• Tiny
  • Joseph Gastineau
  • 2001 Cadillac Catera

Engine Mechanical problem
2001 Cadillac Catera 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 134000 miles

After driving car & cooling down engine turns over well but won't start. After several minutes started. Thinking electrical problem. What are your thoughts? Thanks very much.
Joe G. Bellevue, Ne

Sunday, December 6th, 2009 AT 10:45 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Do below and comeback with some results

Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it

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Sunday, December 6th, 2009 AT 11:04 PM

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