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I have a 1994 Cadillac Deville. The service engine soon like is coming on and the service ride control message appears as well. I ws told by the mechanic that I had to replace the computer and the distributor on the car. I had to pay 1500 for this and I'm still having the service engine soon light come on and it has cut off on me several times. Also the service ride control message is still on. Can anyone tell me what may be the problem after getting a new computer, distributor, and air shocks on the car. I'm becoming very frustrated with this problem. Also he told me that I need a motor mount b/c one is broken. He told me I had to replace all 4 mounts on this vehicle. Is this true?

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  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    I also have the same problem with my 1994 Eldorado, however after the service engine and service ride control shows on the monitor I will also get the service engine light (in amber on the instrument cluster) will light for a short while and the engine will miss slightly and then all is well. This will happen intermittently or some times not for days?

  • ladyv77 May 01, 2009

    both service engine soon light and service ride control light are basically on all of the time. Engine light goes in and out. I've figured out that the colder it is outside the more sluggish it is, when its warm it doesn't do it near as often.

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I had the same problem with my deville and i replaced all the same stuff so the next thing i had done stopped the problem ask your mechanic to check your fuel injectors and replace any bad ones if none are bad ask for an injector decarb... good luck!

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THATS NOT TRUE BECAUSE I DONE ALL THE SAME STUFF YOU DID AND WASTED 1500 ON IT NOW GOT A ANOTHER ONE SAME PROBLEM AINT THAT SOMETHING

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You need to do a computer diagnostic. On a repair shop.

Jun 29, 2008 | 1994 Cadillac DeVille

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