driving down the freeway about 65mph. car has been running great, no problems. then suddenly the engine quits. just up and dies. thought fuel pump had went out, but then checked and realized car had no spark, not firing. called flatbed to tow it home for $180 bucks. what do i do now? what could have gone wrong with my 1994 cadillac deville? engine is a 4.9 v8 with close to 130,000 miles on it. NEEEED HELP!!!!! PLEEEEZ!!!!

Asked by Jan 29, 2016 at 12:04 PM about the 1994 Cadillac DeVille

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

106,435

A bad crankshaft position (CKP) sensor or broken, loose or corroded wires from the sensor to the PCM. A bad ignition coil, A bad rotor or distributor cap, Faulty ignition switch.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Thank you so much joemom. Turns out it was the distributor cap. My husband has since fixed the problem. We're so relieved that it was something fairly simple and inexpensive. The car is running like a dream once again, and I be back on my way to visit my dad. Again, much thanks for the help. It sure did the trick.

106,435

Good deal....

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

DeVille

Looking for a Used DeVille in your area?

CarGurus has 24 nationwide DeVille listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Search Cadillac DeVille Questions

Cadillac DeVille Experts

#1 kikero
kikero
Reputation 2,160
#2 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 1,880
#3 Cynthiasmith
Cynthiasmith
Reputation 1,610
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
10 listings starting at $1,850
Used Chevrolet Impala
63 Great Deals out of 915 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Mustang
9 Great Deals out of 1,263 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
658 listings starting at $4,450
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
9 Great Deals out of 146 listings starting at $5,980

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.