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: 103,043 (62,500–150,000)
5 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001
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2000 Cadillac Catera 150,000 mi,
Heater control valve on back of motor is leaking. Working on fixing it.
i need to replace it, with new
2001 Cadillac Catera 85,300 mi,
Exact. Same problem
1998 Cadillac Catera 125,000 mi,
Heater Control Valve leak, leaks fast
1997 Cadillac Catera 96,550 mi,
leaking atefreez down back of moter on bell housing
Engine light on and runs hot
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 Catera 102,000 mi,
Yes, I have a water control valve leak as well. also I have a faulty EBCM. help