starting problem

5

Asked by Sep 08, 2013 at 07:53 PM about the Cadillac Catera

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 catera will start and run fine after you crank it with starting
fluid then after it has been cut off for awhile it wont start unless you
use the starting fluid again I replaced fuel filter so what would be the
reason for it not starting on its on

1 Answer

222,585

I'd say not enough fuel pressure. How old is the fuel pump, test the pressure to pinpoint if it's your fuel pressure regulator or the fuel pump is the issue.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Mystery Problem (for me), Car Occasionally Will Not Start 27 answers

    Hi there, I recently received a Cadillac Catera 1998 from my old man, since he doesn't have a need to drive the car. Here is the dilemma, this car has had a history of not starting on occasion. No, cr...

    1998 Cadillac Catera 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my 2001 slips into the sports mode gear after i start driving. Whats the problem? 4 answers

    my sports mode gear kicks in after i drive off on its own. What the problem?

    2001 Cadillac Catera 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • starting issues 7 answers

    please help my 99 catera i love this car but having a problem when ever i drive a good distance if i stop turn off the car and try to start it right back up it wont start ill have to wait at lease 30 ...

    1999 Cadillac Catera 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1999 Cadillac Catera transmission problem 1 answer

    I Have 1999 Catera The S Light Started Flashing and now the vehicle will only move in reverse. Transmission barking moves in drive. Do you not what could be the problem?

    1999 Cadillac Catera 4 Dr STD Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • starting problem 1 answer

    1970 Deville here...new starter, alternator, battery, battery may be low...due to trying to start using old starter...I charged it some...starter cranks engine, but car wont stay started...it shouldnt...

    1970 Cadillac DeVille

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Cadillac Catera Questions

Cadillac Catera Experts

#1 Diamond009
Diamond009
Reputation 280
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 180
#3 engineer1701
engineer1701
Reputation 170
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Cadillac CTS
312 Great Deals out of 12,668 listings starting at $1,495
Used Honda Accord
811 Great Deals out of 81,609 listings starting at $899
Used Cadillac DeVille
6 Great Deals out of 1,954 listings starting at $1,750
Used Cadillac Escalade
308 Great Deals out of 10,692 listings starting at $1,900
Used Cadillac SRX
481 Great Deals out of 9,828 listings starting at $1,800
Used Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
7 Great Deals out of 252 listings starting at $24,998
Used Lexus LX 570
28 Great Deals out of 1,929 listings starting at $24,995
Used Cadillac DTS
62 Great Deals out of 1,797 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Yukon
520 Great Deals out of 17,125 listings starting at $1,799
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
778 Great Deals out of 28,448 listings starting at $1,500
Used BMW M6
14 Great Deals out of 657 listings starting at $17,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
796 Great Deals out of 34,383 listings starting at $799
Used BMW 5 Series
594 Great Deals out of 14,897 listings starting at $1,000