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3.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,400 miles

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2001 Cadillac SeVille electrical problems

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2001 Cadillac SeVille Owner Comments

problem #5

Oct 152014

SeVille 8-cyl

  • miles

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

Takes several turns of the ignition to start. Slow leak due to rim pressure on tires.

- Manassas, VA, USA

problem #4

May 182010

SeVille

  • miles
I traded my 97 Lincoln town car for a 01 Cadillac Seville with the North star motor, upon leaving the car lot, I noticed the stereo was real static when I hit the slightest bump in the road..I then turned around and took it right back..it was the bose amp..(found out 3 weeks later)(dealer paid for repair, )the very next day..I heard a clicking while turning right, ,took back to the dealer..it wouldn't do it then, ,I was told to put power steering fluid in it..drove it to ky that weekend(I live in ga) noticed a humming noise in the left front wheel, ,had to replace the wheel hub, ,,then noticed power steering fluid kept going down, ,had to replace the hydraulic hose, , a couple of times I would turn the key and it wouldn't start, ,no lights no nothing..turn the key to off position, ,wait try again, ,still no start, ,tried a third time started no problem, ,,is there a glitch with the ignition switch"?"now im hearing the clicking again when I turn right...is this going to cost me more money, ,,I always thought Cadillac was the best money could buy, ,because of the fact they use top of the line parts ( therefore expensive cars) so you wont have to worry, about breaking down and having to keep putting money in them.. Cadillac should back their products with the pride they expect us consumers to have while driving them.....I should have kept my Lincoln.

- Ray City, GA, USA

problem #3

Apr 072010

SeVille 8-cyl

  • 145,000 miles
Fuel/ign starting problems ________________________________________ I have a 2001 Cadillac Seville sls that has been having intermittent starting problems. Presently the vehicle will not build-up fuel pressure in order to start to 41-47 psi unless I remove the rear fuse/relay box ign 1 micro relay. With this relay removed, I can hear the fuel pump build-up the required psi and then I confirm the build-up of that psi by looking at my test fuel psi gauge under the hood, the car then starts no problem, and runs no problem with relay not installed. Whenever I re-install this micro relay the fuel sys will not build-up the required psi, it just stays at 0 psi, and of course it will not start. I just replaced the fuel pump sending unit assy plus fuel filter today. The other day I was driving on highway 25 southbound and doing 75 mph and the engine just died, quit running and would not re-start. I had my vehicle towed home, the next day I went to troubleshoot my Cadillac and the vehicle started right up with the ign 1 relay removed. As I mentioned earlier I already replaced the fuel pump assy thinking it would fix problem and it did not! today while driving 55 mph the engine suddenly quit running again and I heard a noise from the front end and the car shook also. I had to find some shoulder room, pulled over, removed ign1 relay again and the car re-started no problem and I continued on driving to work.

- Longmont, CO, USA

problem #2

Jun 192005

SeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,000 miles
1. no warning before failure. Engine crank sensors fail without warning. 2. engine stops, car decelerates, no ps, hard to control, near accident from lack of control or being hit from behind. 3. Cadillac northstar 2000-2001 Seville crank sensor (2 per engine) replaced repeatedly.

- Pearland, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 172004

SeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,000 miles
The consumer's vehicle traction control system keeps showing a defect when the light comes on. The consumer took vehicle to dealer 4 times, and they couldn't find anything. According to owner's manual it has to do with the brake system....the traction control light continues to come on, and dealer was unable to repair or determine the cause. This creates a potential hazard to consumer and others if the light signals a problem. This problem have been going on since October 17, 2004 to the present.

- New York, NY, USA

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