My Deville only has 51,000 miles on it, but it is a 1996, so maybe its an age related failure and not a mileage related failure grease dried out or leaked out. Factory recommended … replacement interval is 90,000 miles. The reference marks on the camshaft gears should be aligned with the corresponding notches on the rear timing belt cover, as well as the mark on the crankshaft sprocket and oil pump housing. The dealer stated that the throttle body needed to be replaced. The recall is expected to begin in late August 2014. Seal and thermostat on backorder, had to take vehicle back at a later date. All the glory to jesus christ that their was no lost of life.
I want my motor fixed with out having to replace with a new one! I know-it happened to me and I took it to 2 car mechanics and they couldn't find out why. Reverse procedure to install and prior to installing new sensor, lubricate sensor O-ring. Dealers are to replace both front brake hose assemblies free of charge. Ken don't eliminate your alternator so fast. An updated page for the owner manual will be provided and inserted in the owner manual to document that the feature has been permanently disabled and removed from the vehicle. Car has check engine light on, leaking oil and coolant. I posted this problem on the edmunds.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer numerous times where several unknown repairs were performed on the vehicle but to no avail. This was about 3 months earlier. I had to come to a full stop coasting to side of road after having traffic fly by me on a 3 lane highway and then the car would restart like nothing happened. But vehicle would not start and ultimately had it towed. I've been told that if you spray … a little furniture polish like pledge and wipe it dry with a t-shirt it will fill in the scratches and stop most of the skips. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Thanks Mike Replaced both tensioner and idler pulley on my 96 sls , at about 75000, Removed most of bearing noise , and i thought it was the alternator too, but , remember the water pump has a small tensioner on it , and guess what. If power steering is lost, a warning message is displayed on the driver information center and a chime sounds. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. I have to restart it again. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Are you sure a Cadillac has a timing belt? Oil is cheap, timing chains are not. About 4,500 are in dealer hands and can't be sold until they are repaired.
If the roof rail air bags deploy unexpectedly, there is an increased risk of crash and injury to the occupants. Apparently this is a known issue yet Cadillac refuses to fix it. The manufacturer stated that the vehicle was not included in the warranted timing belt repair. Fortunately, we were in the slow lane already and could get out of quickly moving traffic and the cars behind us could swerve into the other lane to avoid hitting us. Had a major replacement of all rubber under the hood: timing belt, water pump, all hoses, valve cover gaskets.
. Chevrolet camaro cadillac cts sts 36l engine 2008 2009 2010 2011. This was my first Cadillac, and will be my last. Dealers will make sure the bolts are properly tightened. This is an interference engine, and the repairs will probably double in price, if the engine can even still be saved. It wasnt the heads that was the original problem it jumped time cause the belt broke.
The recall is expected to begin during February 2008. Heads should be checked before putting another timeing belt on. While driving 50 mph, the traction control indicator illuminated and the vehicle stalled. The com test proved that it is needing rebuilting! It does it on occasion, sometimes months apart. The bearing in it was bad.
It is at roughly 1 o'clock If this hole is 180 degrees from where it should be you need to rotate the motor 1 more revolution at the crankshaft and it should now be lined up, or close. I've taken the vehicle to the dealer numerous times and they can't seem to find a solution. On 4 occasions the pressure build-up causing massive oil leaks at the valve cover. I think those are the only ones that are possible to be interference engines. I am grateful to god for his mercy and grace.
The nhtfs has never investigated the timing chain problem in the 7 years it was occurring. Fixes are expected to begin in the next few weeks. If so, the crankshaft must be rotated one full turn to bring the No. I was over 2 hours from home, and had to pay a ridiculous amount to have the vehicle towed back home. These incidents resulted from a new failure mode attributed to the device's thermal protection feature.