2002 Oldsmobile Aurora Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Oldsmobile Aurora

2002 Oldsmobile Aurora Problems

Radiator May Leak From Side Tank Area and Cause Overheating

The radiator may leak from the plastic side tank area. The coolant loss could cause the engine to overheat. Our technicians warn that overheating these engines can lead to head gasket failure.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Clunk from intermediate steering shaft
The intermediate steering shaft may cause a clunking noise when turning and require replacement.

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2002 Oldsmobile Aurora Questions

When I accelerate I hear a clunking noise it only happens when I accelerate from a stopped position would that be an engine mount (1 answer)

How do you repair the fuel gauge that reads incorrectly? (1 answer)

The gas arrow on the dashboard goes past F. Sometimes it goes in a circle. The arrow fluctuates. One minute it's on F and the next it's on E. I never know how much gas is in the car.

how do I replace the muffler on a welded exhaust system (2 answers)

I need to replace the mufflers on my 2002 Olds Aurora. It has a welded system. Do I also need to replace the exhaust pipe and resonator or can I just cut the old mufflers off and install new mufflers?

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2002 Oldsmobile Aurora Recalls

GM Recalls 2002-2003 Vehicles Due to Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor Failure

GM recalls certain 2002-2003 Cadillac Devillle, Seville, Oldsmobile Aurora, and Pontiac Bonneville vehicles because the fuel tank pressure sensor may fail and cause a fuel leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank pressure sensor.

Air Bag Inflator May Fracture On Deployment
CERTAIN PASSENGER, MINI VANS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES HAVE AN AIR BAG INFLATOR ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE THAT COULD FRACTURE AT A WELD DURING A DEPLOYMENT.

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2002 Oldsmobile Aurora Reviews

Dependable vehicle. I did get little work done engine misfired and smell burnt oil which got catalytic converter fixed with a new oil pump/gaskets. Transmission slips but I use Valvoline as with oil put into engine. The car reads on odometer 169,000 miles seats are comfortable very nice car looks exactly like Oldsmobile's top of the line vehicle has leather but On star wasn't available absolute...
I have the 3.5L motor in my 02 Aurora. Have 195,000 miles on the vehicle. The motor is still running great and am getting 33.1 mpg. Having nickel/dime problems recently. Electric door motors, blower motor ans cv axles. othe than these problems, love the car.
I love the body style of this car. It has 95,000 miles and I am beginning to worry about costly repairs. To date I have not had any major repairs. It is truely a luxury car in it ride and styling.

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