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Won't start but all lights and radio work
Hi, thanks for writing in. I would start with testing your battery with a multi meter. Even though your lights and radio are working, your battery may still not have enough voltage to start the car. Good batteries hold a...
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I need the diagram instructions to replace the ignition switch
Hi, thanks for writing in. The best way to get a wiring diagram for your vehicle is to use a Chilton book, a factory service manual for the particular wiring diagram that you are looking for. As far as instructions...
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how difficult is it to replace from struts and rear shocks in my oldsmobile aurora 4.0 ?
Hey there. If you're using one of those "quick strut" complete assemblies for the front, then you don't need anything special, although an impact gun and/or ratchet is helpful. Rear shocks are just as straight forward. If you would like...
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Connect battery up to car, car then tries to start by its self without key in ignition. What can be problem
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Oldsmobile Aurora. A bad starter solenoid could make the starter run, but would not activate the ignition switch, so the engine could crank but not run on its own. I would recommend testing...
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I have a 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora, and I was wandering how hard is it to replace a exhaust manifold gasket ?
Hi. The exhaust manifold gasket can be a tricky job to do because the exhaust manifold bolts and studs break. If you do not have the right tools it is very hard to get the broken studs out of the...
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How much to replace engine for 2001 oldsmobile aurora
Hi there: Replacing an engine is not as easy as it used to be due to the multiple electrical sensors and components that frequently don't align perfectly after the engine swap. In regards to cost of the engine and replacement;...
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Got 40 lbs fuel pressure got spark no injector e
If you have spark and fuel pressure but no injector pulse, it is most likely the crank sensor, the crank sensor connector or another wiring problem in the crank sensor circuit. The best method to check the crank sensor is...
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My 2001 Aurora won't start or turn over at all. All lights headlights come on so it can't be a dead battery. What is it?
The engine immobilizer (security) system is probably active, possibly due to a defective chip key. Once the immobilizer system is "on" you won't be able to start the car. A reported temporary fix is to insert the ignition key and...
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My temperature goes up higher when I'm driving
Hello. There are several possibilities here for overheating. These range from the thermostat simply failing in the "closed" position, to a clogged or corroded radiator, a radiator fan (electric) is not coming on when it should, or the engine having...
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I have a 01 Aurora that hasn't had heat for a year but it always ran at perfect temp until now, although it's not red lining.
There could be an issue with the thermostat in the car and that is the first place you will need to check when trying to repair this problem. Also, check for signs of a failing or worn water pump that...
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Coolant seems to disappear
If this "just started", it may be that there was trapped air in the system, since you did the water pump replacement, and so all you are doing is providing make up coolant at the moment. But, if the coolant...
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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora window problems
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The systems that are being effected have one thing in common, which is they are all powered through the main drivers switch. These wires are all then sent through the elbow in the door...
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Car shutting off after 5 minutes of being started.
This may be a result of a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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car overheating 225
Normal engine operating temperature is up to 225 degrees. As long as you are not over that value, the engine is not overheating. Intermittent cabin heat means there is an obstruction in the coolant flow and that obstruction can be...
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Car started shaking won't start engine light keeps flashing
Hi There, Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad...
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My rear passenger tire blew out earlier today and tore off some wiring under the car. Replaced wiring but no fuel goes to engine?
To determine if the fuel pump is disconnected, turn the key to the "on" (not start) position and listen for the in tank fuel pump momentarily running (the pump should make a brief "whirring" noise and then stop). If you...
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I got a p0340 code stored an pending
Hi There, Diagnostic code P0340 relates to the camshaft position sensor. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection timing. It gathers and sends information about the car’s camshaft...
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My car starts only after sliding battery side to side, why?
You may have a cable that is not making a good connection or the internal battery plates are shorting out and battery would need replaced. Have battery tested and replace if fails load test.
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wipers don't respond to my commands. goes on highest speed and doesn't stop unless fuse is out
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue is very likely a fault with the wiper switch. While there can be some electrical testing done to verify this, the switches are known to go bad after being used for that...
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Low oil pressure light after 10 mins of driving.
If the low oil pressure is due to wear in the engine bearings, that is excessive clearances, resolving that requires rebuilding the engine. If the low pressure is due to a fault in the oil pump, or the pump pressure...

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