A failing crankshaft position sensor may cause the engine to stall intermittently.
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Most reported 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora problems
An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.
It is common for the sending unit to read the fuel level incorrectly. This is due to a defective module. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump and sending unit replaced because the module is currently not offered separately from the pump and sending unit.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
This engine may have problems with the head bolts pulling the threads out of the block and causing head gasket failure.