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Clicking sound when turning over.
What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity...
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Serpentine kit
I am unfamiliar with the particular kit you are planning to install. However, normally when the thermostat housing is connected to the upper radiator hose, the system is normal flow. If the thermostat housing is connected to the lower radiator...
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My car turn off while driving but starts bak up right away no service engine lights on.
Hi there. Either the Ignition Module, Crankshaft Position Sensor, or PCM (Engine Computer) is acting up on your vehicle. An ignition module will cause the engine to shut off when it gets hot. The engine will shut off if the...
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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...
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Do plugs need to be removed to get to the tube seals
Hi there. It is much easier to replace the tubes after removing the spark plugs. However, installing new tubes is a unique step and requires additional time to complete the task correctly. This is why most mechanics bill for the...
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Gauge showing full when only 3/4 full and gas pump cuts out at this time too.
It sounds like the fuel level sensor on your vehicle is faulty. The fuel level is always about a quarter tank lower than what the gauge says. This can cause the vehicle to run out of fuel when the gauge...
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Changed break pads week later having no pressure on pedal. Has fluid but no fluid is going to front breaks 1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88
Hi there - this sounds like a burst brake line, or master cylinder failure - which must (obviously) be repaired before the car is driven again. I recommend a brake system inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as...
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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...
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WHITE SMOKE COMING FROM ENGINE BUT NOT OVERHEATING
Hi there. If smoke is coming from the back of the engine, it's possible that you have a small coolant leak, oil leak or even windshield wiper fluid leak. Smoke can also come from an electrical system malfunction, serpentine or...
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Overheating, rusty color in reservoir and its cap, white smoke from exhaust, no heat. Whats the problem? 2002 Oldsmobile Alero
Hello - you may have multiple problems, all related to the cooling system, at work here. It is likely you have a blown headgasket given the repeatable overheating after a short time, and white smoke in the exhaust (if it's...
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Engine locked
If the wrong oil filter was installed, it would most definitely be able to leak oil onto the ground underneath the vehicle. There are literally hundreds of different styles of oil filters and it would be easy for an oil...
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I have a high pitch whine off and on but stops when I accelerate. What is that? How much to fix?
The power steering pump can certainly be a source of noise, as can a number of other components. Bearings can sometimes make a high pitched noise when they are worn. The alternator, air conditioner compressor, belt tensioner, and water pump...
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I got a p0340 code stored an pending
Hi There, Diagnostic code P0340 relates to the camshaft position sensor. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection timing. It gathers and sends information about the car’s camshaft...
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wipers don't respond to my commands. goes on highest speed and doesn't stop unless fuse is out
Hello, thank you for writing in. The issue is very likely a fault with the wiper switch. While there can be some electrical testing done to verify this, the switches are known to go bad after being used for that...
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Hello. I have a question about my 1999 Olds Bravada (AWD). I am having issues with my shifter. To start with, my shifter will n
This will have to be evaluated first hand by a trained professional especially as more than one issue could be occurring here. If you request a shift mechanism/manual lever/cable inspection, the responding certified mechanic will identify the underlying fault and...
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I can't locate the headlight relay for my 1992 Oldsmobile Bravada 4.3L type W.
Hi there. Check under the dashboard around the mounting surface for the steering column and you will see a fuse box. In that fuse box you will find the flasher and a relay. The relay is for the high and...
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Hi Matthew, I need my alternator replaced. I purchased it already. Is there any guarantee since I did not purchase the part from y
Hi there. Thanks for submitting your question to YourMechanic.com. In regards to the battery light still being lit, it is possible that the issue is due to battery cables or other components in the charging system are damaged, which means...
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Need to locate the oil filter on a 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette
Hi there. Although this video is for an Alero, the motor on your Silhouette is identical. You can watch the video to see where the filter is located and how to remove.
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Car overheating. Around town it's fine. At highway speeds, heater stops blowing cold, and car overheats
When the heater starts to blow cold, it could be that the coolant level is low, or it could be that the coolant is boiling and the heater core is full of steam. If there is a leak in the...
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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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