2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Problem Reports

Most Reported 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Problem Reports

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A failing crankshaft position sensor may cause the engine to stall intermittently.

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.

The head light switch may fail causing erratic head light operation.

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.

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

Overheating of the engine may cause the cylinder head to expand, severely straining the head bolts and damaging the threads in the engine block. This commonly results in a blown head gasket. Our technicians tell us the engine block threads must be repaired before the cylinder head is reinstalled.

Water may be drawn into the secondary air injection (AIR) pump causing the pump to fail and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us there is a kit available from General Motors to relocate the air intake for the pump which should prevent future damage from water intrusion.

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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

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

The transmission torque converter may fail causing the check engine (SES) light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that internal transmission repairs are necessary to correct this fault.