Gm should be responsible for fixing that- they caused the problem. I park in the garage at home and did not notice any spills on the floor and assumed it was just overflow where the service tech did the repairs. In this cooling system, coolant flows from the motor after absorbing heat from the motor to the radiator just behind the grill and flows downward through the radiator to the bottom hose gravity goes down--this bottom hose looks the same as the top hose, but different location where it runs back towards the motor to collect more heat. I am unaware of any other problems as a result of the gasket at this point - will have to wait until it get fixed. I would turn the key, start the car and wait. Walker Products supplies the automotive aftermarket with premium engine sensors and fuel system components.
Atained speed of 65mph for a few seconds then acted as if it slipped into neutral, I manually downshifted to 3rd gear at 45mph and proceeded to next safest place to stop. In the past month I notice that the car started to overheat and I checked the antifreeze once again. The intermittent turn signal is also a problem. Crawl beneath the vehicle and find where the exhaust flex pipe connects to the exhaust manifold. I would start it again and the car would idle up, then down. The Alero did help conclude the Olds small car story on a high note. Also at about 25,000 miles the numbers and letters on the buttons on the radio were becoming wore off, which seems way too early for that to happen.
Three times for the drivers side window! It also shows you where the tensioner pulley is located. I could understand one- maybe- but three!!! I took the car to the same dealership this morning and learned that I had two broken hoses at the intake manifold where the hoses were reattached after the initial repair. The only reason I still have mine running is because I have put a lot of personal as well as paid labor into its upkeep over the years due to that I cant afford another car. I had it checked by two separate mechanics and was told that the coolant is running into my oil and my engine has blown a head gasket. When I take my foot off the accelerator at 30+ mph car acts like cruise control is on - decelerates extremely slow. This picture has been submitted by Ella Brouillard tagged in category field.
The car is less than 3 years old and has less than 40,000 miles on it. They are baffled because I have replaced almost every part on the engine and it still runs hot. But with an automatic transmission, you must remove the exhaust manifold to create the clearance needed to remove the thermostat housing just to gain access to the thermostat. I popped the hood and found a puddle of coolant inside the car down on the frame I think that's what it is called. I am sure that is going to be expensive to repair, so I guess I'll go with the duct tape for a while. The last time I drove it on the freeway was in June.
It is also giving a headache. In my mind, I don't think so, but I am getting tired of going back and forth to the car shop and I am quite sure their getting tired of trying to figure out what is cause this problem. Tune-ups, oil change, radiator flush has been done and I am still having the same problem. . Have not noticed any more leaks, sometimes smell burnt antifreeze.
I always have to pull over, cut the car off, sit for 2 minutes, then start the car up again. Has had front right caliper failure locking brake pads down against rotor causing burnout of pads,rotor warping, caliper cylinder damage. We hope you love it as we do. Problem has not happened since. Go to a transmission shop and they w … ill do these things free for you and possible tell you what has to be done, the cost and how long to repair. A couple of days later I noticed a pool of coolant on my driveway. I checked the anti-freeze and placed more in the car.
We hope you like it as we do. That occurred at the end of January 2006. Oldsmobile marked its centennial by debuting the Alero in 1999 in an effort to compete with well-established imports. I feel that gm should be held accountable for this defect in my vehicle, just because it was not my make or model as they are stating does not mean that it could not happen. I looked under the car initially and did not see any leakage.
Lift the vehicle into the air with the floor jack and place jack stands under the front frame rails of the vehicle. Tighten the exhaust manifold bolts to 9 foot-pounds, starting from the top center nut and working outward, using a torque wrench and socket. It is a small hole so look carefully. Ad tranny fluid until it spills out,. It is also giving a headache.
Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need Floor jack Jack stands Safety glasses Drain pan Screwdriver set Socket and ratchet Tape Line wrench set Pliers Soft wi The Oldsmobile Alero was produced from the 1997 to 2004 model years. I am so nervous in driving this car on the freeway. The car is still reasonable young. Took it to the dealer, and they found the water pump leaking and the intake gaskets leaking. Funny I didn't have any problems with this until they told me I had a problem last week.
Let me know if this help, or if you have other questions. I checked the anti-freeze and placed more in the car. Raise the front of the Alero with a floor jack and slide jack stands under its frame rails. Additionally, the car has less than 65,000 miles on it and though it was sluggish from the time I bought it and would occasionally lurch forward when pulling away from a stop, it was not until the summer that it became a frequent as opposed to a rare occurrence. It began to make a rattling noise, which was when we took it to our car dealer.