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Old 08-29-2008, 10:14 PM
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Default 1995 Cadillac deville won't start when engine is hot

Hi guys im new to this forum. I recently purchased a 1995 cadillac deville. The car will start when it has been sitting for a while, but when the engine is hot it will not start. The motor turns over very slow for a second and then nothing at all. I tried jumpstarting the car off of a friends truck and it just turned over real slow a couple times and then nothing at all. This makes me think that its not the battery. If you let it sit after this happens for a while then it will start up. I put new spark plugs in it and changed the oil the other day. The last time i went to start the car i turned the key andthe dash lights came on but it did not turn over (this was after it had been sittingall night too). Also the car seems to sputter a little bit sometimes but not real bad. Does anyone have any ideas what the problem could be? Thanks for the help.

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Old 08-29-2008, 10:22 PM
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Hi guys im new to this forum. I recently purchased a 1995 cadillac deville. The car will start when it has been sitting for a while, but when the engine is hot it will not start. The motor turns over very slow for a second and then nothing at all. I tried jumpstarting the car off of a friends truck and it just turned over real slow a couple times and then nothing at all. This makes me think that its not the battery. If you let it sit after this happens for a while then it will start up. I put new spark plugs in it and changed the oil the other day. The last time i went to start the car i turned the key andthe dash lights came on but it did not turn over (this was after it had been sittingall night too). Also the car seems to sputter a little bit sometimes but not real bad. Does anyone have any ideas what the problem could be? Thanks for the help.

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i would put my money on one of two things:

- bad ground
- dying starter

I highlighted the key items that leads me to that conclusion

check the codes for more info and post them.



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Old 08-29-2008, 10:31 PM
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Default RE: 1995 Cadillac deville won't start when engine is hot

alright thanks. Do you happen to know where the ground is located? Also the starter... i think its in the front of the motor by the manifold but imnot positive. Correct me if i'm wrong.

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I was wondering where the starter is located on my 1995 deville 4.9L? I am away at school right now so i havent had a chance to look.

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take a few beers .. sit down, take a deep breath !





if you pull the intake manifold, after disconnecting all the tubes, hoses and wires, you will see the Grand Canyon .. and a beer can like object at the bottom of the canyon ..

that, my friends, be the starter.





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Default RE: 1995 Cadillac deville won't start when engine is hot

Is this a 4.9 or 4.6, makes one heck ofa difference.
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Is this a 4.9 or 4.6, makes one heck ofa difference.
Katz,

good catch!

sure does .. I missed that bit of detail.


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