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car runs 30 minutes then shut off. restart few minutes.. what think is wrong?

I've encountered this same issue to where radio, trunk, or gas door will not open. Checked all fuses, etc. Pulled the module from under the dash and it looks fine to me. What part should be resoldered?

Had car less than a month, knew nothing about cadillacs, cel came on, then started flashing s. Ok I know I'm probably over my head, took to a auto electric shop. Had car there 3 weeks picked up every weekend and every weekend new problem. Doors started unlocking and locking themselves, not always very inconsistent, Next weekend mechanic still doesnt know what to do, barely looked at car but did have to jump start since car locked and unlocked doors all night...his claim. I notice security is flashing more, hear clicking when driving. dropped car back off, since its a small town highly recommended, trunk stops working, but sometimes it does..? ciggarette lighter in ashtray and back seat stop working completely but one by ebrake still works. The shop says they checked a few things and disconnect neutral switch cleaned off and reconnected, but doesnt think its fixed, still not sure. Drove home and looked down speedometer doesnt work and abs light is on, go up a hill and starts working.,Mechanics answer was buy new neutral safety switch, not sure if it will fix it. DIDN'T TAKE MY CAR BACK. started trying to figure out on my own, had researched a lot while in shop. checked codes again, fixed alternator, o2 sensor bank 1 sensor 2, and camshaft position sensor. according to codes car should be golden! Its not nothing has gotten better, in fact now it seems to over heat more, even though temp gauge says its under 3/4, I can hear boiling under hood, fan kicks on just fine, white smoke or vape came out of hood going up hill in limp mode, gauge said nothing wrong with temp. AND CODE STILL SAYS CAR NEEDS CAM SENSOR???? Discovered oil sending unit seems to be leaking oil onto alternator, onstar light is now on, still has abs light come on now and again speedometer usually works during those episodes. Oh and the electric windows dont always work for passengers, lock switch or not! and car acts like alternator is going out AGAIN LESS THAN 50 MILES, I hardly drive this car, when I do it starts having issues after its warmed up. ALSO TRIED EVERYTHING TO CLEAR CEL EVEN CODE READER, TAKING BATTERY CABLES OFF, TOUCHING THEM TOGETHER OFF BATTERY, TURNING KEY WITHOUT STARTING. nothing is resetting code. Only one left is cam sensor, is there more than one? What am I missing???

Need to change bank 2 sensor 1. Can't afford mechanic. Need to do myself

I was changing my spark plugs and noticed this part was broken with no electrical connection at all how does this affect the car

Cars starts runs and drives but when i turn the heat or lights on it stalls but restarts no problem what could the problem be?

It occurs any time unexpectedly, I had to disconnect the fuse

All of my brake lights on my 01 catera worked yesterday and this morning my reverse light and brake light went out i baught new bulbs went to put them in, didnt work and than after that every single light in the rear went out what is going on

NEED TO RESET THE ERROR CODES, PUT IN NEW SPEED SENCER. SO NEED TO SEE IF
IT COMES BACK

My daughters car was overheating this weekend and I was thinking it could need a replacement on the thermostat.

Where exactly is this coolant coming from being running Down the side of the bell housing. Right beside two transmission lines

What's the best way to correct trouble code and stop coolant leak. Also the problem just started today and hasn't done this before.

Can the dealer replace it free?

Was driving car radio started to turn off so i would push the únlock button the remote radio would come back on. Went to store left car on in fear it alimentos start no more than 5-10minutes car turned off by itself. Ríen it would only crank not start. After 10 mins of trying í killed the battery. So maybe 20-30 minsmaybe even 45 mins goes by after car stopped í got a jump ame after two times of trying to start it car started right up so i drove it 14 miles to my house. Parked it turned it off and went to turn it on and it started right up. Please í am single mother tight on money and need any help on this problem í just got the car love it but really cant afford to take it to dealership to fix but well if i have to when í get paid. Also does anyone know is it hard to hook up if i wanted to upgrade the stereo to a bose stock radio for a 1997 catera?

I have a 2000 model Cadillac Catera with 3.0L engine. It shows error codes P0335 and P0727. I know little about cars. Please help me find out what is going on and how to fix it. I would appreciate if some once can help me out from this.

Been sitting for awhile

will the headlights from a 2001 model cadillac catera fit in a 98 model

i change the radiator but still oil comming through the reservour.

Where is the thermostat located on a 2000 Cadillac Catera?

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

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.

the sss steering system is not working at low speed which is when it is supposed to be the strongest i just bought this car though i had the same make model and year when new i am not ambulitory use transfer board to get in and out i can no longer drive any hints or where i could find a site for service manual mechanic milking me to death need car so volunters can drive me to Dr. and hospitals

I used a diagnostic instrument and a code or reading came up. My door locks , high beam lights, interior lights, radio fail to work until I turn the wipers on. Also the alarm stopped working. The car may or may not start after multiple attempts.

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