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1978 Cadillac DeVille Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

1978 Cadillac DeVille (5/4/1979)

Campaign Number: 79V111000
Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: THE INVOLVED VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AN ACCELERATOR PEDAL HAVING AN EXTENSION, OR RUBBER FLAP, AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PEDAL. THIS PEDAL FLAP COULD BE INADVERTENTLY DISPLACED BY A FLOOR COVERING AND WEDGED UNDER THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL IN A MANNER THAT CAN INFLUENCE THE THROTTLE SETTING AND INCREASE THE ENGINE IDLE RPM.
Defect:
Corrective Action: THE DEALER WILL REMOVE THE RUBBER FLAP FROM THE ACCELERATOR.

1978 Cadillac DeVille (8/30/1978)

Campaign Number: 78V189000
Component Name: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: IF PAPER OR OTHER COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS ARE PLACED IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL ASHTRAY RECEPTACLE, THEY COULD BECOME IGNITED AND FLAMES FROM THE FIRE MAY REACH THE INTERIOR OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.
Defect:
Corrective Action: OWNER WILL BE SENT A METAL HEAT SHIELD TO BE INSTALLED ABOVE THE INSTRUMENT PANEL, EITHER BY THE OWNER OR BY THE DEALER.

1978 Cadillac DeVille (11/16/1977)

Campaign Number: 77V200000
Component Name: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: THE REAR WHEEL MOUNTING BOLTS ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, ARE BRITTLE AND THEREFORE MAY FRACTURE. THIS BRITTLENESS IS DUE TO IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT DURING MANUFACTURE. IF THE BOLTS BREAK, THE TIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.
Defect:
Corrective Action: DEALER WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, WILL REPLACE DEFECTIVE BOLTS ON ALL AXLES AND THE TEN REAR AXLE WHEEL MOUNTING BOLTS, FREE OF CHARGE.

1978 Cadillac DeVille (9/26/1977)

Campaign Number: 77V162000
Component Name: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: SOME OF THE INVOLVED VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 104, "WINDSHIELD WIPING AND WASHING SYSTEMS". THE WINDSHIELD WASHER BOTTLE ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES MAY CRACK AND ALLOW WASHER FLUID TO DRAIN OUT.
Defect:
Corrective Action: DEALER WILL INSPECT THE WASHER BOTTLE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.