2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette
- Would running out of gas cause the power sliding door not to work?
- How do you know if it's your Thermostat or your Intake Manifold Gaskets ?
- When I do replace the thermostat do I have to replace the water hose ?
- How long does it take on an average to change a thermostate ?
- My sliding door on passenger side is locked and Jammed .it won't unlock
2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette Problems
The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
The rear light socket plate may fail causing a brake light or other rear light to stop working.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid and should be replaced if this is the case.
2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette Questions
My van broke down at my parents last night and my dad thinks it was bc it was on a hill and low on gas, but when it wouldn't start last night the power door wouldn't work either. He says it's running night that he added more gas to it, but the power sliding door not working makes me t...
Was reading up on Intake Manifold Gaskets and not sure how to tell if it is a bad thermostat or intake manifold gasket that could be causing my van to overheat all the time. Does anybody know of any very different signs to tell which one would be the problem ??? don't want to replace one to f...
I had read somewhere online that when you replace a thermostat you should replace the water hose as well ????? Is there any common things that are best replaced as well when replacing a thermostat ?
2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette Recalls
2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette Reviews
luxury ride, whisper quiet
I have 286,745 miles on my olds, same engine and tranny. rebuilt tranny about 155,000 but done nothing to engine but change oil. it has been a great van.
Single worst vehicle I've ever owned, and that's coming from someone who previously owned an '88 Chrysler Lebaron. Replaced the tranny at 66,000 miles. The 3400 V-6 was prone to pulling the rocker arms out of the aluminum heads - finally had to replace the entire engine at 90,000 miles. Currently having ongoing electrical issues with the brake lights. Just does not seem to be a well-built, well...