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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Cadillac DeVille brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments

problem #4

May 282002

DeVille

  • miles

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

When brakes were applied they didn't hold. Smoke was coming from hood. Unable to steer vehicle, steering locked up. Vehicle caught on fire, and was totalled.

- Tuson, AZ, USA

problem #3

Sep 241998

(reported on)

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving at high speeds brakes become spongy, will not lock which causes a gradual extended stopping distance, could result in an accident.

- Oak Lawn, IL, USA

problem #2

Jun 261998

(reported on)

DeVille

  • miles
When applying the brakes there is a grinding noise and a vibration. Dealer has been notified.

- Lajolla, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 291997

(reported on)

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake failed.

- Vista, CA, USA

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