1999 Cadillac Catera CRANKS RUNS SHUTS DOWN

Tiny
DISISJC
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  • 1999 CADILLAC CATERA
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 100,000 MILES
This car cranks just fine runs just fine then after about 3 to 5 mins shuts down as if you turned off the ign key. Any idea?
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008 AT 3:50 PM

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Tiny
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Possiable crank sensors
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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008 AT 4:08 PM
Tiny
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Possiable crank sensors[/quote:fd389259ad]
Thanks I have order the crankshaft position sensor and as soon as it comes in and I get it installed I will let you know the outcome.
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J.C.
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Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008 AT 2:30 PM
Tiny
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Possiable crank sensors[/quote:133afdae39]
Thanks I have order the crankshaft position sensor and as soon as it comes in and I get it installed I will let you know the outcome.
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J.C.[/Quote:133afdae39]

after you install them you will have to take it to the dealer for a crank shaft posision sensor relearn through the computer (dealer only on this)
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Friday, January 25th, 2008 AT 3:46 PM
Tiny
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Thats the first I've read about taking to dealer. Do you mean if the car runs after installing the sensor then take to them?
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Saturday, January 26th, 2008 AT 7:26 PM
Tiny
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Yes you will, a cps relearn needs to be done, it should run but with a ck engine lite
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Monday, January 28th, 2008 AT 11:06 AM

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