NHTSA — Electrical System Problems

2004 Cadillac DeVille (Page 3 of 3)


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
39,323 miles

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2004 Cadillac DeVille electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Cadillac DeVille Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #3

Jun 122006

DeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 34,000 miles


: the contact stated after owning the vehicle for 45 days the electrical system failed. All dash board lights completely went out without warning, the door locks opened and closed intermittently. The vehicle has been seen by the dealer a total of 11 times and is currently in the shop. The dealer made undetermined repairs each time and the problem always returns. Speed has never been a factor in the electrical failure, as it occurs at a variety of speeds.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #2

Aug 172005


  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
The contact S owns a 2004 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated while the vehicle was parked, it caught on fire. There were no warning indications that there was a problem with the vehicle. The contact stated the front end of the vehicle completely burned. The insurance company had the vehicle inspected to determine the cause of the fire. The consumer contacted the service dealer. The service dealer wanted the consumer to have the vehicle towed to the dealership to determine the cause of fire. The consumer has contacted the manufacturer of the vehicle.

- Cowlesville, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 052004


  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,016 miles
The vehicle's emergency flashers and turn signal lights continuously blew out without warning. Upon inspection of the vehicle, the dealership has found bare wiring in the wall between the motor and the dashboard, where the wires have been pulled through. The dealership has replaced the flasher unit and fuse several times but the problem still occurs. The cause of the lights blowing has yet to be determined.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

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