Happens when the key is first turned on, but continues once car is started. It was an '05 and the manual, which we verified, stated that it takes 50 minutes for all the modules to enter sleep mode. Transman, I don't work on Caddy's. The seat is only held on with two popup locking tabs. How much drain do you have? We know you love your Cadillac Seville and want to make sure it's taken care of maybe he or she even has a name? I have been told that maybe the battery was so bad and the former owners either charged it and didnt tell me; but the point is that someone says that if the battery is bad after a bit it wont take a charge. You should find a small black knob on top of the inner panel.
Then you just unsnap the snaps, disconnect the cables and loosen the battery hold down and lift out the old battery. It is covered with a carpeted cardboard shield. It has black, rubber hoses hooked up to it and your cooling fan mounts directly against it. Depending on the model Cadillac you have, the radiator has either a dual-speed fan or two separate fans. I have the service manuals, but not much information on stalling or drain. On the car when off the thing reads 11. Have a helper hold the throttle plates wide open with the engine off.
He got into the vehicle, turned the key and the vehicle was still revving at full throttle. Before changing your alternator I would suggest you go to your local part store and have the charging system checked. The replacement battery is a little more costly given the fact that it has the need for venting sulfuric acid fumes. There is one little coolant line in the lower left corner of the radiator, make sure you disconnect this hose before you lift up. Car will start back up with no problem. We're here to help with whateveve questions or concerns. Reassembly is pretty much the reverse.
Father in law had new plugs, air filter, etc replaced when he started having the stalling problem. The temporary power supply insert is on the drivers side directly under the steering wheel. And now you know how to get them which isn't in any shop manual hehehe! Call us at 1-800-677-8278 We strive to provide the best price available on BatteriesPlus. Which circuit or fuse does takes the drain away. If you didn't have that problem, I would think it would be the coil. If the indicated voltage reading is less than the specified charging voltage, replace the alternator. I am a new member as I just purchased a nice red 1997 Caddy Deville and I took owners word it was a good car.
It should be greater than 12. A stifferbody this year made the Deville much quieter over the outgoing 1993 DeVille. Is it possible that the codes need to be cleared? If not you will need to see a mitsu dealer and have a multi scanner hooked up to reset the idle. Jun 18, 2010 the battery is located under the rear seat cushion on your cadillac deville, to remove the rear seat cushion just pull up on the front of the cushion to release it and pull it forward. Since 1918, Dorman Products has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement parts, hardware and fasteners.
It's not as bad as it sounds to replce though. Good Luck and post back, Transman Don't despair. Your Cadillac DeVille is the definition of timeless elegance, and your luxuriously designed town car may be the reason why you spend more time on the road than you do any other place in the world. Remove the two radiator spacer flaps; remember how they go back on as my two were differently shaped. The single click, that you hear when the starter switch is operated, is the solenoid making the high tension connection to the starter motor. Battery is dying due to a drain somewhere in the car. You can avoid performing this repair again by replacing both switches during one setting.
You can pull up on the radiator and lift it all the way out. Kev2, could you tell me how to read the codes without using the code reader? Pull one fuse at a time and see which one takes the battery drain away. This is a great site. I drove the car with the lights on and it ran fine, with no notice of any failures. You will need the adapter plug.
I have the factory service manuals and a subscription to AllData. . They cost… I own one, and changed it today. Do replace all of the rubber hoses, you do not want to do this again. It is located just off center to the driver side. Make sure to not turn on anything that drains more current that the ammeter is rated for if you use one. It has thermostats for driver and passenger.