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  • paul muller
    paul muller - 2004 Oldsmobile Alero - Body & Interior - 12/9/2014
    Horn wont stop sounding
    horn wont stop blowing. relay is good where else might my problem be
    • Nancy Long
      12/9/2014 Nancy Long
      Turn off the engine and look for your fuse box. See if you can find one circuit for the horn. If you can, pull the fuse. This should silence the horn immediately.
  • David
    David - 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue - Body & Interior - 10/2/2014
    AC won't stay on. It works but doesn't maintain contact either at the on/off or fan speed knob.
    Jiggling fan speed control can make it come on but typically doesn't stay. Bad contact in the fan speed control?
    0 answer
  • Bill
    Bill - 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue - Body & Interior - 9/6/2014
    Turn and daylight bulb keeps burning out
    changed bulbs and bulb plug ins
    • CVO
      9/6/2014 CVO
      Check the Body Control Module, it's supplied voltage to the turn lamps / DRL. Use the Digital Volt meter to monitor the voltage output from the bulb plugs or negotiate with the local auto parts stores managers to obtain a BCM loaner for a test.
  • Olds Girl
    Olds Girl - 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue - Body & Interior - 8/28/2014
    How do I remove the molding around the climate control unit?
    I can hear the blower fan running but the air isn't coming out the vents. Is this the climate control unit?
    0 answer
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1998 Oldsmobile Aurora - Body & Interior - 8/9/2014
    Missing trim piece between passenger side windows
    dont know what its called. it snaps in place and is black
    • Jimm
      8/9/2014 Jimm
      Check the local salvage yards or dealerships in your area. The salvage yards may be the best option, since the Oldsmobile brand and dealer network is history.
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Body & Interior - 7/28/2014
    Drivers side window goes down when i turn the car on
    when i put the window up, it goes back down without pushing the button
    0 answer
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1997 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Body & Interior - 7/28/2014
    When i turn the vehicle on, the drivers side window goes down, without even pushing the button.
    when i push the button for the window to go up, as i let go of the button, the window goes back down
    0 answer
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1999 Oldsmobile Bravada - Body & Interior - 7/26/2014
    Ac acting wierd, doesnt bblow cold air after stopping and restarting
    first start the vehicle the ac works great. stop and shut it off, then start it again it blows warm air, dont make any sence to me at all
    0 answer
  • AT15
    AT15 - 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora - Body & Interior - 6/30/2014
    Water in tire well of 2001 aurora 4.0
    where does water come from?
    0 answer
  • verog
    verog - 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue - Body & Interior - 4/9/2014
    AC unit power button not working
    Ac unit does power up
    0 answer
  • rtkmjoy
    rtkmjoy - 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette - Body & Interior - 3/2/2014
    I have no heat in my van at all, what could be the issue?
    There is no heat or defrost in my van.
    • CVO
      3/2/2014 CVO
      1. Check the heater core coolant hoses ,they both ( inlet and outlet hoses) must be hot in order the heater core to generate the heat.
      a. Lack of coolant, it won't reach the heater core.
      b. The heater core could been clogged if the return coolant hose to the engine is cold.

      2. The blend door actuator is a servo responsible for controlling the mix of warm air from the heater core and cool air from the A/C and outside. If it malfunctions, your climate control system may not respond properly when you change the temperature on the climate control system.
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue - Body & Interior - 2/22/2014
    My windows dont go down
    i need to change the window motors but i need to know how. can you help.
    • HouseCallAuto
      2/21/2014 HouseCallAuto
      AutoZone has repair information right on there web site after you enter the year make and model. AutoZone is only one I know that has a huge database of step by step repair information available for free to anyone with all the accompanying pictures with each step. I advise you to buy genuine ACDELCO replacement parts but they may cost more. Don't shop price on these parts, shop price on the ACDELCO brand of parts.
    • Jimm
      2/22/2014 Jimm
      Use the 'How-To-Guides' feature on the AutoMD for the steps to remove the inner door panel and to replace the window regulator and motors.
      The parts are readily available from these many on-line sources,,,,, - to list only a few possibilities.
      In fact, they (RockAuto) list the power window motor and regulator assembly from around $35.00 for your vehicle. The AC Delco brand units are around $67.00 each.
  • joeB
    joeB - 1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera - Body & Interior - 2/19/2014
    All my lights quit working including the radio and locks and seats but blinkers and power windows work
    I had my headlights on the I flicked my high beams and everything quit working, my head lights quit working my brake lights quit working radio quit working and locks and seats quit working. My turn signals and power windows still work. Sometimes the radio and the ...
    • HouseCallAuto
      2/19/2014 HouseCallAuto
      I believe you have a burnt or partially burnt fuse link. There are fuse links located just behind the battery near the cruise control module which is just below the reinforcement brace. Look for a gray colored wire that is kep separate from another gray and a black.
      2/19/2014 joeB
      Thank you very much
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 2001 Oldsmobile Alero - Body & Interior - 2/14/2014
    Can just the plastic clips on my 4-door alero driver door be replace without changing the whole regular? I
    The regulator works the clips are broken. the motor is fine.
    • Jimm
      2/14/2014 Jimm
      If you are referring to the plastic clips that hold the window in position - check with the delearship (GM / Chevrolet) to see if the clips are available separately. I would venture a guess and say that they are not.
      You will have to remove the regulator itself to replace the plastic clips - and while you have the window lift / regulator out - you may as well replace the entire unit. It is an easy repair - use the 'How-To-Guides' on the AutoMD website for the specific steps to replace.

      The window regulator is not expensive - it comes with the plastic clips as part of the assembly and is available without the window motor.

      The parts are readily available from these many on-line sources,,,,, - to list only a few possibilities.
      In fact, they (RockAuto) list the window regulator (driver side without motor) from around $29.00 for your vehicle.
  • americanmade
    americanmade - 1989 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - Body & Interior - 12/30/2013
    The digital gauges on my 89' oldsmobile cutless supreme flicker on and off or they read error, WHY?
    This car has 192000 miles, gauges flicker on and off, they read error, or they are out completely. This happens all the time. I have checked the fuse,removed gauges and checked the connection.
    • HouseCallAuto
      12/29/2013 HouseCallAuto
      The cluster needs to be repaired by a place online that does instrument clusters.
    • Jimm
      12/30/2013 Jimm
      The instrument cluster needs to be replaced or rebuilt. The parts are readily available; try these on-line sources;,,,, - to list only a few possibilities. There are instrument cluster rebuilders that can rebuild / exchange your old unit for a new or refurbished unit. Try these sources;,,, - to list only a few possibilities. The instrument cluster can often be rebuilt for a fraction of the cost of a new unit.