pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,000 miles

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problem #2

Aug 292002

DeVille 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
The ABS traction control was not working and the dealer was unable to resolve the problem. The vehicle has been in and out of this dealer repair shop for this problem since Aug. 2002 and the intermittent problem with brake failures and extended braking distance keep recurring. Anntena stuck up. Power antenna assembly replaced. Oil level low and oil light is on. There was no reading on the dipstick. Had to add two quarts of oil after driving 1500 miles. Oil life indicator was reset. Piston, rod and oil rings replaced. Drivers side headlight cover fell off with bulb burnt out. Headlamp housing assembly replaced. Consumer went to start vehicle and it wouldn't start. Battery replaced. Catalytic converter rattling. Drivers side heated seat/switch inoperative. While giving gas hesitates; struggles up a hill. Spark plug wire replaced. Notification by postcard. Ordered parts. Drivers side window won't go up. Replaced left door window switch. Ses light on. Exhaust recirculation valve (egr) replaced. Transmission makes a grinding noise on fast acceleration. Dealer found the exhaust pipe at the rear of the converter shifting a cross brace when accelerating. Rearview mirror broke off base.

- Mchenry, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 111998

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle has a passenger outside mirror tilt feature when car is placed in reverse, however consumer has almost had accidents due to poor visibility. (design flaw).

- Ridgewood, NJ, USA