experienced difficulty shifting gears. The dealer stated that the switch assembly and lower valves caused the failure and they made the replacement. Approximately one month later, the contact stated that the transmission would not upshift. The dealer stated that the spacer plate and gasket assembly caused the failure and made the replacement. Approximately a year and a half later, the check engine light illuminated. The dealer stated that the solenoid caused the failure and they replaced the solenoid, variable pressure solenoid, and filters. The failure mileage was 26,215 and current mileage was 60,500. Updated 12/27/07

- Cape Corral, FL, USA

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