Report: Coolant and Oil Leaks
Cadillac Catera Problem
Engine Affected: 3.0L V6
Average Mileage: 105,392 mi (62,500 mi - 165,000 mi)
Visitor, 1998 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 102,450 mi
Oil comes into coolant reservoir
Visitor, 1998 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 90,000 mi
bought the car , week later, engine light came on, replaced oil cooler and antifreeze still mixed with motor, currently replacing heAD GASKETS/ what a money pit
replace heater bypass vale leaking antifreeze, replace head casket leaking oil, replace oxygen sensor bank 1...yes it happen to me too..
Visitor, 1999 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 89,000 mi
oil in water coolant reservoir.
Visitor, 1997 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 102,000 mi
my car has oil in coolant reservoir but does not misfire, just took it to the mechanic to check it out.
Visitor, 2000 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 75,000 mi
smoke coming from both sides of the hood when car was warm.. i had the cover gaskets and oil cooler replaced for $1600...
Visitor, 1997 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 95,500 mi
oil leak's it seem that it's not circlulating cause I see a pluddle of oil inside the engine via the spark plug. then it shutting down
Visitor, 1998 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 165,000 mi
Valve gasket needs to be replaced, leaking oil. Replaced the radiator at 100k miles becuase of leakage.
oil leak in 2 spots and car over heating.
Visitor, 1997 Cadillac Catera, 3.0L V6, 90,100 mi
oil leaks from valve covers after replacing them a year ago. Coolant leaks from the left side head gasket. It has leaked coolant from water pump and thermostat housing.