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Leaking out of the freeze plugs
The freeze plugs were designed to pop out if the cooling system froze, in order to prevent the engine block from getting cracked. The freeze plugs are susceptible to getting damaged from corrosion in the cooling system, and will rust...
Door locking mechanism malfunction - 1992 Cadillac Brougham
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1992 Cadillac Brougham. The door lock actuators will start binding and not allow you to lock or unlock the car. If you cannot find the parts, then you could have them removed...
Car battery light came on and while driving my car suddenly stalled and my steering wheel got really stiff
Your problem could be as simple as a broken accessory drive belt - sometimes called a serpentine belt. This belt drives both the alternator and power steering pump. It is also possible the engine stalled for some reason, with the...
Car hesitates and stalls ocassionally - 1994 Cadillac Brougham
Hello. The EGR valve is most likely not closing all the way when stopping due to the carbon getting in the pintle and holding it open. Then when you go to start it, it opens and releases or breaks the...
Car idles for a while and then shuts off
Hello. You will need to monitor the fuel pressure and spark plug spark at the plugs when the engine dies. I suspect you may have a defective ignition stator in the distributor. When you lose power, you should see the...
Jerking while shifting during deceleration - 1989 Cadillac Brougham
Hey there. The EGR system may get carbon in it causing the jerking on deceleration. Try decarbonizing the engine to see if it helps. You may need to remove the EGR valve and clear out excess carbon from the passages....
Hood cannot be opened
Hey there. You may need to have another person check on the hood latch in the center front when pulling on the release. If it will not work, then the vehicle may need to be on a lift to access...

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