What could cause a 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass GLS to hesitate and not go into overdrive?
A new service calibration for the powertrain control module was released to address a sag condition, as well as others. I recommend receiving this calibration from the dealer. There are any number of internal transmission problems that could be related to this concern, as well as engine mechanical problems or ignition related problems (spark plugs) that could cause this condition.
There are several things that can cause your 1989 Oldsmobile to hesitate. Dirty fuel injectors are the most common cause. Read More
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cracked or broken wiring, blown fuse Read More
What would cause your car to hesitate before it shifts into gear The car is an automatic Oldsmobile?
low trans fluid level. Read More
If there are no visible leaks....a blown head gasket. Read More
you have to be more specific for a proper answer... at what speed does it shake?.... 40mph> ? what do you mean mist? Read More
Will a vac leak on a 1994 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme s 3.1 lt cause the check engine light to come on?
It will, if it causes the fuel mixture to be out of range. Read More
if it smells like antifreeze inside the cockpit then your problem is the heatercore, since you can't see it. Read More
Expect 26 city, 34 highway in realworld. EPA estimates and different driving styles may cause variation. Read More
What could have happened while taking a corner at a high speed to cause a 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass 305 to shake badly when accelerating and while in neutral?
Check for a busted engine or tranny mount. Read More
dead battery, blown fusable link, severely cracked or corroded cables. especially check battery ground to chassis and engine. Read More
The most common reason for an engine not to start is a lack of fuel. A plugged air filter can cause and engine to idle rough or not idle at all. Read More
if you have overdrive in that car it means that your about to go into overdrive Read More
Does a 1990 Olds Cutlass Ciera SL have a shift solenoid and is it possible for it to go out or quit working?
I have read a common problem with the 90-93 Oldsmobile cutlass is that the ground on the shift silinoid can cause it to lose 3rd and 4th gear, I am trying to figure out where it is located. Please if you know email firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
What would cause a metal clanking noise in the upper engine in a 1992 Oldsmobile Ciera It's hard to start and it won't stay running.?
Had the same problem with my 92 cutlass ciera. It turned out to be ac compressor. Probably the clutch. Read More
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Bad speed sensors can cause the car to hesitate when accelerating at speeds below 20 mph. The blockage of the air filters can also cause the car to hesitate when accelerating at speeds below 20 mph. Read More
1975 Oldsmobile cutlass would a bad radiator make the car feel sluggish and over heat. When you drive it it feels like your pulling a trailer or something. Any ideas?
A bad radiator could be the cause, or the car might have a blown head gasket which would cause it to overheat. Read More
A faulty fuel pump would cause your Navigator to hesitate when you accelerate. Bad gasoline could also be at fault. Read More
What would cause a 1991 cutlass Oldsmobile to suddenly stall at a stop sign after driving it 20 miles with no problem?
Test for fuel pump pressure at the back for the throttle body at the schrader valve. Your fuel pump may be going out. This is the #1 problem with these cars. Read More
The high idle may be caused by old spark plugs and wires. As far as the temperature problem there are several things that may cause this, but the thermostat is the easiest and cheapest thing to check. Read More
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There are several things that can cause your Ford E2 50 Van to hesitate while driving. The most common cause is a malfunctioning ignition switch. Read More
What would cause a terrible grinding noise from the front wheel drive on a 1995 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme?
It could be a few things hub bearings, brakes, ball joints or possibly the CV axle. I would have it checked and then fix the problem at home if it is within your ability. Read More
What would cause your overdrive switch to not work on a 1995 Mazda Protege when passing a car and the overdrive switch is off it won't automatically shift down to accelerate?
If the overdrive switch is turned off then the car will not go into overdrive. As it is not in overdrive, then it will not downshift out of overdrive as it normally would. It also will not shift to 3rd gear above a certain factory preset speed. Turn th overdrive on and see if it operates normally. Read More
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My 1984 corvette transmission is not shifting into overdrive. It shifts first thru third fine. Read More
There are several things that can cause your 1988 Cutlass supreme to stall out while driving down the road. The most common cause is a malfunctioning fuel pump. Read More
bad spark wires Read More
Could be, time for a tune up. Read More
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dirty trans fluid might be the cause. have it changed, but not flushd Read More
There are several things that can cause your 2002 Ford Taurus to hesitate when accelerating. A dirty air filter will cause the problem. Read More
It could be as simple as a stopped up fuel filter. Read More
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Bad fuel filter or clogged fuel injectors Read More
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The most common cause would be a Low Brake Fluid situation in the Master Cylinder. Also, the ABS system has a balancing valve in the Fluid circuit. If the valve is not in the normal position for some reason, the ABS System should see this as a fault and turn on the light. Read More
What would cause the overdrive off light to flash and not change to overdrive on a 1999 Ford Contour LX?
something is wrong in the transmission. It will have to be diagnosed. You probably have a bad shift solenoid in the tranny. Read More
What would cause your 1995 transport not to shift into overdrive Van drive fine in overdrive positionbut will not shift into overdrive The RPM is between 2k an 2.5k?
If your transmission is picking up a fault it will go into protection mode, No OverDrive, This may just be a solonoid or perhaps something more serios like a pressure problem. Long term running in this condition will most likely cause damage, A transmission service is a small price to pay when compared with a recon or new trans. Read More
Dirty fuel injectors or spark plugs Read More
Not using premium fuel caused that in my 2004 Navigator. Read More
Flooding in a 1994 3.1 liter Cutlass engine could be from a faulty fuel pump. The spark plugs may also be fouled. Read More
I don't know that there is really any set replacement time for these. If you're smelling gas fumes and have ruled out everything else, the vapor canister could be the cause. These can also be "rebuilt". You can empty out and replace the charcoal and put a new filter in the bottom of it. That's pretty much it. Read More
it has a malfuction so its setting a code Read More
The overdrive light to flash on 2005 Ford Expedition is caused by either the sensor problem or the electronic pressure control problem for the tranny. Read More
What would cause my transmission to automatically shift out of overdrive while driving on interstate?
Your transmission might automatically shift out of overdrive while driving on the interstate because of low transmission fluid. This issue might also occur because of a bad transmission sensor or overdrive sensor. Read More