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

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

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Average mileage: 103,971 (62,500–150,000)
5 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001
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i need to replace it, with new
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2000 Cadillac Catera150,000
Heater control valve on back of motor is leaking. Working on fixing it.
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engine overheating
Engine light on and runs hot
Exact. Same problem
Yup, mine leaks like crazy too! Replacing it this weekend!
will not hold coolant for very long it overheats quickly and has to be replaced
1998 Cadillac Catera125,000
Heater Control Valve leak, leaks fast
1998 Cadillac Catera102,000
Yes, I have a water control valve leak as well. also I have a faulty EBCM. help
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