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10.0

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

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1996 Cadillac DeVille steering problems

steering problem

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1996 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments

problem #10

Sep 112000

(reported on)

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

When driving vehicle during rainy weather the power steering locks up while making turns, vehicle was designed without a splash shield to deflect water from the serpentine belt. Nlm

- Springfiel, NJ, USA

problem #9

Mar 012000

DeVille

  • miles
While driving in the rain steering wheel will not turn. Consumer has come very close to having a collision on several occasions. Took vehicle to dealer, and they replaced steering belt. Next time, dealer put on a splash pan. However, consumer is still experiencing the same problem.

- Lakewood, OH, USA

problem #8

Jan 011999

DeVille

  • miles
Upon turning front wheel threw water on the power steering belt causing it to malfunction. The belt is being replaced under recall, however only in wet states, Florida not included.

- South Veni, FL, USA

problem #7

Dec 111997

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Power steering drive belt failed when water entered unit.

- Venice, FL, USA

problem #6

Sep 011997

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Twice while driving the vehicle in wet weather the power steering quit, the power steering belt has been replaced, along with splash shields by dealer. Consumer states on Sep 19 1997 belt failed again.

- Port Orange, FL, USA

problem #5

Aug 151997

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving through small amount of water lost control of power steering, could cause crash, dealer replaced power steering pump, exact problem.

- Weirton, WV, USA

problem #4

May 301997

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Loss of power steering while driving, causing hard steering, faulty design belt.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #3

Jan 121997

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Power steering failure; while driving had complete loss of steering, had no control of vehicle, in for repair, installed a drive belt/shield splash shield. *akthe vehicle would lose all power steering due to the design of the vehicle, the vehicle was designed without a splash shield, the auto locks wont unlock when put in park most of the time, the dealer replaced shorted rke reciever and reprogram remote, the consumer complained radio/tape sounded fuzzy, right front speaker is noisy, dealer replaced the right front door speaker.

- Hallandale, FL, USA

problem #2

Jul 011996

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Power steering belt replaced due to steering locking up on right turns heavy rain storms.

- Moss Point, MS, USA

problem #1

Sep 271996

DeVille

  • miles
When driving in wet weather condition the power steering belt gets wet, causing loss of power steering.

- Mosspoint, MS, USA

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