What's Wrong with the Cadillac Eldorado?

Owners of this coupe have sent in 19 complaints, mostly about electrical problems, followed by the engine and cooling system issues. It's overall PainRank™ of 0.9 ranks 9th in reliability out of 25 Cadillac models.

The Most Common Eldorado Complaints

These are the worst complaints — weighing repair cost, failure mileage & other factors. The red bar shows what percentage this problems represents for the vehicle's overall complaints. Why 7? Because showing more just get depressing.

  Count Avg. Mileage Cost
1 60,000 $1,200
1 50,127 N/A
1 64,500 N/A
1 67,000 N/A
1 71,355 N/A
1 188,888 $439
1 78,000 N/A

Complaints by Year

Complaints
1993 5
1994 4
1997 2
1999 2
1998 2
2001 2
1990 1
2002 1

Eldorado Generations

Generations are groups of model years where the vehicles are continuously produced, using similar engineering and shared features. Generation data isn't always cut-and-dry and is often different for different countries. When in doubt, we use North American generation data.

  1. 10th Generation Eldorado (1992—2002)

    This generation ranks 14th in reliability out of 37 generations.

    • PainRank™ 1.06
    • Complaints 18
  2. 9th Generation Eldorado (1987—1991)

    This generation ranks 6th in reliability out of 37 generations.

    • PainRank™ 0.12
    • Complaints 1

    Active Years

Recalls, Investigations, and Technical Service Bulletins

Eldorado Recalls

There are 29 Eldorado recalls and the following years are involved in the most campaigns.

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Complaints
1990 4
1984 3
1986 3
1982 3
1995 2
1983 2
1996 2
1985 2
1997 2
1987 2
1994 2
1989 2
1993 2
1977 1
1992 1
1991 1
1998 1
1981 1
1980 1
1979 1
2000 1
1988 1

Eldorado Investigations

There are 10 Eldorado investigations and the following years are involved in the most.

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Complaints
1995 4
1984 4
1996 3
1987 2
1986 2
1985 2
1988 2
1994 2
1997 2
1983 1
1982 1

Eldorado TSBs

There are 354 Eldorado TSBs and the following years are involved in the most.

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Complaints
2001 225
2002 223
2000 187
1998 61
1999 57
1997 54
1996 41
1995 40
1994 27
1993 19
1992 9
1991 3