1998 Cadillac Catera Repair and Maintenance

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

1998 Cadillac Catera Problems

Oil Pressure Warning Light May Illuminate

The oil pressure warning light may illuminate due to a failed oil pressure sensor. Our technicians tell us that replacing the oil pressure sender will commonly correct this concern.

Timing Belt and Water Pump

The timing belt idler and/or tensioner pulley may fail, resulting in server engine damage. Cadillac has recalled certain 1997-2001 models to replace the timing belt and other related components as necessary.

Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

The crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall while driving and/or will crank but not start, especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.

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