Turn Ignition key to On position and attempt to start the engine, If it doesn't start release the ignition key to the On position. Common problems of the 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette 111 problems have been reported for the 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette. Ask your shop to make sure the radiator fans are working correctly, esp if the overheating occurs in city-type driving. I have had many, many problems with this vehicle, mainly electrical. I'd have to make sure security system doesn't have a problem? I would check to see the actual temperature of the engine to know the difference. Normal operating temp for this van is 220. The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette.
Gives out good gas mileage. I don't know how I've gone so long without having one of these. Still the gauge is up and down like a yoyo. Pressure Regulator,thermostat at 200,000 miles,new spark plugs at 190,000 Miles, fuel pump at 175,000. On some engines a vacuum leak will cause high idle. What steps do I take to fix the problem? After a few thousand in repairs, we cut our losses and bought a Honda minivan with 130,000 miles, which has been wonderful and now has 165,000 miles. Sometimes if let set for 5-10 minutes the van will start with no problem.
Answered on Mar 24, 2016 40 views Hi Jodi, My name is Randy and I'm going to try and help you with your problem. I expect you know this could be a repeat of the head gasket problem, but start with the simple things first. Could also have and ignition switch problem, but check these simple things first. Sounds like it is trying to reset. The heater is a mini-radiator that way.
Turned it back on, and drove further than the first time to get a scheduled oil change and no more overheating problems for that drive. If corroded, it will be very obvious. Answer: There could be several reasons form this. Have seen many time that the lug in the battery that the cable bolt screws into, begin to pull out of the battery And give many different electrical problems. This would cause air pockets in the system, and will cause the code and also no heat. Videos on youtube checking for vacuum leaks.
Slowly releasing the pedal below 1000 rpm and above 500 rpm. More then likely the throttle plate needs to be cleaned , they get gummed up an stick at higher idle. They will usually also leak acid. Seems to be increasing frequency. Answer: The ignition control module on the 3800 V6 engine is located under the. That car was amazing, then some dude ran into me and I totalled it but I walked away without a scratch. We discuss them all in this article and let you know how to stop them.
Speedometer and Tach needles oscillate at bottom of the scale. Has electrical glitch with locks and power sliding door sometimes. I have a 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette that started to overheat yesterday. The supple leather seats are exteremly comfortable and the engine is quite powerful for a vehicle this size. Make sure battery has a full charge and connections all good.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 14 problems. I also have had to replace the head gasket at about 110,000 miles. I will send a resistance chart in a few moments for the coolant sensor. There is also harness connector under the van that also gives odd electrical problems. Before you attempt this you must have a fully charged battery. If it overheats while driving down the freeway at speed, the thermostat and the radiator cap would be the first places to start.
It has a nice and supple ride. Could also be the temperature sensor and you are losing the signal. Just unplug them and look inside the connector on the harness and the body. Also check the breather tube from the top of the duct to were it attach to the top of the rear valve cover under the ignition coils assembly. Trying to hold it steady it will start to search.
After driving it for a year I started having electric problems. These things could cause this problem, as well as possibly setting a lean oxygen sensor code. The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette in 2001. Sometimes a servo motor sound is heard from the instrument panel. If you know how the brakes work, then you would know that brake application involves brake pads coming in contact with rotors, and it is due to this the car comes to a stop.
Answer: If the code you are getting is P0128, then there are two common causes for this. The general ride is quiet and comfortable like a tall limo. Suggest remove the valve and clean carbon from valve and its bore, as well as cleaning the throttle body plate and bore. Under the van, right behind the front seat, 1-3 harness connectors go up into the body. Question: Starts then will die. Occurrence caused a fire inside a seat that have burned a part of heating pad itself heating pad appears to be made out of flammable material and some of the seat foam stuffing again appears to be The Car Will Not Start problem 2001 Oldsmobile Silhouette experienced problems with the battery and the transmission.