Oldsmobile Questions and Answers List
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2001 Silhouette Shudders
Misfiring at idle and driving, especially under load, but can occur at any time. On hwy, van will hesitate /shudder / jerk; letting up on pedal and gently easing back onto it will correct the problem for a bit.
Security Light Flashes on My Oldsmobile Delta 88
This is a Pass-key II system. My battery had a bad cell so i replaced it. After that the cars security light flashes and the car will not crank. I guess really my question would be how can i reset the security system.
Oldsmobile 88 Dies Won't Start
Yes, i have a 1998 Oldsmobile Delta 88 3800. Car was driving fine. All of a sudden stopped. Tried to crank it but, won't start. Its turning over very good but will not start. Changed fuel pump. Can you confirm you have fuel pressure?
Olds Aurora Secondary AIR Injection Code p0410
I replaced secondary air injection pump with new GM part and 2 wire connector to fix a GM P0410 code check engine light is still on after being cleared. Wondering if there is some fuse or wire...
My 1996 Cutlass Supreme wont Start
I drove my car about 30 miles and parked it. Within 5 minutes I went to start it up and it won't start! It won't even turn over AFTER charging the battery. I tried to...
Leaking Coolant On 3400
I replaced the intake manifold gaskets but i still have the milkshake antifreeze in the oil. See my picture and video of the rocker arms
Check Engine Light Code P1635 Volt Reference Problem
Replaced IAC and idle no longer raced but still was too high. MAF code for reference voltage. Back probed sensor and found 4.2 V at the MAF. Disconnected MAF and reference pin was at 5V. Replaced MAF, code cleared. Idle still erratic. Code set for Reference A voltage high. Back probed TP, Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor, MAP, and EGR and found 5V reference either connected or disconnected.
Replace Engine Now Won't Start
I put a 3.4L engine from a Chevy Impala in my Olds Alero now it does not start. It cranks but won't run. Could it be the PCM?
1995 Olds Aurora 4.0 Oveheats
GM dealer replaced water pump, later replaced by-pass hoses beyond pump. Question: Engine was losing water and noticed leaks. Repairs were done and re-done. After repairs engine temp was way to hot. Bottom radiator hose burst. Replaced hose, still running hot. Replaced thermostat, still running hot.
2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue DTC p0137 oxygen sensor
Check engine light codes P0137. Crank sensor replaced approx 20,000 mile previously. Question: Code reader gives P0137, what do I check next? I have been warned not to jump to replace 02 sensor because it could be something else.
Oldsmobile Alero misfire no power
The vehicle was just in a front corner collision. Changed spark plugs. Question: I just had a collision in the front driver side corner of my vehicle, everything is pretty much cosmetic, but after the collision the car started idling funny, and lacks power.
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora coolant sensor location
I have an Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L and it has had the light on for fluid level low , and has been worked on for this issue before. The fan was blowing and it was over heating so they fixed that. It was fine until tonight.
2002 Alero has no power to windows
Question: Occasionally when starting the car, the lights, all dash components, A/C, radio, power windows do not work. The only thing that works is power door locks.
1995 olds cutlass supreme 3.1
overheating.ENGINE RECENTLY STARTED TO OVERHEAT. I ADDED ABOUT A LITRE OF WATER DIRECTLY INTO THE RADIATOR. I WAITED APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES.
Aurora overheats after replacing radiator
Replaced radiator, thermostat, water pump, reservoir cap, and flushed system. Ever since i replaced everything above the car still overheats. When the car is running hot the coolant runs out of the reservoir tank.
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora a/c blows warm
A/C recharged, low pressure side is cold to the touch. But only blows warm air in passenger compartment. Gauge cycles up in to the alert area then returns to top of charged area.
Question: What needs to be checked next?
2002 Olds Alero wont start
I came home from work and my car was working fine when i turned it off i forgot to switch it to park and after i turned it off i then switched it to park. Then a few minutes later the car wont start and the engine wont even cranks over.
Intrique MAF Sensor Code
Replaced intake and cylinder head gaskets, and sensor. Check engine light is on car with airflow code. Has rough idle and bogs worn when hitting the gas.
P0717 Transmission Input Speed Sensor
I had the computer codes in my car scanned and got a trans code. What can i do to repair this problem. Shifting is kind of sluggish and has no power when accelerate.
Oldsmobile Achieva Security Light
Have problems with the gauges and the theft security system on my Oldsmobile Achieva. Had a mechanic replace the dash cluster but now check engine light is on. How to clear codes.
Oldsmobile Alero Truck
The trunk on my car will not open. Is there a way to get into it by taking out the back seat or do I need a locksmith?
Timing Belt Jumped
Will the 3.4L DOHC engine hit the valves and bend them if the timing belt is shredded and jumped? How can i check this?
1996 Cutlass Supreme Coolant Temp Reads Hot
I replaced the coolant temperature sensor on my engine after it was replaced, but it still always reads hot. What is wrong with my car? I think i need to test the wiring and the computer grounds but not sure how to do that.