1998 Cadillac DeVille

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1998 Cadillac DeVille
Available in 3 styles:  DeVille 4dr Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
$776–$7,148
Estimated MPG

17 city / 26 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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DeVille

AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Recall number: 00V217000
Recall date: 08/11/2000

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THE SIDE IMPACT SENSOR MODULES HAVE QUALITY PROBLEMS THAT CAN CAUSE AN INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER OR PASSENGER SIDE IMPACT AIR BAGS. THESE SIDE AIR BAGS DEPLOY WITH LESS FORCE THAN A FRONTAL AIR BAG AND ARE DESIGNED TO MINIMIZE THE RISK OF SERIOUS INJURY.

Consequence:

HOWEVER, AN OCCUPANT CAN RECEIVE SOME INJURY FROM A DEPLOYMENT.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SIDE IMPACT SENSING MODULES. IF THE VEHICLE HAS HAD THE SIDE AIR BAGS TEMPORARILY DISCONECTED, THE TEMPORARY DISCONNECT WILL BE REMOVED BEFORE REPLACING THE SIDE IMPACT SENSING MODULES.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 06/01/2001.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/1997 and 08/31/1998.


STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

Recall number: 97V232000
Recall date: 12/18/1997

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH HOOD HINGE PIVOT BOLTS WHICH CAN BREAK DUE TO AN IMPROPER HEAT TREAT CONDITION. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 219, "WINDSHIELD ZONE INTRUSION." A BROKEN BOLT CAN CAUSE EITHER THE CORNER OF THE HOOD NEAR THE WINDSHIELD TO RAISE, OR ONE SIDE OF THE HOOD TO BE UNSTABLE WHEN OPENED.

Consequence:

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE HOOD COULD BE PUSHED BACK THROUGH THE WINDSHIELD GLASS POSSIBLY INJURING THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOOD HINGE PIVOT BOLTS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 01/01/1998.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 09/01/1997 and 11/30/1997.


VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Recall number: 97V183000
Recall date: 10/27/1997

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, HEARSES AND LIMOUSINES. THE CANISTER PURGE EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS HARNESS ON THESE VEHICLES WAS MISROUTED.

Consequence:

THE HARNESS COULD INTERFERE WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL AND THROTTLE LINKAGE PREVENTING RETURN TO A CLOSED THROTTLE.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE VEHICLE FOR PROPER ROUTING OF THE HARNESS, CORRECT AS NECESSARY, AND INSTALL A PLASTIC TIE STRAP TO THE HARNESS.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/01/1997.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 03/01/1997 and 08/30/1997.


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