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Oldsmobile/Buick: oil, money max, oil 10
money max, oil 10, engine oil: Max, I would not recommend using that oil at all (unless you really have to) . I don t know much about aging oil ,but do know I wouldn t want to take that chance . If the bottles are really vintage looking then , get rid of the oil safely =) and hang...

Oldsmobile/Buick: olds resale value, oldsmobile silhouette, smart consumers
oldsmobile silhouette, smart consumers, mini vans: Roger, Well it is hard to predict the market down the road. Traditionally, when models cease to be made the value doesn t fluctuate much, mileage and condition still is the main factor. However, oldsmobile s have always brought higher numbers. The Oldsmobile...

Oldsmobile/Buick: oldsmobile cutlass convertable, oldsmobile cutlass, oldmobile cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass, oldmobile cutlass, auto repair shops: Josh , Most auto repair shops should be able to replace that handle for a relatively small price . The top should definately be repaired because alot of problems can arise from this . As for upgrades ,, I can t help you there. cheers, Ed McKenn...

Oldsmobile/Buick: The other day when I went..., cutlass cierra, starter solenoid
cutlass cierra, starter solenoid, olds cutlass: Karla , Really give your terminal cables a good look over . Check the engine ground as well as the positive that feeds back to the solenoid . On that note you may have a bad starter solenoid. Karla if you have any more questions please feel free to...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Problem with transmission. Olds Calais 89 Quad4 DOHC, transmission troubleshooting, quad4
transmission troubleshooting, quad4, last transmission: Miguel , Does the car move forward at all ? I would take the car down to another transmission shop and have them have a look . To be honest I don t know that much about transmission troubleshooting. Best of luck ,, post me a followup. Cheers,...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Front passenger floor wet after rain, cutlass ciera, rust spots
cutlass ciera, rust spots, ciera: Kaye, The water could be coming from any number of spots. Take a look around winshield seal to see if there are any rust spots. This is normally where water would come in. Door weather stripping, window weather stripping or sunroofs can often cause the...

Oldsmobile/Buick: power windows, oldsmobile alero, fuse panel
oldsmobile alero, fuse panel, motor humming: Gereth , Can you hear the window motor humming or any type of activity in the window when you press the button ? If the motor is humming or the window looks like its trying to move , the window may have fallen off the track . I d start with the fuse(in...

Oldsmobile/Buick: pulsating lights, ase certified mechanic, headlight switch
ase certified mechanic, headlight switch, alternator: Wayne , It could be any number of things. 1. Check the fuses to make sure none are jarred or loose 2. Your headlight switch itself may be at fault(an extremely common problem) 3. Bad ground Take a trip down to a local garage, get some advice from...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Repair, oldsmobile cutlass, pan gasket
oldsmobile cutlass, pan gasket, oil pan: Greg , No way do you have to remove the engine to replace the oil pan gasket . It can be reached from underneath of the car . If its the front seal on the engine then this is a whole other story , then the trans. would have to be unbolted from the...

Oldsmobile/Buick: radio wiring, oldsmobile 98, regencey
oldsmobile 98, regencey, radio wiring: Sean , You might want to check out crutchfield.com . They have pretty much anything you can think of for your specific car stereo needs , and I mean right down to the make and model . If I had the sheet they sent me for my cutlass I d post it but I don...

Oldsmobile/Buick: repair cost, olds achieva, electrical shop
olds achieva, electrical shop, achieva: Hi Darlene, Wow groundhogs! Well, my answer may not be what you d like to hear, but it depends on how and what wiring got chewed up and if an auto electrical shop can salvage. If Your looking at around $400-$1000 with labor to redo the entire car or at least...

Oldsmobile/Buick: repair manual, repair manuals, chilton
repair manuals, chilton, mckenna: Dave, Well you weren t kidding it wasn t that easy for me to find one since you had already narrowed down the two major repair manuals . I found one website (listed below) that has a couple manuals for your car . The service manual is pretty steep at $89.95...

Oldsmobile/Buick: rust/paint, oldsmobile cutlass ciera, 3m glue
oldsmobile cutlass ciera, 3m glue, interior headliner: Chris , About time I got a question about a G-Body =) Everything you are doing to your car , I have done on mine . The interior headliner is a very delicate task. I would not advise using a staple gun because it looks tacky and the other side of the...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Service Engine Soon Light came on, cutless supreme, service engine soon light
cutless supreme, service engine soon light, oil change: Melissa, A check engine light can be allot of things. The oil would be a good start since in almost all cars the light would turn on with low oil . I would recommend you taking the car down to a certified ASE mechanic and have them look at it . Sorry...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Stage 1 ?, stage 1, home flash
stage 1, home flash, mckenna: Wood , If I were you I would pick that car up ASAP . Checking prices online only proved that the scale is very high $21k fully restored to the low thousands , which is typical . But .. what struck me was this website . (http://home.flash.net/~stanbrad/p72gs100.htm)...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Stalling out of the blue, ase certified mechanic, turning the key
ase certified mechanic, turning the key, best bet: Mark , It could be any number of things , I wouldn t even know where to begin . Without me physically going over a checklist theres not much help I could give you . Your best bet would be to take the car to an ASE certified mechanic . Most garages...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Supercharge and Turbo, drag racing cars, roots blowers
drag racing cars, roots blowers, octane booster: Hello Sy, For the most part turochargers and superchargers simply add more horsepower to an engine. However, they are radically different in obtaining the results. Supercharged automobile engines have been around since the 1930 s. There are two types of superchargers....

Oldsmobile/Buick: starting the car, cutlass supreme brougham, olds cutlass supreme
cutlass supreme brougham, olds cutlass supreme, olds cutlass: Royce, The clicking sound is your starter solinoid, attempting to engauge the starter to crank the car. The solinoid may be going bad, or doesn t have enough juice from the battery to operate. You ll need to do three things to find out what the problem...

Oldsmobile/Buick: T-Top Parts 81-87 Cutlass, cutlass salon, gm dealer
cutlass salon, gm dealer, salvage yard: Tony, Its going to be doubtful that many companies will have the part you need . Your best bet would be to go to a salvage yard and remove it yourself . In the long run its cheaper and you may luck out and find some quality parts . JC Whitney I know carries...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Tail light malfunction, dashboard lights, blown fuse
dashboard lights, blown fuse, fuse box: Hi Jo, Troubleshooting electrical problems perhaps is the most difficult on a car. The reason is there are many variables. Since you have checked all likely areas and still no tailights leads me to believe that you have a blown fuse link which is within the...

Oldsmobile/Buick: TRANNY FLUID LEAKING, olds cutlass, weaks
olds cutlass, weaks, definite answer: Tony, The transmission could be leaking in any number of places. Without me physically going over each spot I cannot give you a definite answer. If the battery is leaking all of the fluid out and constantly dying with a replacement then you may have...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Transmission -- Overdrive problems, cutlass supreme, tranny problems
cutlass supreme, tranny problems, high mileage: Hi Nathan, Tranny problems are very difficult to diagnose. Unlike the old days, of the turbo 350 s and 400 s, you either knew you had fried a clucth band or the whole thing blew up or just wouldn t move. Today s electronic tranny s are of a different breed....

Oldsmobile/Buick: Transmission trouble?, oldsmobile cutlass ciera, oldsmobile cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass ciera, oldsmobile cutlass, 1986 oldsmobile cutlass: Stephen , Sounds to me like a definate transmission problem . I would have the car looked at by an ASE certified mechanic . For transmissions its always rule of thumb for the consumer to get two opinions , since the majority of service ceters specializing...

Oldsmobile/Buick: think my olds calais has a bad TEC solenoid, cutlass calais, olds cutlass
cutlass calais, olds cutlass, cv axle: Hi Lori, Sounds to me that the TC sensor is likely the culprit. Most often stalling occurs in that area. I would give the induction system the once over to be safe. Oldsmobile uses a mass type air metering system. Coupled in line to the air filter box. Usually...

Oldsmobile/Buick: tire problems i think?, oldsmobile cutlass, having some sort
oldsmobile cutlass, having some sort, tire problems: Michelle , Obvioulsy your having some sort of allignment/brake problem. I would recommend taking the car down to a certified ASE shop and have them look over your problem . Brake Inspections and Allignment checks are really cheap. Fixing the problem...

Oldsmobile/Buick: transmission, gear overdrive, car transmissions
gear overdrive, car transmissions, slipping transmission: Keith , Hard to say without me physically looking at it.Rebuild kits are reasonably priced if its worth it to you. Availability of rebuilt/salvage transmissions is pretty high and cost effective. Depends on how much time and money you want to put into...

Oldsmobile/Buick: unknown electronic symbol, oldsmobile intrigue, pdf manuals
oldsmobile intrigue, pdf manuals, cold weather: mangaleshkar, Unfortunately I can t find any online .pdf manuals for your car . Remember when you start the vehicle just about any car with warning lights will come on all at once and then turn off .If you want to test this theory then turn the key just...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Visor Mirror, vanity mirror, richdadpoordad
vanity mirror, richdadpoordad, buick century: Rob G. , You may want to try your local parts store to see if they carry a vanity mirror . The only problem you may run into is your airbags. There is alot of thought and consideration car companies go through when crafting your car . As petty as this...

Oldsmobile/Buick: vibrations, oldsmobile ciera, shocks and struts
oldsmobile ciera, shocks and struts, alignment problems: Justin , Even though your car is waaay out of my expertise I can still give you a helping hand . A buddy of mine had an old buick with the same problem . He went and got the exact suspension treatment you described , needless to say didn t work . ...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Water Pump & Belt tensioner, haynes manual, ford engines
haynes manual, ford engines, autorepair: Rich , You didn t say anything about a grinding noise =) I can completely relate , it ll leave her stranded for sure. Now that you know what it is ,, it might not be a bad idea to give it a shot . Should take you about an hour or so , not hard at all...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Wheel Changes, wheel rims, rally wheels
wheel rims, rally wheels, wheel changes: Robby , If I were you I would go to a certified dealer and try to find anothe pair of wheel/rims for your car. Dealing with bolt patterns aren t supposed to be a pain in the neck if you have the right material . The bolt patterns did change from the 80...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Windshield Washers, olds alero, wiper arm
olds alero, wiper arm, joe joe: Joe , Did you check to see if there was any fluid in the tank ? I can t remember whether or not the newer Olds have a hose that runs to the wiper arm to dispense the fluid or the jets are on the hood . Open the hood and look for hoses running either...

Oldsmobile/Buick: Wiring, buick electra, dash light
buick electra, dash light, pin connectors: Hi Lee, I wish there was a easy fix to your problem. You have some major electrical problems. The culprit lies anywhere in the wiring harness, pin connectors, along with it it could have damaged the voltage regulator which sounds like a bad surge fried and...

Oldsmobile/Buick: windshield moulding, olds alero, windshield replacement
olds alero, windshield replacement, cold temp: Sherry, By all means replace the moulding. The reason is most shops will not gaurantee the installation. You run the risk of possible leaks. Though your moulding might look good, it has two years of heat and cold temp. Plus this stuff can easily buckle when...

Oldsmobile/Buick: What is wrong with my Coolant system?, oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass, radiator shop: Well Jay, With 385,000 miles, you ve been doing some serious driving! There are a few areas you should check before diagnosing a bad radiator. Though with it s age, most likely is the culprit. First you ll need to let the car sit over night to perform the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 01 Blazer xtreme 4.3 Vortec, amp circuit breaker, circuit breakers
amp circuit breaker, circuit breakers, power accessory: Hello David, I looked in a manual for a 89 blazer, and both the rear window key switch system and door lock system are powered by the same fuse...actually a 30 Amp circuit breaker. Possibly marked power accessory. On a smaller blaxer, the mirrors and door...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1) Driveline noise, 2) Suspicous warning lights, pontiac montana, cv joint
pontiac montana, cv joint, system diagnosis: Hi As for the noise I would HIGHLY suspect the hub. A CV joint, USUALLY only makes noise when turning and it would be a clicking or loud ticking. The ABS system really should be checked for codes, and have the codes then diagnosed. MOST major national...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1973 oldsmobile omega, oldsmobile omega, screw driver
oldsmobile omega, screw driver, intake manafold: hi alex. ok alex the fireing order is on the intake manafold.and the cyl numbers are on the eng also.to find out where number one is simple.remove no 1 plug have some bump the starter not crank but bump as in partial turn put your finger over the hole NOT...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1980 Buick Le Sabre', buick le sabre, head gaskets
buick le sabre, head gaskets, push rods: hi n, well loosen all rockers and remove the push rods .be sure the exhaust manafolds are unhooked and out of the way.be sure no brackets still attached to head.you may need to pry head off as gaskets hold firmly .but if you have exhaust and intake off and...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1980 Buick Skylark, buick skylark, transmission fluid
buick skylark, transmission fluid, jerks: hi brandy..well i would have to say these were some great trans cars.the car will need at least a used trans for 400 .00 the rear main if you have it done when the trans is replaced.will be about 50.00 labor 20.00 parts.you are looking prob another 500.00...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1980 Olds Cutlass Ignition Problem, coolant temp, olds cutlass
coolant temp, olds cutlass, pig tail: Did the rebuilt engine EVER run correctly ?. Is the CHECK ENGINE light ON in the dash ?. Pull the spark plugs and see what color the electrode ends are ?. Do you have an exhaust restriction ?. Such as a plugged catalytic converter. Has the carb...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1980 Oldsmobile Cutlass, intermittent buzzer, oldsmobile cutlass
intermittent buzzer, oldsmobile cutlass, amp fuses: Short circuits are very easy to find and iF I had the vehicle I could have your short found in less than 15 minutes. Unfortunately, I don t have access to the vehicle. Did you try unplugging the cigarette lighters as Olds is FAMOUS for having delayed...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1981 Olds Cutlass, olds cutlass, haynes manual
olds cutlass, haynes manual, heatercore: hi dan ,lol hope you are sitting down.remove complete dash all attached wireing.brackets hoses.there will be nothing in front of the driver except about 3 miles of wireing.now you see the heater box un hook lines under hood 2 hoses going into firewall.remove...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1982 Oldsmobile regency 98, oldsmobile regency 98, power brake booster
oldsmobile regency 98, power brake booster, oldsmobile regency: Hi James, My first thought is a vacuum leak. There are a lot of places...gaskets, hoses, power brake booster, heater/air conditioner controls. Dirty, sticky, or burnt valves. That has a carburetor that could need attention. But I would start with a vacuum...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1983 Buick Skylark, buick skylark, clothes pins
buick skylark, clothes pins, torque converter: hi missy,well i hate to say it but time to rebuild the carb again .and as to why it does it at these times.because your trans works on hydro pressure and each gear takes a diff amount of pressure.which means for the eng to turn the torque converter and supply...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1983 Buick won't start, buick park avenue, test light
buick park avenue, test light, rotor: HI SHANNON YES THE COIL OR THE MODULE BOTH INSIDE DISTRIBUTOR.CHECK FIRST THAT YOU HAVE POWER IN THICK RED WIRE AT DIST.IF YES REMOVE COIL COVER.TAKE TEST LIGHT TOUCH WIRE ON COIL PLUG WITH KEY ON POWER ON ONE SIDE.IF YES CRANK ENG CHECK OTHER SIDE SHOULD...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1983 Oldsmobile 98 w/5.0l cruise control, oldsmobile 98, switch works
oldsmobile 98, switch works, cruise control: hi tim, yes check switch and fuses,check cruise control servo make sure has vacum and 12 volts when switch is pressed. check brake switch be sure vac hose there is on and switch works. make sure the servo cable is hooked up at the throttlebody. hope this...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1983 olds cutlass diesel water pump, oldsmobile cutlass, olds cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass, olds cutlass, fan clutch: No suggestions. Just be patient, and mark or take pictures of where stuff comes off. Some of the bolts screw right into the water jacket, so use some sealer, like non hardening permatex on them when reassembling. Consider replacing the fan clutch at the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1983 Regency Brougham, pvc valve, pcv valve
pvc valve, pcv valve, egr valve: I doubt it is the pcv valve, but check it to see if it is stuck wide open. The EGR valve is a possibility. I would check the fuel filter, and while checking it, see if the fuel pump is supplying a good amount of gas, by connecting a piece of hose to the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1984 Blazer, rodent damage, vacuum leak
rodent damage, vacuum leak, vacuum advance: Gee Roger, could be any one of several things. Distributor fly weights stuck, vacuum advance not working, vacuum leak, rodent damage to hoses or wires, low fuel supply, stuck carb float, choke not working properly. I m sure there are more possibilities....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1984 delta 88 heater, 1984 delta 88, control panal
1984 delta 88, control panal, heater core: My guess is that one of the door controls got pulled loose, and the air flow doors are not working as they should. Yours may be vacuum, or cable controlled. Or even a combination of both. But moving the housing around probably pulled something loose. Va...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1984 Olds 98 Brakes, shade tree mechanic, power brake booster
shade tree mechanic, power brake booster, rear brakes: I agree with you Bill. Never saw a proportioning valve bad, but sounds like you did everything else. Crack the line at the prop valve coming from the master cylinder, and see if fluid doesn t squirt out there ok. Possible a piece of something is plugging...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 Buick Code 22, throttle position sensor, tps sensor
throttle position sensor, tps sensor, buick lesabre: You do NOT have much of a mechanic if he can t FIRST diagnose the problem BEFORE throwing on an expensive part. He has to test for voltage references to and from the computer as well as ADJUST the TPS sensor ans CLEAR the code from the computer. autohel...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 Buick Riviera Heater, buick riviera, batt cable
buick riviera, batt cable, body control module: ok lori,now the info is pouring in.i didn,t mention that because unsure if motor was working.but yes definately try that.if no avail then have cooling system flushed .pressure flush.make sure the hoses are equally hot comeing into the firewall .if both hot...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 Calais Oldsmobile starting problems, brother inlaw, computer module
brother inlaw, computer module, car engine: hi teresea, lol well don,t be so hard on brother nlaw.this is a complicated job.most likely the wire are crossed the coils are numbered the wires have to go to the right spot on the coil.cyl # from front to back 1234- fireing order is 1342 try this and let...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 calais oldsmobile, compression stroke, computer module
compression stroke, computer module, distributor cap: hI TERESSAA,YOUR LAST QUESTION YOU SAID HE WIRED 1234 THAT IS NOT THE FIREING ORDER THAT IS THE SEQUENCE OF THE CYLINDER.IT HAS TO BE WIRED 1 3 4 2,THE DIST CAP THE WIRES HAVE TO BE RIGHT . THERE IS VERY LITTLE CHANCE THAT HE COULD HAVE WIRED ANYTHING ELSE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 Olds Cutlass, olds cutlass, butt splice
olds cutlass, butt splice, harness connector: Hi Walter, Just a guess here, but I had an 86 Monte Carlo, basically the same car, and there is a wire harness connector just about under the back end of the alternator. Check that connection, and see if it looks like it has been real hot, and maybe melted...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 Oldsmobile Royal Brougham, instrument clusters, mitchell manuals
instrument clusters, mitchell manuals, fuel gauge: Hi Jamie, The whine being louder may be normal like that. And you sure might have a bad sender in the tank. I honestly don t know anything about digital instrument clusters, but most of the Chilton or Mitchell manuals cover troubleshooting them. You can...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 olds 98 will not run, vacuum leaks, jumper wire
vacuum leaks, jumper wire, timing chains: Hi Justin, Did you ask me this question already? Seems you have checked everything exactly like I told someone just a few days ago. Maybe you are just plain good. I would remove the dist cap, and crank it, to see if the popping still happens. Look at...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 Pontiac Bonneville not running properly, vacuum leak, pontiac bonneville
vacuum leak, pontiac bonneville, probable causes: Hi Mike, Sorry this is so late...I was out of town taking care of some parent plans. Now that 85 may well have a carburetor, and the adjustments on it, as well as the choke, linkage, and accelerator pump may need some attention. Good luck finding someone...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1985 Toronado - Power seat troubleshooting help needed, olds toronado, gm cars
olds toronado, gm cars, seat motor: Copy and paste the following into your browser. It should take you to www.autozone.com , to a different Olds, but it is a free maintenance manual page. If the link doesn t take you to a power seat motor for an Olds 88, go to that Autozone.com, and enter...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 Buick Century idles high, throttle linkage, buick century
throttle linkage, buick century, cold engine: Hello Tracey, Sounds to me like the air cleaner is being pulled down against the throttle linkage when the cover is tightened on. Possible also that the screws holding the carb together, or to the manifold are slightly loose, and the air cleaner, sitting...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 Buick Century Power antenna motor, power antenna, dashboard lights
power antenna, dashboard lights, buick century: HI ASTON.YES THERE IS A PLUG GOING TO THE ANTENNA FIND IT AND UNPLUG IT.IF YOUR ANTENNA IS IN REAR OF CAR YOU CAN ACCESS THROUGH THE TRUNK IF IT IS IN THE FRONT YOU WILL FIND A HARNESS UNDER THE HOOD NEAR THE ANTENNA.UNPLUG IT THERE ..PLEASE TAKE A SEC OF...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 buick electra 3.8, buick electra, chain and sprockets
buick electra, chain and sprockets, crank sensor: If you have ignition to the spark plugs and you have fuel to the engine then you need to run a compression test to see what kind of cylinder pressure you have. Do you have any computer codes ?. Do you know how to access the computer to get the codes...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 buick, buick electra park avenue, buick electra
buick electra park avenue, buick electra, rear windshield: Hello Mr Wite, Low voltage makes those on-board computers, often called modules, do some strange things. I had a minivan for a couple hundred thousand miles, and could tell when I was going to need a battery by the rear windshield wiper coming on intermittently,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 Cutlass Cierra V6, cutlass cierra, path of least resistance
cutlass cierra, path of least resistance, coil wire: Hello Georgina, The top of the coil could have a small crack, which gets moisture in it, and the spark will follow that. If there is no crack, or if it seems to jump around at different places, it may be that there is just too much resistance to flow through...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 cutlass ciera code 21 problems, 1986 cutlass ciera, throttle position sensor
1986 cutlass ciera, throttle position sensor, vacuum leak: Hi Scott, The code 21 is defanitely associated with the TPS, but is also tied to a couple other criteria, such as vacuum reading, RPM, and a couple others. When you are in reverse, do you have the brakes applied? I am thinking vacuum leak in the brake booster....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 Olds Cutlass V8 307, 1986 olds cutlass, olds cutlass
1986 olds cutlass, olds cutlass, hei distributor: Hello Rob, I am curious about your comment...you replaced the distributor....and the module. Did you get a new distributor without a module in it? Or did you get a used dis? You do have the HEI distributor, correct? You should be able to make it spark...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 Olds. Delta 88 3.0 engine, pulley puller, delta 88
pulley puller, delta 88, harmonic balancer: Hi James, Normally...not always, but normally, a balancer pulley puller is required. Some parts houses will loan you that tool if you buy parts from them. The socket may be metric, and I don t know the size. Somewhere around 5/8 inch. While you are in there...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 Olds stalling, coolant temperature sensor, 1986 olds cutlass
coolant temperature sensor, 1986 olds cutlass, coolant temp: Hello Abraham, As an 86, does it have a carb, or is it fuel injected. If carb, I would check the accelerator pump, and make sure the choke is properly adjusted. If it is fuel injected, it is possible that both problems are related to the temperature sensor....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 Oldsmoblie 98 3.8L fuel filter replacement and high altitude problems, fuel filter replacement, car rest
fuel filter replacement, car rest, colorado mountain: Hello Aaron, I had an 86 Chevy, and it had a carburetor. Thus, the fuel filter was in the fitting where the fuel line connects to the carb. The altitude problem that I have run into requires changing the timing up there, and then changing it back in lower...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1986 olds cutlass ciera 2.5 liter, olds cutlass ciera, 1986 olds cutlass
olds cutlass ciera, 1986 olds cutlass, fuel pressure regulator: Hi John, If the fuel pressure is there, then don t worry about the relay. It is working. The question is, though, is that pressure there when it won t start, or when it dies. If the pressure is there when it dies, then the next step is checking for spark....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Buick LeSabre..., crankshaft pulley, crank shaft
crankshaft pulley, crank shaft, bolt holes: Hello Eddie, Sometimes you can stick a rag in the space between the belt and pulley. And it helps to smack the wrench in the direction you want to turn it, rather than just pull. There are usually some bolt holes threaded into the crankshaft pulley for...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Buick Park Avenue won't start, buick park avenue, fuel pump relay
buick park avenue, fuel pump relay, jumper wire: Have you tried a noid light on the injectors? When cranking the engine, the noid light is supposed to blink, meaning the ecm is closing and opening the ground from the injectors. If you have power to the injectors, and fuel pump pressure, I don t think...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Buick Park Avenue - 3.8L V-6 SFI, coolant temperature sensor, buick park avenue
coolant temperature sensor, buick park avenue, crankshaft position sensor: Ouch!! Sounds like you have tried all the expensive stuff. One thing I hate to say about swapping the parts, is, if something causes an item like a spark control module to go bad, and the module is replaced without correcting the cause of the first module...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Buick Park Avenue won't start, buick park avenue, fuel pump relay
buick park avenue, fuel pump relay, fusible link: The fuel pump relay has its own fusible link, separate from the ignition switch. It has battery power to the relay all the time. When you turn on the ignition switch, you send control power to the relay. That is the power that operates the relay. I believe...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 buick century locations for sensors, vehicle speed sensor, buick century
vehicle speed sensor, buick century, throttlebody: hi curt.ok well the vss or vehicle speed sensor is located on your transmission.it will be on the longest part of your trans where the axle goes in.there will be a plug there and a bolt holding it in the trans.#2iac.or idle air control.find your breather tube...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Delta 88 Engine Rattle, pulley bolt, serpintine belt
pulley bolt, serpintine belt, delta 88: hi john, yes this is a notorious prob for the 3.8.john i don,t know how tell you this except flat out lol.this pulley is shot you need to get it changed.although not cheap a lot cheaper then a new eng .figure a cpl hundred or so unless you put it on ,easy...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Olds Cutless Cierra Fuse Box, amp fuse, fuse block
amp fuse, fuse block, blown fuse: Hi Pat, I don t know what you replaced either. Your car might have DelcoLock theft protection for the radio, which makes it unusable if it is stolen from the car, and the blown fuse could have set that. Go to www.autozone.com and load your vehicle information....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Oldsmobile Calais stalling, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hello Ashley, There is a good possibility the Mass Air Flow sensor is dirty. You could also have low fuel pressure, or a vacuum leak, such as the EGR valve sticking. I found an interesting article on how the dirty MAF sensor hurts the performance. I will...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera, oldsmobile cutlass ciera, olds cutlass ciera
oldsmobile cutlass ciera, olds cutlass ciera, 1987 olds cutlass: There is a TEMPERATURE SENSOR that has a BLACK and YELLOW wire and there should also be a TEMPERATURE SENDER which has a green/white wire that controls the fan realy of which controls the FAN CONTROL MODULE of which turns on the FAN at different speeds. ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 olds cutlus cieara 3.8, diagnostic procedure, pressure test
diagnostic procedure, pressure test, diagnostic procedures: Since I do NOT have access to the vehicle to perform the test procedures and IF you performed all the diagnostic procedures CORRECTLY, BEFORE installing all these components. I can ONLY give you what I have found over the years when ALL of the diagnostics...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Century 2.8l idle problem, battery cables, buick century
battery cables, buick century, coil pack: Hi,Chris What may be happening is the idle air control motor is not responding or is plugged up with carbon,though this is not the only cause but its the first thing i would check,the IAC is located on top of the throttlebody its black in color and looks...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Century temp light and serv eng light, electric cooling fans, buick century
electric cooling fans, buick century, service engine soon light: Hi,Scott There are a couple of things that can cause your overheating condition,either low on coolant due to a leak,the electric cooling fans failed to come on either due to the fans themselves failing,the fan relay inop,or the fans fuses went open,also...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Park Ave Shaking, buick park ave, spark plug wires
buick park ave, spark plug wires, test van: It could be any of those, but I had one shake real bad like you describe, and it had a broken valve spring. 3100 V6 engine. It has two springs on each valve, one inside the other, and one of them was broken on one cyl. It showed up as a different compression...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Park Avenue, buick park avenue, janice kaplan
buick park avenue, janice kaplan, dear pete: hello janice the stearling is a fluid problem going threw the pump and in to the rack . this should be checked or gear box if no rack.And on the seat thire might be something caught in the track . if not replace the switch this is a 6 way switch . Anf the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Regal 2.8L V6..., electric door locks, low oil pressure
electric door locks, low oil pressure, power antenna: HI MIKE THESE ELEC PROBS CAN BE WORKED OUT BUT.THE OIL PRESSURE PROB WILL KILL THE ENG FIRST YES MOST LIKELY YOUR ENG HAS A SHORT LIFE LEFT.THE CIG LIGHT,,YOU NEED 12 VOLTS AND A GROUND WIRE.IT WILL WORK.NOW THE DOME LIGHT.THIS IS POWERED BYE EITHER A SWITCH...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Regal 2.8L V6, electric locks, power antenna
electric locks, power antenna, buick regal: hi mike,no the cig lighter will have no effect as long as it is not blowing fuses.the door locks.sounds like they have been disabled to keep from accidently locking.the dome lights either the roller switch is turned completely off or the headlight switch is...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Regal CU, buick regal, rainy weather
buick regal, rainy weather, coil pack: Hi Mel, If you have a good spark, then fuel would be the obvious next thing. With that MFI, there is no way to see the actual spray, like you would with a TBI. You said you replaced the fuel pump. Do you have a fuel pressure tester? I would like a tester...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick Regal, tank radiator, vacuum leak
tank radiator, vacuum leak, vacuum lines: Hello Sapphira,I would need to know the fuel pressure if it were mine. it needs to be up to specifications. Then I would probably remove the exhaust system temporarily to see if it is plugged. I know it will be real loud, but if it runs well, then you can...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Cutlass Calais intermitent rough idle and engine service light, torque converter clutch, throttle position sensor
torque converter clutch, throttle position sensor, torque converter clutch solenoid: Check the vacuum, and check the brake master cylinder for vacuum leak. Then check the temperature sensor. Read this link. http://www.chevytalk.org/threads/showthreaded.php?Cat=0&Number=1366279 Did the throttle position voltage move smoothly from about...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 delta 88 repair, auto repair shop, gas mileage
auto repair shop, gas mileage, delta 88: hello jane this sounds like a bad catlaic converter they will send off smells and the car will run rough and idile rough bring to a shop or a muffer shop and have it checked it does not sound like the tranny to me good luck to you hun and you have a pertty...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Olds Cierra stalls, crank sensor, coil pack
crank sensor, coil pack, accell: hi theadore, well diagnostics on a 88 gm, were almost worthless in 88 lol.they basicly had very little of the system monitored.sounds like maybe a idle air control sensor.this sensor is designed to search out the desired idle for all circumstances.when you...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Olds Cutlass Supreme, olds cutlass supreme, lower ball joints
olds cutlass supreme, lower ball joints, throttle position sensor: hi again julia.sorry about the car .it certainly is trying your patience lol..it is so hard to try and diag problems over the puter.i wish your car was here.but let,s see what we can do.the hvac cruise vac lines are for your heater and your cruise control.the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Olds Delta 88 wont start, blown fuse, delta 88
blown fuse, delta 88, coil pack: Hello Barbara, I would check to see if power is getting to the coil when the ignition switch is in run. Possible causes for power not getting there are: Blown fuse, possibly marked Ign. Bad connection, either at ignition switch, or elsewhere in the harness....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Oldsmobile Ciera, 3.8L., coolant temperature sensor, throttle position sensor
coolant temperature sensor, throttle position sensor, fuel pressure regulator: Hi Sharon, You need two things to run. A good spark. And the proper air fuel mix. I assume you have checked for presence of a good spark, and spraying the starting fluid indicates there seems to be spark. You checked the fuel pressure, but did you have...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88, oldsmobile delta 88, serp belt
oldsmobile delta 88, serp belt, ball bearings: hi tom.well doubtful it would be your harmonic balancer. that noise is normally more like a hollow knock and more noticeable on shut off and restarts.a noise like ball bearings comeing from the front of the eng and assumeing you have a 3800 eng.would mmost...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 olds 88 eletrical concerns, fuse panel, radio antenna
fuse panel, radio antenna, fuse box: The antenna motor and or relay is most likely faulty. As for the gages, Physically remove and test each fuse from the fuse box. Do NOT test them with a test light while still in the fuse panel. You will need to contact me at: onlineautohelp@msn.com...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 olds regency brougham 98 stalling..., gas tank, brougham
gas tank, brougham, voltage regulator: Apparently your father used to work on the old cars that were NOT computer controlled as did my father. Trying to explain the differences in the older non-computerized vehicles and the computerized vehicles was always a NIGHTMARE between us. Although...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 olds will not stay started, computer nuts, fuel pump relay
computer nuts, fuel pump relay, olds cutlass: NEVER disconnect ANY SENSORS when the vehicle is running as you will drive the computer NUTS. What mechanical work or ANY kind of work has been performed on the vehicle recently ?. As most problems that occur after a recent repair was made can be traced...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 skylark runs rough., mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hello Russ, I would check for vacuum leaks....even to the point of connecting a vacuum guage. A dirty or sticking EGR valva could cause enough leak to idle terribly, as could a leak in the power brake booster, and a/c controls if they are vacuum operated....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Buick LeSabre no start problem, crank sensor, buick lesabre
crank sensor, buick lesabre, cam sensor: Hi,Robert Sounds like a failed ign module,in order to test the only true way to do so is with a scan tool monitoring crank and cam sensor data to the module,if you are getting good ref from the cam and the crank sensors then the module has just failed,at...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Buick LeSabre, 3800 engine, buick lesabre
3800 engine, buick lesabre, cat converter: Hello Tina, If the muffler or converter is plugged, it will be plugged hot or cold. One exception is if there are flakes of rust inside the pipe, and there is a spark arrester, and the flakes stack up against it causing the plug, and then fall of when the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Buick Park Avenue Speedometer, buick park avenue, vehicle speed sensor
buick park avenue, vehicle speed sensor, output shaft: Hi,Barbara You may have a faulty connection at the Vehicle Speed Sensor,this sensor is located at the right side and on top of the transmission output shaft housing,it has a 2 wire connector,you will need to gain access under the car to inspect the connector...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 buck lesabre, crankshaft position sensor, buick lesabre
crankshaft position sensor, buick lesabre, cam sensor: Hello Nick, I appologize for not answering the question sooner. I was out of town, and signed out on vacation, but the All Experts system let me down, and didn t get my vacation posted.I don t know of any problem like that for which there is no cure, so...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Coolant Temperature Sensor, coolant temperature sensor, coolant
coolant temperature sensor, coolant, thermostat: Hi Suz, I wonder why you should change it. I will send a link with some specs on how to test it, and what the readings should be. http://www.chevytalk.org/threads/showthreaded.php?Cat=0&Number=1366279 It should be located right near the thermostat housing....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Cuttless supreme 2.8L will not start, vacuum line, pressure fuel
vacuum line, pressure fuel, engine computer: What wire(s) are you grounding OUT ?. Are you grounding out the ground wire(s) that go to the injectors ?. Remember this test: OK, Check for battery voltage at one of the 2 wires at each injector electrical connector with the ignition switch ON. You...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 chrysler new yorker, chrysler new yorker, gas mileage
chrysler new yorker, gas mileage, residential road: Hello Mathew, That is a great description of symptoms. The engine generally depends on two things to run...spark, and fuel. You can remove a spark plug wire, and using a spare plug, or a piece of wire, you can tell if spark is present. If spark is there,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 cutlus ceiara 3.3 ltr, wifes car, air control valve
wifes car, air control valve, vacuum leak: Hello Billy, There are two things I would clean. One is the Idle Air Control valve, on the throttle body. Don t even need to remove it usually, just some carb/PCV valve spray, but removing it and cleaning it is easy also. The other thing is the egr valve....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 lesabre 3.8l intermittent misfire, vacuum hoses, compression check
vacuum hoses, compression check, fuel injector: Hi Rod, There are a lot of possibilities. Bad spark plug, plug wire, fuel injector, sticking valve, or ignition system. A good tuneup, including the wires, and check all the vacuum hoses would be a good start. Then a compression check. Good luck, Va...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Olds 88 3800 cc, crank sensor, tune up
crank sensor, tune up, few minutes: Jay This could be an ign module that is failing or the crank sensor that is failing,usually with the ign coil you ll have no spark when it gets hot,the crank sensor will fail at anytime cold or hot or may fail all together,both will cause a crank no start...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Olds 88 power brake system., vacuum lines, foot brake
vacuum lines, foot brake, power assist: Hi,Joe I think your diag of the brake booster check valve is very good,i have seen those fail many times and have the same symptoms as your haveing,another possibility is the booster itself has an internal leak,though rare ive replaced a few not only for...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 olds cutlass cierra, fuel pressure regulator, olds cutlass
fuel pressure regulator, olds cutlass, crank sensor: hi shayne, yes crank sensor is a possibility. fuel pressure regulator is possibility.you see if a regulator is faulty the pump has to work harder to pressureize the system and until the system is fully pressureized the eng will not start.try this turn key...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 olds cutlass ecm code 26 quad driver location, olds cutlass, driver location
olds cutlass, driver location, battery voltage: Hi Mike, I have a link that tells what the codes mean, and will send it. It asks for the Vin engine code. The only one I found that had a 26 was a 3.0L V6 Vin L, MFI engine. The 26 says Quad-Driver sense voltage shows a low voltage when battery voltage...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 olds cutlass supreme, olds cutlass supreme, oil pressure switch
olds cutlass supreme, oil pressure switch, throttle position sensor: Hello Amber, I assume it is throttle body injection, therefore looking down into the throat of the throttle body, you can see the cones of fuel die under the injectors. If the pressure is maintaining at 13PSI all during that time, then injector pulse would...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 olds cutlass, olds cutlass, cutlass supreme
olds cutlass, cutlass supreme, different computer: NOTHING. Due to the differences in ALL of the engine and dash wiring harnesses going to and from the computer located in the dash it is not economically feasible to replace and rewire all these components as well as installing a different computer. autohel...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 199 buick regal Plenum, manifold gaskets, vacuum line
manifold gaskets, vacuum line, buick regal: Hi Dont get annoyed yet... First would be to double check your work, just make sure everything plugged in etc... Next idea would be to pull a plug or 2 and see if they not coolant fouled. I am just saying this NOT knowing the order or when you replaced...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 BUICK LESABRE CUTTING OUT, coolant temperature sensor, throttle position sensor
coolant temperature sensor, throttle position sensor, engine coolant temperature sensor: Hello Orrin, I would check the engine coolant temperature sensor. Here is a link, and some specs for testing it. http://www.chevytalk.org/threads/showthreaded.php?Cat=0&Number=1366279 This link is also something to consider, even though you don t...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Buick Electra, buick electra, dash vents
buick electra, dash vents, floor vents: Your going to have to listen to HEAR where this fan noise is coming from. Is it the FAN for the A/C-Heater system that blows air into the interior of the vehicle for the dash vents, floor vents and defroster vents or is it the FAN for the radiator ?. Without...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Buick Regal 3.8 no fire, camshaft sensor, crankshaft sensor
camshaft sensor, crankshaft sensor, buick regal: hi rob ,yes check fuse links check all ground wires check bal pulley fire ring.check timeing chain.wireing to module harness to all sensors.it will be a broken wire you just have to go through the harnesses very careful one at a time you will find it ty please...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Buick Regal Brake Lights do not work, turn signal switch, buick regal
turn signal switch, buick regal, turn signals: The high mount stop light is working as it should. The other stop lights do pass thru the turn signal switch. Make sure the connections are tight at the connector down the steering column. The hazzard flashing is correct. It also indicates the bulbs,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 buick century, crank shaft, buick century
crank shaft, buick century, master flow: hello bryan /tina this could be a bad compuiter did the shop do a diagnostiac test before they did the work . It sounds like to me they did not . And if not it should be done . so you are not spending a lot of money on guessing let me know i will...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 buick lesabre coil pack question, buick lesabre, coil pack
buick lesabre, coil pack, temp sensor: hi trish ,yes it could effect the car on cold or warm starts.the temp sensor runs through this relay also.and this sensor tells the computer to give more or less fuel depending on the temp i would have that relay and the temp sensor replaced good luck billyma...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 buick regal, buick regal, wheel cylinder
buick regal, wheel cylinder, rear tires: HI KATHY..LOL YES PETE IS A LITTLE ONRY SOMETIMES .BUT IF HE THINKS THAT WOMEN CAN,T FIX CARS HE HAS BEEN IN RETIREMENT FOR TOOO LONG LOL.OK KATHY BETWEEN THE REAR TIRES IS A TEE WHERE THE BRAKE LINES FOR BOTH REAR WHEELS ARE JOINED.THE LEAK WILL BE ONE OF...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 buick Tach. drops out then engine sputters, buick riveria, temperature gage
buick riveria, temperature gage, temp gauge: This one is NOT going to be easy as there are so many possibilities. Wat concerns me is that the temperature gage goes erratic. This could be a sign of a possible thermostat problem in the cooling system of which IF the thermostat was opening and closing at...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 cutlass ciera 3.3, cutlass ciera, fuel pressure regulator
cutlass ciera, fuel pressure regulator, brain box: Hello Zachary, What I say, you may not like. But, if you needed a ECM, (brain) due to something causing it to self destruct, and you didn t find and repair the cause of the selfdestruction, then it still exists, and there is a good chance it will cause the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Lesabre running rough, buick lesabre limited, vacuum leak
buick lesabre limited, vacuum leak, buick lesabre: Hi Brian, Sounds like a vacuum leak, but I don t know why it waits till it is warm. The EGR valve seating on some carbon could cause that, and it doesn t open and close till it warms up. Doesn t explain why sitting would help it. A vacuum forming in the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Olds Cultlass Calais rough idle, stalling and more, oldsmobile cutlass calais, technical service bulletins
oldsmobile cutlass calais, technical service bulletins, oldsmobile cutlass: The 89 and 90 2.5L intake maifolds had design problems and there were numerous repair procedures recommended by the manufacturer to correct the problem. If your tech noticed, that on the 4 spark plugs 2 of the plugs wer burning differently at the electrode...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Olds Cutlass Ciera, olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass
olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass, wheel bearing: hi mike..well the check eng light could be anything most likely from the symptoms.oxegen sensor ..as for the humming noise wheel bearing assy.about 100 plus labor but it will get a lot worse before you have to worry.please take a sec of your time to rate my...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Oldsmobile ninety eight a/c blows from front vents sometimes, oldsmobile ninety eight, switch modes
oldsmobile ninety eight, switch modes, rest work: Hi Eva, Sounds like a door sticking, and hard to say what might fix it. If the door is vacuum controlled, a leak anywhere in the vacuum supply system could cause it to not quite have enough to move it till the bump. If that is the case, I would expect it...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 Oldsmobile Regency 98 rattle, oldsmobile regency 98, oldsmobile regency
oldsmobile regency 98, oldsmobile regency, harmonic balancer: Hello Holly yes the honmanic balancer could be makeing this noise i would remove the serpitine belt start the car up for just a half a min . and if you here the noise replace the honmanic ballancer good luck to u hun . And if you need more help let me...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 toronado trofeo, fuel pressure regulator, crank sensor
fuel pressure regulator, crank sensor, best guess: Hello Mary, I assume someone has checked the fuses, especially ign. for ignition fuse. There must be power getting to the coil pack, and then a signal from the ecm(computer). Crank sensor could possibly be the cause, but so could the ecm, ignition switch,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1990 V-6 LeSaber Starts Hard, fuel pressure regulator, vacuum hose
fuel pressure regulator, vacuum hose, pressure gauge: Actually, I would expect a bad fuel regulator to allow the pressure to be too low, not too high. A ruptured fuel pressure regulator will allow the gas to be sucked into the intake through the vacuum hose, so check for raw gas in the vacuum hose to the regulator....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Buick regal, buick regal, car wont start
buick regal, car wont start, old battery: Hi Rick, Just check the fuses, and see if for some reason one of them burnt out. Inj would be what I would think, which is the power to the injectors. Change the batt is all you did? Didn t try to start it with a big battery charger? I would want...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Buick Skylark Surges, buick skylark, occurrance
buick skylark, occurrance, hiccup: Hi Deborah, With the surging, I would connect a fuel pressure tester, just to convince myself that lack of fuel pressure wasn t the problem. I doubt it is the problem, but connecting that tester is cheap, and reassuring. You might be able to borrow one...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 bravada, coolant temp, power steering pump
coolant temp, power steering pump, fuel emissions: Hello CarolAnn, Any chance the temp was 32 degrees, and moisture in the fuel system is freezing? Try running a bottle of DryGas in the tank. Won t hurt, if that s not the problem, but might fix it. Testing the coolant temp sensor would also be a good idea....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 bravada, hello carol, wire connections
hello carol, wire connections, rope: Hello Carol, Pouring the gas would normally be a good try at isolating the problem, but seems you have already isolated that there is no spark, so no matter how much you dump in, it won t start. Sinse it has a NEW 4.3, I would take that to mean it was installed...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 buick century custom, buick century, strut
buick century, strut, alignment: Hello Danen, Many alignment shops will look at it for free, and tell you what it needs. It will need an alignment afterwards anyway. They will do the work for you, or you can do what they tell you it needs, and then take it back for the alignment. Va...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 buick regal 4 door Driver's door panel removal, screw head, buick regal
screw head, buick regal, plastic caps: Hi Lon, I immagine there are a few screws, like where the ends of the pull strap connect if it has one. The chrome covers should pop off. Then there are probably some little plastic caps on holes that have screws in them. Then there are a bunch of plastic...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Cutlass Cierra 3.3 engine won't start in cold weather only, cutlass cierra, cold weather
cutlass cierra, cold weather, timing chain: Hi Lori, My thought was water freezing in the line, or in the injectors. There is a chart for TESTING the coolant temperature sensors. it is actually part of a different forum, but you may want to look at the whole problem, and then look some more. http://us.f818.mail.yahoo.com/ym/ShowFolder?rb=Coolant%20temp%20sensor%20ohm%20specs&reset=1&YY=61098&inc=25&order=down&sort=date&pos=0&view=a&head=b&box=Inbox...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 cutlass fuel problem, cindy cindy, pulsator
cindy cindy, pulsator, diaphram: Cindy Fuel pressure is to low,it needs to be 41 to 47 psi on key up,running pressure about 3-10 psi less,either there is to much fuel return,the fuel pump pulsator is failed{thats the larger diaphram inline to the pump},the strainer at the fuel pump is...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Olds Bravada, rear axles, olds bravada
rear axles, olds bravada, sized person: Hi Ruth, Have a pretty good sized person go to the rear of the vehicle, and rather than trying to push up and down, have him push sideways. There is a snap clip retaining the rear axles inside the differential, and there is bound to be a little slack there,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Olds Ciera 3.3L, crankshaft position sensor, olds ciera
crankshaft position sensor, olds ciera, ciera: Hi,Lee Sounds like you have a failed crankshaft position sensor,its pretty common to have these fail when the engine gets warmed up.also and ign module will test good when cold,check that also when its hot,what you can do is when the engine stalls and...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Olds Cutlass Ceira, olds cutlass, crank case
olds cutlass, crank case, new spark: hi bill.well you are exactly right and so is your mech.the pump has plenty of pressure but it is not kicking on everytime you turn your key on.when you turn your key on it sends power to the relay which closes and powers the pump.your relay will be under the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Olds Cutlass Ciera - service engine soon light, olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass
olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass, emissions test: Hello Sara, If the light is not blinking, then it is not unsafe to drive. It may go off itself after several start and run cycles if the problem clears up. I would run some injector cleaner through a couple tanks of gas. Back sometime before 95, you...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Olds Cutlass Sup Cracked Engine Casing, oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass, olds cutlass: Hello Ron, You sure pose a interesting question. A cracked block is extremely hard to repair, even if out and stripped down. In the car....pretty hard to answer. A lot would depend on just what is cracked, and what caused it. If it is something like an...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Olds Delta88 Fuel system pressure, port fuel injection, gas water heater
port fuel injection, gas water heater, sequential fuel injection: Hello Dan, If the car has throttle body injection,the pressure should be 9 to 14 PSI. I like closer to 14, say 13PSI. If the engine has MPFI,(multi-port fuel injection), or sequential fuel injection,(SFI), then the pressure needs to be between 41 and 47...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Olds Silohoutte Van, gas filter, gas station
gas filter, gas station, crank: Hello Natalie you might have gotton bad gas u can try changeing the gas filter. this might do the trick . or it could be a crank senser . First i would call this gas station and ask them if water was in thire gas . May be they will be honest with u i hope...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Oldsmobile Bravada, oldsmobile bravada, chevy lovers
oldsmobile bravada, chevy lovers, model chevy: Hi Doug, The computer is easy, as long as you have the correct one to go back in. The instrument cluster will be a remove it and see if it fits thing. If it connects, and physically fits ok....use it. But I don t know. I can recommend a site where...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlas Supreme, oldsmobile cutlas supreme, chain and sprockets
oldsmobile cutlas supreme, chain and sprockets, timing belts: Hello Brad, A 91 3.4L engine? GM and Olds had 3.0, 3.1, 3.3, and 3.8 engines, but I don t know about 3.4. All the ones I listed don t have timing belts, they have a chain and sprockets. If the oil has been relatively well cared for, there is no reason...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 olds siltouette, crankshaft sensor, pressure tester
crankshaft sensor, pressure tester, loose wire: Hello Rose, First thimg I would do is connect a fuel pressure tester, and see if lack of fuel is the problem. You want for the pressure to stay at 14 PSI till after the engine dies. If it does, then see if there is spark when the engine dies. If the pressure...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 oldsmobile cutlas supreme, oldsmobile cutlas supreme, coolant temp
oldsmobile cutlas supreme, coolant temp, fuel injection system: Coolant temp sensor. http://www.chevytalk.org/threads/showthreaded.php?Cat=0&Number=1366279 Computer key? If you mean you read the codes, and got something like an oxygen sensor code, that doesn t mean the oxygen sensor is bad....it could be giving...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 oldsmobile cutlass ciera's Dash lights wont turn on,, oldsmobile cutlass ciera, 1991 oldsmobile cutlass ciera
oldsmobile cutlass ciera, 1991 oldsmobile cutlass ciera, oldsmobile cutlass: Hi John, Fuses are always a good first step, but I am curious if this problem started immediately after the CD install, and if so, I would suspect something got bumped loose, or left disconnected. And there is always the possibility of blown bulbs. Va...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 Park Avenue - Crank Pulley Removal, crank pulley, engine cranks
crank pulley, engine cranks, impact gun: Hi Alfred The bolt removes counter clockwise,its on there with about 250 lbs of torque and can be a bear to take off,even with an impact gun,one way is to use a breaker bar 1/2 drive type with an impact socket,use a large prybar to lock the flywheel in...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 pontiac grand am problems, tank area, pontiac grand am
tank area, pontiac grand am, test light: Hi Dewaine, A 91 Grand Am I am sure is fuel injected, and thus, the fuel pump is inside the fuel tank. When the ignition switch is turned to run, the pump should run for about three seconds, and then stop if the engine isn t turning over. If the engine...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1991 skylark 3.3 no start, throttle position sensor, flood mode
throttle position sensor, flood mode, crank sensor: Hello Randy, You checked for pulses to the injectors, but is there battery voltage to the injectors? As long as the key is on, there should be voltage, and the ecm provides the pulses by completing the ground, and the injectors operate when grounded. But...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Century water pump and thermostat, buick century, houseing
buick century, houseing, water pump: ahaello hun the water pum is where the serpitine belt you must remove the belt then thire is 4 bolts on water pump pully then remove thew bolts to the water pump . then install the new one . easy to do. thermostiac follow the top rad hose to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Century, buick century, fan motor
buick century, fan motor, antifreeze: hi miranda,first you gotta fix the hose if you can,t keep coolant in it.you won,t have heat.now the burning smell is a bigger importance.most likely the fan motor is going out you must change that.good luck and please rate my help it is important to me ty...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick LaSabre, throttle position sensor, mass airflow sensor
throttle position sensor, mass airflow sensor, vacuum leaks: Hi Greg, I can feel, and sympathize with your frustration. But a short, I don t think. A short blows fuses, or melts wires. What you have is an intermittent OPEN. It could be from a loose connection, either in wire connectors, switches, or solid state...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Lasabre Motor Locked up ?, 1992 buick lasabre, intake manifold gasket
1992 buick lasabre, intake manifold gasket, plug holes: Hello Tim, Remove the spark plugs, and try to crank it over either by hand, or just bumping the starter, and see if coolant blows out the spark plug holes. If it does, you have a blown headgasket, a cracked head, or a cracked block, or possibly just the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Lasabre will not start, 1992 buick lasabre, crankshaft position sensor
1992 buick lasabre, crankshaft position sensor, vacuum leak: I assume you have checked the inj fuse, or checked for power at the injectors when the key is in run? You say it runs on either. Just for the duration of the either, or does it continue to run after starting on the either? And I would check the fuel pressure...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick LeSabre 3.8, compressor clutch, buick lesabre
compressor clutch, buick lesabre, cam sensor: Hi,Tim On the cam sensor,check all connections and terminals at the cam sensor,make sure the wiring isnt rubbed through and grounded,if the wiring checks good then it sounds like either the new cam sensor is faulty or you have a failed ECM. On the ac...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick LeSabre, spark plug wires, buick lesabre
spark plug wires, buick lesabre, gas mileage: Hello Joe, A lot of surges of power go through a wire in 88,000 miles, so really, you have gotten your moneys worth out of them, but if it is running good, not missing, good gas mileage, etc, I wouldn t just run out and buy new ones. But if you plan a tuneup...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Lesabre/stalling, air control valve, vacuum leak
air control valve, vacuum leak, vacuum hose: Hi Maurice, Sounds like you have done a bunch of testing. The injector is a good possibility, and they can be checked outside the engine. They can electrically be checked in the engine, but if the pintle actually isn t opening inside it, or if it is just...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Lesabre, air fuel mixture, fuel milage
air fuel mixture, fuel milage, buick lesabre: Hi,Rick You have an 7-8 mpg drop,though it may not be a cause for concern unless the vehicle does run different,does it have a loss of power?missfire?also have you tried a different grade of fuel,at 125k miles,has the engine been tuned up?usually a set...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Riveria, jumper wire, control relays
jumper wire, control relays, fusible link: Hi Linda, First find the fan motor, and more specifically, the power wire to it. With a test light, see if there is power. If there is power, make sure the ground wire is connected well. If there is power, and a good ground, you may need a motor. If there...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Buick Skylark GS won't start, buick skylark, fuel pump relay
buick skylark, fuel pump relay, backyard mechanic: Hi Joyce, Having enough fuel pressure to shoot fuel all over your husband, and having enough pressure to blow it through the injectors may be two different things. The only way to be sure is with a fuel pressure tester. That is the step you are at now....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 buick 3.3, top notch, problem thanks
top notch, problem thanks, buick: hi pete,well really sounds like a reg problem,i would try a new alt because what is happening is your alt is not meeting the demand that the car has.which means the peak alt current is low..or another possibility is the heater motor is pulling more amps then...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 buick lesabre, fuel pressure gauge, crankshaft position sensor
fuel pressure gauge, crankshaft position sensor, crank sensor: Hi Could be a many different things. You should, if possible determine if your loosing spark or fuel. Have the PCM (computer) scanned for codes, also. Have a fuel pressure gauge mounted on vehicle, and when it stalls, see what the fuel pressure is/was....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Cutlass Cierra, cutlass cierra, shift linkage
cutlass cierra, shift linkage, death problem: Hi John, It actually sounds like two separate problems. Fuel supply is what I think of, and would connect a tester to see what is happening during the problem, if you can get it to happen. I wonder if something on the steering column could be loose, allowing...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Delta 88 Stalls, delta 88, fuel pressure
delta 88, fuel pressure, fuel pump: Hi Tom, There is no code for low fuel pressure on that car. The only way to know if fuel pressure is the problem is to connect the gauge so you can watch it while driving, and then go make it stall. See if the pressure drops Causing the engine to die, or...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds 88 3.8L, camshaft position sensor, camshaft sensor
camshaft position sensor, camshaft sensor, digital multimeter: hi ernest.well the power control module is a possibility.but normally you will have a code mfor this or multiple codes.but as you said you have fuel pressure and you have spark.but it will not start the only thing you can be loseing when it don,t start is...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds 88 Royale, brake rotor, chalk board
brake rotor, chalk board, pad material: If the noise goes away when you APPLY the brake pedal this tells me that the noise is most likely the brake pads are rubbing against the rotor. Over time the brake pads will get a shiny surface on them and will squeel against the brake rotor. Like chalk on...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds 88 Royale squeaking noises, brake rotor, left front tire
brake rotor, left front tire, rough roads: Hi Lee, In my fleet of vehicles, one will occasionally get a little stone, or piece of gravel cought between the brake rotor, and the backing plate. It will make a noise like that. You can jack it up, and pull the front wheel off, then pull and pry at that...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds 88 - No Spark, ft lbs torque, volt pulse
ft lbs torque, volt pulse, crank sensor: hi trevor.yes you have to follow up here at the question section.ok you done it all right except you need to crank eng while checking for a 5 volt reference.. you will need to change that sensor.you need 5 volts at the ref wire not three.and it needs to pulse...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds Bravada running rough, blown head gasket, rotten egg smell
blown head gasket, rotten egg smell, dirty fuel: Hi Danny, It could, and is an item that should be cleaned occasionally. Low fuel pressure, a sticking valve, dirty injectors, and a dirty fuel filter could also cause it. A broken valve spring is another possibility, and it could also cause a low compression...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds Bravada, olds bravada, solenoids
olds bravada, solenoids, gears: Hi,Jason Sounds like you have a failing ignition switch,its not giving the proper amount of voltage at times to your transmission shift solenoids and BTSI{brake trans shift interloc}thats why you have no 1-2 shift or it will remain in 3rd gear {known as...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds Cutlass Ciera stalls randomly, olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass
olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass, auto parts store: Not my best area, but just because the module tests good, doesn t mean it isn t the intermittent problem. Could be heat related, and by the time you get it to the parts store, it is cool. A crankshaft, or camshaft position sensor is another possibility. ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds Cutlass Cierra Turn Signal Issue, oldsmobile cutlass cierra, turn signal flasher
oldsmobile cutlass cierra, turn signal flasher, oldsmobile cutlass: check to see that the exact number of bulbs flash on the RIGHT side as are lighting up on he left side. The tail lights may have 2 bulbs in them and one may be burned out on the left. IF the bulbs check out OK, Replace the TURN SIGNAL FLASHER. Do...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Olds Cutlass Supreme 3.2L, olds cutlass supreme, fuel pressure regulator
olds cutlass supreme, fuel pressure regulator, fuel pump relay: hi rick. well after a lot of late nite thoughts about this prob i have deceided against it being the cut off switch which is located under the kick panel on the left or right side of the front seat.check the fusible links they will be bye the batt or attached...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Oldsmobile Achieva ,V6, FI, oldsmobile achieva, 1992 oldsmobile achieva
oldsmobile achieva, 1992 oldsmobile achieva, rain all night: OK, No dist cap, I should have known that but with answering over 75 questions daily on 2 different baords I sometimes forget what system is in what vehicle. OK, I REALLY need to know what the code was, Without the code I can only give you the most common...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Oldsmobile Achieva, oldsmobile achieva, crank shaft
oldsmobile achieva, crank shaft, gm cars: hello lynda this sounds like a bad crank senser or fuel pump i would check the crank senser first common in gm cars it is on the botton of the crank it as 2 wires that plug in good luck to u hun and if you need more help upi let me know and you have a pretty...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Oldsmobile Bravada, fuel injection system, oldsmobile bravada
fuel injection system, oldsmobile bravada, loose wire: Hi Kim, I realize the injector may be squirting gas out of a line pulled loose, and you said the pressure was good, but if there is spark, and fuel, it should run. I am curious if you checked the fuel pressure with a gauge. The pressure needs to be more...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Oldsmobile Bravada, oldsmobile bravada, 1992 oldsmobile bravada
oldsmobile bravada, 1992 oldsmobile bravada, vacuum line: hello sheryl i would tell him to check the timeing belt this can cause it to run a littile rough . Have him your mech. check the timeing belt bet this is it . good luck to u hun and i give you a lot of credit for knowing your car like u do . and u have a...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Oldsmobile, blown head gasket, engine coolant
blown head gasket, engine coolant, radiator hose: If you mean there is a significant amount of coolant in the oil, rather than condensation, then a blown head gasket would be the most likely culprit. Weather it is worth fixing is your call. If it hasn t been overheated too severely, then only gaskets...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 olds cutless supreme, fuel pump, throttle body
fuel pump, throttle body, spark plug: Hello Gloria, You first need to find out if it is a spark problem, or a fuel problem. If the fuel pump isn t running, it won t start. You can check for spark by using a spare spark plug connected to one of the wires, grounding the threaded end, and cranking...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 oldsmobile cutlas supreme, oldsmobile cutlas supreme, fuel pressure gauge
oldsmobile cutlas supreme, fuel pressure gauge, fuel pressure regulator: Hi Mary, I don t recommend just guessing at what might be wrong, and replacing parts. A systematic approach can find the problem, and just replace the culprit. It may be that the fuel pump is quitting. But that isn t to blame the pump. I would connect...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 ols cutlass supreme s, cutlass supreme, steering wheel
cutlass supreme, steering wheel, steering column: Hello Brenda, I would hate to say it is safe, and then something happen. You might want to have them come get it. Meanwhile, there used to be a steering column expert. You might see, and ask him. I would really expect any melting or shorted wire to blow...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 BUICK LESABRE IDLE PROBLEM, mass air sensor, buick lesabre
mass air sensor, buick lesabre, throttle plate: Clean out your throttle plate area with a spray cleaner such as carb cleaner. remember to open the throttle all the way to clean the bottom side of the throttle valve. Also locate the IAC valve port holeopening in the throttle body and clean in there also....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Buick LaSabre - problem with voltage indicator, buick lasabre, voltage side
buick lasabre, voltage side, voltage indicator: hello hun You have a bad alt it is over chargeing and should be changed with a new or a rebult the reg in the alt. is bad This is common when they start going bad . Good luck to u and if you need more help just let me know . And u have a pretty name...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Buick LeSabre battery drain, buick lesabre, volt light
buick lesabre, volt light, autozone: HI JJ,ONLY TWO POSSIBILITY,S HERE NO 1 A FUSED LINK BURNED IN TWO COMMON ,THE LINKS WILL ALL BE TOGETHER EITHER ON THE STARTER OR THE FENDER NEAR THE BATT.IF THESE ARE ALL GOOD.WELL THEN THE TEST WAS PERFORMED WRONG AND THE ALT IS INDEED BAD.IF NO LINKS BURNED...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Buick Lesabre engine, buick regal, buick lesabre
buick regal, buick lesabre, autozone: Hi Julie, Go to www.autozone.com and enter your vehicle information. Then select repair manuals. You may need to enter both vehicles, and compare them, but they should be the same. That site and information is free. it will have some pictures. Sometimes...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Buick Regal electrical issue..., scott hayward, light timer
scott hayward, light timer, buick regal: #1. Get a can of wd40, liquid wrench, or something like that, and stick the little red tube on the sprayer. Insert it in any hole or opening in the door and latch area, and hose the latch down good with it. Work the lock button while doing it. Really spray...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 buick lesabre, crankshaft sensor, buick lesabre
crankshaft sensor, buick lesabre, pink wire: Hello John, A couple things come to mind. Now you say you are recieving no spark TO the ignition module.....do you mean no power to the module? The only place you should have spark is from the plug wires. Are you getting voltage to the coilpack,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Cutlass Supreme 3.3 V6, vehicle speed sensor, cutlass supreme
vehicle speed sensor, cutlass supreme, wire connections: Hi Joe, Not hard to replace, but check the wire connections, and wires themselves to see if they are rubbed through before replacing the sensor. Then, if you decide to replace the sensor, get the replacement, or at least look at a new one to see what you...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 LeSabre Stalls at Stop, fuel filter replacement, buick lesabre
fuel filter replacement, buick lesabre, fillup: 85,000 miles on a fuel filter replacement is WAY TO MUCH. You should replace it every 10,000 miles as I do on all my vehicles. Your problem copuld be water due to normal accumulation or you have a leak in the hose that connects the fuel pump to the metal...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 OLDS CUTLESS NOT STARTING, oldsmobile cutless, gas tank
oldsmobile cutless, gas tank, test van: Hi Pat, The humming should only last for three seconds, and then you may need to wait for up to about ten seconds to get it to humm again. But even if it is running, it sounds like maybe the filter may be dirty. That is the quickest, easiest, cheapest attempt,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Olds 88: Hesitates when slow; no heat, throttle body injection, pressure tester
throttle body injection, pressure tester, digital temperature: Hello Paul, For the heater, I would first try disconnecting the battery again for a few seconds, and see what happens. The running problem sounds like a fuel filter...maybe the fuel leaking back into the tank, and slow to build up pressure. I might also...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Olds Ciera: hesitation, olds cutlass ciera, throttle position sensor
olds cutlass ciera, throttle position sensor, olds cutlass: Hi Wayne, My suggestion would be to connect a fuel pressure tester, and make sure the proper pressure is there, DURING the problem. I suspect the fuel filter, or a hose inside the tank that connects the pump to the line. The pressure test will verify, or...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Olds Cutlass Cierra, olds cutlass, crank sensor
olds cutlass, crank sensor, blown fuse: Hi Sue, Check for a blown fuse, especially one marked ign. Then check to see if power is getting to the ecm and coil pack when the ignition switch is in the run position, but especially in the start position. You could have a bad ignition switch, or just...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Stalling..., oldsmobile cutlass ciera, 1993 oldsmobile cutlass ciera
oldsmobile cutlass ciera, 1993 oldsmobile cutlass ciera, oldsmobile cutlass: Dirty fuel filter, or low pressure comes to mind. I would connect a pressure tester if it does it again, and make sure the pressure is up to spec. Another thing to check is the EGR valve. If it happened to close on a piece of carbon, it would act like a...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 oldsmobile supreme, emergency flashers, signal relay
emergency flashers, signal relay, light socket: There is no relay...there is a flasher, but it would not affect the stoplights. Flasher should be under the edge of the dash, near or on the steering column. Check the fuses. Ground wire is back at the light socket area for each light. You can check...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Pontiac Transport, fuel pump filter, pontiac transport
fuel pump filter, pontiac transport, roller rockers: Hi Ken, Something is dumping raw gas into the exhaust for some reason. A sticking valve, a ruptured diaphragm in the fuel pressure regulator, a bad injector, or a real dirty mass airflow sensor. Are those fuel pumps actually shot? Have you tested one...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Bravada Brake Lights, 1994 oldsmobile bravada, turn signal switch
1994 oldsmobile bravada, turn signal switch, oldsmobile bravada: Hello Melanie, I don t know much about bravadas, but it is not a common thing to have stop lights on the side of a vehicle. Stop lights are generally reserved for the rear of a vehicle. Are you absolutely certain that what you are working on are supposed...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 BUICK LESABRE HEADLIGHT LENS, buick lesabre, salvage yard
buick lesabre, salvage yard, headlight lens: Hi James, I haven t replaced one on a Buick like yours, but it is very possible that you will need to replace the complete assembly. I would check with a salvage yard before buying one from a dealership parts department, although calling for a price would...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Buick 3.8 belts, compressor clutch, buick lesabre
compressor clutch, buick lesabre, front wheel drive: Hi Dutch, I would unhook the wire to the compressor clutch if it is trying to engage. The clutch could actually be removed without removing the pulley. Now, if it is the bearing in the clutch pulley that is trying to lock up, then your route might be the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Buick LeSabre Electrical, antenna mast, fuel guage
antenna mast, fuel guage, crank sensor: You did NOT specify WHICH brake and I took it as meaning the brake pedal to stop the vehicle and NOT the PARKING BRAKE. On the parking brake assembly there is a small one wire switch mounted on the bracket up under the dash that has a tendency to go bad...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Buick LeSabre, radiator hoses, buick lesabre
radiator hoses, buick lesabre, wd40: hi dan, yes change the pump it will be going soon.the pump should be about 40.00 more or less.pretty easy to replace but a word of advice for who ever is changeing the pump spray the bolts with wd40 because they have a habit of breaking.hoses should be 8.00...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Buick Park Avenue, buick park avenue, 1994 buick park avenue
buick park avenue, 1994 buick park avenue, fuel pressure: First check for spark. If there is spark, listen to see if the fuel pump is operating. It is inside the tank, and should hummmm for about two seconds when the key is turned from off to run....not to crank, just to run. If there is spark, and the fuel...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Buick Roadmaster, buick roadmaster, crank sensor
buick roadmaster, crank sensor, battery connection: Hi Tom, I think it might be a loose connection, but I don t think it is the battery connection, although they do need to be clean. My father-in-law has a Buick, and theirs had a connector behind the alternator that was just pulled tight, and would intermittently...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Cutlass Ciera Hesitates, intake manifold gasket, 1994 cutlass ciera
intake manifold gasket, 1994 cutlass ciera, vacuum leaks: Most hesitation problems are caused by a vacuum leak somewhere on the engine such as the intake manifold gasket and or vacuum leaks at one or more of the numerous vacuum lines on the engine. It is also highly probable in that there is a heavy BLACKISH RESIDUE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 cutlass clais sl 3.3 liter, driveability problem, clais
driveability problem, clais, water in the fuel: Peter, Surely there could be a number of problems but normally a misfire like this which is triggered by opening the throttle, putting a load on the ignition system is a plug wire type problem. It could be a wire burned inside near the spark plug boot or...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 OLDSMOBILE CUTLASS SUPREME, oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass, cutlass supreme: Hi Marc, Each of your problems could be attributed to bad connections, possibly at the battery or starter. Bad grounds at the sockets could cause the light problems, but with the others, I would work on the battery connections first. Ignition switch is...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Olds, 88 LSS, OBD 1.5?, obd2 code reader, obd 11
obd2 code reader, obd 11, compatible with your system: that is the changeover year for gm. it should have an OBD2 DLC and offer codes from both sorts. Autozone uses an OBD2 code reader. that is not compatible with your system. you need a real scan tool. I would ideally recomend a GM techI or TechII but any otc,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Olds Cutlass Cooling Fans, olds cutlass supreme, radiator hoses
olds cutlass supreme, radiator hoses, olds cutlass: hi jim.well here is the sequence ,,the eng heats up to temp and when it starts to go above normal.the temp sensor grounds itself out sends a ground ref to the relay opens the switch and powers the fans.try this unplug the temp sensor near the t stat houseing.with...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Olds Cutlass starts but won't stay running, olds cutlass, electronic sensors
olds cutlass, electronic sensors, vacuum hose: Without having access to the vehicle it could be anything from a vacuum hose leak to a fuel pressure problem to any number of electronic sensors to an exhaust restriction. There are just so many possibilities that there is no way for me to determine which...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Olds Cutless Ciera, fuel pump relay, convenience center
fuel pump relay, convenience center, ciera: Hello Robert, The cover of the convenience center should say which is which. But you can just swap the identical relays to see if it corrects the problem, and what quits working when you remove one. Keep a finger on the relay you are checking while someone...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Olds Trasmission, olds cutlass supreme, olds cutlass
olds cutlass supreme, olds cutlass, cutlass supreme: It is most likely that the inner axle seal is leaking and you can replace the seal without pulling the trans or engine out. 1. remove the tire and wheel and seperate the steering tie rod end and the ball joint on the drivers side and remove the large NUT...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: My 1994 Oldsmobile!, oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass supreme, oldsmobile cutlass, vacuum leaks: hi tom.congrats on a very theral job.you made it easy .the iac mtr is gone tom idle air control is searching for the right idle and setting it too low.this is tested bye iac counts,which you would need a scanner to check but if you never have then replace...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 olds achiva coolant problem, temperature guage, coolant system
temperature guage, coolant system, pressure gage: Hi George, There is a possibility that the fround wire from the engine to the firewall is loose or missing, and the gauges are just not reading correctly. A mechanical temperature guage is the way to see what the temp actually is. If there is still hydrocarbons...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 oldsmobile 88 royale, oldsmobile 88, pressure oxygen
oldsmobile 88, pressure oxygen, oxygen sensor: Hi Cherie, The first thing I would do is get a clean glass jar, and disconnect the fuel filter, and catch a jar full of gas. let it sit a few minutes, and see if it has water settling to the bottom. After that, I would check the fuel pressure. Oxygen...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 oldsmobile cutlass, oldsmobile cutlass, olds cutlass
oldsmobile cutlass, olds cutlass, tranny problems: hi dave,you are exactly right a bad trans is bad forever not intermittantly.this sensor is called a lockout torque switch and can cause the car to act diff when you turn key off and restart .you can start bye unplugging this sensor. but dave i believe why...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1994 Ply. Gr. Voyager electrical system, rear windshield wiper, plymouth grand voyager
rear windshield wiper, plymouth grand voyager, car beeps: hello this from leaveing the door open all night the compuiter as to be reprogamed by a dealer it is 45 dollors to do this serivice and will do the trick . and as far as rear wiper turn it on go to rear of van see if you can hear the motor runing and if...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick A/C function, temperature gauge, newer cars
temperature gauge, newer cars, heat range: Hello Dawna, I think it depends on what Buick you have. If it has a digital readout where you set the temperature you want, then he is right. But if you have the slider lever that selects from cold to hot, and everywhere between, then you are right. ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick Century Fuel Filter, buick century, fuel filter
buick century, fuel filter, fuel tank: hi adam .well if you want to change it yourself it is not very hard to do.but when you buy the filter also buy a removal tool.as it is snapped with locks.as for mwhere it is located.it will be inline near the fuel tank where the lines come out to go to the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick Century trouble, altenator, buick century
altenator, buick century, demand basis: HI ANGELA,ALTERNATEING CURRENT.WORKS ON A DEMAND BASIS.IF YOUR BATT DOES NOT DEMAND VOLTAGE ALT WILL MAINTAIN 12.8 VOLTS.WHAT WOULD STOP THE BATT FROM DEMANDING VOLTAGE.THERE IS A FUSIBLE LINK THAT CONNECTS AT THE STARTER AND GOES TO THE ALT IF THIS LINK FAILS...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick LaSabre Headlights, 1995 buick lasabre, ground clamp
1995 buick lasabre, ground clamp, button switches: him robert .ty for the follow up info.here is what you do bob.pull the switch from the panel turn lights on wiggle plug on back of switch will lights flash if not.take a test light turn switch over leave turned on hook your ground clamp on test light to a...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick Regal cranshaft sensor..., crankshaft sensor, crank sensor
crankshaft sensor, crank sensor, inner fender: Hi unhook battery You ll have to remove right front tire assy. remove any plastic inner fender pieces. you ll need to remove harmonic balancer then the crank sensor will be right there, held on by 2 bolts. Installation is reverse of removal. Good luck...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick Regal intermittent starting problem, coolant temperature sensor, buick regal
coolant temperature sensor, buick regal, cranks: Hi Jim, I sympathize with your mechanic, and he is right. You wouldn t want him to just start replacing parts till he accidentally gets the right one. That could get rather expensive. If you know that it will act that way, why not leave it at his shop overnight,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick Regal Starting Problems, buick regal, fuel rails
buick regal, fuel rails, fuel rail: Hi David, Sounds like the fuel is draining back to the tank out of the fuel rail, and needs to repressurize it after the long sit. It is quite possible that something was bumped, like where the rail pushes down on top of the injectors, and is allowing air...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Buick Riviera Wipers Don't Work, 1995 buick riviera, buick riviera
1995 buick riviera, buick riviera, purple wire: Hi The yellow wire going into the switch should be hot (from fuse) The purple wire at the module/motor assy should get HOT at high speed. The other wires pink and gray should get hot (pink is delay, gray is low) The green wire is off. The red and blue...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 buick lesabre, buick lesabre, steering wheel
buick lesabre, steering wheel, steering column: Hi Steve, The power doesn t flow through the horn ring in the steering wheel except to ground the relay, so getting the voltage to the relay is what is needed. The bulkhead connector where all the wires pass through the firewall is a good place to look....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 buick roadmaster, buick roadmaster, intake manafold
buick roadmaster, intake manafold, compression check: Everytime you install an electrical component from a JUNK YARD your asking for trouble. TYhis alternator could have been sitting for years and could be internally shorted of which can destroy the computer system and the vehicles computer. Your white smoke...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 buick, buick century, batery
buick century, batery, conector: hello jen what happen when the shop changed the raditior they got the crank senser wet . now it will have to be replaced so this problem will go away . the shop will not tell you what really happend i am sure it did . good luck to u hun and u have a pretty...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 cutlass supreme, cutlass supreme, purple wire
cutlass supreme, purple wire, screw driver: check to see if power is getting to the starter solonoid on the purple wire when key is in crank position. If so it IS your starter. If not you ll need to trace that purple wire from the ignition switch to starter. I have no schematics for 95 models, so...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 GM Aurora overheating, coolant recovery, fan clutch
coolant recovery, fan clutch, recovery tank: Hello Caden, Check the transmission fluid for correct level, and to see if the fluid looks burnt. It could be slipping, and that will cause overheating in town. Also, when the engine is cool, make sure the radiator is full of coolant. Not just the coolant...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Olds Wipers, mitchell manuals, torx screws
mitchell manuals, torx screws, hidden location: Hi Herman, I haven t worked on a Silhouette, but I would bet there is an access cover under the hood, or remove a grille across under the windshield. I sure don t know, though. At the public library, in the refference section, you can read and make copies...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Oldsmobile, oldsmobile cutless supreme, evap purge valve
oldsmobile cutless supreme, evap purge valve, pvc valve: Hi Sounds like a vacuum leak. Do you hear a hissing sound also? If so it is PROBABALLY a vacuum leak. Check the large tube that attaches the PVC valve to the EVAP purge valve, it crosses ove the top of engine black plastic hose. The sometimes loose a...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 olds 88 royale, neutral safety switch, wire connections
neutral safety switch, wire connections, loose wire: Hi Mark, Good description!! I would say there is a good chance the neutral safety switch is either bad, or just out of adjustment. It is mounted on the steering column, above the brake pedal, and is adjustable. Loose wire connections could also do that,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 olds achieva cooling fan, oldsmobile achieva, 1995 oldsmobile achieva
oldsmobile achieva, 1995 oldsmobile achieva, olds achieva: Hi Pete, I don t work on Achievas, but in the fuse block, or the convenience center under the hood, should be several relays. Little square, about the size of an ice cube, usually black. The inside of the cover usually says what they are for. There could...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 olds aurora cruise control, 1995 olds aurora, olds aurora
1995 olds aurora, olds aurora, dad works: I do not have a set of books for this vehicle either. If you are familiar with ebay put this number: 8064139727 in the SEARCH block in the upper right hand corner on the ebay screen and he can bid on the repair manuals. Log onto ebay at: EBAY.COM...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 olds cutless supreme, throttle position sensor, cutlass ciera
throttle position sensor, cutlass ciera, crank sensor: Hello Dianna, Trucks are my specialty, but I do have a 95 Cutlass Ciera. I have talked about fuel pressure, but if you have already tried starting fluid, and didn t get it to hit a lick, fuel probably isn t the problem. I normally won t suggest to people...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 Raodmaster Heat, electronic climate control, buick roadmaster
electronic climate control, buick roadmaster, 1995 buick roadmaster: ok milton. check while eng is at norm temp,feel both heater hoses are they both hot or one hot one warm??if both are hot move on if one is hot bad heater core.if they are ok then get ubder the dash with car running listen very careful for a hissing noise...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1995 regency 98, anchor bolts, mount nuts
anchor bolts, mount nuts, wheel assembly: Hi According to procedure listed the rear seat DOES have to be removed. I DO not have the exact procedure for removing seat, but usually you push the seat bottom toward the rear, and pull up at the same time. The rear seat back usually bolts in. I hope...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 BUICK RIVIERA 3.8L, buick riviera, onboard diagnostics
buick riviera, onboard diagnostics, body control module: hi david,sounds like a body control module,bcm,all cars have a ecm today.but cars with a lot of electronics .need a bcm to control these things such as climate ac stereo and onboard diagnostics.there is a mode that can store codes so technicians can go in...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Buick heater, upper radiator hose, coolant level
upper radiator hose, coolant level, heater hoses: Hi Dave, No mechanical valve, other than the thermostat. You could unhook the upper radiator hose when the engine is cold, and crank the engine. If copious quantities of coolant immediately flow from the engine, the thermostat is open. If nothing flows,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Buick Lasabar brakes, abs system, autozone
abs system, autozone, buick: The sound is the ABS system. It is the sound of it opening a valve to keep one of the wheels from locking up, if it is working correctly. First, make sure all the tires are the same size, and properly inflated. If they are, then go by an Autozone, and...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Buick LeSabre LTD, crankshaft position sensor, crank sensor
crankshaft position sensor, crank sensor, engine cranks: Beth, Hmm im still leaning towards the ign module,also have someone do an injector ohm test,use a DVOM {multimeter}and check the resistance in each of the injectors,they are easy to get to on your engine,remove the connector at the injector and use each...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Buick Park Ave. won't start, buick park ave, fuse tester
buick park ave, fuse tester, fuse block: Hi Linda, I don t know just where you would find a fuse diagram, but if you get a fuse kit with a fuse tester, and just make sure all the fuses are good should take care of them. If you have a test light, just probe both ends of each fuse, and you should...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Buick Regal Turn Signal Switch Location, turn signal switch, left blinker
turn signal switch, left blinker, buick regal: Hi Sandy The flasher is under the left side of the dash mounted to the brake pedal bracket,the turn signal switch is the only one and yes that is the one in the column,it sounds like its the turn signal switch,though make sure all the lights/bulbs work,i...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Buick Roadmaster..poor heating, buick roadmaster wagon, 1996 buick roadmaster
buick roadmaster wagon, 1996 buick roadmaster, buick roadmaster: hi again bob.if blend door is the prob here is what you do start eng get under dash bye heater box move the temp selector from hot to cold watch what happens you will see a door opening and closeing put selector back on hot wait for door to stop now push rod...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Buick Sylark, Fuel Injector & Water in Oil problems, wise questions, head gasket
wise questions, head gasket, fuel injector: HI KIMBERLY.LOL WELL HUBBY IS PROBABLY NOT GONNA GO FOR THE BIKE THING,SO LET,S SEE IF WE CAN FIGURE THIS OUT.YOU ARE GETTING WATER IN THE OIL BUT NOT INTO THE PLUGS.IF THE MECHANIC CHANGED AN INJECTOR THEN THERE IS LITTLE CHANCE OF DAMAGEING A HEAD GASKET,UNLESS...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 ford taurus 6 cylinder, brake lathe, ford taurus
brake lathe, ford taurus, rear drums: hi julia,well the noise certainly sounds like brakes rubbing the other possibility.is the backing plate rubbing.which is a medal plate behind the brakes .but i would think the mechanics ould have checked this carefully.have them check the backing plates for...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Oldmobile Achieva, oldsmobile achieva, 1996 oldsmobile achieva
oldsmobile achieva, 1996 oldsmobile achieva, least three times: Mark, If you want to try to program it, you need to put the key in the ignition, turn it to bump the starter, then leave it sit for ten minutes, with the key in run position, come back leave it on and bump it again, do this at least three times, if it doesn...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds' Achieva (power windows), olds achieva, toggle switch
olds achieva, toggle switch, lock switch: Hi Shane, You are correct in that it is not the motors. Window lock is what I was thinking before I finished reading. I d say the lock switch is the problem, but I have no idea weather it is a simple mechanical toggle switch, or something more sinister...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Aurora, fuel pressure regulator, olds aurora
fuel pressure regulator, olds aurora, full tank: I would have to go with possibly a failing fuel pump in the fuel tank or the rubber hose that connects the pump to the fuel pickup tube in tthe gas tank is loose and sucking air when the fuel level gets below the level of the pump and tube. The fuel is...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Bravada - Heater Core Gurgle Sound, temperature thermostat, olds bravada
temperature thermostat, olds bravada, gurgle: hi john.ok now we have to find out if the hoses are both 185 degrees comeing out of the heater core if one is colder then the other core is stopped up if both are hot at norm operateing temp then blend door is stuck under dash not shutting cold air off good...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Bravada-turn signal problem, signal flasher, fuse block
signal flasher, fuse block, olds bravada: Hi Bernie, Probably nothing as important as an electrical problem. Either some of the bulbs that should operate are burned out, or, more likely, the signal flasher needs replacing. Not a fuse, or the bulbs wouldn t light. So get a flasher, and replace...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Ciera Heating/cooling system, aluminum coils, heat fades
aluminum coils, heat fades, head gasket: hi,justin. well the color of the anti freeze will not cause this.the dex cool is better for the aluminum coils in todays cooling system parts.it sounds like one of two things either the anti freeze is leaking into the combustion chamber and burning up .head...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Ciera Intermittent No Start and Stalling Problems, 1996 oldsmobile ciera, radiator cooling fan
1996 oldsmobile ciera, radiator cooling fan, oldsmobile ciera: Hello David, I have not experienced this problem, but I would like to say you have done a great diagnosis description. Ground integrity is what I was thinking also. I have seen crimps that need replacing. Cold solder joints can also be temporarily corrected...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Cutlass Fusable Link, olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass
olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass, fuse block: Hi Tim, I would check for a short in the headlight system. I believe the tail lights and brake lights are protected by a smaller fuse in the fuse block, even if it is supplied by that link, and shouldn t blow the link. But the headlights I believe only have...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Cutlass Supreme 3.4 DOHC, olds cutlass supreme, olds cutlass
olds cutlass supreme, olds cutlass, cutlass supreme: hi chuck. well this is complicated but let,s give it a whirl.all this leads to fuel pressure.i would check the fuel pressure and especially when the car dies.and when cranking.you have to have a at least 40 mpsi constant.check all vacum lines and breather...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds ciera - a/c blower, vacuum line, wire connections
vacuum line, wire connections, mechanical work: What mechanical work or ANY kind of work has been performed on the vehicle recently ?. As most problems that occur after a recent repair was made can be traced back to the area of where the repair was made as a vacuum line may have been knocked loose or a...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Olds Transmission, reman, olds ciera
reman, olds ciera, ciera: hi cody.and you are welcome.unfortuneately i have bad news.the forward clutch assy is going out in your transmission.the cheapest repair is to find a used one and put it in or find a reputable garage to change it.or a reman in which case you will be up there...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Oldsmobile 88, oldsmobile 88, ventilation system
oldsmobile 88, ventilation system, horrible smell: If the horrible smell is antifreeze, the heater core may have leaked. if it is mold or mildew, you might need to get into it...not easy...and wash it. Then...there is the problem of mice, or other rodents getting in there and dying, or just soiling in...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 olds 3100sfi v6, first coil, rear cylinder
first coil, rear cylinder, car front: Hi FROM DRIVERS SIDE to passenger side standing IN FRONT OF CAR coil towers are numbered #1, #4, #6, #3, #2, #5 (first coil closest to brake booster is 1/4, next one in center is 6/3 and last coil closest to the Alternator is 2/5) standing on PASSENGER...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 olds/cierra abs/service engine soon light, autozone, fuel tank
autozone, fuel tank, gas stations: NO it is NOT the change in gas or how much gas is in the fuel tank. Your problem is with one of the sensors for the brakes. Take your car to any Autozone parts store and they will scan your computer for codes. Write down the codes and the description...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 oldsmobile achieva, oldsmobile achieva, combustion chambers
oldsmobile achieva, combustion chambers, intake valve: Hello Johnny, There is an intake valve for each cylinder, and they are in the heads, and open into the combustion chambers. They are internal engine parts. I am curious why you need to know about them. Did someone tell you there is a bad intake valve? ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Park Avenue shaking running engine, vacuum leak, running kind
vacuum leak, running kind, harmonic balancer: Hello Robert, First thing....check the oil in the supercharger. There is a oil level plug, and it takes a special oil from the dealer. real expensive oil. Then test the fuel pressure, and make sure it is what that engine calls for. Clean the egr valve....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 Regal misses on incline, coil pack, acceleration
coil pack, acceleration, crank: hello sandy check the coil pack for a leaking coil this will cause it to hesatate on a in cline if not coil pack then it is a crank senser . will not pick it up on a diagnostiac test . good luck to u hun and you have a pretty name please rate my serivice...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 regal custom running (really) rough, head gasket leak, intake manifold gasket
head gasket leak, intake manifold gasket, coolant leak: Hello Julie, Do you still have a coolant leakage problem? Or, to be more correct, are you loosing coolant? Be sure to check inside the radiator when it is cool, not just the coolant recovery tank. A coolant leak into the combustion chambers can cause a...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997.5 Buick Regal GS Antilock & Track lights stays on, buick regal gs, buick regal
buick regal gs, buick regal, abs system: Hi There are many things that can cause the ABS and TCS lights to come on. The best advice I can give you is to take it to a local repair shop your familiar with OR a nationwide chain, and have the ABS system scanned. It SHOULD give the mechanic a code(s)...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Achieva does not start, electronic ignition module, pressure tester
electronic ignition module, pressure tester, achieva: Hello Sandy, I will try to find Pauls letter. But on yours, I would connect a fuel pressure tester and see if the pressure is up to spec when it won t start. Then see if there is spark. Then I would want to know if there are injector pulses. (get some...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 achieva no start, throttle body injection, pint jar
throttle body injection, pint jar, water forms: Hello Paul, If it has throttle body injection, it should have 13 PSI. If it has MPFI, the pump should supply 45 PSI, if I am not mistaken. Sounds like you have isolated it to fuel. Check the fuses. If you feel like removing the fuel filter again, catch...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Buck Park avenue, tank leaks, buck park
tank leaks, buck park, spanner tool: Hi If it is a 1997 you ll need to remove the exhaust. Then disconnect the filler neck pipe from the hose. Then the strap bolts and lower the tank down and unhook the fuel feed, fuel return and evap pipes. If it happens to be a 1998, you can get to the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Buick Century Flasher, turn signal switch, fuse panels
turn signal switch, fuse panels, buick century: If your ABSOLUTELY POSITIVE that BOTH systems being your TURN signals AND your emergency flashers are BOTH not working then you most likely have a problem within the steering column wiring at the turn signal switch assembly. Try turning the 4 way emergencu...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Buick LeSabre, coolant temperature sensor, air fuel mixture
coolant temperature sensor, air fuel mixture, mass airflow sensor: Hello Anna, There are so many possibilities, I can t cover them all. But more than likely, it is due to one or more sensors not sending the correct information to the the computer , or ECM. The ECM uses the information to calculate the air/fuel mixture...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Buick Lesabre, Horn has..., e mail address, buick lesabre
e mail address, buick lesabre, horn button: I don t see why you would have to replace the AIR BAG unless the horn button and some other controls are incorporated onto the air bag itself. E-mail me a picture of the air bag and the steering column controls so I can see where the horn button is. ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Buick Regal/Tune Up, buick regal, resevior
buick regal, resevior, coil pack: hello you want to but plugs and wires . what size is the motor u did not say if cap and rotor u will need if coil pack u do not need the power st. res is on top the pump holds your fluid around 80 dollors for parts for the tune up . please rate my serivice...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Buick Skylark Stalling, 1997 buick skylark, buick skylark
1997 buick skylark, buick skylark, light changes: Hi,David Has the fuel filter been replaced?i would check into that,may be a plugged fuel filter,also with stall at decell,this is an indicator of an EGR valve staying stuck open,also check fuel pressure,key on engine off pressure should be at 41-47 psi....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Buick Skylark, crankshaft damper pulley, 1997 buick skylark
crankshaft damper pulley, 1997 buick skylark, buick skylark: Hi Frank, I can t access the orriginal question, but the crank sensor should be behind the crankshaft damper pulley, or in the distributor, depending on your engine. The MAP sensor should be near the top of the engine, and connected to a vacuum hose. ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 buick century custom, fuel gauge, buick century
fuel gauge, buick century, pedel: Hello Hun The gas tank could be a bad ground wire off the tank and do no have to drop the tank to check that easy fix. And the dimeing of lights is a bad reg in the alt . have this changed and u will be fine . By the way they are a nice car . Good...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 buick lesabre, many different things, buick lesabre
many different things, buick lesabre, battery icon: Hi There are SO many different things this could be. First you ll need to try to see what your loosing (fuel or spark) From there, so many things can cause your problem. Anything from a loose battery cable to a fuel pump. Best advice is to take it and...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 buick tranny, 1997 buick skylark, buick skylark
1997 buick skylark, buick skylark, buick: hello shawn never heard of this lines and a seal and does not have to be droped to do that. bring it to another shop he is lieing to you fluid blades lol sorry what pelople try to do to pelople wright before christmas let me know how u make out pet...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Cutlass gls - Acceleration hesitation, cutlass gls, olds cutlass
cutlass gls, olds cutlass, tune up 3: hi richard. well it is definately a fuel prob.since the fuel is the only thing that can be effected bye ride heigth or vehicle leaning on one side or the other.two possibilities.actually three oil pressure cut off switch .which senses the oil and when it cannot...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Dodge Neon, dodge neon, tranny fluid
dodge neon, tranny fluid, little car: HI DIAN.HMMM WELL IF IT WON,T SHIFT FROM 2-3 ..LOL BUT THERE IS A CPL THINGS THAT WILL CAUSE THIS.#1 THERE IS A PUTER FOR THIS TRANS.COULD BE BAD.#2THERE IS SENSORS MNTED EXTERNALLY ,WHICH COULD ALSO CAUSE THIS..BE SURE ALL PLUGS ARE PLUGGED IN NEAR THE PUTER.GOOD...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 LeSabre Cruise control drops out, buick lesabre, 1997 buick lesabre
buick lesabre, 1997 buick lesabre, stop lamp: Hi I would check the Stop Lamp switch... they are VERY common for causing similar problems. Even though the stop lamps work, the switch itself CAN still be faulty. Second I would go and have it properly diagnosed. You ll come out ALOT cheaper and get it...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 le sabre automatically unlocking, buick le sabre, shopping center
buick le sabre, shopping center, next morning: It could be a fault within the transmitter as it may be unlocking the doors on it s own. Try using a different transmitter and or just try squeezing, hitting tapping on the transmitter without actually hitting the UNLOCK button and see if it malfunctions...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Olds 88 won't start, coolant level, intake plenum
coolant level, intake plenum, intake tube: Hi It sound like the upper intake (plenum) is cracked and has filled the intake and cylinders up with coolant. It is a fairly common problem. Check your coolant level, if it is low, It MAY be something to check. If it tries to start after replacing the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Olds Bravada Electrical, olds bravada, dash lights
olds bravada, dash lights, autozone: I would first slide under there and see where stuff looked like it hit. For a wiring diagram, go to www.autozone.com Fill in your vehicle information, and go to the Repair Info , then select vehicle repair guides , then Chassis Electrical , and then...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Olds Bravada, electric fuel pump, olds bravada
electric fuel pump, olds bravada, mortgage payment: $800.00 to replace the electric fuel pump in the fuel tank is OUTRAGEOUS. Pump runs about $75.00. Labor is about 3 hours MAXIMUM. Get some other estimates, There is no sense in making this shops MORTGAGE payment for them. We put them in for $350.00...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Olds Cutlass Theft System, olds cutlass, minute duration
olds cutlass, minute duration, furum: Hello Justin, I m sure someone can help. Although I don t personally know how, I frequent a forum where questions like yours are asked, and see all over the world. Answers often come within minutes, and then continue to come as long as there is interest....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Olds LSS Power Windows, motor brushes, fuse block
motor brushes, fuse block, drive through windows: Hello Dave, A circuit breaker is what I suspect. In the fuse block. There is also one in each motor that will trip if there is too much resistance to movement of the window. That is what keeps something from burning up if you hold the switch after the window...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 Olds LSS, intake manifold gasket, hairline crack
intake manifold gasket, hairline crack, spark plug wire: I have no doubt that we can resolve your problem IF we had the vehicle at our facility here in New Mexico. We do diagnostic repairs for all of the so called CAN T BE FIXED vehicles and have YET to find the cause once we have personal access to the vehicle....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 olds aurora, olds aurora, poor workmanship
olds aurora, poor workmanship, gm dealer: As long as he is REPUTABLE and has a good trach record the price is OK. If you do NOT know this technician and or the facilities reputation, I would suggest to see if they are a member of the BBB and call the BBB and ask if they have had any complaints filed...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 oldsmobile achieva, oldsmobile achieva, achieva
oldsmobile achieva, achieva, fuel pump: Hi Jennifer, Put some more gas in it first, and try again. Turn the key to run....not start....several times, leaving it in run for three seconds. Then off for a few seconds, then back to run for three seconds. That should bleed any air out of the system....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1997 pontiac bonneville, oil pressure switch, pontiac bonneville
oil pressure switch, pontiac bonneville, crank sensor: That is for sure a possibility. Most major parts houses can check a module if you take it in, but chances are, if it is the module, and it is heat related, it will have cooled down by the time you get it out, and to the store, and may check out just fine....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick LeSaber, batterry, logical approach
batterry, logical approach, dash board: hi frank,yes they are right nothing in computer no prob with the car,lol sometimes it takes a technician not a computer to find a problem.if you know where the clicking noise is this is going to be a relay.and it,s location will be where you hear the noise.this...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick LeSabre Custom Outside Door Handle, negative battery cable, o reilley
negative battery cable, o reilley, gm service: Hi try this... http://www.autotoys.com/pics/doorpanelremovaltooldeluxe.jpg It looks similar to a long handled flat balde srewdriver with a split in the center. Her are some sub steps for step one Insert a small, flat-blade tool between the switch...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick LeSabre coolant leak, coolant leak, buick lesabre
coolant leak, buick lesabre, heater hose: Hi If it is a 98, and the elbow that is between the lower intake and the tensioner, they do have o rings, but the plastic more than likely is failed. I would also recommend, if you end up replacing the one in the intake, to replace the one between the tensioner...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick Regal GS parking brake light, buick regal gs, 1998 buick regal gs
buick regal gs, 1998 buick regal gs, buick regal: Hi Paul, I guess on that car their could be a fluid level sensor, and it could act similar if it was right at a certain level. Sure easy to check, just fill it up. Wheel speed sensor? Possible. If so, though, there would be a stored code that can be recovered...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick Regal, buss bar, buick regal
buss bar, buick regal, ground wires: Hello Cynthia, I don t work on that system, but I would look for loose connections, especially ground wires. Up under the dash there is a little buss bar with multiple ground wires connected to it. Make sure all the connections are good, but especially the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick Riviera Supercharged, throttle position sensor, buick riviera
throttle position sensor, buick riviera, crank sensor: Hi REALLY common problem is the MAF sensor wire harness. You SHOULD be able to purchase a pigtail connector from your local GM dealership. It ll come with heat shrink butt splices for connecting to existing harness. Cut it back a bit, though maybe 4-6inches...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick Riviera - shimmy, buick riviera, rapid acceleration
buick riviera, rapid acceleration, stabilizer bar: Get back to me on the other items. Your shimmy is most likely caused by a combination of inner/outer CV-Joint wear, Both front axle hub bearings and worn motor/transmission mounts. Even SLIGHT wear in each component can add up to a lot of combination of...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 buick le sabre, oil filler cap, buick le sabre
oil filler cap, buick le sabre, cam bearings: Hi I can tell you EXACTLY whats wrong. You forgot, or mis-installed either the PVC valve back into the upper intake manifold OR the straw tube did not seat into the PVC port inside upper intake. The PVC goes under the MAP sensor, on the VERY FRONT TOP...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 buick lesabre 3.8 a/c pressure switch, buick lesabre, pressure sensor
buick lesabre, pressure sensor, freon: Hi This vehicle has an A/C Refridgrent Pressure sensor. It senses the pressure on the high side. It cannot be jumped. It is located on the High side line, at the compressor. I would check freon charge first. Just advice from experience. Good Luck Paw...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 buick regal brake light not working, brake light switch, amp capacity
brake light switch, amp capacity, buick regal: No...the brake lights don t go thru the flasher, or they would blink when applied. But they do go thru the turn signal switch, which could have a bad contact. The emergency flashers may also use the same bulb, and therefore, a bad contact in that switch...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 buick riivera, cv joints, power steering pump
cv joints, power steering pump, dry pavement: Hello Trevor, A couple opinions from me. Steering lines too small....I don t think so, but if you actually have a TSB about it, then it is possible. CV Joints....No. If that car has rack and pinion steering, a shudder is possible from there if it needs...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 CUTLAS 4 DR, haynes manual, shop manuals
haynes manual, shop manuals, throttle cable: Hello Rikki, If you can change a flat tire, and get the jack, handle, and tire back where they store, then you should be able to change the throttle cable. Get the new cable, and then look under the hood to see where it goes. The parts counter person may...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 chevy blazer 4.3L..., high pressure hose, chevy blazer
high pressure hose, chevy blazer, 1998 chevy blazer: Hello on the brake lines there are setions it is not that bad many you will have to drop the gas tank to change the gas line it is the only way and really the best way . good luck to u and if you need more help please let me know . please rate my serivice...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Mark VIII, dash board, mark viii
dash board, mark viii, glove box: hi george,i am afraid it will not be that easy,remove the glove box.and also the panel under the dash with a good light start eng,turn heat on.move selector from cold to hot at the same time watching the actuators move the one that moves when switching from...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 neon engine bucking, plymouth neon, blue smoke
plymouth neon, blue smoke, white smoke: hello rich it sounds like if it is smoke white smoke is a gead gasket blue smoke is rings in motor and black smoke is fuel engt. system . it should be checked at a shop to see what is going on i belive the problem is in the engt. system would cause it to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Olds 88 - How to replace the fuel filter., fuel filter, ac compressor
fuel filter, ac compressor, hi john: Hi John, Sorry to hear about the problems. Sometimes seems like there is no end in sight. The fuel filter.... Usually the fuel filter problem will present itself by loss of power under load, and missing at high speed. i wouldn t expect a fuel filter to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Olds Achieva, olds achieva, dash tape
olds achieva, dash tape, electrical portion: From the ignition key switch a metal rod goes down thru the steering column to the electrical portion of the ignition switch which is located on top of the steering column way under the dash. Tape the metal rod to the steering column so it does NOT MOVE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Olds Cutlass Fuel Guage, olds cutlass, fuel guage
olds cutlass, fuel guage, alternater: This is one I have NOT seen in a long time. You will have to remove the instrument panel and remove the dasg gage and IF your lucky you can simply lift the pointer over the pin or you might have to replace the gage. This is NOT an easy repair due to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Olds Intrigue, windshield washer pump, open circuits
windshield washer pump, open circuits, multifunction switch: Hi If there is no open circuits on either CKT 228 from the wiper switch to the underhood junction block then from junction block to the washer pump. Or a open ckt on CKT 1250 the ground circuit from pump to G102. If all wiring checks out, then it is the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Olds Silhouette Mini Van, genuine gm part, chevy lovers
genuine gm part, chevy lovers, egr valve: Hello Gene, I don t know the answer to that, but if you would go to the site of the link I will send you, ask the question there, and hundreds of people will see it, and you will get some suggestions. You will need to sign up to ask, but it is free. It...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass, oldsmobile cutlas, intake manifold gasket
oldsmobile cutlas, intake manifold gasket, oldsmobile cutlass: Repeat this EXACT same procedure with the shift lever in NEUTRAL with the emergency brake applied. If you get the exact same results, I would highly suspect that there is a problem in the electrical portion of the ignition switch located under the dash...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, oldsmobile intrigue, heater core
oldsmobile intrigue, heater core, insulators: Hi I looked at the GM manual for this vehicle. According to the manual, all you do is remove the center console, the left and reight IP insulators and you should have access to the heater core case. I cannot verify this, as I cannot remember if I ever replaced...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue Wipers, oldsmobile intrigue, windshield wipers
oldsmobile intrigue, windshield wipers, pickup trucks: Hello Nicholas, There was a problem with the board in the wiper motor housing on pickup trucks for several years. it is where the wire connector contacts solder to the board. It would allow the wipers to work intermittently, and park randomly. The problem...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue, oldsmobile intrigue, upper radiator hose
oldsmobile intrigue, upper radiator hose, head gaskets: hi lance. well the eng overheat is the biggest prob.and the eng cooling on when you turn the heat on tells me the fan cooling fan is not running unless the heater turns it on .this is caused by a bad temp sensor.the temp sensor ,actually has several jobs and...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 olds 88 delta brougham, electric fuel pump, fuel injection cleaner
electric fuel pump, fuel injection cleaner, loose hose: The filters are usually mounted under the vehicle on the inside of the frame rail near the rear tire. You will have to crawl under the vehicle to find it. I doubt that this is your problem. It is more likely that the fuel meter in the tank is intermittently...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 olds 98 v6, blown fuses, car wont start
blown fuses, car wont start, battery cable: If the car will not start and no power to the fuses, I would HIGHLY suspect the Battery cable or battery cable bolt. BOTH positive and negative need to be checked, cleaned and properly tightened. That is the items I see that is common to all these systems....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 olds cutlass 3.1 L, theft deterrent system, olds cutlass
theft deterrent system, olds cutlass, body control module: Hi I would suspect EITHER the Passlock sensor/key switch, OR the BCM (Body Control Module). My best advise would to be to take it to a good shop, and have the theft deterrent system codes scanned and properly diagnosed, to avoid changing good parts. I...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 oldsmobile achieva, oldsmobile achieva, loose connections
oldsmobile achieva, loose connections, hot afternoon: HI KJ. NO THERE IS NOTHING YOU CAN CHECK OTHER THEN CONNECTIONS.HOWEVER THERE IS SOMETHING YOU CAN TRY.FIRST BE SURE RESAVOIR MIS FULL.DISCONNECT NEG BAT CABLE FOR 5 MIN.THIS WILL CLEAR THE ABS COMPUTER.IF IT HAS PICKED UP A CODE IN ERROR.IT WILL STAY OUT...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Aurora wiper issues, olds aurora, purple wire
olds aurora, purple wire, 12volts: Hi On high the purple wire going to the motor AT THE MOTOR should get hot (12volts) On low speed, the dark green wire should get hot. If so on both, the motor is faulty. If not the switch on the column is at fault. I would at this point suspect the switch....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 aurora stall at deceleration, olds aurora, position sensors
olds aurora, position sensors, hi ed: Hi,Ted You could have an IAC{idle air control}motor that is failed,GM has issued an updated IAC to cure this complaint.also the crankshaft position sensors cause this problem also,GM has also issued updated crankshaft position sensors for the same symptoms....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Buick Century clod start, miles warranty, degree environment
miles warranty, degree environment, buick century: Hello Amy The first thing i want you to know is thire is moistore in the tank . This is why hard starting when it is cold here is what you should do . Is go to the parts store and buy some dry gas at to the full tank of gas in your car this will improve the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Buick LeSabre Sputters Up Hill, mass airflow sensor, altitude changes
mass airflow sensor, altitude changes, buick lesabre: HI JEANIE, I DREAM OF JEANIE,I REALLY DO MY WIFE,S NAME IS JEANIE ALSO.GOTTA LOVE THOSE DEALERS JEANIE.WELL DESERT REALLY DOESEN,T CONCERN ME .HOWEVER THE MOUNTAINS COULD BE A PROBLEM.ALTITUDE EFFECTS THE EFFICIENCY OF SENSORS.FUEL GRADE IS ALSO EFFECTED SO...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Buick Regal RH Rear Power Window, bolts and nuts, buick regal
bolts and nuts, buick regal, fusible link: Hello Johnathan, Assuming the motor is the problem, it is a repair that can be done in the driveway. You may wonder why you got yourself into it, but keep thinking $400.00, and it isn t all that bad. A few hours of work, and drill out some rivets. Replace...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Buick Regal starting problems, buick regal, windows radio
buick regal, windows radio, electrical issues: Hello Peter, I actually don t think the starter is the problem. Passkey possibly, or more likely the ignition switch or loose wire. I have never heard of one of those cruise controls sticking in the accelerate position. I can t even immagine the brake...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Buick Regal Turn Signals, buick regal, compartment lid
buick regal, compartment lid, turn signals: Hi Here is the EXACT procedure from GM Open the rear compartment lid. Remove the rear compartment convenience net, if equipped, from the plastic wingnut retainers. Remove the visible plastic wingnut retaining the taillamp. Pull back the corner of...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 buick regal, buick regal, lightning storm
buick regal, lightning storm, fuel guage: Hi I would check the pink circuit off the switch for battery voltage in run position. If not you are correct, the switch. Also from experience, if it is an intermintant problem, I also would suspect the switch. If more help is needed please follow post...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Dodge Durango - Problems with start up, dodge durango, serpentine belt
dodge durango, serpentine belt, car diagnostics: Hello Janice, By turns over, I assume you mean it starts and runs, then dies. Sounds like a Dakota problem I have had occasionally with some of my fleet. If the battery went dead, and I recharged it, without unhooking the battery, it would never idle, until...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Dodge Durango, dodge durango, miles from my home
dodge durango, miles from my home, single mother: Hello Tracy Your dodge as a bad 02 senser . This is why u are haveing this problem. You know dodge is known for bad 02 sensers . Bring it to a good shop so they can install a new one with part and labor should be no more than a 100 dollors. Good luck to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Ford F-150 4.2L XLTsupercab- electrical, ford f 150, amp fuse
ford f 150, amp fuse, alternator output: Hello Aaron, It might make a difference as to where the fuse link is, and the amp fuse in relationship to it. I am familiar with fusible links, but having one in the starter cable may be a little light, as compared with a good battery cable. And if the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Olds Aurora, rodent infestation, olds aurora
rodent infestation, olds aurora, diagnosis procedure: Hi I would think if it was a P0327 It MAY be a severed wire. That is the low voltage code. It MAY also be a faulty sensor. They should be able to check sensor and under manifold harness by using proper GM diagnostics. Should take 15 mins at the most. It...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Olds Aurora - bad flasher unit?, turn signal switch, olds aurora
turn signal switch, olds aurora, unit thanks: Hi It really sounds like you have a faulty Turn signal switch (aka Multi function switch). This sounds like the classic symptons of one failing. I do not know the cost. It should still be availble. I would suggest, though, taking it to a good shop your...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Olds Aurora will not start, oil pressure switch, fuel pump relay
oil pressure switch, fuel pump relay, olds aurora: OK, Here is how the fuel pump circuit works. 1. When you first turn ON the ignition to start the vehicle the computer sends a 2 second signal to the fuel pump relay of which enables the fuel pump to run for ONLY 2 seconds and then STOP. This primes the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Olds Intrigue Oil Usage, smoke oil, intrigues
smoke oil, intrigues, olds intrigue: hi john. well yes the early 3.5 eng was prone to burning some oil.if there is no sign of this,now would be a great time to trade it in.now a quart every 1000 but soon smoke oil knock ,etc major engine repairs ahead.if you want to keep it around for awhile...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero Disk Brake Change, oldsmobile alero, 1999 oldsmobile alero
oldsmobile alero, 1999 oldsmobile alero, alero: I never touched an Alero, except one time to look in through a window. But...we are not talking rocket science. Rotors are usually nothing especially hard to change, nor calipers. Just get started. If you would like to see some pictures and step-by-step,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Oldsmobile Bravada, oldsmobile bravada, air cond
oldsmobile bravada, air cond, heater coil: hi david,yes definately is a heater core,well i don,t know how much detail you are willing to go into.or what you are comfortable with doing as far as repairs.but it is conciddered to be pretty in depth .the heater core is in the heater box.big black thing...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue, fuel pressure regulator, oldsmobile intrigue
fuel pressure regulator, oldsmobile intrigue, drive axles: It COULD be a fuel pump problem or any number of electrical problems. There is just NO way to tell until it happens when a service technician has the vehicle when the fault occurs. As to the front axle clicking it is highly probable that one of the CV-joints...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette, advanced auto parts, oldsmobile silhouette
advanced auto parts, oldsmobile silhouette, bench test: Hi You May want to make sure they are giving you the correct Alt. Yours is PCM pulse width controlled. If they give you an alternator with the improper Voltage regulator in it, it will act similar to this. If it is the correct one, I would suspect a faulty...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette no spark, oldsmobile silhouette, crankshaft sensor
oldsmobile silhouette, crankshaft sensor, vin code: Hi Same problem is causing your condition. The wire missing is for the 7X crankshaft sensor. It is a purple wire and yellow wire. It is located in center of engine, on the firewall side of engine. 2 wire connector. It runs up the back of engine (drivers...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette, oldsmobile silhouette, vacuum booster
oldsmobile silhouette, vacuum booster, vacuum leak: Hello Jim, There is a filter in the transmission, but if the fluid looks clean, I would doubt it is plugged up. There is also a tube from the filter to the housing, and a seal where that tube pushes into the housing usually. On an older vehicle, I would...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 olds 88 3.8l v6 blown upper intake manifold, upper intake manifold, intake runners
upper intake manifold, intake runners, plug holes: Hello David, Sounds like it is hydro locking, from coolant still in the cylinders. Remove all the plugs, and crank the engine over a bunch.Stop, and spray some carb cleaner in the plug holes, then crank it some more. if possible, blow some air into each...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 olds cutlass, turn signal switch, fender bender
turn signal switch, fender bender, olds cutlass: Hi In the RIGHT side (passenger side) fuse box, remove the INST LAMPS fuse. See if your PARK LMPS fuse blows. IF NOT (DOES NOT BLOW) there is a HUGE list of lamps and circuits that it COULD be. IF IT DOES BLOW with the INST lamps fuse removed, It is a shorter...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 olds cutlass a/c problem, powertrain control module, olds cutlass
powertrain control module, olds cutlass, c button: Hi I believe the mechanic is correct. It is a VERY common problem on the N platform (Cutlass/Malibu) in this year range. You do not relly want to bypass the switch as it is a ClassII data request that is used by both the PCM (powertrain Control Module)...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 oldsmobile intrigue quits running when it gets to tempture, fuel pressure gage, oldsmobile intrigue
fuel pressure gage, oldsmobile intrigue, certian: Hi You ll need to determine what your loosing in order for the stall to occur. Fuel or Fire. If your CERTIAN your loosing fuel, I would attach a fuel pressure gage to the fuel system and see what the pressure is doing at time of stall. You MAY need a fuel...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 regal- manifold problems, upper intake manifold, head gasket
upper intake manifold, head gasket, manifold problems: Hi Rosie, I don t get from what you said weather you replaced the gaskets where the manifold bolts to the head, but that is where the gasket is that leaks coolant into the cylinders. Sounds like that is what is locking it up. The head gasket is the other...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1st real problem, emissions test, delta 88
emissions test, delta 88, emission tests: Hello Will, It s possible that the catalytic converter is bad, especially if someone ran some regular leaded fuel thru it at some time. If the insides get coated with lead, it can t do its job. You might try running some injector cleaner thru a couple...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2.3L SOHC engine code 3 1994 Pontiac Grand Am, cataletic converter, auto mechanic
cataletic converter, auto mechanic, t chain: hi frank.yes on the schrader valve take the stem out adapt a rubber fuel line.you can test there.and frank i would also since you still have a vacum prob somewhere take the iac mtr off check for carbon deposits under pintle.although the mtr may be adjusting...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 200 buick century blinker, left blinker, side marker
left blinker, side marker, buick century: Only one flasher for the blinkers. There is another for the emergency flashers. I am curious how they are working. I think you have a shorted bulb on that side, and it could be a front side marker bulb if you have those on that car. That would make the good...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 4X4 Silverado 6.0, differential action, locking differential
differential action, locking differential, rock climbers: Hi Timothy, There is no logical reason why it should do that, as you are aware. The front axle shafts turn all the time, unless you have some kind of locking hubs. If you do have locking hubs, I would say the right side is not locking. There is an actuator...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Alero Heating Issue, olds alero, rear defroster
olds alero, rear defroster, blower motor: hi andrea,sounds like a resistor problem this is the part close to the heater motor the motor wires actually go to this part and temps can effect this part and no it probably will not work in warmer temps either.simple part to change and fairly cheap.ty please...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Alero, hydro carbons, fuel leaks
hydro carbons, fuel leaks, fan blower: HI DALLAS,WELL TYPICALLY IF GAS ODOR IS PRESENT AND NO VISIBLE FUEL LEAKS.THE CAUSE IS NORMALLY HIGH HYDRO CARBONS.AS IN UNBURNED FUEL IN CONVERTER.THIS IS CAUSED BY A CYLINDER NOT BURNING ALL THE FUEL DISTRIBUTED TO IT.POSSIBLY A FOULED SPARK PLUG OR A RESTRICTED...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 alero will not start, crank sensor, blown fuse
crank sensor, blown fuse, foot to the floor: hi keith.well you have spark and fuel and can hear the pump run.so essentially appears like all systems are go.but probably what you don,t have is injector pulse.or a pulse reference that actually tells the injectors to fire the fuel you have avail.this signal...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: I HAVE A 2000 BICK CENTRY..., spot welds, rare occassions
spot welds, rare occassions, mesh screen: usually there is a steel mesh screen surrounding the catalytic converter and over time this screen tends to break at the spot welds and causes a severe vibration. you can either have it reattached via by welding or you can use some wire to wire it tightly...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buibk Lesabre power widow, 2000 buick lesabre, buick lesabre
2000 buick lesabre, buick lesabre, side switch: Hi Mike, Hard to say what might cause a click. Proper operation, but a bad motor. Proper operation but a bad connection. Improper operation. Bad switch shorting out the system and tripping the circuit breaker. Circuit breaker worn, and unable to carry...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick century Stalling problem, mass airflow sensor, air control valve
mass airflow sensor, air control valve, vacuum leak: Hello J, Here are just a couple possibilities. The mass airflow sensor measures the air going into the engine, and the ECM uses that signal to decide what to do with the fuel, timing, etc. If that sensor is coated with dust, which they tend to do, the signal...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick electrical., turn signals, light socket
turn signals, light socket, signal light: hi herman,no they go through this relay however are controlled bye the head light switch,recheck the fuses read manual and find out exactly which fuse runs the tail lights.if the lights don,t come on when the car is running i would think relay but with eng...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick LeSabre, fuel level sensor, air conditioner compressor
fuel level sensor, air conditioner compressor, gas gauge: Hi The fuel level sensor is now avalible by itself. I am guessing around $100.00 part. On your vehicle it is accessible through the trunk, so I would think no more than 1.5hrs labor. That is JUST A GUESS. It is probabally this sensor. Also get a can of...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick LeSabre AC vent problem, auto body shop, vacuum tank
auto body shop, vacuum tank, ac condenser: Did they have to replace any vacuum lines near the radiator or ANYWHERE. There is a vacuum tank located up under the vehicle in back of the bumper just infront of the wheel well. It is very hard to see as you have to literally lie on your back and look up...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick LeSabre fuel pump problem, 2000 buick lesabre, buick lesabre
2000 buick lesabre, buick lesabre, fuel pump: Hi I have heard some Lesabre pumps make noise. That being said it is not really common on these vehicles. Because of this my advice would be to take it to a good mechanic your familiar with and have them listen to it, just to make sure it s the pump. If...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick LeSabre window problem, 2000 buick lasabre, chevy caprice
2000 buick lasabre, chevy caprice, 2000 buick lesabre: Hi Tom, Sounds like the drive strip is broken. I believe that one is like the Chevy Caprice. Uses a plastic strip with holes on a drive wheel to run the window. Looks like a roll of caps after the caps were shot, or ticker tape. I found it pretty easy to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick Lesabre door repair (4Dr sedan), interior door panel, 2000 buick lesabre
interior door panel, 2000 buick lesabre, buick lesabre: Hi There were 2 different designed door trim panels for the 2000 year model Lesabre. To check, get the last 8 digits of your VIN. If they are BEFORE either (YU314737 or Y4272437) there is one procedure. If after , there is another. Please let me know...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Buick Lesabre Transmission, torque converter clutch, worst case scenario
torque converter clutch, worst case scenario, 2000 buick lesabre: Hi I would advice first for you to drive it with the gear selector in 3 (aka manual third). This will keep the car from going into 4th gear or overdrive, which in turn will keep it from TCC (Torque Converter Clutch Lock up). If problem goes away, I would...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 buick lesaber, buick lesaber, circuit breakers
buick lesaber, circuit breakers, security light: Hi Sounds like the starter to me. If there is power on the solonoid wire when the key is turned to start, it is the starter for sure. If not I would check the ignition switch. BTW, whats the security light on the dash doing? I Hope this helps. Follow...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 buick tranny, buick lesabre, upshift
buick lesabre, upshift, transaxle: Hi,Jim Sounds like the transaxle pressure control solenoid is failing,also the valvebody inside trans may have sediment and is restricting valve movement,there is a GM bulliten for your complaint the number of the bulliten is 901351,and lists your exact...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 CHEV CAVALIER, electric fuel pump, crank sensor
electric fuel pump, crank sensor, blown fuse: hi lael, yes definately sounds like fuel prob ,maybe not a pump but the kind a spark from changeing a batt could cause lol.i would first check all fuses in car second sit in car doors closed turn key on you should hear fuel pump run at rear of car for 3 seconds.if...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Chevy Lumina 3.1L, fuel pressure gauge, chevy lumina
fuel pressure gauge, chevy lumina, power steering pump: Hi To check for DTC s you ll need to take it to a local repair shop/or auto parts staor and have the computer scanned for codes. To check fuel pressure, you ll need to attach a fuel pressure gauge to the pressure port, located on the passenger side (front...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 century, head gaskets, ford garage
head gaskets, ford garage, block test: Hi Jeremy... If the intakes have NOT been done, I would HIGHLY suspect those as your MAIN problem. You could/can check the heads/gaskets with block tester. At 162k, on an 2000 model, thats 20k a year... man. I would say if he is strapped for $$$, as we...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 GMC JImmy Shudder/vibration at 60 MPH, cv boots, ball joints
cv boots, ball joints, gmc jimmy: I assume they checked for a bent wheel? I would put it up on jack stands or a hoist, and look under there as someone ran it at about 70. Another thought is to see if a friend has wheels that will fit, and completely swap tires and wheels for a test ride....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 GMC Jimmy Diamond - Vibration at high speeds, gmc jimmy, o clock
gmc jimmy, o clock, wine glass: Hello Dan, First...the frequency vibration stuff is a bunch of hogwash, used to describe a problem they just don t know how to find. If it were normal, every Jimmy would do it, and people would not buy them. Has anyone raised the vehicle and operated...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Jimmy Diamond - Vibration followup, chevy lovers, rear axel
chevy lovers, rear axel, chevytalk: Hello Dan, If you forwarded my reply, I am curious if they agreed about the hogwash theory. I have a suggestion for you. I frequent a forum site, and I will give you the address. Go there, and sign up. It is absolutely free, and a wealth of information....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 LeSabre recurrent engine stalls/sluggish acceleration, fuel injection system, 2000 buick lesabre
fuel injection system, 2000 buick lesabre, buick lesabre: hi phyllis.sorry about the confusion,no all cars don,t have this problem.lol what i was saying is that it is possible for all cars to have this prob at some time in there life time.and mostlikely just about any car you get probably won,t have this problem.and...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 LeSabre voltage light comes on with driving, 2000 buick lesabre, reputable facility
2000 buick lesabre, reputable facility, intermittent fault: I see NO RELATION of the fuel pump has to do with the CHARGE light on the dash. I suspect that you have an intermittent fault in the alternator and possibly an intermittent fault in the CRANBK SHAFT SENSOR. With today s electronics in these complex vehicles...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 lesabre speedometer, vehicle speed sensor, hall effect switch
vehicle speed sensor, hall effect switch, scan tool: Hi The BEST way or advice is to take it to a good shop your familiar with and have them hook it to a scan tool. The vehicle speed sensor will be a live data, and they will be able to see any flucuations in the data. Other that that it is a Hall effect switch...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 OLDS Silhouette has warning light and start problems, dashboard lights, diagnostic specialist
dashboard lights, diagnostic specialist, fuel gauge: Hi Here is a bulletin from GM that I think is your problem. I personally have run into this twice, and your condition(s) sound EXACTLY like the one I dealt with. Here is the bulletin ; Condition Some customers may comment on one or more of the following...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Olds Alero 3.4L O2 sensor problem?, 2000 olds alero, vacuum leaks
2000 olds alero, vacuum leaks, olds alero: Hello David, In a word...no. it doesn t rule it out. The O2 sensor may be reading a rich or lean condition. Either could be caused by several things, the TPS among them. The TPS can be tested,before just replacing it. A stuck EGR valve could also cause...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Olds Alero, olds alero, alero
olds alero, alero, dimmer switch: Hi It is probabally either the BCM, or the bulbs. I would advice you to take it to a good repair shop your familiar with and have the codes retrieved from the BCM. That will aid in diagnosis. I have seen the bulbs fail and cause this. I have seen the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Olds Alero Electrical problem, olds alero, intermittent problem
olds alero, intermittent problem, intermittent problems: Hi,Chris The flasher problem could be caused by the flasher module,there is a campaign for this,check and make sure the campaign has been done,if not,i suggest that the hazard falsher module be replaced,this is replaced under warranty and no charge to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Olds Intrigue starting problem, fuel pressure regulator, oldsmobile intrigue
fuel pressure regulator, oldsmobile intrigue, estamate: hi arnold.sorry so long to reply puter probs.well arnold the fuel pressure leak is very important.the starter may be able to wait.and as you said you are at a dealership so i assume you are being charged a pretty high rate and pricey parts also what i would...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Olds intrique AC, ac compressor, air temp
ac compressor, air temp, freon: You stated: I check the fluid with a gauge I purchase to charge the system and it indicated the system is fully charged. Answer: You cannot determine how much freon is in the A/C system unless the A/C compressor is...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Olds Silhouette Oxygen Sensor, oxygen system, oxygen sensor
oxygen system, oxygen sensor, prom chip: Are you POSITIVE that you are replacing the CORRECT o2 sensor ?. Some vehicles have more then ONE o2 sensor. There is a strong possibility that there is a wiring problem from the o2 sensor back to the computer and or a fault within the computer. If the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Olds transfer case fluid, lower drain, transfercase
lower drain, transfercase, autotrac: Hi Shawn, Yes it sounds like you have what is known as crows hop from the transfercase,common with the bravada. You will need to replace the transfercase fluid,to do this drain the old out,on the back of the transfercase is 2 plugs,one on top near center...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Oldsmobile Alero,, oldsmobile alero, cv joint
oldsmobile alero, cv joint, dollors: hello kathleen this is a cv joint the cliking you here the repair would be at least 150 on the joint . and the idile controll senser needs to be replaced . for the up and down on idile this is 30 dollors installed about 200 for everything . good luck to you...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 olds intrigue starting prob, fuel regulator, fuel pump
fuel regulator, fuel pump, cranks: Hello Ej, I would just guess that it is the fuel pump pressurizing the system for that first start. Try something when you think about it. Insert the key and just turn it to run for about three seconds, then off, then back on for a second and then on to...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 silhoutte traction system, ford tech, ford dealership
ford tech, ford dealership, abs light: hi cheryl,well the sensor was probably bad.but from being a ford tech for a lot of years i will bet there is not a gm scanner on the place.lol so what is most likely going on here is the part was diag bye gm and replaced bye ford both mostlikely right on the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000Buick Regal Acceleration problem, coolant temperature sensor, throttle position sensor
coolant temperature sensor, throttle position sensor, mass airflow sensor: Hello Ron, One thing I always like to do is check the fuel pressure. It must be within specs. Then, there are many sensors feeding the ecm, which crunches the numbers, and then decides how mych air/fuel to send, as well as where to time the engine. It also...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Alero Cruise Control, brake light switch, exact vehicle
brake light switch, exact vehicle, repair history: Hello Todd, I really think the problem will be in the module under the hood, but I would check all the fuses first. There is also the possibility the brake light switch is causing the problem, so a trip to the public library would be worth while. In the...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 alero, trac, abs, & service light, olds alero, wheel bearing
olds alero, wheel bearing, abs light: Hi The TRAC and MAYBE the ABS lights are on, IN PART due the the Service ENGINE soon light being on. This vehicle TRACTION system uses engine data for low traction situations. If there is ANY codes stored in the PCM (Engine computer) then the TRAC light...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Buick LeSabe- no overdrive, automatic transmission fluid, transmission repair shop
automatic transmission fluid, transmission repair shop, clutch assembly: Hi There are MANY things that can cause no fourth gear. I ll laist them last. My best advice would be to FIRST take it to a GOOD repair shop OR a GOOD transmission repair shop and have the computer scanned for codes. There RAE some codes that WILL not turn...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 buick Lasabre, cv joints, front end alignment
cv joints, front end alignment, klunk: Hello Barbara, I am curious as to weather it actually pulls to one side after a turn, or is the steering wheel turned to one side. It has rack and pinion steering, and I have seen the mounts for the steering assembly wear out, allowing the rack and pinion...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Intrigue transmission, torque converter clutch, worst case scenario
torque converter clutch, worst case scenario, automatic overdrive: Hi As I state in my Bio I am not the greatest Tranny guy. I can tell you first I would get the computer scanned for codes. Some transmission codes WILL set as Type c or d codes so they WILL NOT turn on the Service Engine Soon Light. There are a few things...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Olds Aurora anti theft, gm passlock, 2001 olds aurora
gm passlock, 2001 olds aurora, neutral safety switch: Hi Brad, You are thinking about a system GM had called Delco-Lock, which actually would disable a radio, and make it not work if someone tried to steal the radio. But the security system for the car is probably the GM Passlock system. I have a link for...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Olds Aurora Heater Fan, 2001 olds aurora, olds aurora
2001 olds aurora, olds aurora, heater fan: hi lynne, well yes this is very common and since the mtr is not working the problem prob a mouse is in the motor area.it is pretty simple to remove this mtr. the motor will be in one of two places .# 1 under the hood near the firewall on the passenger side...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Olds Bravada, smart trak, trak system
smart trak, trak system, speed sensors: hi tony and ty.well there has been some problems with the smart trac systems,it turns out they are not nearly as smart as gm had hoped.lol they have incorporated the speed sensors for the abs system with the transfer case.so if you have a prob with your abs...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Olds Intrigue, left turn signal, flashers
left turn signal, flashers, fuses: Hi I would do 2 things FIRST 1) Replace the bulb AGAIN. It IS possible you got either a faulty bulb, or it was weak and burned at installation. (Double check the numbers on the bulb make sure they are the EXACT same bulb for application) 2) WHILE bulb...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Oldsmobile Alero, 2.4 4cyl. FWD 77,000 miles, oldsmobile alero, 2001 oldsmobile alero
oldsmobile alero, 2001 oldsmobile alero, dash engine: Hello Andy, I think Trac Off means traction control system, which is probably like an anti spin. As for the engine, you could have developed a major vacuum leak. One way that can happen is the egr valve sticking open. But that is just a guess. I would...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette, oldsmobile silhouette, fan clutch
oldsmobile silhouette, fan clutch, driven fan: Hi Rob, Silhouettes are not in my experience, so I don t know what type of cooling fan systems they have, but both of your problems could easily be caused by lack of air flow through the radiator. Obviously, dirt, paper, or other debris plugging the fins...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Oldsmoblie Aurora Trouble, oldsmoblie, filter replacement
oldsmoblie, filter replacement, thet: hi joshua..hmmm this is unusual what we don,t know is are the problems related to the services that were done.i would have to believe that they are related.remove the air cleaner an check for any hoses thet may have fallen off or even cracked.or even sensors...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 oldsmobile alero, oldsmobile alero, olds alero
oldsmobile alero, olds alero, key cylinder: Hi The BEST advice I can give is to replace the PAsslock Sensor and key cylinder. They come as one part number when purchased from GM. It is not the most diffucult thing to replace, but I would not recommend doing it if in doubt. Also make sure if you do...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Shilouette thermostat problem, obd ii, shilouette
obd ii, shilouette, fan operation: Hi I have a vehicle with the IDENTICAL problem in my stall right now. Is your cooling fans on all the time? If so, it is either the PCM )Computer) or the BCM Body computer. Both control the fan operation Mine ended up being the PCM, it had the fans commanded...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 Silhouette Heated Seats, blown fuse, heated seats
blown fuse, heated seats, circuit breaker: hi ron,well it is unusual for the switch light to come on with a blown fuse.however the fuse will be in the fuse center with all the others.but it may be a circuit breaker instead ,it will look like a fuse but instead of plastic it will be metal .it may be...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2002 Bravada/Oldsmobile, crank shaft, bravada oldsmobile
crank shaft, bravada oldsmobile, vacuum line: intermittents are the hardest problems to resolve. What mechanical work or ANY kind of work has been performed on the vehicle recently ?. As most problems that occur after a recent repair was made can be traced back to the area of where the repair was made...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2002 buicki century, intake air temp, coolant temp
intake air temp, coolant temp, head gasket: Hi Is the service engine soon light on? I would consider going and having the PCM scanned for codes EVEN if it is not on. I would check the actual coolant temp with a scan tool also, to make sure it is in sync with the gauge. I would also check the IAT...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2002 Olds won't start, gas tank, fuel pressure
gas tank, fuel pressure, fuel pump: Hi Dennis, Listen very carefully when you first put the key in and turn it to run. Don t crank it, just turn the key to run, and listen. You should hear the fuel pump inside the gas tank buzz for about two seconds. If it doesn t, check the fuel pump fuse....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2002 Rendezvous, buick rendezvous, upper intake manifold
buick rendezvous, upper intake manifold, radiator hose: Hi Thats where it is, top radiator hose. The upper intake manifold MUST be removed to replace the thermostat. I cannot post pics here. Follow post back, if needed. Send a private post with email address, nd I ll send along drawings from service. Good...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2002 Saturn L Sporatic Brake Loss, brake master cylinder, saturn l series
brake master cylinder, saturn l series, sporatic: Hi I wish I could help in this but my BEST advice would be to take it to a repair shop YOUR familiar with. See if the mechanic could go with you and drive car until it acts up, so they can feel what it is doing. I have had cars here and driven them for...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2002 silhouette dome light, side slide, dome lamp
side slide, dome lamp, dome light: Hi,Val No question is silly,the second row dome lamp has 2 options,ill give you removal for each one. The first one is,will have a lens covering the entire lamp,you ll need to use a small bladed tool to release the retainers on each side,slide the bladed...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2003 Alero Engine will not turn over, correct position, alero
correct position, alero, fuses: Hi You MAY have a bad Park nuetral position (PNP) switch. It is located as PART of the shifter assembly. Does the shifter indicate the correct position (park, reverse, drive, etc...) See if you can start it in Nuetral, or another gear. If the Security...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2003 Alero, blown fuse, fuse panel
blown fuse, fuse panel, electrical device: Check to see if you have ANYTHING on the vehicle that does NOT work that is electrical and that may have blown a fuse in the fuse panel(s) as this problem can be caused by what is called a BCAK FEED of electrical current due to a blown fuse or inoperative...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2003 Buick LeSabre blower intermittent problem, blower motor resistor, buick lesabre
blower motor resistor, buick lesabre, intermittent problem: Hi From what you say, it sounds like you MAY have a Blower Motor Control Processor (aka Blower motor resistor) acting up. To properly diagnose system a scan tool is recommended to make it ALOT easier. It may also be the blower motor itself. I wish I could...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2004 Buick Century will not turn on., dashboard lights, exact diagnosis
dashboard lights, exact diagnosis, buick century: See if it will start in NEUTRAL instead of PARK. Could be a starter problem, Ignition switch problem or a wiring problem from the ignition switch to the starter or a battery cable problem to the starter. Without actually having access to the vehicle...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2004 oldsmobile alero, oldsmobile alero, 2004 oldsmobile alero
oldsmobile alero, 2004 oldsmobile alero, abs system: hi linda ,this is the abs system it makes sure that all 4 wheels have equal brakeing as to avoid locking and possibly causeing a skid.this is a warranty prob and should be taken to the dealer asap.and you need a manual with it the dealer can order that.but...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2005 Buick LaCrosse/w center console, 2005 buick lacrosse, buick lacrosse
2005 buick lacrosse, buick lacrosse, fuse block: Hi I looked at the schematic and It looks like if the PASSENGER side window was down, the rain MAY have gotten in the fuse block on that passenger side and that is where all the speaker wires go and then go output to their respective speakers. I would open...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 buick skylark surging at start up, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hi My BEST advice would to go have the check engine light diagnosed. You can get this done for free or at a reduced rate at National chain repair shops (Meineke, Midas, Pepboys, firestone, etc...) OR at NAtional parts stores (Autozone, Advanced, NAPA, etc...)...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Buick Regal starting problem, buick regal, buick
buick regal, buick: Hi I have no control over emails sent. I just answer questions and click send. If it is something I did, I apologize, I am ONLY trying to help. I am taking up MY valuable time to try a assist people, not screw them up. If you do not like my answers or...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette, silhouette minivan, fuel pressure regulator
silhouette minivan, fuel pressure regulator, air flow meter: Hi A rich condition should not be THAT hard to locate. rich = too much fuel or not enough air. I would look at the fuel pressure regulator for having failed. I would look at the fuel pressure. I would look for a bad air filter. A faulty air flow meter....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 Alero 2.4L, steering locks, many other items
steering locks, many other items, 2000 alero: Hi I would HIGHLY recommend taking to a good repair shop and having it diagnosed. It COULD be any of the items you listed or many other items. You could spend thousands replacing parts, when you can spens (probabally) less than 100 to have it PROPERLY diagnosed....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 3100 GM V6, head gasket failure, losing coolant
head gasket failure, losing coolant, oil seeps: Hi Chip I would HIGHLY suspect the intake gaskets. I have seen them go with as few as 25,000 miles and every mileage above that. I would plan on an intake job in future, sooner the better. You COULD try some coolant tablets that GM sells to slow it down,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Cooling Fan 1999 Buick Century, fuse box, buick century
fuse box, buick century, engine cold: Hi I would HIGHLY suspect one of the three relays that controls fan operation. they are all located in the underhood fuse box, on the passenger side close to the battery. which one? I cannot say. If it happens every night, you could pull one a night, until...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: car randomly stops, fuel pressure gage, olds alero
fuel pressure gage, olds alero, gas cap: Hi I would have your mechanic check it until it stalls. Have them drive it with a fuel pressure gage attached until it stalls. It REALLY sounds to me more like fuel pump than any other item. USUALLY, bad gas will also make the vehicle run VERY poorly, missing,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Electrical Issues, electrical issues, control radio
electrical issues, control radio, master switch: Hi First the lights, each item (steering control, radio, etc... has internal LED s that light with power. If the lights are out, the component will need to be replaced. The window I would HIGHLY suspect the drivers side door master switch. All functions...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: electric windows, auto paint and body, dri lube
auto paint and body, dri lube, rubber surfaces: Hi I would first rule out the rubber window channels by purchasing Dri Slide or Dri Lube , which is a silicone based lubricant made specially for rubber surfaces (run channels, weatherstrips, etc....) Make sure you get the one for rubber...they make some...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: evap system code0403, oldsmobile silhoutte, egr solenoid
oldsmobile silhoutte, egr solenoid, failure records: Hi Seeing as how it returns so quickly, I would think you have either faulty wiring going to or from the valve, or you have got a bad valve. I would REALLY suspect the wiring issue first. Here is the GM diagnostic tree, if needed. I hope it helps Pawl...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: fuel gauge, fuel level sensor, fuel gauge
fuel level sensor, fuel gauge, tank unit: Hi I REALLY doubt the problems are related, although your dealing with a man made machine...anything is possible. That being said, the Fuel gauge is PROBABALLY the fuel level sensor, located inside the fuel tank. This can be accessed from the trunk, but...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: fuel milage lower, intake manifold gasket, oldsmobile silouette
intake manifold gasket, oldsmobile silouette, wind at my back: Hi This is the BIGGEST problem I run into. There are ALOT of varibles, as you know....wear and tear on the engine, engine loads while driving, weather, tire pressure, etc..... Have you had any aftermarket DVD player or such installed? Is the tires properly...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: fuel pump change, buick lasabre, injector pulse
buick lasabre, injector pulse, security light: Hi You need to figure out if you have 1)Fuel, proper pressure and injector pulse 2) fire AT the plugs 3) proper compression This is ALL an engine needs to start. You also will need to see the status of the security light on the dash. is it on steady?...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: no fuel pump power, fuel pump relay, circuit description
fuel pump relay, circuit description, electrical experience: Hi Here is a brief circuit description for the fuel system... The PCM controls the fuel pump relay by supplying switched ignition voltage to the fuel pump relay coil. When the ignition switch is first turned On, the PCM energizes the fuel pump relay. The...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: gas gauge, fuel tank level, oldsmobile silhouette
fuel tank level, oldsmobile silhouette, gas gauge: Hi It could be the fuel tank level sensor. It could be the instrument cluster (gauge) It could be the PCM (computer) or ANY wiring to and from any of these items. I would suggest having it properly diagnosed so needless replacement of good parts is not...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: heat loss in Alero, coolant loss, coolant level
coolant loss, coolant level, coolant system: Hi 1) I would frst check coolant level in the radiator/overflow surge tank. Make sure it s full and topped off. Low coolant, I find, is the most common cause of lost heat. If the coolant is low, then I would HIGHLY recommend taking it to a repair shop...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Old Alero Repair Help, olds alero, dash area
olds alero, dash area, fan switch: Hi The blower switch is MOST LIKRLY the blower resistor. It is located directly next to the blower motor, under the right (passenger side) dash area. (under the glove box) As far as the horn is concerned, there is MANY items it may be, from the horn itself,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: overheating, blown head gasket, coolant level
blown head gasket, coolant level, exhaust gasses: Hi First I cannot tell you what the light is as my information just lists lights not where they at on the cluster. As for the overheating, there are many things that can cause overheating. I would check for coolant level being properly filled. Check for...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: passlock II, oldsmobile auroa, vtd
oldsmobile auroa, vtd, passlock ii: Hi BEST advice at this time would be to take it to a good shop and have the VTD checked for codes. Any VTD codes should be diagnosed. I have seen the ignition key switch faulty, VTD module fault and or ANY related wiring. Thats why I would HIGHLY recommend...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: passlock, security light, remote start
security light, remote start, bcm: Hi Remote start was aftermarket? If you removed the factory passlock system, the car will never start again, as the PCM will never enable fuel b/c it will never recieve a fuel enable signal from the BCM b/c it will not recieve a valid code from the passlock...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: still stalling after tune up, fuel injector cleaner, muffler shops
fuel injector cleaner, muffler shops, gas filter: Hi Fuel pressure SHOULD be 60-66 psi. I would recheck fuel pressure. I would also having the Catalytic converter checked. Most muffler shops will check cats for free, or for a reduced rate. That would be my first 2 checks. Hope this helps Paw...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: tail lights and lights behind speedometer, rear lamps, fuse blows
rear lamps, fuse blows, buick century: Hi You have a short circuit to ground. finding shorts can take minuets up to HOURS even days (occasionally). If you have no automobile electrical experience, it really is not something I could post to teach you to do. in a short, unplugging the IP cluster...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 olds alero v6 gls, olds alero, speed sensors
olds alero, speed sensors, auto parts stores: Hi For 25.00 a piece I d at LEAST but the one. You could buy 2 and have a spare, just in case. Chances are it s not corrosion. but they are open (open circuit) or high resistance. Keep in mind also on these vehicles, the speed sensor harnesses have been...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: '99 Olds Silhouette, fuel level sensor, fuel guage
fuel level sensor, fuel guage, gas gauge: Hi As much as I d LOVE to tell you just one thing to repair your van, I am afraid you have a bunch of little problems FROM WHAT I CAN TELL. I looked over all the schematics for all the items you ve described, and from experienceThis is what I think.... ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: ck engine light, oldsmobile 98, cam gear
oldsmobile 98, cam gear, oldsmobile: Hi I am sorry but I have NO way to look up ANYTHING for vehicles from 1998 and earlier. You MAY want to try another expert. I THINK the code 42 was ignition related, from memory, it s been a LONG time. I would HIGHLY suspect the Cam button and magnet,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Drive Train/ Power Train, drive shaft, olds bravada
drive shaft, olds bravada, service concerns: Hi It seems to me they could EASILY determine if the vehicle is in AWD. they could unhook the front drive shaft and see if your concern is duplicated. I personally have not had any problems with the AWD units in these vehicles. I also see no service concerns....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: flasher module, buick park avenue, lamp control
buick park avenue, lamp control, buick: Hi The manual is not very clear, but it APPEARS to be located behind the LEFT (drivers side) HVAC duct for the drivers door window. It will be a small duct, maybe about a 2 duct diameter. I would imagine you d access it from the bottom, but they do not...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: gas guage on a Buick, fuel level sensor, 2000 buick lesabre
fuel level sensor, 2000 buick lesabre, gas gauge: Hi The most LIKELY cause of this problem is the fuel level sensor, located inside the tank. Cost.... I would guess parts to be in the $100-$150 USD range (Thats a GM or Delco part, not sure if avalible aftermarket). Labor SHOULD be in the 2 hour range (depending...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: heater problem need an opinion, dual control system, vacuum problem
dual control system, vacuum problem, heater hoses: Hi If its a dual control system (Driver and passenger can control temp) Then I would HIGHLY suspect either the HVAC control module OR a vacuum problem, OR a faulty temp. actuator on the non responsive side. If it is NOT a dual control system, I would believe...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2004 temp sender, coolant temp, coolant level
coolant temp, coolant level, resistance values: Hi I would HIGHLY suspect the IP Cluster over the temp sender. The temp sender is s thermistor, so the resistance will vary with coolant temp.You COULD also try to unhook BOTH battery terminals. Then touch them both together for about 1 min. After that...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Reset check engine Button for Oldsmobile, oxygen sensor, engine button
oxygen sensor, engine button, scan tool: Go to Autozone, have them read the codes for you, and reset it. A scan tool is needed, and they will do it for free. Keep the codes, so you have an idea what to work on, but keep in mind that a rich or lean oxygen sensor code, does NOT necessarily mean you...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Olds 98 Regency won't start after rain, water displacement, wd 40
water displacement, wd 40, connector wires: Hi John, I would remove the distributor cap, and see if there is condensation inside it. Spray inside it liberally with WD-40. WD-40, actually stands for water displacement-formula #40. You can even spray the outside of the cap, but I would sure look inside...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Buick LeSabre, Brakes, bleeding
Brakes, bleeding, master cyl: Hi Cortlin, The pumping sounds like the rear brakes are not adjusted, but the front pads shoule be working, even if the rears are not. A new master cylinder is what it sounds like to me, but that s with a small amount of information. I assume you followed...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Buick heater blower motor, buick lesabre, purple wire
buick lesabre, purple wire, heater blower: Hi Tom, I would lean toward the switch, although the module is definately a possibility. I have seen that in trucks, and often it can be corrected by unplugging it and then reconnecting it, which indicates dirty contacts. But start at the switch, and see...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Olds 98 Regency won't start after rain, mist spray, water mist
Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Olds 98 Regency won't start after rain, mist spray, water mist, spray bottle

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Buick LeSabre, master cylinders, master cylinder
Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1993 Buick LeSabre, master cylinders, master cylinder, brake fluid

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Buick heater blower motor, buick park avenue, goodness
Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Buick heater blower motor, buick park avenue, goodness, buick

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 Buick Lesabre Limited, climate control unit, electrical actuators
climate control unit, electrical actuators, automatic climate control: Hi This system uses 1/2 vacuum and 1/2 electrical actuators for air flow. I would suspect a vacuum leak between the engine (the port for vacuum is on REAR of engine, upper intake, where the brake booster vacuum line is. the Vacuum line is piggy backed ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 olds intrique, auto zone, long trip
auto zone, long trip, rpms: Hi Sounds like a misfire to me. My advice would be to take it to either a good nationwide parts store (Auto Zone, Advanced, etc..) and MOST have free scanning of codes. Some of the national chain repair facilities (Meineke, Midas, Pepboys etc..) do the same...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Buick Century front power windows don't work., motor connectors, failure point
motor connectors, failure point, buick century: Hi The motors are grounded by the left front window switch (master switch) The grounding is done internal the switch. All the switch does is send voltage through one of the 2 circuits (wires) going to the motor for direction ONLY. If there is no grounding,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick lasaber, blown head gasket, exhaust gasses
blown head gasket, exhaust gasses, buick lasaber: You ll have either coolant in oil, oil in coolant, exhaust gasses in coolant or an obvious leak. Best advice, take it to a good shop in your area and have them check it with a block tester, which is a liquid they put in a special tool, and suck gas from...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Door module, buick park avenue, scan tool
buick park avenue, scan tool, fuses: Hi I have seen this module go faulty, ALTHOUGH before I damn a module, I ALWAYS check and make sure I have good powers and grounds. If a scan tool is avalible I would also check and see if data is able to be displayed and or any codes stored. I hope this...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Service Engine Light, coolant leak, chevy venture
coolant leak, chevy venture, hp v6: Hi I would take it to a national auto parts store (auto zone, some NAPA s, Advanced, etc..) and have the codes retreived from the computer. ALOT of places offer this service for free. You may also check some national repair facilities (Meineke, Midas, Pepboys,...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Transmission problem, buick park ave, transmission problem
buick park ave, transmission problem, downshift: I would suspect the PCS, UNLESS there is another code(s) stored. I have seen the IAT and or ECT cause harsh 3/4 shifts. Also a P0128 can cause funny acting trannys. Have them checked. If no diagnosis is avalible, please feel free to follow post back with...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Valve Cover Gaskets, upper intake manifold, buick lesabre
upper intake manifold, buick lesabre, valve cover: Hi 5 qts in 4200 mile is VERY excessive. You will have pretty large oil pudles under car. Do you? IF so then I have seen valve cover gaskets leak, but not that badly. I would suspect possibly multiple leaks, IF you have oil leaking/dripping on ground. ...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1996 buick roadmaster climate control
it sounds as if you are having a problem with either the door or the actuator that controls the door I attached a pic of the heater box so you can see where the door and the actuator is.The first thing to do would be to remove the actuator and manually move...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Olds Aurora half shaft, 2001 olds aurora, olds aurora
2001 olds aurora, olds aurora, gm dealership: the steering shaft can be lubed gm sells a lube kit for these it comes with instructions it is a dealer item only it must be purchased at a gm dealership I think they are about 30 dollars.As for the danger (if it is steering shaft noise) there is little danger...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 olds alero
Disconnect negative battery cable. Remove the radio. Remove the instrument panel cluster. Remove the bolts from ignition switch Reposition the ignition switch from the instrument panel for ease of removal. Remove the bolts from the ignition switch...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 olds alero, security system
Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2001 olds alero, security system

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 oldsmobile 98 heater vents, camshaft sensor, oldsmobile 98
camshaft sensor, oldsmobile 98, missing teeth: HI GREG,YOU WILL NEED TO REMOVE THE TIMING CASE COVER TO REPLACE THIS..THERE WAS A TSB ON THIS PROBLEM..IT IS VERY STRANGE THAT THIS WILL START COLD BUT NOT HOT..WHEN THE CAR IS COLD IT IS IN OPEN LOOP [SO THINGS DO NOT HAVE TO BE SO PRECISE] ONCE IT IS HEATED...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1998 buick regal supercharger, spark plug wire, screw driver
spark plug wire, screw driver, buick regal: HI TRACY,OK THEN THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED TO DO,GET THIS STARTED UP WHEN THIS DIES I WANT YOU TO REMOVE A SPARK PLUG WIRE AND PUT A SCREW DRIVER IN THE PLUG WIRE AND PUT THE SCREW DRIVER 1/4 INCH AWAY FROM ANY METAL SURFACE AND HAVE SOMEONE CRANK THE ENG OVER...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2000 OLDS silhouette rear lighting, oldsmobile silhouette, screw drive
oldsmobile silhouette, screw drive, flat blade: GOOD MORN ANGELA,THIS TO ME SOUNDS LIKE THE PRINTED CIRCUIT CONNECTIONS FOR THE LOIGHT BULBS ARE NOT MAKING GOOD CONNECTION WITH THE BULBS..TRY TURNING THE LIGHTS OFF AND REMOVE THE BULB FROM THE CIRCUIT BOARD AND USE A SMALL FLAT BLADE SCREW DRIVE TO PUSH...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 79 cutlass cruiser, wheel cylinders, wheel cylinder
wheel cylinders, wheel cylinder, rubber button: HI GREGG, SO YOU HAVE BLED THE SYSTEM AS I SAID AND STILL NO PRESSURE TO THE REAR ??? AS A RULE YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PUSH THIS BOTTON IN TO BLEED THE SYSTEM IN THE REAR..OPNCE THE PRESSURE BUILD UP IN THER P VALVE IT ALLOWS THE FLUID TO FLOW THREW IT.SETTING...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 77 corvette, 77 corvette, wheel cylinders
77 corvette, wheel cylinders, proportional valve: HI GREGG, THE CLUTCH INHIBITOR SWITCH IS ON THE CLUTCH PEDAL,LOOK AT THE PEDAL PIVOT AND YOU SHOULD SEE A SWITCH BY THE ANCHOR. REMOVE THIS PLUG HARNESS AND JUMP IT TOGETHER THIS WAY YOU ARE BY-PASSING THE SWITCH..SEE IF IT WILL CRANK OVER LIKE THIS,IF SO...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 94' Park Avenue brake drums, rear drum brakes, grit sandpaper
rear drum brakes, grit sandpaper, drum brakes: HI RENNIE,AS LONG AS THE GROOVES ARE NOT REAL DEEP LIKE MORE THEN 0.10 OF A INCH I WOULD JUST USE SAND PAPER AS WELL..I WOULD USE REAL COURSE PAPER.SLIGHT GROOVES WILL CAUSE NO PROBLEMS WITH THE BRAKES....IF THE GROOVES ARE DEEPER THEN ABOVE I WOULD HAVE THEM...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 95 buick lesaber, coolant leak, vacuum leak
coolant leak, vacuum leak, vacuum lines: HI MELANIE, FIRST QUESTION ABOUT THE THICK WHITE SMOKE. THIS IS MORE THEN LIKELY CAUSED BY A INTERNAL COOLANT LEAK GETTING INTO THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER..SUCH AS HEADGASKET PROBLEMS OR CRACKED HEAD OR WORSE YET CRACKED ENG BLOCK..AS FAR AS THE HIGH ENGINE IDLE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 98 buick century, buick century, sensor module
buick century, sensor module, light sensor: MORNING BERNIE,DO YOU MEAN THE DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHT SENSOR,,IF SO, IT IS ON THE TOP CENTER OF YOUR DASH...THIS SHOULD BE THE ONLY HEADLIGHT SENSOR THAT I KNOW OF..IF YOU HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE HEADLIGHT SENSOR MODULE THIS IS UNDER THE LEFT SIDE OF DASH...TO...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: car won't start, olds alero, spark plug wire
olds alero, spark plug wire, residual pressure: GM JEFF,OKI DOES THE ENGINE CRANK OVER AS DOES THE STARTER TURN THE ENGINE OVER..IF NO THEN IT IS POSSIBLE YOU HAVE A BAD STARTER,NEUTRAL SAFTY SWITCH OR IGNITION SWITCH..BUT IS IT DOES CRANK OVER THEN YOU HAVE EITHER NO FUEL,NO SPARK OR ENG MECHANICAL PROBLEM..WHEN...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: power windows, locks, side view mirrors not working, gm software, olds aurora
gm software, olds aurora, start ups: HI TOM, BODY CONTROL MODULE !!! TAKE YOUR CAR TO A SHOP THAT HAS A SCAN TOOL WITH GM SOFTWARE AND HAVE THEM RUN SOME LIVE DATA ON THE INTERIOR COMPUTER [BCM] OF YOUR CAR,THIS WILL SHOW UP RIGHT AWAY IF NOTHING IS RESPONDING..AS FAR AS YOUR ALARM SYSTEM, THIS...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1987 Olds Toronado hard start in cold weather
HI DONALD,,WELL AS LONG AS YOU WERE GOOD ABOUT CHANGING THE ENGINE OIL EVERY 3 TO 4K I WOULD NOT REPLACE THE TIMING CHAIN..THEY LAST A WHILE..IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN GOOD ABOUT KEEPING YOUR OIL CHANGED THEN IT IS A 50 50 THING..AS LONG AS THE ENG IS RUNNING GOOD...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 93 pontiac quad 4 injectors
HI SCOTT, REMOVE THE HOLD DOWNS BOLTS THAT HOLD THE RAIL TO THE BLOCK AND USE A PRY BAR OR LARGE SCREW DRIVER AND GENTLY PRY UP AND ROCK IT ON EACH SIDE OF THE RAIL TILL IT POPS UP AND OUT..I WOULD REPLACE THE INJECTOR SEALS AROUND EACH INJECTOR AND USE A...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: p1133
HI MIKE, WHEN THE MASS AIR FLOW FAILS THIS WILL 99% OF THE TIME SET BOTH O2 SENSORS INTO OUTER LIMITS, SETTING BOTH BANK SENSORS CODES. AS FAR AS THE SIGNAL TO THE O2 SENSOR ONE WIRE IS BATTERY VOLTAGE,THE OTHER IS SIGNAL FROM THE COMPUTER 5 VOLT REFERENCE,GROUND...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: rear frame camber
HI MIKE, YOU ARE CORRECT THIS IS NOT A BIG DEAL. YOUR ALIGNMENT SHOP SHOULD HAVE NO PROBLEMS PERFORMING THIS ALIGNMENT...I CAN NOT SAY IF THE ALIGNMENT SHOP THAT YOU TAKE YOUR CAR WILL HAVE NEW ECCENTRICS OR NOT IN STOCK... WE DO HAVE THEM IN STOCK..BUT IF...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: rear window defroster not working
HI LAURIE,,,,GO RED SOXS !!!! AND I AM FROM NY, GO FIGURE.. YOU DO WANT BOSTON CORRECT ??? OK NOW TO YOUR QUESTION, I WANT YOU TO LOOK AT THE REAR WINDOW GRID MAKE SURE ALL THE LINES ON THE WINDOW ARE OK AND NOT SPLIT AND LOOSING CONNECTION...ALSO MAKE SURE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1988 Buick century custom
GOOD MORN MATT, YES TO YOUR QUESTION ABOUT THE ING MODULE. HAVE YOU CHECKED FOR SPARK ??? REMOVE A PLUG WIRE, PUT A SCREW DRIVER IN THE END OF THE WIRE AND LAY IT 1/4 AWAY FROM ANY METAL PART OF THE ENG,HAVE SOMEBODY CRANK THE ENG OVER AND YOU CK FOR A SPARK...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 92 Buick LaSabre
HI PAUL,WELL IF THE FLUID LEVEL IS FULL AND THE GEAR SELECTOR IS WORKING PROPERLY NOT BROKEN OR WHAT EVER..THE ONLY 2 THINGS THAT IT COULD BE IS THE REAR CLUTCHES OR LEAKY SEAL TO THE DRUM..LAST WOULD BE IF THE FLUID IS THICK OR FILTER IS DIRTY...I KNOW YOU...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 99 buick park ave
HI MIKE,WELL I CAN TELL YOU THAT USUALLY WHEN A FUEL PUMP IN THE TANK STARTS TO GO BAD IT DOES JUST THAT.IT FAILS....A WEAK FUEL PUMP WOULD HAVE VERY LITTLE POWER ON THE OPEN ROAD IN THE CITY YOU WILL HAVE NO PROBLEMS..SO MY QUESTION IS HOW IS THIS CAR ON...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Re: Buick park ave
HI MIKE,,WELL LETS START OUT WITH WHY THE PO1133 SET FROM DAY ONE..YOU DID SAY THAT YOU HAD VACUUM LEAKS..THIS WOULD CAUSE THIS FOR SURE..BUT YOU THOUGHT THAT IT WAS THE SENSORS FAULT SO YOU REPLACED IT..ALL ALONG IT WAS A VACUUM LEAK CAUSING THIS CODE...THIS...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: wheel bearings
HI LEE,,,WELL FIRST OFF BY NOT DRIVING A CAR WILL NOT MAKE THE WHEEL BEARINGS GOING BAD,, NO WAY...IF THE BEARINGS HAD PLAY IN THEM AS YOU SAY [WHEEL MOVEMENT] THEN YES I AGREE,CLEANING AND REPACKING THEM IS THE WAY TO GO, THIS IS OF COURSE AFTER CLEANING...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1989 Oldsmobile 98
HI ANNETTE,IF ALL THE INSIDE COURTESY LIGHTS ARE OUT I DONT THINK IT IS A BULB PROBLEM. HAVE YOU CHECKED THE DOME FUSE IN THE INSIDE FUSE BOX??? BUT IF IT IS JUST A FEW BULBS THAT ARE OUT THEN USUALLY YOU CAN TAKE A SMALL SCREW DRIVER AND PRY ONE EDGE OF THE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1992 Century Transmission
HI STEPHEN, HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU AS WELL..IT SOUNDS TO ME LIKE THE SHIFT VALVE IN THE VALVE BODY OR SHIFT SOLENOID IS HANGING UP..I THINK IT IS STAYING IN SECOND GEAR AT A LIGHT AND NOT GOING TO FIRST.[DOWNSHIFTING..] THIS WOULD EXPLAIN WHY YOU HAVE TO RAISE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 1999 Buick Park Ave
HI MIKE,,JUST FOR THE HECK OF IT,REMOVE THE AIR INTAKE AND GET YOURSELF SOME CARBURETOR CLEANER, WITH THE ENG OFF,OPEN THE THROTTLE PLATE ALL THE WAY AND SPRAY THE CARB CLEANER ON THE BACK SIDE OF THE THROTTLE PLATE TO CLEAN IT REAL GOOD..USE A SOFT CLOTH...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: 2005 Chevy Cavalier
HI MIKE, WELL AS I SAID I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT IS GOING ON UNTIL YOU GIVE ME A CODE AND THEN I WILL KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON WITH IT..THIS MAY OR MAY NOT BE ANYTHING TO BE CONCERNED OF..IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO TAKE THIS TO A PART STORE OR REPAIR SHOP TO HAVE IT SCANNED...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick century custom
HI BERNARD, THE AXLE SHAFT ON THE RIGHT SIDE IS MORE THEN LIKELY BROPKEN..NOT THE ACTUAL SHAFT BUT THE CV JOINT ON THE SHAFT..LIFT THE CAR AND LOOK AT THE AXLE IF IT MOVES BUT NOT THE WHEEL, THE CV JOINT IS BAD..A NEW AXLE WITH BOTH INNER AND OUTER CV JOINTS...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair
GOOD EVE ELIEZER,I DO NOT FEEL THE LIGHTS ARE THE PROBLEM UNLESS YOU JAMMED IT INTO THE SOCKET SHORTING IT OUT.. DID YOU TRY TO REMOVE THE BULB THAT STARTED ALL OF THIS IN THE FIRST PLACE ??? IF NOT DO SO, BECAUSE IF THAT BULB IS SHORTING OUT THIS MAY CAUSE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair
GOOD MORN ELIEZER, WELL THIS IS GOING TO BE VERY HARD TO ANSWER OVER THE COMPUTER..THIS SOUNDS LIKE IT IS GOING TO NEED HANDS ON TO DIAGNOSE. BUT IF YOU WANT TO TAKE A SHOT AT THIS YOU COULD GET YOURSELF A NEW LIGHT SWITCH AND PUT THAT IT. SEE IF IT WORKS....

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair
GOOD MORN ELIEZER, YES BUT DONT FORGET THERE IS A LIGHT MODULE THAT CONTROLS THIS..THERE IS ALSO THAT BCM THAT I TOLD YOU ABOUT..THE BCM IS TO THE LEFT OF YOUR STEERING COLUMN UNDER THE DASH..THE LIGHT SENSOR IS USUALLY ON TOP OF THE DASH BOARD..THE LIGHT...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair
HI ELIEZER,OK TRY THIS, REMOVE THE LIGHT BULB OR WIRING TO THE SOCKET THAT YOU FIXED EARLY IN THE DAY...NOW CK TO SEE IF THE LIGHTS ARE WORKING...YOU MAY HAVE OVER HEATED THE CIRCUIT TO SHUT OFF THE CIRCUIT BREAKER...BUT IF YOU HAVE A TEST LIGHT I WOULD LIKE...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair
Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair
Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: buick regal repair

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: fuel pressure
HI PHIL,,AFTER YOU SHUT THE ENG OFF THERE SHOULD BE PRESSURE TO THE INJS OR FUEL RAIL CK PORT FOR A LONG TIME [HOURS]...THIS KEEPS PRESSURE THERE TO GIVE YOU A FAST START UP AFTER SITTING FOR SAY OVERNIGHT. IF THERE IS A LONG CRANK AFTER SITTING MORE THEN...

Oldsmobile/Buick Repair: Rear Turn Signals Question and Front End
HI MITCH, THE GREASE IN THE SOCKET TRICK WORKED FOR A WHILE BECAUSE THE CONNECTION INSIDE THE LIGHT SOCKET IS CORRODING..WE SEE THIS ALL THE TIME..LETS START OUT LIKE THIS..TURN YOUR 4 WAY FLASHERS ON NOW GO OUT AND LOOK AT ALL THE LIGHTS FRONT AND REAR AND...