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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
43,477 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Cadillac SeVille fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1996 Cadillac SeVille Owner Comments

problem #7

Dec 162007

SeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 87,000 miles


NHTSA recall campaign number: 04V110000 fuel rail leak Cadillac refuses to replace the leaking fuel rail. They inspected the car on 9/13/2004, and at that time there was no evidence of a leak. Now, there is a leak, and they refuse to replace the fuel rail with the new stainless steel fuel rail. They have stated they have no obligation to reinspect the vehicle. I read lin foster (from Cadillac at 800-333-4223) the NHTSA bulletin "the recalled Cadillac will receive the new stainless steel fuel rails, " and he continued to state that Cadillac had no responsibility to inspect the vehicle twice. The dealership will no repair the vehicle unless there is an open "service campaign" and Cadillac refuses to open a service campaign stating the vehicle has been looked at once, and that is all that they have a duty to do. The recall has not been performed and the fuel rail is leaking.

- Lancaster, KY, USA

problem #6

Nov 022004

SeVille 8-cyl

  • miles
'recall campaign' Cadillac Seville 1996 for fuel rail and return line. When the consumer completed his 60 mile trip, she noticed she had lost about 8 gallons of gas in that one trip. When the consumer exited the vehicle, there was a smell of gas. The consumer contacted the dealer and was informed of a recall, however after the dealer inspected the vehicle the consumer was told that the particular gas line she was having problems with was not apart of the recall. Gas was spraying toward the catalytic converter. Recall# 04V110000.

- Dadeville, MO, USA

problem #5

Nov 012004


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 75 mph the vehicle stalled. Recall campaign: 04V110000. The consumer stated that the service prior to the recall notice had nothing to do with maintenance of the vehicle. The consumer stated that as soon as the recall repair was completed the vehicle ran perfectly. Reimbursement requested by the consumer.

- Lexington, NE, USA

problem #4

Oct 282004


  • Automatic transmission
  • 157,337 miles


The vehicle was taken in for a fuel rail recall and now the vehicle is stalling. NHTSA recall fuel rail: 04V110000.

- Bay Saint Louis, MS, USA

problem #3

May 272004


  • miles
While driving the consumer noticed a strong fuel odor. Recall# 04V110000.

- Palatine, IL, USA

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problem #2

Jul 152004

SeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
The consumer reported an on-going problem with fuel leaking from the fuel rail injector assembly. The vehicle has been repaired on five separate occasions by the dealer

- Beachwood, OH, USA

problem #1

Jan 282000


  • miles
I would also like to bring to your attention the fact that the fuel filter is located on the right side of the frame just inches from the front bumper. I strongly feel that this needs imediate attention. Also, my seatback broke immediataly after impact which rendered my shoulder harness useless.

- Merrillville, IN, USA

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