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1996 Cadillac SeVille cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1996 Cadillac SeVille Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 132004


  • miles


While driving check engine lightappeared on the dashboard and remained on. Consumer noticed that the temperature gauge registered hot, and overheated. Could not drive the vehicle. Consumer contacted dealer for an appointment for inspection and repairs.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #3

Jun 102002

(reported on)


  • miles
Consumer noticed small puddles of coolant under the engine area of vehicle. Consumer had the water pump replaced.

- San Clemente, CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 192001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine check light has been coming on occasionally since 1998. Taken to dealer numerous times, could not find a cause. On 19 Dec 2001, engine service light came on, then the light stopped engine. Consumer had vehicle towed to dealer, who determined engine coolant had leaked into engine. Engine had to be replaced.

- Boston, MA, USA

problem #1

Nov 161998


  • miles
1. engine over heat, the car has over 120 ticket repair, the water pump was replaced 3 times, engine was replaced two time, program control module replaced 3 time, ESC module replaced 3 times, rediator was flushed, hoses replaced at my cost., after replacing the fisrt engine, car heat up to 248F that broke time serts, cooling was coming as steam will driving from the engine made hard to see. Now enen after replacing the second engine still the engine will heat up quickly if driving at low spead or short idle or climimng a short hile. Dealer don't know how to handle the problem, car this year only was at the dealer over 60 bussines day alone, as for the engine oil consumtion, prior to replacing the engine, the engile will consum 1 qtr per 1000 mile, the car will give an indication of adding oil after 2000 miles before I get the chance to change oil. Currently have a new engine, don't know if the problem resolved yet. There was no leak of oil

- Fountian Valley, CA, USA

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