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2.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,250 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Cadillac Eldorado engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Cadillac Eldorado Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 112006

Eldorado

  • Automatic transmission
  • 160,000 miles

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

: the contact stated while driving the vehicle overheats. This occurs because the head bolts rust causing the head gasket to blow. The vehicle has not been taken to the dealership. The engine was manufactured by northstar.

- Mineral Bluff, GA, USA

problem #3

Aug 012004

Eldorado 8-cyl

  • 65,000 miles
While the vehicle was parked, the consumer noticed that oil was leaking from underneath the vehicle. The consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer for inspection and the mechanic determined that the engine needed to be replaced. The oil pan gasket was replaced.

- Goodlettsville, TN, USA

problem #2

Feb 252000

Eldorado

  • miles
Service engine light and service emissions are on due to leaking gasket.

- Beavercreek, OH, USA

problem #1

May 011996

Eldorado

  • miles
Left side head gasket failed.

- Van Nuys, CA, USA

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