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Cadillac DeVille

This category covers questions about the Cadillac DeVille, a full-size luxury sedan manufactured by General Motors and sold through its Cadillac division. The DeVille was produced from 1949-2005 and was succeeded by the Cadillac DTS.

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Cadillac DeVille
Cadillac Eldorado
Cadillac Seville

How can I fix a 97 Cadillac DeVille Will not start because Theft System Problems?

97 deville theft system problem

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Transmission Fluid
Cadillac DeVille
Ford F-150
Ford Ranger XLT

Where do you add transmission fluid on a 1966 cadillac?

through the transmission dipstick tube.

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American Cars
Cadillac DeVille

What is error code F32 on a 1992 Cadillac Sedan Deville?

F32 - basically what it comes down to is shorted wires between the ECM and BCM, a bad ECM or BCM or a faulty prom or memcal inside the ECM or BCM.

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Oxygen Sensors
Cadillac DeVille
GMC Envoy
1995-2005 Chevy Cavaliers

Where is the oxygen sensor located on a 1995 cadillac deville 4.9L?

Today is your lucky day, I just changed both of my oxygen sensors on the same year and motor. The first one is located directly on the exhaust manifold in front of radiator as you open your hood on the car look straight down and you will see it. The other sensor is a little more difficult to find by looking straight in the engine. The second sensor is located near the firewall on the exhaust manifold. The only problem is, you have to get underneath the car to remove the sensor. Just follow your converter directly toward the engine intake manifold and you will see it, make sure you have a flashlight, regardless of how much daylight is outside. Once I got under the car a found it, it was easy to come off and replace. Good luck! rljenkins66@aol.com

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Spark Plugs and Wires
Cadillac DeVille

What is the spark plug gap on a 1963 cadillac coupe deville 390 motor?

The gap should be 25 thousandths. .025. Many times there is a factory sticker under the hood with that information.

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Cadillac
Cadillac DeVille

How do you spell Cadillac de ville?

The model name is correctly spelled: Cadillac de Ville (formerly Coupe de Ville).

It is often seen, however, even in official dealer records as deVille or DeVille.

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Cadillac DeVille
Cadillac Eldorado
Cadillac Seville

What is the material is used for bushes and knuckle pin?

Lora material used to made pin and bushes

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Cars & Vehicles
Cadillac DeVille

Where is the ground wire on a 1996 Cadillac Deville?

The 1996 General Motors/Cadillac Deville has multiple ground terminals and frame connections. These include multiple grounds in the engine bay as well as under-the-car.

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Auto Parts and Repairs
Cadillac DeVille

How do you know if a torque converter is bad in a 2002 cadillac deville?

The check engine light will come on. And u might see a lower mpg rating

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Cadillac DeVille

How many quarts of oil do a 1998 Cadillac deville hold?

According to my Cadillac dealer, the 98 DeVille holds 8 full quarts

7 1/2 quarts to the center of operating range only add 7 1/2 at oil and filter change!!

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Thermostats
Cadillac DeVille

What is the thermostat location for a 1997 Northstar 4.6?

your thermostat is located on the engine where your lower rad hose goes in your engine two bolts hold the housing on . no gasket sealer is needed

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Oil and Oil Filters
Cadillac DeVille
Ford Freestyle

How many quarts of oil is needed for a 1994 Cadillac Deville?

If it's the base Sedan Deville with the 4.9 liter, it's 5 quarts with the filter. For the Deville Concours with the Northstar, it's 7.5 quarts with the filter.

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Cadillac DeVille

Where is the fuse box located in the 1992 Cadillac deville?

There are actually 4 fuse panels on this DeVille.

1. Under the dash board to the left of the steering column, it will swing down if you pinch the tabs together, and has a cover marked fuses.

2. Under the dash to the right of the glove box. Getting to this one is a pain, you have to remove the plastic "Hush panel' from the bottom of the dash

3&4. Under the hood near the windshield there is a black plastic cover ~30 X 8" marked "fuses". the two plastic fasteners are 1/4 turn and the sheet metal one near the hood hinge is a regular nut. once you get this panel off, there are two rectangular covers marked "Fuses" with clips on each end. your Maxi fuses are here.

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Oil and Oil Filters
Ford
Cadillac DeVille

What car does the fram ph3600 oil filter go to?

3 liter Ford Ranger, Taurus, Windstar.

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Car Starting Problems
Starters and Ignition Systems
Cadillac DeVille
Chevy Colorado
How To

How to change the starter on a 1989 Cadillac?

To complicated to answer in this space. Buy yourself a Hayne's or Chilton's repair manual for this specific car. There will be detailed instructions for most DIY repairs. Any auto parts store will have them. If it's the 4.5 liter engine, you need to remove the small plastic cover over the flywheel. Then unbolt the starter bolts. It will be tricky to get it to fit between the engine and the frame to get it out, but it can be done! It's a real pain to do, so good luck!

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Vehicle Titles
Cadillac DeVille
Car Selling

Do I replace the title or do something else if I lost the title to my car and want to sell it?

you should be able to get a replacement title by contacting the state. Often you can sign a state form that transfers title. Check with YOUR state to see the local laws.

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Cadillac DeVille
How To

How to change brake pads on Cadillac Deville?

?What year? I have a 1990 DeVille and there are only two (2) bolts on the backside of the caliper (I think 13mm?) It is sometimes difficult to remove. Be patient in removing them, you don't want to break them---speaking from expirence!!
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Cadillac DeVille

Does a 2002 Cadillac deville have a carburetor or fuel injected?

Where's the carburator on a 2002 Cadillac de ville?

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Cadillac DeVille

How do you reset a 1990 Cadillac DeVille computer system after self-servicing?

I had my 1991 sedan deville towed the other night, and the tow truck driver told me that the cars climate control is the cars computer also, said you need to push those buttons in a certain sequence, or a couple at the same time, he just didnt know what to push. i checked that with Cadillac and they agreed, they just didnt know how to do it either, go figure. ive also heard disconecting the negative terminal of your battery then reconecting a few seconds after will do the trick. I also read in a manual (i havnt been able to find since) that reseting the computer is done by idleing the car for a certain period of time in park and then in drive while the climate control is set to "off". when/if i find that again i will put it in. a little.

ok found it. If you lose battery power or the battery is disconecte, your cars computer must be programmed. it takes just over 20 minutes to do it.

If you want to do it your self, here's how:

  1. Apply the parking brake
  2. Make sure the front wheels are straight.
  3. Turn off the electronic climate control.
  4. Start the engine in park and let it idle for 15 minutes.
  5. Put your foot on the brake pedal, shift the transaxle to Drive and let it idle for 3 minutes or more. do not accelerate the engine.
  6. With the vehicle in drive, turn the electronic climate control to "auto" and let engine idle for 3 minutes or more.
  7. Turn the engine off.
  8. Now your computer is programmed.

That is from the manual to my 1991 caddy deville. I guess disconnect your battery then follow those steps. Good luck

Actually most Cadillacs use the same method to reset the ECM and the BCM. Assuming that the the problem that caused the check engine light to come on is not a hard fault. With the engine off and the ignition switch (the key) turned to run go to the climate control buttons and press the 'OFF' and 'Warmer' button and the same time until you see the fuel control panel change to all 8s then let go of the climate control buttons. The fuel panel will give a readout of all the failure codes recorded up to the last 50 times. If the cause of a failure code has been resolved turn the ignition switch off then turn it back on to 'run' then while holding the 'Off' button on the control panel press on the 'HI FAN' button on the climate control panel at the same time. Hold the two buttons for about 5 seconds. Turn the ignition switch off for a few seconds and then start the engine again. Allow the enging to reach normal operating temperature or drive it about 4 or 5 miles which will cause the engine to reach normal operating temperature quicker. Observe the check engine light to see if it illumintes again. There are many operational checks that can be made through these control panels both with the engine off and while running. It is best to have the manufacturers shop service manual to do many of these tests properly. Cadillac shop service manuals from the dealer will cost around $100.00. You can often get the manual used through eBay or some other source for half price or less.

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Cadillac Seville
Cadillac DeVille
Cadillac STS

1996 Cadillac trunk will not close?

is it the electric pul down that isn't operating.

If it is and you cant get a new one, remove it from the car, remove electric motor( the gear on the trunk hold down tends to break, it is plastic).

Disassemble from the top metal plate(2 screws) raise it up and inspect the gear, if missing teeth just hold the gear and rotate the trunk hold down it will lower. Re install in car.

You may have to adjust the heigh to get the trunk to shut correctly just raise or lower the hold down(you can do this while it is in the car)

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Cadillac DeVille

How do you release the emergency brake on a 1967 Cadillac deville?

Lever under the dash located in front of the emergency pedal. Pull it toward you and it will release.

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Cadillac DeVille
Home Electricity
Electronics Engineering
Circuits

Why is a light bulb a resistor?

Most simple incandescent light bulbs are made of a thin section of tungsten through which the current flows.

This section of tungsten is called a "filament".

The tungsten filament has electrical resistance and so is a resistor.

As a resistor it develops a voltage drop. This voltage drop multiplied by the amperage passing through it equals the wattage of the bulb.

The heated tungsten gets to thousands of degrees above room temperature and becomes hot enough to produce yellow-white visible light.

As a resistor, the tungsten light bulb has a positive resistance coefficient.

This means that the electrical resistance goes up when the filament becomes hot.

For example, a 100 watt light bulb operated at 120 volts - it does not matter if it is AC or DC for this calculation - will have a resistance of 144 ohms when hot and draw .833 ampere.

When cold the filament typically has a resistance of only 10 ohms which increases as the filament heats up.

An interesting note:

The typical incandescent light bulb life is between 1000 and 2000 hours.

Some "long life" incandescent light bulbs simply have a thicker but longer section of tungsten and can run 5,000 to 20,000 hours or more without failing.

This type of bulb is sold to hotels and other places that want to reduce the replacement frequency of the bulbs.

If a manufacturer desired to do so they could make a light bulb which would last even longer than 20,000 hours by increasing the filament thickness but they feel that economically it would not be desirable for them, as they would sell less light bulbs.

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