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Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum Discussion, Cold weather is the DEVIL in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; So, here is the deal. I have own a 01 Catera and absolutely love my car. The problem is, the ...
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    treycoffia is offline Cadillac Owners Member
    Automobile(s): 01 cadillac catera
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    Oct 2011

    Cold weather is the DEVIL

    So, here is the deal. I have own a 01 Catera and absolutely love my car. The problem is, the gas mileage has dropped off the map, on cold days the car will only stayed cranked when I give it gas and sustain at least 3,000 rpm. I have had past problems with a few vacuum line hoses coming loss, but that has all been fixed. The car has seen about a 20% loss of power. One thing I have noticed, is the problem gets much worse on cold days, and on hot days the car almost drives like normal. I have a feeling some laws of thermodynamics are in play here. Unfortunately I don't have the time or patience to continue trying to track down the problem. Also, as stated before, all major hoses have been replaced. That is not the problem.

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    kaustein is offline Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
    Automobile(s): Cadillac
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    Jul 2008

    Re: Cold weather is the DEVIL

    I too loved my Catera...until the problems started and never ended. Really!

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