Oldsmobile Bravada Repair and Maintenance

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

Oldsmobile Bravada Problems

acceleration issues

I have a 2001 Olds Bravada. & Have been having issues with it since 2010. If I had to do it over I would say forget this SUV and have gotten a car. I've replaced wheelbearings, rear ends, fuel pumps, radiator, engine, oil changes, tires& now when you press the gas it will not accelerate. I am so fed up!!!

Air Compressor for Rear Air Springs May Fail

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

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

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Oldsmobile Bravada Questions

Why when it rains my truck wont start? (3 answers)

Also how do you know if you need a fuel pump because i can barely pump gas only a few bucks but i know i need more. So i barely push the gas nozzle to get some in and it overflows. Plz help

changed coil pack on it still is doggy going anywhere changed spark plugs and fuel filter what else could it be check engine light keeps coming on (1 answer)

what else could be wrong? (1 answer)

Friday car wouldn't start checked battery, changed starter still nothing exterior lights do come on

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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
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, VIBRATION AND HEAT MAY CAUSE THE TAIL LAMP/STOP LAMP BULB TO LOOSEN IN ITS SOCKET. IF THIS OCCURS, THE BULB MAY FLICKER AND EVENTUALLY BECOME INOPERATIVE.

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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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