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  1. '97 etc flooded after hot soak

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    Lately, if/when I try to start my car after it's been running for awhile, but before it has had a chance to cool down completely, it will act like it's flooded - hard to start, backfires sometimes. If I open the throttle a little, that seems to help. I think one or more of the injectors must...
  2. From 24.4 avg MPG to 11 MPG?????

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    The fuel data is going bonkers on my 92 Deville. I drove on my usual round trip to town and back ( 20km) and the fueal data started to go bonkers!! It was rapidly going from avg of 24.4 MPG ( which is what I have been getting ) to 11 MPG! ????????? I reset it twice .I did run some throttle...
  3. The epic journey around USA

    Informal Lounge, Introductions, General Discussion
    On July 24, 5AM I am leaving Toronto for a 3 weeks round trip around USA. It will be a 10016 miles drive in 21 days (435 miles per day every day). Here are the points to reach (day by day): 1. Toronto>QEW>403>401 >Detroit>I94>I90>Chicago 2. I80>Omaha>I29>Sioux Falls>I90>Rapid City 3. Mount...
  4. Vengeance Racing VRX3 cam and mpg

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    I'm thinking of getting a Vengeance Racing heads/cam package with a VRX3 cam. Product Description At Vengeance Racing we understand the need for a QUALITY heads/cam package at an affordable price. We have put together a complete combination that is not only extremely powerful AND reliable it is...
  5. mpg post tune

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    i have a 2010 Yukon Denali. but figured it would help some of you guys contmplating getting a tune by someone.. My friend owns a performance shop here in toms river. I waited to get the tune until i was at 1k mi. So we dynoed the truck (yes, he has an AWD Mustang load bearing Dyno) baseline was...
  6. 1980 Cadillac Eldorado-- mpg?

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Hey there, I got a lead on a 1980 Cadillac Eldorado, and he is a beaut! I've never owned a Cadillac (yet!), and I was wondering what to expect on the mpg front for the car. I tried a few places online, but I wasn't able to find any information as far back as 1980. Also, any experiences with...
  7. 93 Deville MPG

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    Looking for some suggestions or whatever how I can get the 24 or 25 mpg that I read so many others are getting here. I don't ever remember getting better than 21 mpg in the ten years I have owned my 93 Coupe. I never go faster than 65 mph, very very seldom step on her. I am never in a hurry...
  8. need help, i get 6.7-7.1 mpg city

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    hello guys, i have a quick question. i have a 2010 escalade esv AWD and it says average mpg(which is all city driving) is 6.7-7.1... is this true? and i have 770 miles on it.. thanks
  9. Excessive Oil and Lower MPG

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    My 02 Seville is burning a little more oil than it has in the past 3 years. It seems I am down about 2 quarts every 1K miles now. That is a lot higher than it has ever been on my Northstars. I've also noticed that my mileage is a little low. Any ideas? I'm at about 90K.
  10. What towing MPG can I expect with a "light" trailer?

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    I'm considering buying a 6x12 enclosed V-nose aluminum trailer to haul my motorcycle and family bicycles when we go on vacation. Total weight for trailer, motorcycle, etc will only be around 2200 pounds. I've read on here people getting only 8 MPG towing -- but that usually seems like heavy...
  11. Instantaneous MPG 28 @ 70MPH, RPM 1900

    2009-2015 Cadillac CTS-V Performance Mods
    For those naysayers who doubted my highway mileage is above 25, I snapped this pic with my blackberry. I apologize for the poor quality. I switched on cruise control to 70 mph I put the transmission in tour I had instantneous MPG in DIC window. The instantaneous was 28mpg. :thumbsup: We...
  12. opinions needed, emissions = mpg?

    RWD 19xx-1984 DeVille and Fleetwood,1985-1996 Flee
    Finally got my brougham paint touched up and got my antique tags. What that means to me is, no emissions, no inspection and no registration ever again!!!!! So being the tinkerer that I am, naturally I want to gut all the unneeded emissions junk out of this thing. I've had the egr unhooked for...
  13. 2004 SRX V6 AWD poor MPG

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    My 2004 V6 AWD SRX has started to get real bad gas mileage within the past 6 months. I use mid-grade fuel (87) and always get recommended maintenance done. My mileage is at 52K. I know this vehicle only gets 16-22 gas mileage but I've only been getting about 13. Any suggestions? My next...
  14. 62.7 mpg

    Cadillac BLS Forum (Europe/South Africa) 2006-2010
    I decided at the last minute yesterday to go and see the Dave Matthews Band in Birmingham yesterday, so I 95% filled the BLS and set off from Manchester just before entering the motorway while sat at the lights decided to reset the onboard puter and see what mpg I could get. Decided to take it...
  15. 2004 Deville DTS MPG

    Cadillac DeVille 1985 to 2005 including:1985-1992
    i bought 2004 deville DTS. It is supposed to give 16 to 18 miles per gas (City) but i am getting only 9.5. Big difference. can anyone give an idea what i should do to increase MPG. Will tune up help? Thanks
  16. SRX owners MPG

    Cadillac SRX Second Generation Forum 2010-2016
    Hey all, I'm this " " close to pulling the tirgger on a 2010 SRX (FWD). I jumped on this forum to hopefully read posts from a bunch of happy SRX campers. For the most part this seems to be the case. One issue I'd like to clarify is the MPGs folks are getting with thier SRXs. Yeah, I...
  17. ESV getting 8.9 MPG

    Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 2007-2014
    The average mileage for my vehicle used to be 14.7 but since I've been driving to and from class (distance of 2 miles) I reset the computer and have been averaging 8.9 MPG. Can my small distance commutes really account for this terrible gas mileage or is there something wrong with my vehicle...
  18. MPG Problems

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    I have a '92 Eldorado and my mpg inside the car has been reading 9.5 mpg for about a week. I wanted to know is that giving me my avg. mpg or is that just telling me what the car is ale to do? I have changed the fuel filter, spark plugs, etc., but it still won't go pass 10 mpg. Can any help me...
  19. MPG's slipping

    Cadillac STS-V Series Forum
    So i used to average 17.5-18.2 with balanced 50/50 highway/city. I have pretty much been 70/30 highway/city the last few months and im down to 15.1 mpgs.... Stock tune. Any ideas?
  20. Tremendous Improvement in MPG & Acceleration

    Cadillac SRX First Generation Forum 2004-2009
    Well, I have a 2004 Cadillac SRX and honestly was looking for a new vehicle because I've been averaging about 16.3 mpg in 75% city traffic and 25% true highway driving. In addition, the performance seemed to be diminishing over the past year and I couldn't figure out why. I just turned 99k on...