Water Pump Problems of Cadillac Deville
Cadillac Deville owners have reported 3 problems associated with water pump (under the engine and engine cooling category).
#1 - Water Pump problem of the 1999 Cadillac Deville
The reporting person's vehicle is a 1999 Cadillac Deville. While driving 65 mph, the engine warning light illuminated, which indicated that the engine overheated. The dealer stated that the water pump caused the failure. The dealer repaired the water pump; however, the failure continued to occur. The contact felt that the engine was defective. As of October 26, 2007, the dealer had not repaired the vehicle. The failure mileage was 78,800 and current mileage was 79,000. Updated 01/02/08
the consumer stated the engine heats up due to the head bolts loosening and the engine coolant evaporates into the cylinder heads. Updated. This water pump problem happened on Thursday, October 4, 2007.
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#2 - Water Pump problem of the 1999 Cadillac Deville
The owner has a 1999 Cadillac Deville. The contact stated that the vehicle would overheat. He took the vehicle to the dealer and they replaced the water pump. The failure recurred and the contact was informed that most of those model vehicles were designed to operate in that manner, and it was safe to drive. A few days after the water pump was replaced, while driving 70 mph, the vehicle began to excessively overheat. The contact shut off the engine and had the vehicle towed to a mechanic. He was informed that the cause of the failure was not the water pump, but rather a blown out head gasket. The vehicle cannot be repaired without a new engine. Through online research, he discovered that his model vehicle has numerous issues due to overheating and head gaskets. The vehicle has not yet been repaired. The failure and current mileages were 74,000. Updated 07/08/08. Updated 07/08/08. It was Sunday, June 1, 2008 when this water pump issue happened.
#3 - Water Pump problem of the 1997 Cadillac Deville
The vehicle involved was a 1997 Cadillac Deville. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1G6KD54YXV_. The gas gauge did not work properly. The consumer took the vehicle to a mechanic. The mechanic said there was a recall with the fuel rail . He told the consumer to go to the dealership because vehicle had a transmission and oil leak. The vehicle was taken to the dealer they did the recall and gave them a copy of what mechanic had given the consumer. They replaced the water pump, and said there was a bad oil leak. This wasn't consistent with what the mechanic said. Felt like the vehicle was a safety hazard due to the north star engine. The consumer was told the vehicle needed a new crackcase seal due to an oil leak, the water pump was leaking and there was no transmission leak. It was 05/13/05 when this water pump issue happened.
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