Question about 1997 Cadillac Catera
My 2000 catera seems to all of a sudden have a start problem. I has gotten very cold out and now it will turn over but won't start.
Also when I do get it started oil smell and smoke come in from the heater vents and from under the hood to if I drive it for a while on the freeway?
The same problem happened to me and it turned out to be my heater core.
Normally smoke will come from the heater core when it needs to be replaced.
Also the smell is most likely anti-freeze and and you normally smell it when your
engine is running warm or hot.
Check your coolant levels to be sure. and the hoses leading to your Heater Core
heater cores for that vehicle normally run $180 - $230 and you need to remove your
entire Instrument Panel (IP) (Dashboard) to replace it.
I hope this helps!
Posted on Apr 08, 2009
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