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Rock the wheel as you turn key off and try to remove.

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on May 01, 2014


if you have a test light you can check your coil you have power by turning the ignition on test light should be light on

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Apr 24, 2014


Check for low trans fluid. I would consider changing the trans fluid, using a synthetic trans fluid, if you have more than 70,000 miles on the fluid.

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Apr 17, 2014


If you haven't figured it out or it has set through normal driving here is a link to what GM Computers look for GM OBD Driving Cycle Hope that helps if you still need it.

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Apr 12, 2014


According to the owners manual

TRAF (Traffic): Press this button to receive traffic announcements. The traffic announcement brackets will appear on the display. TRAF will appear on the display if the current station broadcasts traffic announcements. If the current station does not broadcast traffic announcements, the radio will seek to a station that does. When the radio finds a station that broadcasts traffic announcements, it will stop. If no station is found, NO TRAFFIC will appear on the display. When a traffic announcement comes on the current radio station or a related network station, you will hear it, even if the volume is muted or a compact disc is playing. If the compact disc player was being used, the compact disc will stay in the player and resume play at the point where it stopped. INFO (Information): If the current station has a message, INFO will appear on the display. Press this button to see the message. If the whole message does not appear on the display, parts of the message will appear every three seconds until the message is completed. To see the parts of the message faster than every three seconds, press this button again. A new group of words will appear on the display. Once the complete message has been displayed, INFO will disappear from the display until another new message is received. Hope this helps.

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Apr 12, 2014


hello, you can learn the fuel filter location from this article with diagram:
fuel filter location

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Apr 10, 2014


In most GM cars and trucks there is a hidden system that most people are unaware even exists. From the moment you put your key in the ignition, there begins a constant line of communication between your key's security chip or transponder, to the ignition's lock cylinder, and then to the car's TDM (Theft Deterrent Module). These 3 parts are in CONSTANT communication. If the key is in the ignition, then these parts are sending signals to each other. The security light normally illuminates when that signal gets broken, but not always. The security system controls the light, if the system is broken so can be the light. When the signal breaks, the car misinterprets this as an attempt at theft and goes into antitheft mode. The car thinks its being stolen or hotwired because it is not getting that signal from YOUR specific key. This is why the vehicle shuts down. This link explains it pretty well.
http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 28, 2014


Sounds like a clogged fuel pump!

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 27, 2014


hi have you ever changed the fuel pump? or gas filter? sounds like is loosing fuel pressure under load, I would recommend to start with the filter and then move on but have the pressure tested the preasure is 53-59 psi, thats with key on but engine not running.

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 27, 2014


sounds like cat convertor is plugged they colapse on inside bring to exhaust specialist sounds like you need a new one or a resinator

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 27, 2014


broken evap line/port on fuel pump. Or leaking fuel pump o-ring
check the EVAP canister it is right next to fuel filter could be pcm needs update to fix false codes. Here is a old hillbilly trick that may help put saliva on the seal of gas cap when you fill up every time that may work for you.

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 26, 2014


Remove the coolant (usualy at the expansion tank) cap and see if there is a floating switch and if so meter it to see if it is working as it should or else just replace it.

2002 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 12, 2014

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