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Gas line leak
Hello. You would know if you have a leak in your gas line because you would see gas leaking on the ground or a heavy has smell in the cabin of the vehicle. You would also notice your gas burning...
Clunk in front end.
Hey there. There are several possible causes for a clunk in the front end. It could be a ball joint, stabilizer bar, steering linkage, or any number of other possible causes. Differential fluid being low is also a possible cause,...
Car is stuck in Park
There is a solenoid that prevents the shifter from coming out of Park, unless your foot is firmly placed on the brake pedal. It is likely that the solenoid has failed and is not able to be activated to let...
Shifter locked up
From the description provided, it appears that your Oldsmobile Bravada may be experiencing a faulty shift lock solenoid. This solenoid is responsible for making sure you can only shift the vehicle in and out of park when the brake pedal...
Possible to drive without front differential?
If the vehicle has manually selectable 4WD, then you can get away with this, but it's obviously not ideal. If the vehicle is not selectable and is instead a full time AWD, then you cannot do this, as the car...
Rough/ low idle, smells rich, and has a knocking sound near rear (like exhaust is rattling).
Hello. This may be potentially related to the mass air flow sensor or throttle position sensor. Initially, it may have been a faulty O2 sensor, but now since that has been replaced, that part of the system should work correctly....
Car shuts off at speeds over 60 mph
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2001 Oldsmobile Bravada. You are losing ignition spark or fuel pressure to the ignition. The vehicle and year is known to have failures in both systems and the only way to diagnose...
Engine bogging down when making a turn
For your 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada, you may have a problem in the transfer case causing the AWD to be engaged when it shouldn't. In this case, the transfer case encoder is not working correctly and should be replaced. The problem...
Screeching sounds around front left tire
The front brake pads should have a metal sensor on the brake pads to indicate when they are getting low on pad material. They will squeal or screech anytime you are moving. Have the front brakes inspected and replaced as...
AC makes hissing noise and doesn't blow cold
The hissing noise is due to the A/C evaporator being starved of enough Freon. You will need to have Freon and dye added to the system and the hissing will go away. Then use a leak dye light (black light)...
Car jerking upon acceleration, sluggish engine
You will need to have the ignition and fuel systems checked. The fuel pump and filter should be checked for correct pressure and flow due to clogged filter or pump pressure. The ignition should be checked to see if the...
Heat Won't Blow at Floor
There is an actuator that controls the vent doors inside the system that open and close to direct air flow. When this is not working properly, this can improperly engage different vents intermittently or sometimes not at all. I would...
Won't fire
The vehicle uses the crankshaft and camshaft sensors to control the spark and fuel injection of the engine. You should have the computer scanned to get codes, to see which sensor set a code.
rear wiper motor
Hello. The best way to cut power to the rear wiper motor is to remove the trim from the rear liftgate. Once the trim from the rear liftgate has been removed, the rear wiper motor should be accessible. Once the...

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