The head gaskets and heads were replaced less than a year ago. It's worth the extra money. When the engine is turned on and whether driving or idling the water temperature begins to heat up to around the middle of the gauge in 15-20 mins. Install a new cotter pin through the ball joint stud. Tighten the nut to 32-43 ft. There is no white smoke, no water spitting, and no mixture in the oil. Whatever was the root cause of the headgasket failure a year ago apparently still exists.
What else could it be? While driving the battery light came on and so did other lights. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting with 49 problems. The car will not restart once that happens. We think we got another bad one. Ready to sell my car in no running condition. The lower ball joint on a car is located between the steering knuckle and the lower control arm.
The car will spike up to the hot area but the motor shows no signs of over heating. Allow the engine to continue to idle until all the air purged out of the cooling system and nothing but coolant comes out. After shutting the engine off, the coolant level went down to the bottom of the tank and additional coolant was added with the cap reattached. The cables are good on the battery. I checked the temps with a heat gun while the car is idling and read out Thermostat housing-160, Rad-80, Rad hose-130, and coolant 170.
All controls are exactly where and how you expect them to be placed. Unscrew the grease fitting from the bottom of the lower control arm. Monday she was on her way back to Iowa and the tempature gauge spiked up to the Hot area. There may be also a wiring issue from the alternator to the light causing the problem as well Jan 15, 2016 If it runs you have one of 2 issues. Remove the screwdriver and retighten the hose clamp. The exterior styling is really good, trunk space is huge, and the engine is powerful.
Resale value is unbelievably low on this car, so for the price, it's a great deal. Before moving on to other tests, make absolutely certain this is working correctly. Aug 11, 2010 The battery light coming on means the charging system cannot manage the demand on the system - i. Somebody please help me out. We think we got another bad one. The motor shows no signs of over heating also when the temp gauge claims it is.
The last alternator was reman, and was bad. The total sales of the 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue in the United States are 39,491 units. Replace the spark plugs and air filter. Now the part the perfectionists are not going to approve of. The heater core for climate control was isolated and did not affect the overheating. Now you have plenty of space to remove the ball joint from the lower arm. I looked it over and could not find anything wrong.
If you have an automatic transmission, change the fluid and filters if beyond the recommended interval. I have a 2001 Olds Intrigue with the 3. Running a new wire just means disconnecting the existing wire from the sensor to the gage or its wire on the harness and spliciung in a new one. Sometimes the sealing surface becomes deformed by heat or more often by someone trying to unscrew it when it is stuck, and they use waterpump pliers or something, which can cause it to deform. Here is what seems to be happening. There was more coolant added than lost during the bubbling over. High points for exterior styling- athletic and poised.
I got a 99 Intrigue, I had a similar problem with mine, it had to do with the alternator plug and the red thick wire that was loose. If all connections seem fine, take vehicle to AutoZone or similar autoparts and have charging system tested. I am going to change the sensor again with the old sensor and see what it does. I was told on the 3. Sep 09, 2011 Remove the brake caliper by removing the two bolts that connect it to the steering knuckle.
At 85K, I had the trans serviced at the dealership for 1K. Okay it did it to me again. Fix a cruise control switcholds alero and others 11 steps with fix a cruise control switcholds alero and others. Remove the lower ball joint cotter pin and retaining nut. That was causing my car to stall when the engine was cold. It, along with the upper ball joint, allows the steering knuckle to pivot from left to right, turning the wheels while still allowing the front suspension to compress and absorb the impact of traveling over potholes and speed bumps. Layout of instruments, gauges, controls are intelligent and organized.
Amazon 2001 oldsmobile intrigue reviews images and specs we don't have an image for your selection showing intrigue gls oldsmobile. Because like i said in previous comments it was not showing hot until i replaced the sensor. Amazon 2001 oldsmobile alero reviews images and specs vehicles 2001 oldsmobile alero gl1 2door coupe. Could you offer a couple suggest that would make this not true. Hang caliper out of way.