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  1. Please Help, fighting the last fight before i take my 98 ctera to the junk yard..

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Hello, I am having trouble finding out why my 98 Catera is dripping motor oil (with a little bit of water mixed) As well as A LOT of white smoke coming from behind the lower section of the engine when idle after 3 min, running/at stops, after being run when i pop open the hood as well.:confused...
  2. What else might I need?

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Hi All, Recently purchased a 2000 Catera with low miles (45K) confirmed by CarFax. While it had the timing belt campaign performed on it in 2002, I'm going to replace the belt, tensioner, the two idlers and the water pump. The local Saturn store is doing the work, even though I've told them...
  3. 99 Catera electrical issues. Lots.

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    I just bought a 99 catera that has a multitude of electrical problems. i figure them to mostly be the result of 1 or 2 bad relays but need help. i've read the k134 mf relay is a common problem but i seem to have more things going on than most people. Here's what doesnt work, radio, all...
  4. New Caddy Owner

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Hi guys, thought I make an appearance. Just brought a 2000 Catera Sport with 148k miles on it(yes alot I know, im amazed its still running myself after everything i've read here!). For the day I drove it, it rocks! and everything besides the heated seats work (will check fuses for them later)...
  5. No Coolong Fans after ABS repair

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    Hey Guys, Brand new member to the forum. I have a 2000 Catera. Just had the EBTCM rebuilt because the ABS, TC, and Check Engine lights were on. Also the speedometer worked when it wanted. Now that the module is back in the speedo works and no check engine light. YAY! But I still have the...
  6. WTB - Engine hardware

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    Ok, this is a weird request, but I am hoping someone has a Catera they are parting out. It seems someone took my Engine's hardware as a joke, or I misplaced them and can't find them. Either way, my Cat is finally getting fixed after nearly a year of sitting. I need The bolts that hold the...
  7. Introduction from new Catera owner

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    Hi Everybody, I've been on here reading up on Cateras and then recently picked up a couple so I thought I'd introduce myself. I'm in the Seattle area and my regular job is race car fabrication. I've been looking for an interesting project car for a while, and I've always been a fan of...
  8. 00 catera in limp mode

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    So My car went into limp mode today wont go over 15 mph. how do I reset it?? The engine light has been on for about 3-400 miles and I had not checked it yet. I just had a 600 repair to replace purge valve and 200 miles befor 543 to replace coil and plugs. Can this be reset or do I have to...
  9. Cadillac catera speedometer not functioning

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    I am having problems figuring out why the speed sensor is not working for my 98 Catera. I replaced the two front sensors near the breaks by my two front tires and it did not solve anything. Could the issue be a bad speed sensor wire harness? or an issue with a sensor as mentioned in other posts...
  10. Cadillac catera speedometer not functioning

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I am having problems figuring out why the speed sensor is not working for my 98 Catera. I replaced the two front sensors near the breaks by my two front tires and it did not solve anything. Could the issue be a bad speed sensor wire harness? or an issue with a sensor as mentioned in other posts...
  11. Please help getting frusterated!

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Hi everyone I have a 98 Catera that i have had for about 3 years, in recent months i have changed the valve cover gaskets due to a leak and smoke coming from the car and it seemed that it was the only issue. Now i have a mysterious leak coming from underneath the vehicle. :hmm: I re-checked to...
  12. 2001 Catera Sport NEED HELP!

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    OK I give up!! I have been trying to find a Multi function Control Module (GM# 90494163) sometimes known as a K134 that everyone tells me is the cause of my Radio, Trunk, Sunroof problems. It does not exist! ANY SUGGESTIONS? Now my new problem is with the AC/HTR fan. A week or so ago it...
  13. Catera Climate control failure, replaced module 3 times.......now what?

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Fuses are all good, I've bought 3 units (used) in 3 days to try and get some A/C going in the Catera. All have blank screens. What else could it be?
  14. Rear shock leaks

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Now one of the rear shock leaks. Any info on the cost and do I have to use the load leveling ones?
  15. coil trouble

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    The number 1 on coil is not work, again... number 4 is working fine. I replaced the coil a month ago and it ran good. Replaced Value cover gaskets. So oil on the plugs this time. Don't know were to start, don't want to replace coils have month. 1998 catera
  16. Going To buy a New Timing Belt for my catera (Does it take a serpentine belt also)

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Before I start driving my catera, I am going to replace the timing belt, water pump, and rear main seal, does the catera take a serpentine belt also, I am ordering my parts online from advance, and with the discounts online am wondering if the car takes a serpentine belt also. Thanks Guys, Luke
  17. 2000 Cadillac Catera: To keep or to sell?

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I have a 2000 Cadillac Catera with 107,000 Miles and am trying to decide if I want to keep it or not. I have had a series of problems with this car in the past and don't wanna keep having them. At the same time, I wonder If I have taken care of most of the issues common with this car. I have...
  18. Catera only starts when it is cold.

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    My catera starts only when it is cold and when it starts there is cloud of white smoke that comes from the tailpipe. After I have driven the car, it will not start back up until the following day. What can the problem be? Thanks.
  19. TC Light, Check Engine on and Directionals not working

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Hi, I'm new to this forum but have a problem with my 2000 Cadillac Catera sedan 3.0L V6. I have a fuse that keeps blowing that shuts off my directionals and affects the TC module by only being able to drive in high gear. If the fuse blows, you start the car and the "S" light comes on as if you...
  20. Question to Catera owners

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Okay, heres the scoop. I have a 2000 Catera that I love driving. I got it from a local used car dealership. It didn't run when I got it, and quickly found out that the previous owner didn't take care of it at all. Once I got it running, and it warms up, I have a ticking noise. It sounds...
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