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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...
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Cooling fans
Hi There, The fan running slow may suggest you have a faulty coolant fan relay or a bad cooling fan resistor, which controls the speed of the fan. Either of these two components may cause the cooling fans to come...
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ABS light is on
Hi There, This may be a result of possibly warped brake rotors that may be causing the brake pads to rub against an uneven rotor surface. When this happens, this may be causing the ABS sensors to read an abnormal...
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Oldsmobile silhouette. Was driving today hit gas way too hard and the transmission quit pulling
If the problem occurred suddenly, it is more likely to be a mechanical failure than, say, due to low fluid level or a clogged filter. Depending on exactly what you mean by "quit pulling" (e.g., is there no movement in...
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High idle on oldsmobile silhouette 2001
This is a common problem, so common that you can simply go to YourMechanic's engine idle speed diagnostic and repair service page to request a resolution through an on-site diagnostic. In the majority of vehicles, engine idle speed is controlled...
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I was told the car had a timing issue but i fixxed that and the car still shuts down after a minute or less
Your timing issue was most likely a separate issue. That the vehicle starts and idles for a time then stalls, indicates that something else is happening after the vehicle runs for a while. It seems like something may be getting...
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Gray smoke from exhaust
Hi There, Gray or blue smoke coming from the exhaust usually means that the engine is burning oil as a result of a bad valve stem seal or possibly worn out piston rings. When either of these situations happens, this...
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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...
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where is the crankshaft position. censor. located on a 2001 Alero
Hi there. Two things will help you here. First, purchase a service and repair manual for your vehicle, as it will give you exact location instructions and steps for replacing this component. Second, search online for videos like this one...
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where is the crankshaft positioncensor. located on a 2001 Alero
If you have the 4 cylinder engine, the sensor is mounted in a hole in the engine block that is accessible once you remove the right wheel/tire assembly. If you have the 6 cylinder engine, to get to the sensor...
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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)....
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car vibration
If the struts are defective, that can be a cause of vibration. It sounds like the struts have to be replaced anyway, so I would suggest doing that first. Check the exhaust system (is it all OEM?). Check for damaged...
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I HAVE A 2002 ALERO OLDSMOBILE IT HAVE 3 CODES DO U KNO WHAT IT CAN BE IF I TELL U THE CODES
Misfire codes can be caused by a range of failures. Spark Plugs, Coils, Injectors, Manifold gaskets could all be suspect. When the check engine light is on and the car has stored codes, your first reaction is to replace the...
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Running hot need radiator how much?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a clogged radiator that is not allowing the coolant to flow properly through the various passages inside. The radiator is made up of several small passages that serve to rout route the...
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clicking noise when turn signal is off
Hi there. If you are hearing a repetitive clicking sound, it is possible that it's coming from the engine compartment. In some cases, this can be caused by a loose serpentine or drive belt or pulley, a timing belt that...
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There is automatic transmission fluid in a manual transmission. Is it okay to leave or do I need manual transmission fluid?
This would depend on what the manufacturer recommends. Many manual transmissions do take automatic transmission fluid. If your transmission has ATF in it, it is very likely that it is supposed to have that in there. If not, it is...
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2002 oldsmobile silhouette stalls and won't start for when I use AC, but runs fine when Ac is not used
Hi there. In most cases when a car will not run while the AC is on, it's due to an existing problem with the fuel or ignition system that is simply amplified. The AC is powered by a belt driven...
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I have a 1999 silhouette oldmobile.its in park but it wont go into another gear.the handle just go straight down?
Hi there. It appears as if your shifter is broken and would require replacement. Determining whether or not it's a bracket under the shift housing or the shift mount itself would be best by having one of our professional mobile...
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my battery kept draining until i bought a new alternator and battery. i have tightened the belt on the alternator but it still die
Hi there. The best way to diagnose why a battery would constantly drain is to review it's job and how it is recharged. The battery is responsible for powering all electrical systems until the vehicle is started. At this point,...
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2003 Oldsmobile silhouette is stalling while driving
Hi There, This may be a number of different possible issues such as a faulty fuel pump, a faulty fuel injector(s) or a bad fuel pressure regulator. Any of these situations could cause the motor to starve for fuel intermittently...

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