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How long does it take to change the gasket on the oil pan of a car?
You can get an exact quote by entering your year, make and model at YourMechanic's oil pan gasket replacement service page. To give you an approximation though, the required hours are probably in the range of 8 to 12 hours,...
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Q: Radiator
The lower radiator hose goes to the water inlet on the engine block. If there is a problem with any of the radiator hoses, or any part of the cooling system please feel free to request any of the cooling...
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Hey I have a 2000 Cadillac deville and about two weeks ago it started accelerating slow so with the car running I checked the tran
The issue is much more likely to be engine related and, if so, can be diagnosed readily by a mobile mechanic with an appropriate real time scanner. With regard to the transmission filter, if the filter were clogged enough to...
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I had a fuel pump,filter,and the gas tank cleaned and lined in my 1985 Cadillac Seville the car is surging it cuts off but crank r
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be experiencing a wide variety of issues. Considering the age of the vehicle, the list can get even more extensive. Unfortunately, this is going to be a process of elimination until...
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I have a 1998 Caddy DeVille, has original muffler and catalytic converter. had to be tweaked to pass CA smog, replace both?
Hey Pete, thanks for writing in. The replacements have more to do with what is actually wrong with the vehicle. If they have been modified illegally, then the answer is an automatic yes. Not only does it cause issues with...
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Transmission was replaced but not set in right so it won't bolt down believe it's disk between motor and transmission
The problem sounds like the transmission torque convertor is not inserted all the way into the transmission. If you try and force it you will damage the transmission. You need to spin and push in the torque convertor until it...
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No power to fuel pump fuse or relay.
Check for a resistance from the relay to the ignition switch with the key on and the relay removed. If the ohm meter reads OL, then the circuit has a break in it and it needs repaired. If the meter...
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I have a 2003 Cadillac DeVille. It makes a popping sound from driver side front wheel when you turn to right and when you give it gas.
Hello. It sounds like you have a failing cv axle. When the axle joint fails and has excessive freeplay then this noise will occur. It can also be caused by something loose in the brakes or possibly a failing suspension...
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Where is the fuel reset button on my Caddy? 1995 Cadillac Deville
Hello - your Deville does not have a fuel cutoff reset button. If you can't hear the fuel pump running with the key in the "On" or "Start" position, check the fuel pump fuses, then check the fuel pump relay...
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I put my car in park then tried to put in drive and it was in reverse all of gears are in reverse and wont show gear on dash.
Check to be sure that the manual lever on the top of the transmission actually moves into each "detent" position, beginning with the park position, as you move the gear shifter. In all likelihood, the manual lever is not moving,...
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I have a 99 Cadillac deville that keeps over heating.I've replaced the water pump and thermostat its still running hot
The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to leaks), a faulty thermostat, a plugged radiator, a faulty radiator pressure cap, collapsed hoses, non functioning cooling fans, and a faulty water pump or drive belt....
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I installed a after market radio in my 2002 Cadillac Deville and no sounds will come from my speakers. But when I put my stock rad
Your car might have a built in amplifier that requires a 12 volt signal to be sent in order to turn on the amplifier. The wiring harness for your stock radio may already accommodate that but the new radio has...
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Window regulator broke How can I determine if the window motor on the broken regulator will work on a replacement regulator
If you can hear the motor run in both directions but the window regulator is broken then you should not have a problem replacing just the regulator. I would suggest replacing the motor and regulator as an assembly since the...
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Replace carb on my 79 Cadillac. I thought it came preset. The car cranks but only runs a few seconds than cuts off.
Rebuilt carburetors do, to some extent, come adjusted but the air fuel ratio and idle speed can be more finely tuned to the individual engine. In your circumstance, maybe the adjusting screws vibrated out of position during that first day...
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Power steering intermittently goes out
Hello, thank you for writing in. You need to start by considering the symptoms. If they are exactly the same, the issue may have been a faulty replacement part. It is not terribly uncommon, but is even more frequent in...
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Car started to overheat then cut off popped the hood and colant was on parts of my motor now my car want start ut dont even make a
Hi Latorus. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Anytime a car overheats, it can cause a tremendous amount of damage to the engine and electrical components (especially if coolant spills under the hood and penetrates sensors or other electrical harnesses). In...
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On slight acceleration car shakes but only when small amount of gas pedal is pressed and speed at the time don't matter
Hi Rob. Thanks for the question today. There are literally a dozen or more possible reasons why your DeVille is acting in this way. Sometimes failing wheel bearings will create the vibration you're explaining, while in other instances, loose motor...
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I have a Cadillac Deville 2000 I’ve replaced the Alt and battery. Yet service charging system battery not charging
It is possible that there is a fault in the connections or grounding of the alternator. After installing a new battery, charging system output should always be directly verified, at the battery posts, against factory specifications. To have charging system...
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Car won’t start
Hi Tyler. Thanks for sending the question tonight. If you've just replaced a battery (like in the last 24 hours) then I would suggest checking the battery cables for corrosion or check your ignition relay. If the battery was replaced...

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