With the attitude he has, me or him one, would get hurt. Our Cadillac is a 1996 with 72,000 miles and has had the leaking since 40,000 miles. Any help would be greatly appreciated. It returned to production as a smaller luxury Cadillac from 1975 to 2004. Back in the 1950s and 1960s it was brought into limited production as a special two-door hardtop model styled like the Eldorado. Have the cooling system pressure tested to see if it holds pressure If it holds pressure, have the coolant tested for combustion by products to see if your head gaskets are breached.
Have the cooling system pressure tested to see if it holds pressure If it holds pressure, have the coolant tested for combustion by products to see if your head gaskets are breached. Start by checking to see how much coolant is in your system. About 22 mpg on the interstate. I have an overheating problem. Fixed the fan issue, they're blowing and for a while, I'd say about a good 30-45 minutes I left it running and never got the needle to even flinch off of the half mark between hot and cold. It has run like a champ since. If the hose is clear, check for blockage at the nipple on the tank.
Again, I apologize for the miscommunication. I am 70 years old and was very scared. I have had the radiator replaced, the water pump is not leaking, the thermostat is good. Now 3 months later, its coming back slowly. Checked it, and added some water at the gas station assuming that water is distilled I hope with no antifreeze in sight, praying that it would last till I got home. I just found out the car has a blown rear head gasket. Even tho it is brand new? It's a boat but it's an amazing car for almost any use if you can look past the poor gas millage and leaky valve stems all Northstars have issues with.
The contact owns a 1996 Cadillac Seville sts. AutoTrust Silver supplies a great selection of coolant reservoirs and related components at reasonable prices! Does this hold pressure for the coolant? Thank you for your time. Posting contradictory information, which is what he did to me. Before this post of yours your posting was vague, you had the preconception that the Northstar overheats, and you had a chip on your shoulder or an attitude. Give us details and specifics, you are talking very general at this point and its not helpful It make sense, you may not understand what I am saying but its really simple. Okay, just bought a 96 sls for 900 bucks, told it has an overheating problem due to the electric fans. That's what I think it has something to do with pressure release.
The consumer was sent correspondence notifying her of a recall on the 1996 Cadillac sedan diville. The sound and the overheating went away. I would take it back to the dealer or ask one of your crack mechanics with his Tech 2. Run through a check list of common overheating problems to troubleshoot the source of your engine problem. .
Here are the symptoms: After driving for about 30min, the temp needle goes up 1 notch past midway. The Cadillac Seville caught its breath in 1996 after going through some serious changes the previous few years. In the 1990s, the Seville's horsepower was boosted to 180. With the engine idling,pull the purge line from the tank,if there is no coolant flow from this small hose,it is blocked and this will cause overheating. The '96 Seville seats 5 and has 4 doors. One of the worst engines ever built in my book. I like the car but it is hard to work on and has its share of issues.
I haven't given up yet but it is driving me nuts too! Rectangular tail lamps wrapped around the outside corners in the rear, all adding to the sleek, long look of this new vehicle. Again I get a check coolant light down the road, stop on the side of the road, more white coming from the coolant cap area. I have had the radiator replaced, the water pump is not leaking, the thermostat is good. Take your vehicle to a professional mechanic for assistance. The water pump helps circulate coolant from the radiator to the engine. If it has, shell out the cash for a motor. This has occurred many, many times without resolution.
The reason I ask is because, I have and had the same issue with the over heating. Other high-tech equipment was later added to the Seville, including the Cadillac Trip Computer, and by 1980 the car was now front-wheel drive. The purge line is designed to purge air out of the cooling system. Can anyone help In this thread: You mean the dealer can't fix that or you who appears to know it all can't diagnose it? If you fix it have them helicoil them all wheather there bad or not in my 5 years at caddie never seen a headgasket prob it was always the headbolts make sure the waterpump is ok along with the belt its on the front head at the right end looking at the motor or drivers side, remove the black bracket to ck it. Edited August 12, 2010 by Mr Slimm No problem, just check and eliminate each item in the list I provided. Do you think that is still carbon build up.
Two things to look for: that the motor works and if so, is the thermostat working. Also, Check out the new type of thermostat for your engine that prevents it from overheating when your thermostat fails. Fuel Economy Here is a log of my fuel economy, in mostly metro driving. So as a friendly question to you. Since we volunteer our time and knowledge, we ask for you to please follow up when a problem is resolved. I live in Arizona so its not an issue for me. And just for laughs we'll make'em have to pull the entire front sub frame and transmission to change a leaking oil pan seal.