10th Generation (1992—2002) Eldorado Problems

Eldorado owners with a 1992—2002 model year have the most problems with the electrical (33%), engine (27%), and the cooling system (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Rear Oil Seal Leak 1 complaints at an average of 60,000 miles in the 1994 Cadillac Eldorado.
  2. Ac Went Out 1 complaints at an average of 50,127 miles in the 1998 Cadillac Eldorado.
  3. Dead Battery 1 complaints at an average of 64,500 miles in the 2002 Cadillac Eldorado.

What Eldorado Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Cadillac model years.

Watch out for the 1994 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2002 1 0 220 0.46
2001 2 0 222 0.76
2000 0 1 185 0.0
1999 2 0 57 0.57
1998 2 1 61 0.85
1997 2 2 54 0.39
1996 0 2 41 0.0
1995 0 2 40 0.0
1994 4 2 27 2.2
1993 5 2 19 1.42
1992 0 1 9 0.0

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