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V6: 3.0, 3.2 LA3, 3.6 LY7, 3.6 DI LLT Discussion, 99 Catera wont start in Cadillac Engine Discussion; My dads Catera a V6 3 Liter just wont start. Here is a link to a vid that will probably ...
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    99Catera is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    99 Catera wont start

    My dads Catera a V6 3 Liter just wont start. Here is a link to a vid that will probably explain things better on what is going on.


    Please feel free to ask any question and leave any feedback thanks.

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    C&C is offline Cadillac Owners Connoisseur
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    Re: 99 Catera wont start

    It could be a lot of things causing a no-start. Bad/weak fuel pump, plugged fuel filter, leaky injector causing a flooded situation (try starting with the peddle to the floor and see if the engine starts; this should clear a flooded engine).

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    calicago is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Re: 99 Catera wont start

    The CKS is what I would go to frist replace it and see; it's only about 50 bucks.

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