1998 Cadillac Catera Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Cadillac Catera

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1998 Cadillac Catera Problems

Check ECM sofware if you experience drivability issues

Various drivability issues and be addressed by updating the software in the engine control module (ECM).

Coolant loss and/or Engine Overheating Due to Leaking Water Control Valves

The hot water control valve may develop a coolant leak resulting in engine overheating. A leaking valve should be replaced.

Coolant and Oil Leaks

The Catera often experiences oil leaks from the oil cooler and/or valve cover gasket. The thermostat seal and/or the water pump may develop a coolant leak.

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