During the failures, the engine overheat light would illuminate on the instrument panel. This engine requires coolant to be added approx every 2 months, and 1 quart of oil every 2000 miles. Shop was nice and clean. The car filled with steam making it impossible to see anything, and hot scalding water and anti-freeze poured out from under the dash board right over the gas peddle and scalded my right foot causing serious burns and leaving horrible scars. If money is not really an issue, why do you care how long your engine is going to last? Looking back I am not sure what launched you off into this tirade. I don't put many miles on the car each year, so I just change the oil once a year, regardless of mileage, and go with it. What You Get For Your Money All external oil seals replaced.
Also on top of that zero sales pressure. I never disrespected you, but you gave me a reason to. The side effects are of concern. I have a 1998 Cadillac deville can I change my oil. One, and the worst case scenario, is the notorious head gasket problem associated with the northstar engine. All fluids are on level.
Not many topics come more charged than one on oil, unless it turns into the bashing of good helpful posters. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2003 Cadillac Seville. This is the answer to your question, although this is for a 1990, found it on a different forum. Retrieved on August 1, 2009. This car has 63782 original miles on the odometer, with a clean title in hand. Less common oil leaks include the timing cover, and front and rear crankshaft seals. You now know the capacity.
We have consulted quite a few machanics on this problem and they have all given us the same explanation for the presumed problem. Retrieved on August 1, 2009. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Seville, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. However, if it came with standard oil, that is what I would use. Man, you make me feel normal again. Transmission good, engine 50k miles good, No blown headgaskets, car just checked out.
I use high octane fuel because it burns cleaner and lasts longer. The engine has been partially disassembled, and is nearly ready for removal from the vehicle. But then again, I have no life :lol: Thanks guys for the support, its much appreciated 12 posts, Mr. Electrical: All electrical features of the car worked without flaw when the car was last powered on. This vehicle has Front and Rear Heated Seats, but the Front Driver Heater does not work.
Data button with the key on or engine running until it displays the oil life on the panel. I purchased it recently and im not sure if it's using regular or synthetic oil. Without a significant upgrade in parts, the Seville lineup confirms the old adage that beauty is only skin-deep. The northstar engine has a history of head gasket problems and oil usage. Sunoco or Shell are the way to go. It should be a cheaper part and if you are unsure then match the new one with its location; it should be on the intake manifold or near it, generally with one or two wires.
Synthetic oil will not make the leak any worse and can continue to be used. Check the oil level and add as nessassary to reach the full mark. This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Seville. Included with the purchase of the vehicle will be the three book set Factory Service Manual to assist in any possible repairs or maintenance the car could need. I use high octane fuel because it burns cleaner and lasts longer.
The first Cadillac sedan to be offered with , it retained the Seville's high-performance suspension. My car was delivered on time as promised and even washed and cleaned inside, a truly professional touch. This vehicle also has 4 New Goodyear Integrity Tires. We have a 1998 Cadillac sts and are running into problems with it running hot. Here is an in depth video on. Gas is not an issue i don't care about the prices.
The 16 chrome alloy wheels are in excellent condition, with little to no scratches, rash, or pitting. We have not replaced anything yet but have been advised this would be a very expensive job to do, and we were advised the problem will get so bad in the near future the repairs will have to be performed to even drive the vehicle. Your engine was designed for 87 octane. I don't know what you saw that you didn't like in BodyByFisher's post Didn't really answer my question but thanks for the critisisim Mr. And I'll just wait for some of the helpful guys on this forum to answer my question regarding oil They don't come any more helpful than BodyByFisher. Fivepointohman, I thought I was crazy because I have been changing coolant every year. Fully loaded and well maintained.