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Cadillac Catera 1997
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Apr 25, 1997
Location:
Huntingdon, PA

vehicle's brakes are squealing and if braking hard vehicle vill pull to the right. brakes were made in germany.

Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Cadillac Catera 2000
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
June 15, 2009
Location:
Point Blank, TX

tl*the contact owns a 2000 cadillac catera. the contact was experiencing issues with the abs locking. the failure also caused the speedometer to malfunction. the brakes worked intermittently. the dealer stated that the abs repair would cost $2,000. the manufacturer offered no assistance. the current mileage was 74,232 and failure mileage was approximately 73,000. updated 08/04/09 *bf the check engine light illuminated and the speedometer was not accurate. updated 08/06/09.*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 73000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR54R1YR. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 14, 2006. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 cylinders. Fuel System:Fuel injection. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph. Dealer's name: Conroe Mitsubishi . Dealer's city: Conroe . Dealer's state code: TX. Dealer's zipcode: 77301 .

Cadillac Catera 1998
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Aug 06, 2001
Location:
Alexandria, AL

due to a defect in front aligment tires wore excessively.*ak the rotors were turned and resurfaced several times. the brakes pulsate, squeak and go too low to the floor. the third set of tires that were on the vehicle were wearing out due to an alignment problem, also another tire was leaking air. the passenger rear door handle broke and the driver's rear door hinge was unstable, also the driver's door lock sticks. the wipers scrub. the steering column makes noise. the right side head light shines too high. *yh

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52R8WR. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 30, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1998 Drive type:RWD. Fuel type: gas. Cadillac CATERA 1998 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Transmission Type: AUTO.

Cadillac Catera 1997
General Motors Llc
Location:
Oxon Hill, MD

attachment to vehicle owner's questionnaire (voq) - vin # w06vr54rxvr184515. no summary listed for abovre vehicle. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR54RXVR. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 01, 2099. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Cadillac Catera 1998
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
July 24, 2001
Location:
Detroit, MI

brake insp.brake replaced3/9/00;check engine light on 5/12/00-fuel injector dirty, replace sensor; left window slow in operation - 6/23/00;ingintion remote key not working- two replacement 6/23/00;car jerking in sport mode, prblems with headlights, sunroof slides back an forth without turning dial,recall on engine check pulley 7/05/000; check engine light on car stalls7/31/00; vibration on acceleration told nothing wrong with car but tires, replace two front tires, i was told to replace tire rods. i ask for a rea susp. i was told it was not necessary and that they did not have time to do it that day. right front headlamp out 3/01/01; left head light out 4/13/01;check engine light on, sunroof opens while driving w/o turning dial,5/24/01; remote key not working replace key , check engine light on, 6/21/01; check engine light on , slow pickup, rear sus. rough ride help-recall emission 7/26/01; check engine light on contact dealer on my way out of town told not to worry about the check engine light and to adjust the knob on the gas tank by turning it several times. 8/6/01; car will not start battery dead, sunroof not working. contact tow service they refuse to take car to dealer. tow service boost car battery and left. sunroof refuse to operate. check engine light on 8/13/01-car parked going on vacation; check engine light on return from vacation 8/23/01-help- doing the first year of 1999 i had problems with my breaks thoses documents were destroyed in a house fire. my house caught on fire on 11/24/99.*ak (tiresize: 14rhs)

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52RXWR. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Cadillac Catera 2001
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
July 18, 2001
Location:
Aliguippa, PA

consumer was traveling on a residential area and was running, brakes couldn't stop vehicle although there was no speed involved. also, power steering was hard to steer.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06BR54R51R. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Cadillac Catera 1997
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 01, 1998
Location:
Pleasant Gap, PA

abs system and traction control systems fail numerous times. always when applying the brakes at any speed on any surface. failure also occurs when vehicle is not moving (when depressing the brake to shift from park). the dealer has not solved the problem permanently, simply fixing it for a few weeks at a time. the abs and traction control always fail at precisely the same time. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52R9VR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Cadillac Catera 1999
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Jan 20, 2001
Location:
Independence, MO

when applying abs brakes system locked up, resulting in a collision in which vehicle hit a guardrail, became airborne, and air bags did not deploy. *ak this vehicle after being airborne, hit a fenced lot and damaged the head lamp. *yh

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52R6XR. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 04, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1999 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Cadillac CATERA 1999 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Transmission Type: AUTO. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Cadillac Catera 2000
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Nov 08, 2000
Location:
Warren, MI

while driving instrument warning lights will illuminate, and vehicle will shut off, losing all power. dealer has been contacted. *ak stalling of the vehicle while on highway resulting in accident. the vehicle was at dealership three times for brake work. *yh

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR54R6YR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 07, 2000. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 2000 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Cadillac CATERA 2000 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Transmission Type: AUTO.

Cadillac Catera 1999
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Sept 17, 2000
Location:
Nacogdoches, TX

accelerator does not give power from stop position unless the pedal is floor boarded. it will then creep up to desired speed. brake light comes on as well as engine light. the cause has been undetected by the dealership. the prblem may last a day, maybe more maybe less, and then correct itself . you have no warning as to when this will happen. it starts from the stop position everytime but once. that time i was driving in traffic when it would not accelerate

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52R7XR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Cadillac Catera 1998
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
June 27, 2000
Location:
Toms Rivwe, NJ

contacted dealer immediately upon receipt of recall notice for engiine problem-was not advised of any imminent danger-lost power steering-car overheated & engine failure, brakes continue to squeal intermittently, steering pulls to side. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WO6VR52ROWR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1998 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 20 mph.

Cadillac Catera 1999
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
July 15, 2000
Location:
Elk Grove, CA

electric brake failure on abs causing the pedal to stiff and no fluid applied to the slave cylinders.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WO6VR52ROXR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1999 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 45 mph.

Cadillac Catera 1998
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Mar 11, 2000
Location:
St Petersburg, FL

intermittent brake failure. complete form. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52R0WR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel type: gas. Cadillac CATERA 1998 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Transmission Type: AUTO.

Cadillac Catera 1997
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Oct 28, 1998
Location:
New Orleans, LA

this is a seriously unsafe vehicle . no safety defect (s) mentioned in summary. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR54RXVR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1997 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 30 mph.

Cadillac Catera 1997
General Motors Llc
Location:
Bentonville, AR

this car has had ongoing problems with various electrical components. the dealer is often unable to replicate the problem while in the repair shop. the car has been serviced for electrical malfunctions of various nature 19 times, and in the repair shop 44 days. it has been out of the shop 2 days and again the door locks will not let us in the vehicle. this started with the rear door lock not letting us out of or into the car. the problem now affects all four doors. they cannot be locked or unlocked using the remote, the key, or manually. we therefore must exit and enter using the windows. the windows (all4) have also malfunctioned. the dash lights abs, traction control, replace wiper fluid, illuminate when there is not a problem. the o2 sensor has been replaced. the alignment on the wheels has also caused repeated problems and i have replace 4 tires. the car intermittently dies while driving. the dealer is unable to replicate the problem and says cadillacs just do that sometimes! my daughter ended up in the median of 71 hwy after the car died at 70 miles per hr. the dealer has replaced the battery, the starter, many various doorlock parts and harness wiring, abs wiring, traction control wiring, and worked on the ignition switch. the problems still occur. we now carry a hammer with us to break out of the car in an emergency should the doorlocks not work. *ak( dot number: tire size: fits cater )

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52R8VR. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Mar 01, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Cadillac CATERA 1997 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas.

Cadillac Catera 1997
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Nov 23, 1997
Location:
Garden Grove, CA

abs system locked up causing vehicle to loose control.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR52R2VR. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 15, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Cadillac Catera 1997
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Aug 11, 1998
Location:
Romulus, MI

consumer has been experiencing continuous problem with brake failure. while driving and when applying brake pedal, the vehicle would not stop properly, it appears to be skipping before it stops. vehicle been in/out of shop on several occasions and condition cannot be resolved. also, at this time the dealer informed consumer that the vehicle is in need of a complete brake overhaul, and the cost would go to the consumer. dealer notified. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):W06VR54RZVR. Original Owner. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.



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