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2000 catera cadalac the car will not fire. the battery is okay.

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  • rgrkehew Jan 24, 2009

    Car ran fine. At stop light engine quits. Got a check engine light. Pull over wait a few minutes, car starts hard but starts and runs fine. Check engine light remained on till next day, went off. Did again three days later. Car again running fine, parked it, went back and won't fire.



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The crankshaft position sensor will do that for you. Have someone check the code, if you don't want to take it to the dealer, rent the computer from autozone( a little expensive, but you'll get your money back when you take it back) If it cranks, but does not fire( try to start) that is what it is. Many people mistake the issue for the fuel pump. It is a common problem with the catera and it is a pain to reach.

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