Question about 1999 Cadillac Eldorado

1 Answer

MY 2005 CADILLAC DEVILLE HAS ENGINE OVERHEATING. PER DEALER THE HEAD GASKET NEEDS REPLACEMENT. CAN DURA SEAL WORK IN THIS CASE

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Cadillac Master
  • 40,804 Answers

Dont waste you money . If you need a gasket get it done . Consider this If you don't get it done properly not only will it cost you for the gasket but head and possible cooked motor

Posted on Jan 06, 2013

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Kravcar
  • 192 Answers

SOURCE: 1993 Cadillac Eldorado overheating

I am assuming you have the Northstar engine.

Check for coolant flow at the Purge line,this is a common problem on the Northstar.
There is a small diameter hose coming from near the top of the coolant tank,this is the purge line.
With the engine idling,pull the purge line from the tank,if there is no coolant flow from this small hose,it is blocked and this will cause overheating.If the hose is clear, check for blockage at the nipple on the tank.

Are you running it without a thermostat? If so,then strangely enough,this will cause overheating as the Northstar cooling system is different to most conventional systems and therefore will not help you diagnose the problem.

Posted on Aug 22, 2009

sawdust46694
  • 398 Answers

SOURCE: '96 Cadillac w/smoking exhaust & overheating

you will get a white kinda smoak its like steam. check the thermostat and make sure its not stuck closed.

Posted on Jul 11, 2009

  • 132 Answers

SOURCE: how to replace head gasket on a 96 cadillac

I would suggest getting a Hanes or Chilton book first because you have a lot of things to remove. Drain radiator, remove intake, fuel rail, alternator, AC and many wires and vacuum hoses before you remove the heads.

Posted on Jan 10, 2010

bluebirdmate
  • 1190 Answers

SOURCE: my 2001 Cadillac Deville got head gasket leak, how

Hello: You add the sealer to the tank on the passenger side under the hood. I don't recommend this as a proper repair. You may create problems with reducing the flow of coolant through the radiator. The best way is to replace the head gaskets. The tank has a radiator cap on it.

Posted on Nov 30, 2010

  • 638 Answers

SOURCE: overheating 1999 northstar 32valve v8.

i would have the head gaskets replaced, this way , you know that there won't be any more leaks, and sometimes , using the sealer, might not work as good as you need it too.

Posted on Apr 26, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

4 Answers

Does that dura-seal head gasket repair stuff REALLY work?


I had a blow head gasket on my BMW 6 cyl. and it was blowing white smoke and losing alot of coolant. After doing alot of research I found that all the other brands like blue devil, steel seal, KW and bars all use water-glass. The only company that does NOT USE WATER-GLASS is Dura-Seal. If you have aluminum heads it's very important to use a sealer that can flex with your engine's aluminum heads. The DuraSeal actually stays flexible! So I tried it and it stopped the smoke and overheating. No more coolant loss either. It's been running fine for over a year now. I would reccomend Dura Seal head gasket sealer to everyone... Great product! Also the tech department guys really know what they are talking about...

Apr 25, 2012 | 1999 Cadillac DeVille

1 Answer

Overheating 1999 northstar 32valve v8. bad head gaskets. should i use dura-seal


i would have the head gaskets replaced, this way , you know that there won't be any more leaks, and sometimes , using the sealer, might not work as good as you need it too.

Apr 26, 2011 | 1999 Cadillac Eldorado

3 Answers

Chev s10 1998 over heating water in oil can i do a quick fix with gasket sealer an still drive truck until i can afford to replace gaskets


Over the years I have seen quite a number of sealers advertised to repair gaskets etc. There are newer ones out that make the same claims (also expensive @ about $100). Though it is possible that they work, I have no idea for how long. As always, the best cure for a cylinder head gasket problem is still to actually do the repair.
Regardless of how you correct the problem, make certain that you drain the oil and filter or you will be looking at a bearing failure shortly.

Feb 04, 2011 | Chevrolet S 10 Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

Just started to noticed white smoke coming out of exaust pipe. Noticed smell of gas. Is this normal for a car this old


Looks like you have a blown head-gasket. The white smoke is actually your engine coolant mixing with your engine oil and being expelled as a water vapor. You need to take it into a repair shop Immediately.

Sep 28, 2010 | 2002 Toyota Camry

1 Answer

How do i repair a blown head gasket on my 1992 cadillac deville V8 4.9L


The correct way is to remove the head(s) have the head(s) checked for warpage repair as necessary then clean everything good and replace the head gaskets. There are some places that advertise a product that is suppose to seal a head gasket leak but remember if it seals the headgasket leak it may stop up your radiator, also it will just be a temporary repair

Sep 20, 2010 | 1992 Cadillac DeVille

1 Answer

Cannot find overheating problem 1997 cadillac deville. we have installed new radiator, fans work fine, new water pump, new thermostat, catalyic converter, new hoses, and we cannot find any leaks. please...


These engines are know for leaking head gaskets. A good quick test for this is fill the coolant tank to the top with the cap off. Start the engine. If the the coolant blows out of the tank, you have a head gasket leak.

May 31, 2010 | 1997 Cadillac DeVille

2 Answers

Northstar engine overheating


Have you checked the head gasket? Common overheating problem.

Aug 14, 2009 | 1997 Cadillac DeVille

Not finding what you are looking for?
1999 Cadillac Eldorado Logo

419 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cadillac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75117 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7772 Answers

Are you a Cadillac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...