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My car's check engine light comes on and off. Also, my car idles very hard and fast, especially when parked. When driving, it takes great effort to brake. The RPM goes to 3-4 when I put the car in park most times.
what does it mean when the service engine soon light is on??
how do you test for fuel pump. also can do it yourself steps info be avialable
Where is the crash sensor located on a 99 Oldsmobile Alero
just changed front pads and rotors now brake pedal feels hard but will not lock up brakes
My car is misfiring and we put a coil pack, injector pumps (all 4), and spark pulgs on it over 500 dollars on it what can it be
I just replaced front rotors and pads on my 2003 alero now the brake pedal is hard but it has no stopping power.the brakes will not lock up
Does anyone with a 99 olds alero have the factory manual ? I need to reset these codes and have had no luck. Tire pressure is good and oil was changed 2 weeks ago. Can you help ?
Low tire pressure and oil change light on. Tire pressure is fine and oil recently changed. Replaced air filter today, thats when oil change light came on.Tire pressure light when girl bought car a year ago. Any sugge...
Ran a diagnostic computer check and founf Code C1233 (RF wheel speed sensor open or shorted). Sounds a lot like a "bad ABS wiring harness". How difficult is it to replace the wiring harness, i.e., how far back to th...
I do not know the service history of my vehicle the dealership I bought the used car from in May 2010 gave me no info besides a carfax report showing oil changes up until 33,000 miles in 2005. My windshield fogs up on...
we went on a trip to Tn from Ky and were in rush hour traffic, the car shook then died. we got it started but didn't get very far before the car died again. one person said it was the catalytic converter, and one said...
a/c blower stops blowing and makes a squeeky noise,it cuts in & out.if a passenger taps under the dash where the blower is at,it will blow for a short time,how do i replace the blower?
I own a 99 olds alero and have it owned it for about 7 years. Two years after I got it I started to have problems with my fuel gage going haywire. At first it started when I would get below a quarter of tank of gas....
when starting car idle at 1100-1200 rpms. qickly drops after driving a block or two, stalls when letting off gas or braking. trac off light showing on dash .
I was driving down the interstate when the light came on for low water, then my car lossed power and started making a loud noise. I made it home and had the fuel pump replaced, this didn't fix the problem. It isn't th...
I have a leak and was told that I need an oil pan gasket...I am going to get it replaced but I do not want to be over charged..
it soung like rowing in front wheels after about 30 mph @ up
My car starts fine in the morning as I go to work; however, when I arrive near the office, I stop at Starbucks. The car hesitates to start and I sometimes have to wait a few minutes before it starts. It will start j...
I have a noise in my front end that only occurs when turning to the right whether it be right turns around corners or right curves on the highway that sounds like running over wake up ridges on the highway. The vehic...
My service vehicle soon light comes on during daylight hours and the driving lights will not come on. At night with the headlights on or off, the service vehicle soon light does not come on. I had the codes pulled w...
When i start the car and take off, the temperature gauge starts to go all the way to the red area then the tracoff light comes on and I have to pull over and cut the car off. Wait 2 minutes, then start again. I have d...
I have a 2.4L 4 cyl and it only gets 19-20 mpg city. I do not know what work has been done to the car since I purchased it back in May 2010. I think thats horrible for a 4 cyl. Car has just over 109,000 miles now. Bou...
I bought my 2001 Oldsmobile Alero GL1 May 2010 with 108, 329 miles. It has the 4 cyl but it gets very bad gas mileage only 19-20 miles per gallon. The dealership ripped me off charging me $6,000 for the car and they c...
first the speedomoter started jumping and then quit. then hard upshifting, now it won't shift into 3rd
Every so often I will get in the car and the engine will turn over but the engine will not start. The "security" light will come on and as long as the "security" light stays on (possibly for 10 to 30 minutes) the engi...
the a/c works when it wants to, blows cold when it is working, but when you want or need it the thing blows warm not conditioned what do you think the problem is?
The oil and battery light stays on even after you turn off the car and remove the key. Sometimes the security light will also stay on. The ignition switch has been replaced.
HI, I AM NOT A MECHAMIC. MY ALERO SEEMS TO BE LEAKING FROM THE WATER PUMP. IS THERE A SEALANT?
I checked the cap on top of the engine and it looks dry in there to me. How do you add trans fluid?