I will get it crunk and then it will quit on me while I am driving down the road. They are a pain to get off when overtightened and can damage it. The Alero was the last model Oldsmobile built. Don't let the pads get too thin. Overall, in the new applications, the Ecotec 2.
Compact and Efficient: Lightweight Engine with Chain Drive Both the cylinder head and block of the engine are made of lightweight aluminum using the lost foam casting process see below. The counter rotating balance shafts are housed in the cylinder block to cancel the primary vertical imbalance inherent to 4-cylinder engines. This article needs additional citations for. It will fill itself after starting. Chevrolet, Oldsmobile and Pontiac applications are rated at 140 horsepower with peak torque of 150 lb-ft. The 2001 Oldsmobile Alero was equipped with the option of a 2. The trunk is big; at 14.
Although neither engine was particularly quiet, the four-cylinder provided adequate power in most situations while the V6 delivered spirited performance. I currently have the same problem with my 2004 Alero. I immediately browsed this site to see if anyone else had a problem with that, and one person said he found 3 worn wires coming from that sensor, laying up against the intake manifold. It should be 2 or 3 bolts to remove it make sure to se a new gasket and put the new thermostat in the right way and use sealant on the gasket as well as the bolt threads. The coolant in the radiator should be very close the the top and the resevour should be somewhere between the cold and hot marks. Sedan and coupe body styles are available to suit your lifestyle. The vehicle will not start with the spark plug wires detached from the coil.
A preview of the planned replacement for the Alero was seen in 2001 with the unveiling of the concept, designed by Bertone. I definitely would not recommend purchasing this vehicle. Replacement brand parts are the most affordable solution for your replacement needs! Had car towed to local mechanic, timing chain was busted. Car not starting, battery no good,engine leaking oil from front of it,lower intake gasket leaking,rotor problem,etc. Secondly, I had a car run out of gas and then wouldn't start and it was because the fuel filter clogged, so no gas was making it to the engine.
Maintain just the right level. To keep the Oldsmobile Alero running at its best, preventive maintenance is key. This is the same car that the Passlock Security System would prevent me from starting my car up to 3 times a day. The chassis on the car is tough takes a beating. Now the car starts fine and if anything trips the breaker it resets itself instead of blowing another fuse.
See product for application and installation details. I have not had any major mechanical flaws. If you're looking at four-cylinder Aleros, take note that for 2002 Oldsmobile replaced the 2. So before they snap, make sure that the belts are checked. Make sure the filter housing is drained of oil completely. Suspension, f: Independent Suspension, r: Independent Ground clearance: 5. The lost foam process is noted for its environmental friendliness in contrast to the sand core process.
Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code P0442. Technician may find Diagnostic Trouble Code P0442. Low maintenance is another key hallmark of this engine: oil and filter replacement is the only routine service required. The ignition coil is located on the passenger top side of the engine. Trac off is the normal driving position, turn the trac on for slippery conditions. Turn the key on for a few seconds to let the fuel pump run. Technician can check Service Information for some accessories.
I just bought the car 1 year ago and thanks to you all will be ready for more problems. Technician can check Service Information for some accessories. It made 140 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. The process also enables the casting of thinner cross sections for the cylinder walls and smaller passages to eliminate machining operations. I beat the crap out of the suspension with my daily commute gravel roads, potholes, high and low speed driving, bent a couple of rims.
Best of all, the Alero is affordably priced. Leave the spark plug wires off of the suspected bad coil pack, but reattach all other spark plug wires. Although this vehicle was originally conceived in order to replace the Cutlass and Achieva lines, it still made a name for its own. The car is well balanced with the 4 cyl 5 speed manual handles like a European car. This procedure was carried out for 1,000 hours. Could be an indication of heater core leaking. Can't find your car or truck engine? Check to see if carpets are wet! General Motors introduced the Oldsmobile Alero in 1999.