starting problem

Keep Truckin

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

Tom Demyan

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

  • 2000 catera problems electrical 9 answers

    car dies overnight. i will jump it and will last anywhere from 1 week to 3 months, replaced battery. took to diagnostics place cannot find problem. happened last night saw heavy draw on alternator, ra...

    2000 Cadillac Catera 4 Dr STD Sedan


    Maintenance & Repair

  • starting problem 1 answer

    1970 Deville 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 shouldnt...

    1970 Cadillac DeVille


    Maintenance & Repair

Search Cadillac Catera Questions

Cadillac Catera Experts

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

Related Models For Sale

Used Cadillac DeVille"
2,400 listings starting at $1,600
Used Honda Accord"
1,312 Great Deals out of 78,754 listings starting at $1,395
Used Dodge Challenger"
497 Great Deals out of 25,702 listings starting at $7,980
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class"
789 Great Deals out of 22,929 listings starting at $1,850
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee"
1,203 Great Deals out of 74,215 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Altima"
1,493 Great Deals out of 88,169 listings starting at $1,195
Used Hyundai Elantra"
861 Great Deals out of 51,819 listings starting at $990