Ignition Coil Replacement Estimate for Cadillac Catera

Cadillac Catera Ignition Coil Replacement costs $238 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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YourMechanic Price
$170 to $354
Labor: $70 -$112
Parts: $100 -$242
Average Dealer price
$292 to 615
Average Shop price
$208 to 420
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CarServiceYourMechanic PriceShop/Dealer Price
1999 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.65Shop/Dealer Price$229.97 - $329.76
1998 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementYourMechanic Price$355.17Shop/Dealer Price$455.20 - $674.88
2001 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementYourMechanic Price$175.65Shop/Dealer Price$227.52 - $325.85
1997 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementYourMechanic Price$355.17Shop/Dealer Price$455.14 - $674.78
2000 Cadillac CateraV6-3.0LService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementYourMechanic Price$177.65Shop/Dealer Price$229.99 - $329.79
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Parts required for a Cadillac Catera Ignition Coil Replacement

$100 to $242

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Robert
26 years of experience
Very friendly I liked the fact that he called me and asked if he can come at a earlier time which was great for me . I will call for any other services. Thank You
2000 CADILLAC ESCALADE - CAR IS SHAKING OR VIBRATING INSPECTION
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Patrick
27 years of experience
My 2007 Cadillac SRX AWD V6 was pinging on acceleration, had lost engine pep and the gas mileage had dropped to about 10 miles per gallon. The car has 97,000 miles on it and Cadillac recommends changing spark plugs at 100,000 miles. I called Cadillac and got a quote of $ 550. Wow! I called your mechanic and got a quote for $ 299.00. I asked for Patrick, who I had used before. Patrick came and and did a pretty involved job disassembling the top of the engine to reach the spark plugs and replaced them in about 3 hours. Patrick noted that the old plugs were very worn and that the spark plug tubes and the spark tubes had oil at the bottom of them. He told me that might be because the seal at the bottom of the spark plug tubes had failed, allowing oil from inside the valve cover to get into the spark plug tubes. I did some research and found that these seals failing is a relatively common issue in SRX's as well as other vehicles. The seals are not expensive but it appears that to replace them, the top of the engine would need to be disassembled again plus the valve cover on each side would also have to be removed, Then the seals could be installed and everything reassembled. That's most likely an expensive job. I drove the car after the new plugs were installed. Quite a difference. The car has its pep back, the mileage is starting to rise back to normal levels, and although I still get a slight ping at times, at this point it is about 90 % less than I was getting. My question is if I do nothing about the spark plug tube seals, will my issues return? Notes about this indicate that at some point the spark plugs are fouled enough to cause engine error faults and misfires if the spark plug tube seals are not replaced. Now I have to decide if I want to spend the money to have the new seals installed or take my chances and see what happens. If you read this Patrick, I would appreciate your best guess. Patrick is a very good mechanic. My dad ran an auto parts store, a garage and a machine shop for 25 years so I do know a few things about cars and know a good mechanic when I see one. If you need an excellent mechanic who is also honest, look no further than Patrick.
2007 CADILLAC SRX - SPARK PLUG REPLACEMENT
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Jay
32 years of experience
Perfect. It was warranty due to a faulty part which happens. Jay responded quickly as his schedule allow with no inconvenience to us.
1983 CADILLAC ELDORADO - POWER STEERING PUMP REPLACEMENT
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137 reviews
Richard
6 years of experience
Extemely pleasant
2000 CADILLAC SEVILLE - CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR REPLACEMENT
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All about Ignition Coil Replacement

Ignition coils transform low voltage electrical power 12 volts D.C. to high voltage current 50,000 volts D.C. or higher. The spark generated by the ignition coil ignites the fuel and air mixture in the engine that enables the car to start and run smoothly. If an ignition coil is not working properly, no spark will ignite the air fuel mixture, causing a misfire. A bad ignition coil can severely damage the engine or catalytic converter. If your car is equipped with “coil over plugs,” then it is recommended that you replace the spark plugs. If your car uses a single coil for the ignition system, it is not necessary to change the spark plugs.

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