While the vehicle was parked the contact attempted to shift into drive gear and it failed to move from park to drive. Gm dealer said this is normal for this model. Have no idea how or why it would have done this. Literally take it out, and throw it away. There will be complete engine failure without early detection of problem and repair.
If the inclince is steep enough, I actually have to put my left foot on the brake and increase the engine speed to around 900 rpm to prevent the car from rolling backwards when my foot is taken off the brake. They say that this van does not have a hill holding feature in the transmission, and it is something that we are going to have to live with. Take your time and it is a breeze. Also works for Buick Terraza, Rendezvous, Chevrolet Cavalier 4-speed , Venture, Pontiac Montana, Sunfire 4-speed , TranSport, Saturn Relay, Saab 9-3 2000-2002 , 9-5 2000-2003 , Oldsmobile Silhouette. I do not agree with this. The dealer diagnosed the problem as a failed intake manifold gasket. Dealers recommendation of using one foot on the brake and the other on the gas is unacceptable.
Our transmission has been replaced yet problems still occuring. How to fix no 4th gear overdrive in a 4T65E Transmission. Car will drift backwards causing a safty issue. Consumer feels that vehicle should not roll so far back if it is not in reverse. The manifold intake gasket failed causing the engine to over heat. Oil discharged from the engine around the gasket.
I was told that these types of key security systems have a 7-10 year life span. Thanks ----- ----- With this fix, you can take that whole Vats, passlock, passkey system out of your car all together. I do not agree with this. I refuse to continue doing that. They park our cars close to each other during pick up time to get as many cars into the lot. The approximate failure mileage was 154,430.
At times it whines and acts sluggish while driving at a constant speed. Transmission has many problems with it. I am beginning to think this may be a fire hazard. If you do buy this, please purchase it thru this link. My wife started walking to car and wasn't there yet when car drove forward into garage door. Also the original Oldsmobile dealer acknowledged it was a known issue with this engine. The various problems are not consistent.
Also, this stuff is nasty for animals so have a container or something to catch and absorb the fluid. Accordingly, an accident can occur if the car rolls back or too much gas is given while the break is being depressed. Here is how you save your car 1st trick, Try a spare key that is newer or used less. After pulling over and starting again it gained speed but shifited hard. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who stated the automatic trans axle range selector cable assembly needed to be replaced.
The brakes squeal a lot and the back end seems like it wants to come off, very loud and very loud squealing. The dealer tells me they have received a lot of complaints about this, but that is the way it was designed. This service kit contains: Second Clutch Housing Fluid Seal Rings 613 , a Second Clutch Assembly 617 , a Case Cover Channel Plate Upper Gasket 430 , and a Case Cover Channel Plate Lower Gasket 429. The school I pick my children up has a steep hill and I can't be worried every day that I may drift backwards into some parent and child walking behind my car because of this flaw. Good info on both sites. If anything obstructs power sliding door while it is closing it is suppose to automatically reverse to open position.
The failure and current mileage was 120,000. Finally did this in my car. Took longer to find the thing than it did to fix the problem. Take your foot off the brake but do not touch the accelerator. Please check into these issues and resolve. The van had regular maintenance oil, filters, anitfreeze checked every 3000 miles.
Has been in shop 4 or more times for door alone. Thermostats are pretty easy to do. The dealer and manufacturer stated that this is normal and cannot be repaired. On many occasions it will continue to close on a grown adult. Joe There is a simple fix. The mechanic advised that the shift linkage cable was fractured and would need to be replaced. Gradually the car begins not cranking anymore or if it cranks it would start and die in a second.
This is not supposed to happen. Notice that the car drifts backwards and if you are on a slight hill it will stop after about a foot. I am scared for my family's safety due to the increasing electrical issues. The pins wear down and so do the keys causing security fail. Note the installed position of the thermostat, then remove the thermostat and gasket. The dealer and manufacturer stated that this is normal and cannot be repaired.