really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,500 miles

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2000 Cadillac DeVille steering problems

steering problem

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2000 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 032003

DeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,000 miles


An article in today's wall street journal indicated that the NHTSA is conducting an investigation into possible General Motors car defects. Notably difficulty in the power steering making a left hand turn. My 2000 Cadillac Deville, with 60,000 miles is experienceing just such an issue. I took the car into columbus Cadillac and they said I needed a new steering rack - the installation of which would cost $ $1,300. The car steers fine in making a right hand turn but is extremely difficult in making a left hand turn. I encourage your review of this matter for a possible recall, for there is no excuse for this safety issue to arise at such mileage- the vast majority of which has been highway mileage..

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #1

Dec 142001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was traveling on the highway and suddenley vehicle accelerated and took off in traffic, consumer had both feet on the brakes, the vehicle did not respond appropriately for brakes, vehicle was out of control. Consumer states that the drivers seat heater is inoperative, driver and passenger front seat belt buckles were out of position, and the passenger side plastic retainer was broke, while pulling into a parking space consumer lost all power steering, dealer replaced rack and pinion, engine is making a knocking noise, while accelerating vehicle started in third gear, which the gears seem to lock up internally, vehicle starts vibrating at approximately 50 mph, the right center dash A/C vent closes by it self, the night vision lens is cracked and the console holder and latch broke.

- Griffith, IN, USA

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