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Cadillac Eldorado 1978 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Makdauell Mark

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/17/2019
  • Brakes, suspension and tyres
  • Diagnostics of malfunctions
  • Fluid volume data
  • Spark plug replacement

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Cadillac Eldorado 1978, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Cadillac. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Cadillac Eldorado can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Cadillac Eldorado of 1978 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Cadillac Eldorado in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

Publishing year
1981
Number of pages
356 pages
Ebook file format
PDF, EPUB, FB3
File size
47.6 kB (ZIP archive)
Total downloads
5

Cadillac Eldorado specifications

The main characteristics of a Cadillac Eldorado car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelCadillac Eldorado
Model year1978
Country of originUSA
CategoryLargeLuxury Cars
Number of seats5
Car length5700 mm (223.28 inches)
Car width2040 mm (79.90 inches)
Car height1380 mm (54.03 inches)
Wheelbase3210 mm (125.77 inches)
Ground clearance190 mm (7.46 inches)
Vehicle weight2230 kg (4891.72 pounds)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity6964 ccm (422.82 cubic inches)
Engine's typeV8
Maximum power173.00 PS (126.37 kW or 170.15 HP) at 4000 Rev. per min.
Torque433.00 Nm (43.98 kgf-m or 317.80 ft.lbs) at 2000 Rev. per min.
Cylinder size103.6 x 103.1 mm (4.08 x 4.08 inches)
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.0776 PS/kg

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Cadillac Eldorado model 1978 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Cadillac

Off Road rules / Service hints / Safety / Torque specifications / Safety first / Parts replacement / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Serial numbers / Expendable supplies / Notes, cautions and warnings / Service tips / Mechanics tips / Basic hand tools

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Front suspension and steering / Operating requirements / Excessive vibration / Brake problems / Engine performance / Engine noises / Engine starting / Emergency troubleshooting

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Final drive oil change / Periodic maintenance / Compression test / Engine oil and filter change / Tune-up / Specifications / Ignition timing / Pre-checks / Valve adjustment / Service intervals / Periodic lubrication / Air filter / Spark plug / Idle speed adjustment

Chapter four / Cadillac's engine

Removal installation / Oil pump / Specifications / Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Ignition pulse generator / Break-in / Recoil starter / Cylinder head / Cylinder / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Alternator / Starter gears / Valves and valve components / Engine cooling / Crankcase and crankshaft / Camshaft chain and tensioner

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Fuel shutoff valve / Throttle cable / Fuel level gauge / Air filter air box / Specifications / Operation cleaning inspection / Exhaust system / Fuel tank / Cold starting

Chapter six / Electrical system

Lighting system / Ignition pulse generator / Voltage regulator / Charging system / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Fuses / Switches / Electric starting system / Specifications / Alternator

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Tie rod / Front brake and axle / Front wheel / Steering shaft / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Handlebar / Specifications

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Rear axle housing / Rear wheel / Shock absorber / Rear axle

Chapter nine / Body of Cadillac Eldorado

Front fender / Rear fender / Front fender / Specifications / Rear fender seat / Rear fend

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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