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1985-1992 Fleetwood, 1993 Sixty Special, All FWD Forum Discussion, Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions... in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Originally Posted by XionThePony And am i crazy... or do the seat backs not recline? They should. Look for the ...
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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Quote Originally Posted by XionThePony View Post
    And am i crazy... or do the seat backs not recline?
    They should. Look for the lever on the side of the seat. The buttons on the driver's armrest do vertical and horizontal positioning, and tilt, but to recline them you need to use the lever.

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Quote Originally Posted by XionThePony View Post
    Thanks a million! The stuff i added was just called water pump lube, i read the bottle its for preventing corosion... i'll go to Baliese tomorrow and get some sealer tabs... thanks! And am i crazy... or do the seat backs not recline?
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    And am i crazy... or do the seat backs not recline?
    as discussed on page 111 of the Owners Manual -
    reclining seat backs were an option -
    the control would be on the arm rest with the others -

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Quote Originally Posted by XionThePony View Post
    The stuff i added was just called water pump lube, read the bottle its for preventing corosion.
    As mentioned, you DO NOT need ANY additives. Coolant will provide all the lube that the WP needs. It also prevent corrosion. Read THAT bottle.

    i'll go to Baliese tomorrow and get some sealer tabs.
    Save you're money and keep that stuff out of your cooling system as well.

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    Haha i guess mine dident come with that option. I dident bother with the stuff, so yeah, just coolant. I finaly got all the air out of the system tho, after trying for forever.

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Haha i guess mine dident come with that option. I dident bother with the stuff, so yeah, just coolant. I finaly got all the air out of the system tho, after trying for forever.
    Your call if you use it or not.

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    I will flush it once a year, and just do that. That works just fine i think. And today i noticed something... People dont really respect these cars much i LOVE this car and love driving it, but alot of my friends and family and strangers regard them as junk! (or expect me to be a 90 yr old woman)

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    Once a year is overkill, and there's no need to flush it. A simple drain and fill every 2-3 years is all that's necessary.
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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Thanks! Intresting name by the way

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    Lol, thank you.

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Quote Originally Posted by XionThePony View Post
    I will flush it once a year, and just do that. That works just fine i think. And today i noticed something... People dont really respect these cars much i LOVE this car and love driving it, but alot of my friends and family and strangers regard them as junk! (or expect me to be a 90 yr old woman)
    Those that do not respect these cars have never owned or ridden in one of them. It is common, but you shouldn't care. Most people are just plainly ignorant, and have not learned to appreciate cars. Statistically, most Americans change their cars every 5 yrs. tops, so what do you expect? These cars are comfortable, big, and have well-powered engines with pretty good fuel economy for their size. Cadillac is a Cadillac no matter how old it is. Most of the people that don't respect these cars drive small asian makes, which are the real junk. Just have fun with your Caddy man, and don't listen to what such ignorant people say.
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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Its funy you say that because most of the people who say that to me drive altima's and i dont really care i LOVE this thing, its a great car! i just found out it was in a collision. they did good fixing it tho, i cant tell.

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    So i am curious... The caddy is running great, plenty of power, no smoke, nothing... But i keep seeing bubbles in the overflow tank... It might be because theirs alot of water in the coolant.... like i think most of it is water, its a very large cooling sstem i would imagine. Also when i shut it down and check under the hood, i can hear gurgeling... Is this the water boiling? Or should i be worried?

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Bubbles in the tank mean one of two things. Either the cap is not holding pressure and your coolant (water) is boiling or you are introducing "air" (exhaust gases) via the HG. Either way, you should be worried and diagnose it.

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Well the system was empty when i got it, and i filled it with water to get it home... I couldent burp it, and still havent. i'll probably start with that. god i hope its not a head gasket...

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    Re: Hello! I have some '89 Deville questions...

    Burp it? Just fill the radiator to the top when cold. Fill the recovery tank to the full cold mark and it should take care of itself unless you have problems. What does your radiator cap look like anyway? They are cheap. The rubber seal will crack over time and won't hold pressure. I'd probably just get a new one.

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