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Oldsmobile Silhouette Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure

Oldsmobile Silhouette Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Engine Affected: 3.4L V6

Average Mileage: 185,500 mi (115,000 mi - 256,000 mi)


The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

  • Visitor, , 3.4L V6, 256,000 mi

    It turns over but it is like there is no gas getting through. I think there is a defective relay switch.

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  • mocha50, , 3.4L V6, 115,000 mi

    Replaced fuel pump due to failure. Fuel filter was and is replaced every 20,000 miles.

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  • Fuel pump does not seem to be working which I know is in gas tank. Had it replaced but still will not
    turn over. Acts like it will start but does not turn over. It just happened. Put gas in it made it home
    turned off like normal next morning tried to start won't turn over. Checked fuel pump replaced but still
    wont start

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