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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 #8

Apr 122000

DeVille

  • miles

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

While going over small puddles of water steering wheel will lock, not allowing the driver to turn the vehicle. Also, suddenly vehicle accelerated to 70mph. Dealer has inspected and repaired vehicle.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #7

Mar 192000

DeVille

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving in the rain and attempting to make right hand turn, steering wheel locked up. After several tries, steering wheel finally turned. This happened twice that day. Contacted dealer, and was told that when the serpentine belt gets wet, it will slip. GMC is aware of the problem because they have issued a bulletin.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #6

Mar 192000

DeVille

  • miles
While driving on local road in rain, attempted to make a right hand turn, and steering wheel didn't respond. Kept pulling and it finally turned. Contacted dealer. Dealer said that the cause of the problem was the serpentine belt that became wet from the rain.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #5

Mar 082000

(reported on)

DeVille

  • miles

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

When driving vehicle cuts off without prior warning, causing the steering wheel to lock up. Consumer has contacted the dealer, dealer has replaced the fuel pump and other parts.

- Silver Spring, MD, USA

problem #4

Jan 131998

DeVille

  • miles
Steering cancel cam/spring and bearing cap replaced due to noise from steering column when turning slightly.

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #3

Jun 041998

(reported on)

DeVille

  • miles
Steering wheel has locked on two occassions.

- Port Washi, NY, USA

problem #2

Nov 131997

DeVille

  • miles
While making a right hand turn steering wheel locked up, could not control vehicle. Dealer fixed belt in the steering wheel.

- Wintergarden, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 051996

DeVille

  • miles
The air bag warining light came on and would not go off. Air bag light did go off after vehicle was brought in to dealership. On 1/26/96 light came on again at that time the right air bag coil was replaced and the wiring in the steering column was also replaced.

- Cameron Park, CA, USA

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