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  1. 1998 Catera DTC PO501 Vss 'A'

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    98 Catera speedometer/odometer not working. TC/ABS lights illuminated. DTC PO501 vehicle speed sensor 'A' range/performance code. Where is this sensor located, and is there anything else I should check/test before replacing this sensor?
  2. Considering buying a 2000 Catera Sport (But it does have issues)

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I have been looking to buy a 2000-2001 catera sport but not have had much luck in finding one close by, but I just found one about 150 miles away from me its a black 2000 catera sport with 121000 miles on it he is asking $1850 for it, this is his discription of what is wrong with it, what are...
  3. Catera engine vs Opel Engine

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Is there any real difference? The reason I ask is because my Catera engine went out. The repair shop somehow found me an Opel engine. The only physical difference I could see is how the spark plug module is mounted. Its facing up as opposed to facing back.
  4. Jalopnik.com: Most Forgettable Car? - Cadillac Catera

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Visiting one of my favorite non-Catera sites I was surprised to see a '97 Catera big as life. Wow, a look back at out car. Imagine my horror when my eyes shifted from the picture to the title. What's The Most Forgettable Car? Jalopnik poses questions to its readership regularly on cars and...
  5. Coolant Issue

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I hope someone can help. When I put water/coolant in the reservoir, is comes right back out in the right rear of the engine above the oil filter. Could it be a freeze plug missing? A hose? Please advise!
  6. 99 Catera w/ 26,000 miles

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Hey everyone, my grandmom has decided to give up driving and is looking to get rid of her 1999 Caddy Catera gold/tan leather w/ 26k on it. Honestly never paid much attention to it because it sits in her garage. But then I looked up the Kelly blue book and found they aren't worth that much at...
  7. Catera Gave up The Ghost

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    Driving home, doing about 40 mph, sudden loss of power, then a loud rattling noise, engine dies. I crank it over, but it wont start. Have it towed to mechanic. They start checking things, 1. No fuel getting to engine. 2. No Compression at all, all cylinders. Timing belt is NOT broke or missing...
  8. transmission fill 98 catera

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    so the trans fill is the plug on the side of the pan? i dont see and others
  9. 99 Catera Sport Transmision slipping.. because???

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I could use some help here... I have a 99 Sport.. about 5 or 6 times a year for the last 3 or 4 years, my transmission "S" light comes on going uphill and the tranny slips... I pull over restart the car and its fine..well lately its gotten alot more frequent.(DAILY). I checked the fluid and...
  10. Catera V-8 Conversion Kit (Omega)

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I have a complete Catera V-8 conversion kit. Includes everything necessary to quickly convert your Catera over to an LS-1 power train. This is one of the factory conversion kits, includes exhaust, driveline, rear dif, brakes, undercarriage, radiators and all you will need. make me a serious...
  11. 2000 catera idle issue maf??

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    so here is the issue. 2000 catera, 125K the car drops idle at stops sometimes, no all the time. it stalled the other day at a light, started back up fine. I noticed the last 2 times I filled up with premium gas that when i got back in to start the car, it didnt want to start.. crank and...
  12. Catera replacement (using Deville, Seville, Eldorado unit)

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    i'm new to the forum and just bought a 97 catera but it only has a cassette player. i wanted to know a) if a cd or cd/cassette player could be used from a deville, seville or eldorado from 97-99 be used as a direct replacement and b) is there some type of aux jack on the factory units that can...
  13. 2000 Catera Fix it or for Parts

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I have a 2000 Catera with approx. 80,000 miles off white in color with beige interior that im looking to get rid of in Palm coast Florida. The timing belt went a few months after i had the idler pulley for it replaced. The kit comes with a new timing belt ,so i thought the mechanic who works...
  14. Speedometer and Tacometer of 99 Catera

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Having sporatic problems with speedometer and RPM indicator on 99 Catera. Sometimes they work sometimes they don't work. Car shop says Cadillac dealer must fix. Car shop says some type of recall may have been issued on this problem. Anyone have any information on this?::confused:
  15. 97 Catera review on Motorweek

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Sorry if this has been posted before. Its new to me. Not a bad review although I gotta say that cup holder is hideous! Sorry '97-'99 owners. :p 0-60 in 8.5 seconds. I didnt know our transmissions were shared with some BMW models. <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie"...
  16. 1999 catera

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    I have an 1999 catera when driving with day time headlights is fine but when it's dark I turn on the head lights my acceleration starts to decrease.Any body had problems like this.
  17. Who wants a '97 Catera for parts with 52K miles? Tampa, FL

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    My parents timing belt snapped and destroyed the engine of their '97 Catera. I guess that's what happens when you don't maintain this car! I tried to warn them! Lots of good parts if someone wants to take the car off their hands...they put in new Euro style headlights, almost new tires, new...
  18. 99 Catera Transmission Slip

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    The sport lamp started flashing when driving on the freeway. The transmission then started slipping when going up a hill at freeway speed (60mph). Pulled to the side of the road, slowed down and moved the transmission gear selector stick from drive to first gear and the slipping stopped and I...
  19. Genuine GM or Catera parts

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Hi Folks, Just let you know that there is a seller in ebay that will get you parts at a very reasonable price. I have ordered a few parts and have saved some money. The seller will also ship it for free (USPS parcel post only or UPS ground at a small fee). To make things quicker, if you have...
  20. Perminant fix for catera wont crank when hot!!!!

    Cadillac Catera and Cimarron Forum
    Ok well like a lot of people on here I have been having the problem were once my catera warms up, i park and run in a store or get gas real quik, i come out and no crank at all....all electrical works, but nothing on the starter. Many have replaced starters and batters and wires and still no...
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