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  1. Yep try the techron a few times, maybe strong mix ratio too. The deville had an access panel in the trunk to get to the pump easily, takes about 30 minutes to change the pump/sending unit. If the seville has it then consider replacing the whole unit.
  2. I had a 99 STS, from what i remember its a 12" free air subwoofer. Youll need to measure the ohms of the subwoofer and match that as well. I dont think youll find a better one to replace the bose. Its not hard to add a subwoofer and amp using a line level converter, converting the speaker wire to that sub to RCA to send signal to an amplifier. Then you can power a bigger free air subwoofer or use one in a box.
  3. 2007 Escalade ESV. The cooled seats just quit. Im sure they are not too different from the car versions. So has anyone troubleshooted these? I see a fan below the seat and a wire harness plug but nothing corroded or unplugged. Fuse is good. Both seats quit working. The heat and all other power works. They say you should hear the fan(s) but I dont hear anything.
  4. mostly a collectible. I wouldn't seperate just to make a buck. The one labeled 2000 is actually 2002 I believe. My 2000 still had the circles on top of the crest and the wreath had ridges. Can't really agree with the new changes of just a crest but whatever, their cars are nothing like they used to be so they might as well completely change the logo too
  5. I'm bummed that site had a lot of good info for mid 90s fleetwoods
  6. Just a safety heads up. I had the shifter out or in I can't remember but I was trying to shift it it and I had my finger in the mechanism and sliced into it pretty bad almost cut it off. Just be careful, there's a reason its covered with a console
  7. I jack up the front of the car, it speeds up the turning quite a bit. And yes I keep the cap off just so I can see any changes in the bubbles.
  8. yes that's the same thing I'm talking about. He couldn't shift out of park. Its the tinyest little cylinder of metal that clicks out of the way when you hit the brake and it gets weak over time. yes you can move the shifter side to side but the solenoid thing gets in the way of geting out of park. I'm not sure if you can buy just the solenoid but it was pretty cheap and easy to just change the whole shifter.
  9. Happened to a buddy of mines 2000 dts. There's a little piece of metal that magnetically moves out of the way when you hit the brake and it can go bad apparently. I taped it so it was always pressed in until he got in a unit from a salvage yard. He used car-part.com
  10. Atleast you now have an idea of where it should be when level, and you can keep your eye on it for any changes.
  11. There is a flat wafer style connector that goes to the compressor assembly, mine hangs below the driverside of the compressor, it has maybe 6 wires connecting in a line, the thin white wire is the one you want to tap into and ground. You can use your multimeter probe wire and stick it into where the wire goes into the harness and then ground the other end. You should hear the exhaust solenoid atleast click or release air. Another thought I'm having if your car sits so high the compressor only needs to turn on for 5 seconds to fill up is maybe someone replaced your springs with ones that are not used on air ride setups, like from a caprice. Fleetwood springs are soft and need the extra lift from the air shocks to sit level. Maybe it never gets low enough to need to exhaust. Testing the exhaust will be next step. I have seen soooo many fleetwoods over many years so I use a way to judge how a fleetwood sits in the back whether its level or sagging from a broken level control. On the back wheels look at the top of the center cap and get your eyes level with it, then the fender skirt part that is closest to that top part of the center cap should be about an inch to 1.5" above the center cap. Seeing fleetwoods where the fender skirt is at the same level as the top of that center cap it is obvious the system has no air. Yours you say is sitting high so how much higher over the center cap would you say it is??
  12. My 2004r caddy was like that when it was out of adjustment. They say don't run it unadjusted too long
  13. There is adjustment instructions if you google 700r4 tv cable adjustment. I'm not sure the 4l60 is the same as the 700r4 and 2004r cables. Pretty easy to do yourself if it is
  14. My 96 d body fleetwood fsm doesn't say anything about a module, just lists the sensor and compressor assembly with relay and fuse along with dummy lights. The yellow wire from the sensor grounds and kicks on the relay for the compressor, the white wire grounds and signals the exhaust dump valve. The trouble shooting suggests the same thing I did, ground that white wire and listen for the exhaust solenoid to click, test it by the sensor and by the compressor to see if there is a short in the wire somewhere.
  15. Looks like the white wire from the sensor to the compressor controls the exhaust air. Ground that wire up by the compressor and see if it dumps.
  16. There is a plastic trim under the bumper that needs removed then the compressor assembly (with dump valve) is held up by 3 bolts and a couple wire harnesses. If you want to take it down to study it you can but there are a lot of wires running to it, you'll have to study the wire diagram to check if the dump is working. Also moving the arm won't necessarily trigger the system. It has cycles of 15 seconds and other longer cycles to combat changing heights. My guess would be your problem is like mine where a wire broke somewhere between sensor and compressor but yours is the dump wire and mine was the compressor kick on signal wire. Or the dump is bad. There is a relay for the compressor but I didn't see one for the dump, it shouldn't need much current to trigger.
  17. The level sensor arm is adjustable, you could first inspect that. If you put 100lbs in the trunk the compressor should kick on, then take the weight out and you should hear it exhaust. If none of that works I can get you diagrams to start testing wires to see what signals are or aren't being sent
  18. Replacing door speakers is only downgrading them. Its easy to install a sub, get a line converter that converts the speaker cable going to your factory sub on the back tray to rca that you can run an amp off of. Power cables only need to be about 5 feet long due to battery being under the back seat.
  19. You can buy it from a used car, look at car-part.com . If you want to go aftermarket you can get kits for $30-$100 on ebay or other companies, I would recommend getting a color around 5000k to match original look
  20. The impala convertible frames were different than the coupe/sedan frames so I would guess the same be for cadillacs. As for years, unless there was radical changes I believe they would be the same. For example devilles and fleetwoods used the same frame from 77-96 even though the body went through a lot of changes. The 65 to 67 was only subtle body changes so I'm sure they are the same besides the convertibles extra strength.
  21. Sounds good. Yes they are readily available here in the states. Those year devilles are common in the junkyards around me.
  22. I have a box of emblems I've collected. Your pictures don't show up so ill go online to see what type you have maybe I have 1 for you. From my experience each emblem is different for the different models and body style years(97-99. 94-96 etc) the bases are different sizes and sit at different angles because of angle of the hood.
  23. Fun to hear those stories! We had one this last week here in town that's not fun to hear. The kids go out street racing at night and apparently a sts-v with a drunk 24 year old driver and 4 other people in the car doing well over 100mph hit a non racing SUV drunk driver and the STS rolled ejecting 3 people killing the driver. Nobody was wearing seatbelts. Win or lose if everyone and the cars made it home safe then it was a good time
  24. I swapped over to the buick roadmaster controls so I have my old controls if you need it $25 shipped worked perfectly had 115k miles on it.
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