really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,343 miles

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problem #5

May 112005

Catera 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,715 miles
The crankshaft position sensor on my 2000 Catera was defective and caused the car to stall several times. This is a common problem on Catera's. it could be a safety problem if the car stalls on a freeway.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #4

Jan 032002


  • 12,000 miles
Upon starting vehicle the key failed to turn in the ignition. Dealer replaced the ignition lock cylinder 5 times, but the problem still persisted. Also, driver's side door made a cracking noise when it was opened or closed. Dealership lubed the doors attachment, but the noise still existed.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #3

Nov 082000


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving instrument warning lights will illuminate, and vehicle will shut off, losing all power. Dealer has been contacted. Stalling of the vehicle while on highway resulting in accident. The vehicle was at dealership three times for brake work.

- Warren, MI, USA

problem #2

Sep 212000


  • miles
Engine stalled while driving without warning has occurred twice already.

- North Olmsted, OH, USA

problem #1

Sep 212000

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving at any speed vehicle just shuts down without warning, losing all power. Dealer has been contacted.

- Fresno, CA, USA