2001 Cadillac Catera Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Cadillac Catera

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2001 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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2001 Cadillac Catera Questions

I replaced a battery in my catera, and the negative battery terminal started (1 answer)

Smoking and something in the front, now my headlight,windshield and AC, stays on and car want start! Horn, radio or Windows works!

The key snapped in the ignition 2001catera is there any way I can get it out (1 answer)

I was driving the car with one half in the ignition then I put the other half in.but then the battery died so I charged the battery then put the other half in and wouldn't turn the lights worked but still couldn't turn the key.

01cadillac catera. Won't start it stopped on me, and sputter like it wasn't get (1 answer)

Gas, replaced fuel filter, both coil packs, new plugs. Stillwwon't start

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2001 Cadillac Catera Reviews

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Worst car GM ever put the Cadillac name on! Original owner traded to dealer for new Impala ... and as the second owner we now know why! In first week of owning and at only 32K all seals failed mixing oil and coolant throughout engine block. Car was under full warranty so GM had to tear apart and rebuild at their expense (dealer refused to take the car back and argued every time the car came in ...
this cas after 5 years just keeps falling apart. Poor excuse for a cadilac. Very costly to have repaired 2001 only 57000 mile and looking at new motor not trade time.
this is the red headed stepchild of caddy gm. it was the caddy that zagged. this is the result of gm buying opel of europe. it is called a opel omega in germany and a vauxhaul in england. for the money you cant get a better car. i have owned for three years, and am the second owner. i knew the issues with the timing belt etc. that is why when i bought the car, i got an extended warranty. the ...

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