Oldsmobile Bravada Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Oldsmobile Bravada

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Oldsmobile Bravada Problems

Check Engine Light and Erratic Gauge Operation

The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may fail and result in erratic instrument panel gauge operation or illumination of the Check Engine Light. A failed ignition switch will require replacement.

Rear Suspension Low Due to Failed Air Compressor

On vehicles equipped with rear air springs, the air compressor may fail causing the rear suspension to sit low.

CD Player in Radio May Fail

The CD player in the radio may fail. Our technicians tell us that the radio will need to be removed and sent out to a radio repair shop to correct this condition.

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Oldsmobile Bravada Questions

Removeing spark plugs and thermastat (1 answer)

How do you change spark plugs or a thermostat on a 2004 PT cruiser without removing the manifold intake

Under the hood next to the fire wall (2 answers)

My car runs hot and there is no leaking hoses. The radiator is full and the fans work.it spews violent out of the plastic add tank. All fuses are good.

Engine Light is On and code is P405 related to EGR. (1 answer)

Replaced EGR & ECM and still is on. Where to check for low voltage to EGR

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Oldsmobile Bravada Recalls

GM Recalls Certain 2000-2002 SUVs Due to Stop Lamp and Rear Hazard Lamp Failure

The multifunction switch may have a short circuit, which may cause the stop lamps and rear hazard lamps to fail. Stop lights that fail to operate may cause a crash. Dealers will replace the hazard switch carrier. (Note: This campaign is an expansion of a previous recall; see 01V364)

Turn Signals May Operate Like Hazard Flashers

The turn signals may operate like hazard flashers when intending to signal for a turn. The driver may not be able to clearly signal their intentions, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the suspect flasher modules with a new flasher designed with sealed relays for better durability. The recall began August 4, 2005. The GM recall number is 05044.

Recall 04V527000

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Oldsmobile Bravada Reviews

Bought new in 2002 very sad GM killed Oldsmobile. I think the Bravada looks better than Trailblazer and Aztek put together this SUV has been good to me. I driven the family to places like New Orleans, Chicago, Indianapolis, Rhode Island and California. The gas mileage isn't too good but is flawless driving this beauty love comfort and smooth luxurious ride gets low maintenance done. Put 223k mi...
Bought car about 6 months ago with 78000 miles. Southern car with no rust anywhere. Replaced right CV shaft because of small leak. 3rd brake light will not work even though I bought a new one. Pulled a car dolly with small car 2000 miles with no problems Average gas mileage In Town about 15. If you get some shuddering while turning...change the transfer case fluid..it does Wonders!
ok so some guy writes anything after 1970 is a joke for gm well I find that hard to believe if you check out some of the cars in that era the 75 trans am for instants one of the most famous used in smokey and the bandit and do you thing the bandit would drive junk lol anyway back to my bravada I picked it up for 500 bucks and I love my car it had been sitting for about two years and my buddy to...

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