Oldsmobile

Parent Category: American Cars
This category covers questions about Oldsmobile, a subsidiary luxury car manufacturer of General Motors. It was founded on August 21, 1897 and named after its founder, Ransom E. Olds. Oldsmobile was phased out by General Motors on April 29, 2004.
I had to replace my thermostat. I moved the throttle head out of the way. I removed the air cleaner assy. I then removed the two bolts from the housing area and pulled out the thermostat. The tools I used were the 10mm/ 13mm/ flathead screw driver to remove air cleaner, and I also loosened four...
Whenever one is replacing parts on a vehicle or anything reallythere are many different factors involved. A) Do you want a new or used part? --New parts of course are goingto be more and sometimes in the part is rare or hard to find it isgoing to be pricey. An used part is often much cheaper and can...
the 307 only had 140hp, only the 442 with the "9" code 307 had 180.
In dash, if you don't have subscription to an on line mech. Program, buy the detailed Elect .Diagram schematic at auto store for 86 Old's. Good luck !
Answer . Jaybird1980. outer tie rod get the parts first verify they are the same (length and style) . 1 loosen jam nut to outer tie rod (the nut that is threaded on the inner tie rod just behind the outer tie rod.). 2 (remove cotter pin) loosen castle nut or if it has a locking nut just remove...
The gaskets or sealants that keep the oil separate from everythingelse in the engine are probably worn; water vapor can then make itsway into the oil and then condense when the car is not running.
If the oil level is fine, your oil level sensor or the sensorwiring is malfunctioning. Same for the ABS system. Check ABS fuses.
Answer . \nif your latch just broke, use a vice grip. if the cable itself has snapped, it gets tricker. \n. \nmy 2nd cutlass's cable snapped. i had to lift and jerk the hood manually until it came loose.
I know that. I need to kn ow where the high side port is located. The instuctions do not show that. . Answer . Buy a kit at Wal-Mart or auto parts comes with instructions
This is usually a master cylinder problem. Get under the car and look for oily residue drip lines on the inside of the tires meaning a busted wheel cylinder. A leaking cyl drains the fluid out of the master and allows air to enter. If the master lost fluid and got air in it it may still be good but...
i have a 98 and got a postcard saying there was a recall on the starter; I'd take it to a GM dealer rather than a garage (they might know more about the starter recall). they had my car for maybe 5 mins just to check it; didn't need replaced.
I have 82K on mine so far. Runs fine, but uses about 1qt of oil every 1000 miles or so. No major issues in the 82K. My kid used this car for a while, so it had a mix of city/hwy driving. Had to replace the CKP sensor once, and a few times the car wouldn't start right up, which caused a misfire code....
if its a quad 4 engine, you must remove the top engine cover to reveal ignition assembly. not a cheap part to replace. replace plugs only when misfiring.
Crumple zones collapsible steering column integrated rollcage abs airbags seat belts impact dispersion tempered glass independent supension anti engine intrusion design
Your 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme can use any type of SAEcertified anti-freeze. If you live in and extreme climates makesure the anti-freeze meets your needs.
It's down behind the starter.
located passenger side towards the front of motor below exhaust looks like a canister with two lines coming out of it
Answer . Try in or near the fuse block. Perhaps left side of steering column by firewall?
Answer . \nIn 2001, General Dynamics bought Santa Barbara Armaments from the Spanish government. Santa Barbara was the actual manufacturer of the guns sold through Marathon Products (until Marathon went under in 1987). If you can't find parts through Numrich, at http://www.gunpartscorp.com/...
There is a fuse box in the cab on the front passenger side. When you open the door you will see the cover plate in the dash about level with the glove box only on the side of the dash. The is hidden while the door is shut. The fuse for the power locks I believe is labeled auxilary power. If not it...
how do you bypass pass key on 96 buick riviera? wire from key switch has been pulled out of connector? thanks. Carl.
Answer . their are two different speed sensors on that car the input speed sensor which is located inside the transmission and the transmission needs to be removed in order to replace it and the other speed sensor is the output speed sensor which is located directly above the passenger side trans...
The 2001 General Motors (Oldsmobile Division) Intrigue cameequipped with the 3.5L engine and 4-speed automatic transmissionFWD. One method of purging air from the cooling system afterrepairs and flushing it involves refilling it, and running themotor and heater, and leaving the radiator pressure cap...
Electric fan motor should kick in when your temp gauge reaches the halfway point on the gauge. Check with a certified mechanic, not a shadetree, to check on this. If you are driving it hot, YOU WILL REPLACE the engine sooner or later. The engine is quite fragile in your van. I know, had the...
Jack of the rear of your 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora. Remove the tireand wheel. Remove the brake pads and break assembly. Tap on therotors with a hammer or mallet. Slide the rotors off. Reverse theprocess to install the new rotors.
It means your tires are losing traction and they are sliding. It has happened to me when the road is wet or icy. It even has happened crossing rail road tracks. It happens whenever the sensors senses the tires are spinning and not gripping the road.
The paint code is located in the trunk on the platform that over the spare tire. That's where you will find it usually three numbers and one alphabet.
pull the wheel off remove the brake caliper and disc. there might be a cap in the center of the hub. if so remove it and there will be a single nut coming from the spindle remove it and the the whole assembly will come off.
you need p185/75/r14 i have a 93 cutlass ciera and that's whats on mine.
Lower drivers side of the radiator.
You're going to need to double check the wiring to. A. Be sure it is getting power. B. Be sure it has a good ground. C. Be sure it's not hooked up in reverse so the pump runs backwards.
make sure you make a diagram first of your belt before taking it off unplug it from the backside and unbolt it.not sure of the bolt size start with 14,15,16 mm wrenches and go from there .just do everything in reverse to put together
Airbag deployment (when not actually in an accident) scares me, and I try to stay away from them. I've never tried this procedure myself, but check out what they have over at AutoZone.com about disarming the supplemental restraint system: http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/0e/58/fa...
The Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor on a Oldsmobile Bravada 2000 is on the top of the Fuel Pump Assembly.
Open the glovebox, pull out the black comparment, look down and you will find the fusebox.
The changing of outer-tie rods on a 2003 Oldsmobile Alero is aprocedure of moderate mechanical difficulty. The outer-rods can betaken off with a wrench after the copper pins are removed from thesteering knuckle. A wheel alignment will be required after atie-rod install. It is advisable to replace...
Depends what kind of heating problem you're having. If there is only cold air blowing out of the vents with the engine fully warmed up then the coolant level needs to be checked and filled at the radiator, not just the overflow tank. Also there is a bleeder valve sticking straight up behind the...
Bad powertrain mount or worn CV joint or high idle speed or torque converter problem.
No such car exists. It may be possible that an Olds 'Phantom' is simply a Cutlass (or other Olds model) that has been modified by a dealership and sold as a special trim package by that name. Dealerships sometimes do that...
\n. \n Answer \n. \nyour heater core is leaking coolant. Answer . \nUh oh. DO NOT USE "stop leak". Just replace the heater core. It will cost ~$500US to get a mechanic to do it, or $20 for the core and 20 hours of your own time if you do it yourself.
The 1987 Oldsmobile Cutlass cooling system has a fluid capacity of5.5 gallons. The cooling system fluid should consist of 50 percentantifreeze.
Answer . OK, a late 80GM A & X body. Most Manifold Absolute Pressure sensors are located on the firewall with GM Vehicles. Others arelocated affixed to the top of the engine somewhere along the intake area. Try looking from the center of the firewall on over remotely close to the vacuum booster...
I have a linc ls v8. I have had this same problem 4 x. each time i had to replace coils . If you have 6 cyl you have 6 coils . If you have 8 cyl you have 8 coils . Each one can go one by one. You must replace this asap. If you dont it will leak to the val and cause engin problems. i had the same...
Answer . The bolt that is behind the power steering pulley can only be removed by removing the power steering pump.. Answer . you should be able to just pull of the pully with a power steering pully puller. Answer . I got the pulley off but cannot figure out how to get it back on. Might be...
You would be polluting the atmosphere in a majjor way by doing that, plus exposing yourself to way too much Carbon Monoxide, and other noxious fumes. Fumes sensors would be off the chart with a stunt like that.
it may be running to rich try to adjust the air/fuel ratio on the carb it should be 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 turn out from bottomed out on both. if that doesnt work the turn them out in 1/4 inch increments until it runs right
The ABS relay should be in the fuse panel with the other relays, under the hood.
Answered previously on this page, see on list above.
Bad gas, water in fuel, Low fuel pump pressure, dirty air flow sensor screen, one or more engine sensors defective and/or out of normal reporting ranges, engine control computer defective. Low battery and alternator output. The "check engine light" should have come on to give you a hint.
Bad gas, water in fuel, Low fuel pump pressure, dirty air flow sensor screen, one or more engine sensors defective and/or out of normal reporting ranges, engine control computer defective. Low battery and alternator output. The "check engine light"should have come on to give you a hint.
The oil pump is located on the bottom of the 2003 Silhouetteengine. The oil pan has to be removed to get to it.
If your aren't on the RPM mode it's a sensor or computer problem
you will have to remove the rear seat as the pump is located behind the backrest. To remove the back seat, you need an extension for your socket wrench and remove the two nuts which are about centered where each person sits. Then lift up the seat to clear four guide/retaining clips. Having done that...
Answer . Yep, there are no hints given in the owner's manual.....but somehow I asked this question at the Dealer's service department when the car was new and wrote it down in my manual. The answer is that you press the "Engine Data" button until the display panel shows "Oil Life." Hold this and...
Oil pump needs replaced,engine light comes on because of low oil preasure.I just changed mine out and it took care of the problem.
Assuming you're referring to the 4-door sedan model, the rear windows were fixed in place on that bodystyle (1978-87) - hence their being no crank to wind them down.
Answer . \nI have a 3.5L engine. Remove the silver plastic cover plate over the engine (2 nuts up front, hinge in back). Facing the engine, it is in the front right corner under the cover you just removed.
Buy a Haynes manual at your local parts store - all the directions you need are in there.
Answer . follow the top radiater hose to where it goes to the motor there should be a bubble looking metal houseing if it is it will be inside..
Disconnect the battery. Make a drawing of the belt routing. locate the belt tensioner pully and release enough belt pressure so a cohort can remove the serpentine belt off the closest pully. Remove the bolted on battery cable and electrical plug from the alternator and the mounting bolts or remove...
i changed heater core in a 1995 Oldsmobile achive you have take your dash under neath just about the centercloser to the right also you have jack up your car theres two hose you have to take off its har get them off and on its alot of work it takes time to do it right a 1989 grand am heater core...
Answer . follow the top hose off the raddiator back to the engine block there shoukd be a houseing with two or three screws it is under here. Answer . \nThe thermostat on the 1994 and later 2.3L and 2.4L (Quad 4)engines is located above the radiator outlet pipe in the water pump cover which can...
\n. \n Bad Answer \n. \n. \nFind the tensioner and move it to a position to remove the tension from the belt.\n. \n not an answer but more about the process \n. \nThe belt path is behind a motor mount... \n. \nSo now that the belt is off, I need to figure our how to get it past the motor...
the cam sensor is located in the timing cover usually the magnet the cam sensor senses comes out of the timing gear the fix is replace the timing chain and gear take the sensor out and look through the hole with a mirror while turning the engine over slowly by hand and see if the magnet is gone