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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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Hard steering while driving
If you are losing engine RPM, that itself will cause loss of steering assist, but in that scenario the engine has a stalling, or loss of power, problem. The potential causes in that scenario are quite varied and numerous. If...
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Misfire that got worse after coil pack and spark plugs were changed
The engine can be diagnosed, and the fault pinpointed, if you request a Check Engine Light diagnostic. Trouble codes that refer to parts, in this instance a coil, do not necessarily mean that the part has failed. For example, if...
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Just did a tune up on my 84 olds cutlass supreme. 3.8. Afterward got a static sounds from stereo, then it died on the freeway
When you operated the car right after the tune-up, the coil somehow "found" a good enough path to ground for the ignition to function, but it was probably a high resistance path. That would have increased the load on the...
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Had two inspections from your mechanic that I payed for and am still having the same problem. Car cuts off when sitting/idling.
YourMechanic guarantees all their work and you should get in touch with customer service to talk to them on the problem of the diagnosis you paid for did not correct problem. They will take care of you.
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1996 Olds Aurora OBDII P0603 PCM keep alive memory, car is in limp mode and running like it's off timing
Correct the ground connection first, in case that problem is a cause of the trouble code. P0603 does represent an electrical system fault. In practice, this particular fault might be found as battery terminal corrosion or loose connections, Keep Alive...
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Where are the crankshaft position sensor circuits A and B on a 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.5 L
There are two different crankshaft position sensors on your vehicle, one designated "A" and the other "B". Both of these sensors are mounted to the engine block. The two circuits that you are referring to run from the sensors (the...
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My ac/heater won’t turn on in my 1987 cutlass it was working yesterday but now nothing
Hi Johnnie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. If your AC/Heater will not turn on (meaning the blower motor), then it's likely that you have a blown fuse or damaged electrical relay that powers the blower motor is likely the cause....
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My reverse went out and the car won’t go over 20mph. It’s making noises as well.
The first thing to do is verify the fluid condition and if it is full. If the fluid is full then smell the fluid and put some fluid on a white towel to see if it is very dark and...
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My car started to overheat and the antifreeze started coming out of the top. Upon getting home I added more antifreeze for it just
Hi Luke. Thanks for contacting us today. The belt is likely the serpentine belt, which powers the water pump among other systems on your car. It's more than likely that the belt breaking caused the water pump to fail, and...
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Thank you Tim for your input..It actually is not the serpentine belt as it is on the other side of the car right next to the engin
Hi Luke. Thanks for the reply. If I'm understanding you correctly, the other belt (which I believe is on the driver side of the engine, near the front) is referred to as the accessory belt. This belt is the one...
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The sleeve that goes on the harmonic balancer that the belt goes on popped off and the belt slipped can the sleeve be reused?
The short answer is no. The harmonic balancer is manufactured in three pieces: The hub, a rubber sleeve, and the outer sleeve. They are held together with adhesive and the reason your's fell apart is because the rubber has gotten...
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How can I bypass the anti theft in my 1999 Oldsmobile intrigue
In many cases it is possible to bypass the Passlock system. If you want to try it yourself, there are a variety of published techniques such as that in these instructions. None of the ad hoc fixes are endorsed by...
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I have a 2002 olds alero. The problem is that it keeps shutting off while driving. Could a remote alarm fix this?
Hi Kevin. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, when the stock or OEM security system is altered (which anytime the wires are cut it is altered) it tends to create multiple electrical problems. So, it's likely that this...
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I have a 84 Cutlass supreme with a 305 in it i had some work done to it but when i put the car in reverse its stalling out.
Hi Seantez. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when you shift into reverse and the vehicle stalls, it's due to damage within the valve body of the transmission. If your Cutlass Supreme is fuel injected, clogged injectors or...
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My car is shaking and turns off if i dont keep giving it gas its needs a tune up so what do i need to buy and can i do this myself
Hi Jay. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possible reasons why your Olds Alero is having these problems. While routine maintenance and service are important, it might not resolve your symptoms. Whether you can do it yourself depends...
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My power steering pump pulley broke into pieces but pump spins freely, do I just need to replace the pulley?
Hi Bridgett. Thanks for contacting us today. When a pump spins freely as you've indicated, it's usually best to replace the pump, as it's possible that damage has been done to the pump when the pulley broke.
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I replaced thermostat and thermostat sensor hose collapsed and I just changed the upper radiator hoses but haven’t tested it if it
Radiator hose collapse is from a leaking intake manifold gasket or radiator cap is bad and not letting the system draw fluid from overflow. Replace the cap and pressure test system to see if it has a leak in the...
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i have a 96 olds aurora and the car only have 59000 miles. When i start the car whe its cold the rpm jumpsup and down and stalls
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve causing your engine idle to fluctuate. The idle air control valve is a small valve on the engine's intake system that reads the air intake as...
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The rear tire is leaning inward at the top on my 2000 Alaro Oldsmobile
It could be that you have damage to the rear strut, or maybe that the bolts that attach the lower part of the strut have loosened up and allowed the adjustment to slip. This might be a dangerous situation, so...
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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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