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If you are in the market for a used Oldsmobile vehicle, it may be that you have considered a Certified Pre-Owned, or CPO, vehicle. CPO programs allow owners of used cars to drive...

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i can't get one bolt to go in my 1998 olds achieve water pump
Possible causes of this issue include use of a non-OEM pump where the bolt holes don't line up, use of the wrong bolt, a bolt that has damaged threads, or the internal threads (in the head or block) are damaged....
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My 2000 oldsmobile intrigue is shifting hard at semi high rpm and won't go into fourth gear
As you guessed, no 4th gear on the 4T65-E transmission is virtually guaranteed to be due to the splines on the 4th clutch hub being worn off. Inasmuch as the transmission will have to be rebuilt to resolve that issue,...
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So it's summer in Alabama
If you are losing coolant, I would recommend having your cooling system pressure tested. This will help to point out any leak sources that ypur vehicle may have. Consider YourMechanic as this service can be completed at your home or...
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My car will not start.
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my antenna motor will not shut off... just hums and thumps. How do I unplug it? 1998 Oldsmobile 88
Hi there. The antenna motor is operated by a fuse, which could be removed from the fuse box to disable the motor. There should be a diagram of fuses in your owner manual to let you know which one powers...
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Reduced power mode
The check engine light indicates that there is likely something wrong with the engine or transmission in your vehicle and will usually come on in conjunction with the vehicle going into the reduced power mode. This happens when the vehicle...
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Would you guys put the right shim on my starter for me
Yes, absolutely. To request starter installation and shimming, as required, please use yourMechanic's starter replacement service link. That link will give you an instant, exact quote and allow you to schedule the service right at your location, at your convenience....
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What rear end joints /bushings should be replaced on Olds alero at 165,000 miles
There is no routine replacement recommendation for suspension bushings at any specified mileage interval. If suspension noise is suspected, the recommended way to determine what, if anything, must be replaced is to have a professional mechanic road test the car...
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The trunk lid wont stay up by its self have to hold it up with my hand. Its a Oldsmobile alero 2004
You will need to replace both of the trunk lid support shocks. They will lose their gas charge over time and will no longer support the lid weight.
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Fuel pump not coming on car wont crank replaced tps fuel pump
If the fuel pump is not momentarily running and priming at key on, then the fuel pump circuit has to be traced to find the power interruption. The recommended service to accomplish that is an electrical circuit/component diagnostic. With regard...
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I SEE THEY NEED TO BE PULLED FORWARD FOR SPARK PLUG AND WIRE REPLACEMENT
Yes, that is no problem at all and is a very standard procedure. Only hand tools and ratcheting straps are required to rotate the engine forward, by about 3-4 inches, in order to reach the three plugs in the back....
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I have a 1999 Oldsmobile intrigue 3.5. I pulled up to the house to park and put my car in reverse, the engine cut off but everythi
Hi there. If all the power systems work but the car will not start, it's more than likely that the problem is caused by an ignition system component failure - such as a crankshaft position sensor or cam sensor. It's...
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My car overheating i was going to change out thermostat but do i have to change the water pump too before i do the thermostat
Hi There, The water pump is not required to be changed in order to replace the thermostat. The thermostat regulates the flow of the coolant in your car's engine and controls when the coolant flows in and out of the...
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2002 OLDSMOBILE ALERO 3.4L V6 READING CODE P0300
Your vehicle has three ignition coils. Diagnostic Trouble Code P0300 relates to random cylinder misfiring (not good for the catalytic converter, by the way) which has many, many potential causes but the first thing you should consider is when were...
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Including labor and Repair of the axle seal and wheel bearing. What should be the cost?
The 2001 Silhouette was only offered in a front wheel drive configuration (the 2002 offered AWD), so the fluid is not axle fluid. The wheel bearing at that position is a greased assembly and so that can't be the source...
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I'm having problem with my electrical in my 2004 Oldsmobile Alero the driver Wendell do not let down the passenger window let down
Hi Emmanuel. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have an electrical issue like this, the first step is to determine the root source of the problem. In your case, since you are frequently blowing a fuse, its more than...
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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...
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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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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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