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P0306 code
Code P0306 relates to a cylinder misfire. It sounds like you may have a problem with one or more cylinders misfiring. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel...
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where does the 02 sensor plug in to a 1985 Olds. 98
Hi Wayne. Thanks for contacting us today. Back in 85, GM V6 motors only had one O2 sensor. It was considered an upstream sensor, which means that it was installed near the center of the exhaust manifold. Downstream sensors were...
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I AM GETTING CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND CODE P0420
Hi Cornelius. Thanks for contacting us today. The P-0420 typically has to do with the catalytic converter in your vehicle, but can be triggered by damaged by O2 sensors, exhaust manifold or exhaust pipe leaks, or wiring harnesses that relay...
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1998 Oldsmobile Achieva leaking brake fluid from brake hose
It sounds like brake fluid is leaking from one of the brake line crimp fittings. This is a dangerous scenario, as it can lead to lack of braking ability. I recommend having a professional replace the brake line and bleed...
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When turning or stopping my car makes beeping noises
Hi Christian. Thanks for contacting us today. If the beeping noise appears to be coming from inside the cabin, it's possible that there is some sort of electrical short that is activating a warning light indicator. If the noise appears...
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having issues with radiator and heater hoses
Hi Matthew. Thanks for the question. It's possible that overheating has occurred, especially if you didn't bleed the cooling system after fixing the hose damage and adding coolant. It's also possible that the coolant that leaked or sprayed on the...
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which rear end will swap with 68 olds ninety eight?
Hi Shamar. Thanks for submitting your question today. Although we appreciate the inquiry, it's not exactly the type of advice we offer here at YourMechanic.com. We try to stick to OEM service, maintenance and repair tips for cars, truck and...
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My 2000 olds intrigue want stay running.. When I crank it and hold the gas it stays running. I've replaced the fuel pump n filter
It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal....
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Heat and ac don’t work
Hi Elijah. Thanks for submitting your question. When you turn on the AC or heat, and nothing happens (meaning the system does not turn on and nothing blows out), it's usually an electrical problem; either a damaged fuse, electrical relay...
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Everytime I slow down to a stop or slow down for a turn my car makes a beeping noise inside.
Hi Christian. Thanks for writing back to us. I remember your question from the other day, and actually, those warning lights is some vital information that could lead to a clear diagnosis. A warning light is triggered when a vehicle...
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Steam from under hood with antifreeze smell
It might be that the cooling system was not completely filled. If the technician was in a hurry, he may not have given the engine time to "burp" while filling the system. To correctly fill the cooling system , the...
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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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I HAVE A 2002 OLDSMOBILE ALERO 3.4L V6
Catalytic converters are typically welded to the exhaust system. Currently YourMechanic does not provide catalytic converter replacement services.
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2003 Oldsmobile Bravada repairs from oil change, spark plugs, clutch fan, radiator flush, fuel filter and car loses power shut off
You will need to have the computer scanned for failure codes to see if there is codes to the crankshaft sensor or another sensor causing the stall. The fuel pump may also be going bad and losing fuel pressure. The...
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DOES YOURMECHANIC DO CATALYTIC CONVERTER SERVICE JOBS.
Hi Cornelius. Thanks for submitting your question today. It depends on the vehicle and location as to whether we can complete the catalytic converter replacement. I have forwarded your question to our sales and service department, so they can look...
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What's wrong when the battery light and the brake light comes on then the car starts running weird the dashboard lights go off the
The problem sounds like the alternator stopped charging and caused you to slowly start to loose power and then engine died and would not restart unless you jump start the car or recharge the battery. You will need to test...
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The battery light comes on and the brake light comes on the dashboard lights go off the car starts to drive weird the gas hand goe
Based on what you are describing you might have a combination of electrical problems and, now, a "no start" problem. The first thing to do is get the car running. Then, if electrical problems remain with dash gauges, those can...
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I have a 1994 Oldsmobile 88 the auto lock key keeps randomly locking the start and all power to start my car !
If your auto lock is a factory device, it might just need a new battery for the remote. If yours is an aftermarket device installed by an accessory shop, it could be the same, or there might be a host...
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SPARK PLUG AND WIRE REPLACEMENT 120000 MILES
Old or faulty spark plug wires or spark plugs that are due for a change can certainly contribute to or cause misfiring (Code P0300). Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a...
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Oldsmobile 1998 88 the check engine light wont go off and is flashing what should i do to get it off so i can pass emissions
Hi Nathan. Anytime you have a check engine light, it means that the ECU has detected a fault. The only way to resolve this problem is to first determine what's causing it and make the right repairs. I would recommend...

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