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Q: MAP Sensor location
Hi There, The MAP sensor on your vehicle should be located on the back of the intake manifold next to the coil pack. It is held on by two 7mm screws that attach it to a holding bracket. If you...
It will be difficult to go through the firewall and the passenger cabin to the trunk because of the number of obstructions. If you are simply trying to bring power from the battery to the trunk, the best thing to...
I can not get my car to start. Please help!
It sounds like there is a short in the electrical side of your fuel system. Also, when an ecm gets replaced, often times there is a reprogramming service that is required to get the vehicle to start. This is especially...
remove/replace starter
Hey Jake, thank you for writing in. The starter on your vehicle can be difficult to get to. You may be at a point where you need to remove the bolt on the engine's cross brace and use a pry...
Need Freon For R12
Hi there. You might want to read this article to find a suitable replacement for R-12, as it's been removed from production. It's best to either convert your older system or completely flush the older refrigerant and start from scratch...
Radio Issues 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Hi there - your car radio is equipped with a security code mechanism to deter radio theft - a bigger problem in 1994 than today. The Owners Manual should have the code (4 or 5 digit number) written in it...
I need a alignment done on the 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Unfortunately due to the mobile nature of our technicians, yourmechanic.com cannot not perform wheel alignments. Most reputable chain auto repair centers can perform a quality wheel alignment at a reasonable price. Also, some smaller neighborhood repair ships may have the...
Cooling fan runs constantly only when service engine soon is on 94cutlass ciera 2.2 l 4 cyl can't extract dtc codes no pin on conn
The scan tool is essential, consequently the mechanic will have that tool. However, malfunctioning cooling fans can usually be diagnosed without a scanner because the fault is usually in a limited electrical circuit (so, not that many things to test)....
Car ran out of gas now runs very rough and oil light stays on. I am stumped. Help?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a faulty oil pressure sensor. The oil pressure light will usually come on when a few things could be happening. Either the motor is in fact low on oil, the oil pump could...
There is a banging sound coming from the idler pulley and when it is put into reverse or drove it gets louder with a loss of power
A banging sound from the idler or it's vicinity would not be caused by the ecm. The ecm, or electronic control module, is the computer that control engine performance and is located behind the glove compartment. The belt tensioner itself...
Revving noise in engine.
There are over 20 potential causes of surging but a mechanic would initially evaluate the EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) system, vacuum or air induction leaks, fuel supply and fuel pump control circuit, spark plug(s) and the ignition system, and fuel...
Car wont fire 1992 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera
Hello - looks like your crankshaft position sensor has failed. An OBD I Code 12 is the loss of reference timing, which comes from the crankshaft position sensor on this engine. I recommend a crankshaft position sensor replacement performed by...
My cutlass was running rough before I found out it was leaking coolant from the water pump they fixed that and still leaking have
If your vehicle is having rough running symptoms, it is very likely that trouble codes are stored in the vehicle's on-board diagnostic system. Depending on whether your vehicle has OBD1 or OBD2 it should be fairly easy to determine if...
Car is running rough like hesitating it’s vibrating more little louder on the front maybe the pipe need to be replaced Idk
It is possible that something could have gone wrong during a previous repair on your vehicle. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected again to determine if any warranty issues may be present. Most Automotive repairs have a warranty on...
My car is leaking oil i got an oil change for it last month but it is still leaking oil what will cause my car to leak oil ?
Most older cars have oil leaks. Sealing technology has just not kept up with mechanical improvements to engines so much so that leaks often kill engines rather than mechanical problems. So, it is not unexpected at all to have an,...
Why does my 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass only make a click when trying to start it.
Hello. This can be caused by a number of things. Most of the time this is caused by a low battery, a failing starter or a bad connection. Any of these will cause this to occur. I usually check the...
I have 1988 oldsmobile cutlass ciera 2.8liter. I have had five mechanics check the car for a popping sound but they could not figure it out.
The popping sound from the engine sounds like the engine's timing is off or the fuel system is not delivering enough fuel to the engine. There could be a fuel injector that maybe sticking and not spraying properly. The popping...
Hi I am changing the top Radiator Hose to my mothers 94 Oldsmobile.. I see 2 clamps and the shorter hose.. That's what I bought an
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Bleeding the cooling system is a process of removing the air from the system by allowing the thermostat to open and flush any air out. There is a bleeder screw located next to...
Breaks are sticking, I have replaced calibers and master cylinder and still didn't fix
Hi Dustin. Thanks for contacting us today. Beyond the calipers and the master cylinder, there are multiple brake lines and additional components that may be the source of this problem. If you're able to maintain a solid brake pedal, but...
1995 Olds Cutlass Cierra LS stalls while driving
There are many potential causes for your concern. Stalling often means the vehicle is getting too much air or not enough fuel. It can also indicate a problem with the ignition (the crankshaft position sensor is a common problem on...

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