2003 caddy CTS. Engine stalls out when car is moving. will not restart (battery cranks but engine will not catch) About a half hour later engine restarts and runs for about 4-5 minutes then stalls out agoain.

Asked by May 05, 2014 at 06:42 AM about the 2003 Cadillac CTS RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 CTS. will stall out while in motion. Engine will crank but will not restart. In about half hour it will restart and run for about 4-5 minutes and then stall out again. Diagnostic test did not find any error messages stores and they could not duplicate this problem. When I took the car back, on the way home it happened again I waited about 30 mins and it restarted. I was able to get it in to my garage and there it sits.

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This may not be helpful but it seems the disappearing symptom syndrome is still alive and well at the garage and the doctor's office.

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I had a blown headgasket i fixed that problem they said i needed a02 secnor haven't replaced that could that be the reason it's stalling also i unhooked the negative battery cable and the car died right out could that be the problem

Could that alternator be the reason my car is dieing cause i unhooked the cable. The car went dead

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