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Cadillac Eldorado (1986 - 1991)


Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Cadillac Eldorado, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Cadillac Eldorado. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 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.


The ninth-generation Cadillac Eldorado went on sale in 1986, and for this incarnation it was significantly smaller and lighter than its predecessor. It shared underpinnings with a number of sister cars, most notably the Buick Riviera, Cadillac Seville and Oldsmobile Toronado. Under the hood sat Cadillac’s own 135hp 4.1-liter V8 engine, which drove the front wheels through a four-speed automatic gearbox. However, it sold very poorly. An extensive facelift two years later helped sales to recover, because not only did the car look bigger and better, but it also had a 4.5-liter V8 engine. In 1992, the 10th-generation car appear, and was significantly larger than its predecessor. It also had a 270hp V8 under the hood. At Haynes, we have an extensive range of Cadillac repair manuals and online maintenance procedures available for professional mechanics and DIY car enthusiasts. Our Cadillac Eldorado repair manual is here to help you through every stage of servicing or fixing your car.