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Why wont my 1997 cadillac deville turn sinal work?

your fuse is probably burnt check your headlights fuse in your fuse box could be the light too

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Why does my 2001 Cadillac DeVille overheat?

Hello there, many different faults can cause your 2001 Cadillac DeVille to overheat.If the car overheats when at idle, then the most likely faults would be the cooling fan, thermostat, air in the cooling system, or a clogged coolant passage.

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The fuses are good and the parking lights and tail lights work but the head lights don't work on my 2000 Toyota corolla?

Check the bulbs first, I've seen where both burn out and you can be lead to believe you have an electrical problem.

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First check the bulbs or replace them, next check the fuse, if that's OK then the only other thing is the actual brake switch, usually mounted to the pedal. These often fail due to movement of the wire in a confined area.

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Why don't my lights work on my car?

Most total headlight failures are caused by a bad component like a fuse, relay, or module.Wiring problems can also cause both headlights to stop working.High beam headlights don't work or low beams don't work.The cause: A burned out bulb, or a problem with the high beam switch or relay.

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Why does my tail light work but not my brake light?

Malfunctioning Light Bulbs A blown or fused bulb is the most basic reason behind a faulty brake light.If the bulb used in the brake light has gone faulty it will not work when you depress the brakes.This way your taillight will work but when you brake, your brake lights won't work.

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Why does my turn signal hazard lights don't work on my 1995 explorer?

it could be a bad relay

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Why don't my 1994 Chev 3500 brake lights work?

it is brokenCheck the fuse, check the bulbs, check the brake light switch, in that order.

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Why does my 99 Cadillac Deville occasionally stall at a stop?

If the "check engine" has or is illuminated start with having the code(s) read. The code(s) may help you locate the problem.

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What temperature should a 1998 Cadillac DeVille run at?

It should reach that temp and then vary depending on outside temp, RPM and engine load.The first fan should come on at 225 F.Anywhere in there will be fine.

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Why does my 94 Oldsmobile achieva light don't work and the fuse is good?

You might need a new bulb.i had the same problem and it wasnt the bulb.. i never figured it out so i ran another switch to the lights and battery... a tuggle switch

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Why Starter work but engine don't start?

there is many different answers to this

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You have 1995 dodge stratus but reverse lights don't work?

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Why does my 1999 Cadillac devil running hot?

Because it's a devil, of course!On a more serious note, your Deville can running hot for a number of reasons.... poor airflow across the radiator fins, low or burned out coolant, faulty water pump, faulty thermostat, blockage in the system, wrong coolant type, incorrect system pressure.... some o...

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Why do my brake lights work but my tail lights dont?

Check the Wiring The wiring from the fuse panel to the brake light switch and from the switch to the bulb sockets and lights could be loose or frayed.The connection and the bulb housing could be corroded.You have to change these parts if found any such problem.

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What if the fuses for the brake lights on a dewoo leganza are good but the lights still don't work?

Possibly:-no power to the fuse-broken wiring between the fuse and the switch-broken wire between switch and bulbs-bad connection of terminals at the switch-bad connection of termnals at the bulbs-no ground at lamps-faulty brake switchSuggested way to figure out what is causing the problem:-use vo...

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Why do my brake lights work but my tail lights don t?

Check the Wiring The wiring from the fuse panel to the brake light switch and from the switch to the bulb sockets and lights could be loose or frayed.The connection and the bulb housing could be corroded.You have to change these parts if found any such problem.

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Why do my tail lights work but not my brake lights?

Check the Wiring The wiring from the fuse panel to the brake light switch and from the switch to the bulb sockets and lights could be loose or frayed.The connection and the bulb housing could be corroded.You have to change these parts if found any such problem.

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Why do my tail lights not work but my brake lights do?

Blown out light bulbs are the most common reason for why the brake lights not working but the tail lights are.Remove the screws from the bulb lens (which you can access through the trunk or see your vehicle repair manual to get the exact location).

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Why don't my rear tail light work on my 1996 Pontiac Firebird?

It might be because the light bulb is blown. It might be because the fuse is blown. There could be a short in the wires.

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Why don't my park lights on my Toyota 1998 hilux not work and the others do?

Assuming the bulbs are good, check the fuses.

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Why does my tail light not work?

If he or she suspects a blown fuse, they will remove the corresponding fuse for the tail lights to see if it is blown.If so, he or she will replace the bad bulb with a new one.If the bulbs and fuses appear to be working properly, the mechanic will then check the corresponding relay for the tail l...

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How much is a water pump for a Cadillac DeVille?

The average cost for a Cadillac DeVille water pump replacement is between $337 and $513.Labor costs are estimated between $210 and $266 while parts are priced between $127 and $247.Estimate does not include taxes and fees.

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Why does my coolant fan for my ac work but only on one speed?

Normally the a/c request signal, you pushing the button to turn on a/c, is detected by the ECM; the ECM then determines that the compressor loads the engine down and bumps up the idle rpm while simultaneously turning on the cooling fan. Turning on the a/c is usually accompanied by the fan turning...

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Why don't my Power windows work?

The fuse is bad or there is loose connection in the circuit.

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Why don't my intermittent wipers work?

2.The windshield wiper blades don't work.Since the intermittent wiper relay is responsible for sending signals to the module, it's also possible that it could send an incorrect signal when it is malfunctioning.This is very rare, but is often attributed to a problem in the intermittent wiper switc...

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What is the problem when head lights are on and the tail lights dont work but the brake lights work?

If the headlights are on and brake lights work but not the tail lights, it is possible there is a short in the electrical wires. Another cause for this could be that the tail light bulbs are burned out. Most vehicles have more than one bulb inside the tail lights to control different lights at th...

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Hazard lights and brake lights don't work but the turn signals do?

possibly the fuse for brake lights......also could be brake light switch----turn signal switch----broken wiring anywhere in the vehicle---relay not working ---any other item specific to your venicle.

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Why does my car start but wont stay running?

This issue could be caused by an insufficient amount of fuel reaching the combustion chamber.For fuel issues, start by checking the fuel pressure.With too much air in the engine after the MAF sensor, the engine runs so lean it can't properly combust the fuel air mixture, and it stops operation.

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Why does my car run good but cut off sometime?

because it requires gas to run good. when it has no gas it cuts off :)

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Why does my car start but not stay running?

This issue could be caused by an insufficient amount of fuel reaching the combustion chamber.For fuel issues, start by checking the fuel pressure.With too much air in the engine after the MAF sensor, the engine runs so lean it can't properly combust the fuel air mixture, and it stops operation.

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What kind of oil does a 1999 Cadillac DeVille use?

Just boought a 1999 DeVille.Owners manual recommends 10W30 non-synthetic oil.Says ONLY USE 5W30 if temperatures are below 50 degrees F.Have a 1999 Corvette.

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Why would the heater motor continue to run on a 1986 Cadillac deville when the car is off?

the fan has a high amp draw roasting the control module replace them both!!

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Why does my 2003 dodge stratus heat work but when i stop at a light it shoots out cold air?

Check your radiator coolant level. On some cars, low coolant will let air bubbles into the heater core which can result in intermitant cold air bursts.

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Why does my dims work but not brights?

Could be a fuse fault, switch fault, or wiring fault.First, be sure the high beam bulbs and fuses are good. From there I would suspect the high/low beam switch is bad or out of adjustment. Really need the year, make and model to add further possibilities.

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Why won't car start but lights work?

Because your car runs on gas but your lites run on a battery.

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Hazard lights blink but your signal lights don't for a 1991 Pontiac sunbird?

you need to change the flasher can for the signal lights

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What causes a Cadillac DeVille to overheat?

What are common reasons my Cadillac DeVille overheats? While there are a variety of reasons your Cadillac DeVille is overheating, the most common 3 are a coolant leak (water pump, radiator, hose etc.), the radiator fan, or a failed thermostat.

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Does a 1997 cadillac deville has an air filter for interior cabin?

A 1997 Cadillac Deville does not have an air filter for the interior cabin. If the air seems to not be as cool or thicker than normal, the evaporator core might need to be cleaned.

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What would cause a heater not to work in a 1989 Cadillac De Ville?

Could be,heater blower motor has failed.blower motor fuse is burned out.blower motor speed resistor is burned out.blower motor switch is bad.or, if the blower motor works but you have no heat it could be,cooling system is low on coolant.thermostat is stuck open.heater core is plugged.temp blend d...

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What is brake line size for 1979 cadillac sedan deville?

It's a standard 1/8 inch steel line for most of the way, gets larger rubber at the front calipers.

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i am trying to find out the codes for a 1991 cadillac deville

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How do you reset the brake warning light on a 2003 Cadillac DeVille?

You have a problem with the brake system. Once you repair the problem the light will reset itself.

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Why don't the lights work on the 4wd buttons?

If the button activates the 4wd still, its just the light bulb, if it does not, the the button does not work, or, you may have a short.

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Why don't my brake lights come on Polo brake lights don't come on?

Check these things:1. Are the bulbs okay? 2. Are the fuses good? 3. Using an voltmeter or circuit checker see if ther is power at the bulb connector. 4. Finally check the switch at the brake pedal.

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Why does my running lights fuse keep blowing. automotive?

Most likely the wire to the light is frayed or broken and touches the body of the car, thus creating a short. The body of the car is the 'negative earth' and the live wire is connected to the plus pole of the battery. If the insulation is broken the wire touches earth and thus the fuse blows. Ano...

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GMC JIMMY why are your dash tail and parking lights not working but the brake blinker and head lights work fine?

The GMC dash tail and parking lights are on a different fuse from the brake lights. Check the fuses for a possible blown fuse.

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Why car run mostly keeping head lights on?

The head lights are called running lights and they make a car more visible to other drivers. This is really true if it is a light colored car and if people are using two lane roads at dusk.

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What causes dash light to flash when head lights are turned on 1990 deville?

there is a bad ground somewhere

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Why doesn't my passenger side head light work on low beams and only the high beams work on both sides?

your headlights have 2 filiments [what glows] the low beam is burnt out on the driver side you wil need to replace the unit. It will either be the whole glass unit or if your car is newer it will be just the bulb that has the filiments. very cheap and easy repair. hope this helps

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Right head light is not working for Chevy 2004 trailblazer?

Possibilities:* the bulb is burned out * the fuse is bad * the wires leading to the headlight are broken* the pos and neg wires are shorted.

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Your car don't turn on all lights work when you try but the car wont start?

even with the lights on, the battery may still be weak... try jump starting it, and see if it works...if not.. starter, ignition switch or other safety switch.. dave

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What could be the problem if the taillights don't work but all other lights do?

On most vehivles the live feed for the taillights brances from a connection in the back of the trunk. It is probably a poor connection or damp in this junction. If the whole cluster isn's working it is probably a poor earth.

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Why won't my car turn over but the lights and radio work?

Check for problems with the starter, either a loose wire or the starter is bad.First thing to check is the connections to the battery, and then the battery itself.The heavier the load you try to pull from a battery, the more it can be affectedby dirty connections to the battery.The radio may be t...

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Does liquid glass work for head gasket?

Liquid glass -- aka "sodium silicate" -- is a fascinating substance with many uses.These shards can do a fine job of sealing blown head gaskets in some applications, but it's best to study ahead before pouring liquid glass into your cooling system and assuming the best.

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What would cause the running or tail lights on your 1994 Camry not to work while the head lights brake lights and turning signal lights work?

There is a relay in the trunk (left hand side wall) that may have been burnt. You may want to check this out...had the same problem with my 1992 Camry.....different year of course. The wires to the running lights were broken and exposed, caused a short, which in turn burnt the relay in the trunk.

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Why wont brake lights work on your 2003 Dodge Durango but all other lights work?

the bulb could be blown or a bad connection. find out if there is a current al the way to the bulb socket.

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On my 99 Ford Expeditions the turn signals does not work but the hazard lights do?

If your 1999 Ford Expedition has turn signals that do not work but hazard lights that do work, it is likely that you have a fuse that is blown. You might also have a wiring issue including exposed wiring.

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Why won't my blinkers work all lights come on and the flisher signal works but no blinking 95 corsica?

under the steering wheel in you dash is a panel, fuse box under panel, there will be a silver cilider you need to replace. shouldn't be more than 10 bucks

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Why does the automatic locks on my 1993 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme don't work?

More likely than not a blown fuse.

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Why do the brake and signal lights work but the running lights not work on ford e-350 superduty cargo van?

If all the running lights (front & back) are not working I'd start by checking the fuses then onto the headlight switch

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My car is on but instrument panles don't work 2006 c230 Benz?

Because the electronic systems on Mercedes suck. Check out Consumer Reports car issue in April of every year before buying another lemon.

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Why wont my tail lights work?

Reason # 3: Blown-out Fuse The radio, lighter socket, dashboard warning lights, headlights, taillights, and brake lights.Your car's fuse is almost similar to the fuse at your home.When one of the fuses are broken, the circuit is cut off and could be the reason why your tail lights aren't working.

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Why would car lights work but the engine wont start?

Assuming the starter does not crank over the engine. Bad starter, starter solenoid or relay.Bad battery.Loose/dirty connections between battery and starter.Bad or out of adjustment neutral safety switch.

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Where is the ground wire on a 1996 Cadillac Deville?

The 1996 General Motors/Cadillac Deville has multiple ground terminals and frame connections. These include multiple grounds in the engine bay as well as under-the-car.

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Where is the temperature sensor on a 2000 Cadillac DeVille?

Where is the temperature coolant sensor located on a 2000 Cadillac DeVille North Star? Hello, In the most inconvenient place on the vehicle (nearly).There may be two on some models, one on the thermostat housing, and the other on the back of the passenger side cylinder head.

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Why do Bright lights work but dims do not?

Same reason morons can reproduce without a permit.

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Your tail lights don't work on the left side you have changed the bulbs on the side that don't work and the lights still don't work?

Check the fuse. Check the wiring to the lights, and also check your fuses.Isn't that what I said? Unless somebody rewired your car, This is a common problem on Honda's, Toy's etc.

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Why would my right side front and rear lights and signals work but not my left side?

I would need to know what kind of car you have some cars have separate fuses and relays for both sides

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Why would my reverse lights not work?

On the other hand, if there is no power to the bulb terminals, there could be a faulty circuit ground, a wire break, a blown fuse (which itself would signify a circuit fault such as a short), or a bad neutral start safety switch which switch typically has the reverse light activation switch built...

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Can 24's fit on a 2003 Cadillac Deville?

yes it can,however, it requires some cutting mods. and the wheel well plastic trimed

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Why is my tail light not working?

Common reasons for this to happen: Sometimes when a taillight lens cracks or breaks, it can allow moisture to enter the lens and cause a short circuit, blowing the fuse.Burned Out Bulbs: In the case where only one of your rear lights appears to be out, the cause is most likely a burned out bulb.

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Why does my car don't turn on?

Your battery is probably dead.

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Is there a reset button for rear shocks on a 1988 Cadillac Deville?

In the trunk or passenger compartment

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How many quarts of oil is needed for a 1996 Cadillac Deville?

My 4.9L takes 7 1/2 Qts. with filter

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Why does the check engine light come on but the car still runs?

This condition is a "limp in" mode programed into your cars computer so that it still can be driven even thou a problem has been detected. In this mode the engine runs on preset program that does not require feedback from sensors on the engine to run. This "OPEN LOOP" mode does not update the com...

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How much does it cost to replace a head gasket for a 2000 Cadillac escalade?

How does it cost to replace a head gasket for a 2000 Cadillac escalade

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Brake lights on 99 daewoo don't work?

If the bulbs are good, check your stop light switch.

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Ford galaxy dashboard lights don't work?

If the Ford Galaxy dashboard lights don't work, there could be a problem with the fuses. There is also a possibility that a bulb is burned out or there is a short in the wiring.

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Why are my dim lights not working?

Most total headlight failures are caused by a bad component like a fuse, relay, or module.Wiring problems can also cause both headlights to stop working.High beam headlights don't work or low beams don't work.The cause: A burned out bulb, or a problem with the high beam switch or relay.

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Why are my signal lights not working?

Turn Signals Don't Flash.If the emergency lights and turn signal lights illuminate but don't flash, check first for a burned-out bulb.This is the most common cause.If not, you may be dealing with a bad flasher unit or a bad turn signal switch.

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Why won't my tail lights and dash lights work?

A blown fuse can disable the vehicle's dashboard light.The fuse box may be under the hood, or near the floor, near the brake pedal, or there may be two fuse boxes in both places.Note: also check if the tail lights are working.Tail lights and dash lights are connected through the tail light (and/o...

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Why does car runs at normal temp but don't put heat in the car what is wrong?

Blower fan may not be working. Check the fuses, make sure you can hear the blower running. If it is, then, water level could be low. The water level can be low and the gauge still read normall temp. If that's ok, selector might not be moving heater door to heat. Also the heater core may be bypass...

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Why my car won't start but the radio and lights work how do I Troubleshoot a Car Help!?

Well, first we'd need to know if it's cranking or not. If it doesn't crank at all, it could be:Could be,Shift selector not properly in park or neutral.A faulty or out of adjustment neutral safety switch. A weak run-down battery.Loose or dirty battery connections.A bad starter relay.A bad starter ...

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Why are my tail lights and dash lights not working?

A blown fuse can disable the vehicle's dashboard light.The fuse box may be under the hood, or near the floor, near the brake pedal, or there may be two fuse boxes in both places.Note: also check if the tail lights are working.Tail lights and dash lights are connected through the tail light (and/o...

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What does service engine soon mean in a 2000 Cadillac Deville?

The "On Board Diagnostics" (OBD II) has detected a problem with something in the system. It should be looked at soon by a trusted mechanic.

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Why is my car running hot but not overheating?

Thermostat: Another possible issue could be a problem with the thermostat.A vehicle's thermostat is responsible for regulating the amount of coolant flowing through the engine.A broken or malfunctioning one can easily cause your car to overheat.If your vehicle has low oil, it might be causing you...

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Why don't signallight for 1998 mercedez Benz not working?

Most Mercedes Benz models Before 2007 have electrical problems that can never be fixed. The more you try to fix it, it will just run you out of money because it will keep occuring.

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Why does a engine run good cold but not hot?

well is it a newer car or what um it is prol your intake temperature sencer

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Why is my AC running but not cooling?

There are a couple of reasons for ice buildup in your AC — dirty coils or filters resulting in poor airflow, or a lack of refrigerant.If that doesn't get the unit blowing cold air again, it could be refrigerant levels are low (see below).

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Will 20 inch rims fit a 1990 Cadillac deville?

Yes you can check out cardomain.com and search 1990 deville and youll see some for urself

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What will make a 1979 cadillac deville overheat?

Low coolant? Plugged or restricted radiator? Thermostat not opening? Water pump not circulating coolant? Cooling fan not working? Hoses collapsing under pressure?

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Why might the antenna not go down on a 1993 Cadillac DeVille but sound like it is trying to even when the car is turned off?

the Antenna mast is broke where the plastic connects to the crome-or soe where on the plastic drive where the motor winds up the drive.SOME come with just the new MAST & not the whole anrenna assembly.. 1992 & 1993 DeVilles cannot replace just the mast. The entire mast and motor assembly ...

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Why does my car run for 20min then stop?

1: what type of car is it. 2: go ask a mechanic.

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Why does ac work but not heater?

AC and heater are 2 different systems. The heater works by channeling fluid from your radiator to a heater core usually located under your dash. Heater may not work due to blockage in the line from the radiator or the heater core under your dash may be faulty.

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Are there relays for the windshield wipers on a 1999 Cadillac DeVille?

The windshield wiper relay switch, on your 1999 Cadillac Deville, are located mounted to the firewall in the engine compartment. The relay switch will be next to the windshield wiper motor.

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Where is the fuse for the rear license plate on a 2000 Cadillac deville?

what is the number for the fuse to change the rear license plate light. and is it the fuse box under the back seat or under the hood?The plate light is protected by the parking/tail light circuit.

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Why would rear heat in van work but front heat don't get hot?

Because the rear heat and front hear are 2 different systems. If for example the front heater coil has broken the rear one may still be functioning.Front heater core could be plugged up. Try flushing it out.

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What type of oil goes in a 99 cadillac deville?

You can use Mobil 1 10 30. Any 10 30 oil with a starburst symbol on it can be used for this type of vehicle.

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