Cadillac Repair/1988 Cadillac Deville
how much would it cost to get the trunk and the blinkers fixed?
I can't tell you without knowing what the problems are.
I will go only by what I know could be the problems. If the turn signals don't flash, chances are that it is a flasher. There are two flashers in the car. Depending on where the fuse box is located, one was in the fuse box. A round yellow, blue or silver component. The second is under the dash located somewhere near the steering column. If you find the four way and listen for it with the emergencies turned on, remove and find the turn signal flasher. Put the 4 way flasher in place of the regular flasher. If turn signals work, just buy a flasher for the 4 ways (about $10) and you are good to go.
As I said, I am only guessing the problem, since you did not specify.
The second common problem is where the trunk will not close because of a defective pull down. I never liked these Cadillac features and these were the only car that had this feature. It's more trouble than it is worth and can become expensive to diagnose and repair.
However, I can make this repair cost you nothing. Open the trunk. Look upward and at the end of the trunk (Highest part) lid, you will see a plastic panel with some screws holding it. Remove panel. Remove panel on the body where you see the latch. Look upward again at the latch. You will see three bolts with a 10 mm head. Loosen those bolts. You will see where the holes in the latch where the bolts go are slotted. Push the latch upward, not quite to the end of the slots. Tighten bolts. Try closin lid like you would on any other car. If trunk closes tightly, put the panels back and your done. If the trunk does not latch, try adjusting the latch a little lower and tighten. It will take some playing around until you get the trunk lid closed to the way you want it. That costs nothing to fix.
I hope my thoughts help you and if not, you will need to be more specific as to the problems you are having.
Please excuse me, but I am going to little business promotion here because my answer to assist you was so extensive.
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