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2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Problems

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Most Common 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Problems

The head light switch may fail causing erratic head light operation.
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.
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0 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Brakes Problems

3 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Drive Train 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 ...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
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.

2 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Electrical & Lights Problems

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

6 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Engine Problems

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.
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 te...

2 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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

1 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

1 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Maintenance Problem

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Suspension & Steering Problems

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

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Known 2003 Oldsmobile Aurora Problems & Complaints

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.
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 th...
The intermediate steering shaft may cause a clunking noise when turning and require replacement.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
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.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
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 Mot...
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.
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 ...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Our technicians recommend to replace the fuel system filter every 30,000 miles.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
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