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You might have a bad head gasket on your car and thats what keeps it lose the coolant and also power, and the head gasket Cost only around $50 but the repair depends on the Mechanic. If you take to a shop they will charge you about $500 and if you try to get somebody who does that kind of jobs for Extra cash then he will be Heck of lot cheaper. Good luck

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Nov 03, 2019

Some fixya user told me a website reliable-store it is very good.. I used it to repair my shredder it had some spark issue which wasn't easily fixed. you can go there and try

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 02, 2019

.A}.could be the fuel filter ..B}.converter is plugging up .C} a vacuum line has come dry-rotted and or is come unattached and is sucking air .D} .idle speed is too low ..E}.The firing order is incorrect ! ....F}.clogged air cleaner ? ...G} check all fluid levels for proper fill levels . or it could be the choke sensor ids sticking or faulty ....have you tried running any fuel injection cleaner and a good grade gas this is just a minor list of points to start with after all we all get bad gas sometimes .

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 03, 2019

check the relays.

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jan 03, 2019

I'm assuming you meant 5000 RPMs? If so it sounds like your transmission is slipping. That would also cover the other symptoms you mentioned except for unresponsive idle. I'm not quite sure what you mean by that. It's also possible that it's your computer but not as likely

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Oct 26, 2018

dont see why not providing you retrieve all teh broken old parts of the tensioner

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Sep 19, 2018

Wow, that is quite the electrical psychoanalysis :0) You have got some major electrical issues going on here. Well, the first things that I would suspect to even get a little idea as to what is going on, considering that you have multiple systems with electrical failure and some are not even related systems that should be in any way connected, I would check first the main computer. It sounds as if the main computer system could be on it's way out to complete failure. However, I am not even sure that the computer could cause so many system wide failures, therefore, I would also be very suspicious of your main wiring harness. Years ago, I had an old 1968 Datsun Roadster Convertible. They used to call them the Datson 311, it was the pre Z care before building the first 240Z. I had multiple systems intermittently failing and coming on at all times, hit the horn and the lights go out, press break and lose power to the stereo, etc. I did not have quite as crazy of a system problem that you have, but it was pretty bad when my lights went out driving over the mountain pass in the middle of the night when I hit a bump at 65mph. What I discovered is that I had an overheat problem (never did find the cause) that melted my main wiring harness together at the block where the harness enters from the engine compartment through the firewall. As a result, wires became cross wired and shorted out intermittently because all the coating had melted of the wires and every-time the car bumped even just a little, systems would change and wire into other systems. Not a very common problem, in fact very very rare, but you have very uncommon symptoms so who knows, maybe I have seen it happen twice in a lifetime.
Good luck, and if you figure it out, post your solution. This is one I would love to know the answer on since it is so unique.
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2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 20, 2018

With the battery in place, the length of the earth wire should give you a guide. There will be a bolt hole somewhere close to the battery box. It will probably be located on the inner wing, (fender), or one of the mounting bolts on the very top of the suspension strut.

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 03, 2018

Unfortunately there is no routing diagram. This is only sold as a complete unit (the window regulator) and is not serviced. Usually when the cable becomes dislodged it is because part of the cable plastic sheathing has cracked.

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jan 28, 2018

When you start guessing as to what the problem is , that's when you should take it to a qualified repair shop. You start replacing parts that doesn't fix the problem . The flasher problem is the multi-function switch .
Is the security light lit on the instrument cluster ? The stalling problem more then likely is a IAC - idle air control valve problem , dirty throttle plate an bore , EGR valve sticking open a little . Your best bet , take your vehicle to a qualified repair shop.

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jan 03, 2018

You don't have to remove the dash. Remove the radio and the instrument cluster. Then you can unhook the ignition switch bracket and work on it through the hole where the instrument cluster was

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Dec 23, 2017

Start from scratch. Remove key and retry it.

2003 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Sep 26, 2017

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