Cadillac Deville owners have reported 10 problems related to engine belts and pulleys (under the engine and engine cooling category).
The contact owns a 1999 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that the gauge temperature reading was extremely high when the vehicle was first started. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The mechanic replaced the water pump, heater fan switch, thermostat and serpentine belt. The failure continued after the repairs. The vehicle was not further repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 169,400.
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Adding oil to car from a quart (once a month)to now weekly. Also passenger seatbelt trouble buckling,antifreeze leak when car is parked.
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The contact owns a 2005 Cadillac Deville. When the contact drove into an area with water puddles, the power steering locked up. He immediately applied the brakes and safely drove to his destination. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and they stated that water was getting onto the serpentine belt and causing the failure. The contact was informed that there was no current remedy to repair the failure. He stated that any time there is wet weather conditions and the serpentine belt gets wet, the power steering will fail. The manufacturer advised him to call NHTSA and file a complaint. The failure mileage was 32,000 and current mileage was 40,000. Updated 5/5/09
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The motor was racing, the consumer could not get it back into idle mode. On the belt way, the consumer let up on the accelerator and the vehicle continued to race at a high speed. Please provide any further information.
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Consumer was traveling on the highway and suddenley vehicle accelerated and took off in traffic, consumer had both feet on the brakes, the vehicle did not respond appropriately for brakes, vehicle was out of control. Consumer states that the drivers seat heater is inoperative, driver and passenger front seat belt buckles were out of position, and the passenger side plastic retainer was broke, while pulling into a parking space consumer lost all power steering, dealer replaced rack and pinion, engine is making a knocking noise, while accelerating vehicle started in third gear, which the gears seem to lock up internally, vehicle starts vibrating at approximately 50 mph, the right center dash a/c vent closes by it self, the night vision lens is cracked and the console holder and latch broke.
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While driving in the rain and attempting to make right hand turn, steering wheel locked up. After several tries, steering wheel finally turned. This happened twice that day. Contacted dealer, and was told that when the serpentine belt gets wet, it will slip. GMC is aware of the problem because they have issued a bulletin.
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While driving on local road in rain, attempted to make a right hand turn, and steering wheel didn't respond. Kept pulling and it finally turned. Contacted dealer . Dealer said that the cause of the problem was the serpentine belt that became wet from the rain.
When the right front tire hit a mudhole the water splashed and the engine pulley got wet and caused it to be very hard to turn.
When driving at 25-35 mph vehicle stalled while stopping at a traffic light. Vehicle had to be restarted each time it approached a light or stop sign. Vehicle was taken to dealership, and mechanic could not resolve the problem.
While driving over a puddle of water, the accessory belt gets wet, causing vehicle to lose power steering. Please provide any details.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Car Stall problems||
|Engine And Engine Cooling problems||
|Engine Oil Leaking problems||
|Gasoline Engine problems||
|Engine Stall problems||
|Engine Cooling System problems||
|Engine Burning Oil problems||
|Manifold/header/muffler/tail Pipe problems||
|Engine Belts And Pulleys problems||