hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,000 miles

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problem #2

Nov 012007

Catera 6-cyl

  • 100,000 miles
Radiator, oil leaks, transmission, tires..all bad...worst car maker in this world (Cadillac) all parts have had to been repaired and replaced.

- Blue Springs, MO, USA

problem #1

Feb 242001

(reported on)


  • miles
Extremly hesitant shifting. Failure to downshift on command. Rapid throttle position change causes transmission to 'hang in limbo'(sometimes for 2 to 3 seconds) when quick response is required. Hence, vehicle is unable to accelerate out of trouble situations.

- Minneapolis, MN, USA