Oldsmobile Aurora Oil Gauge And Starter Problems

2001 Oldsmobile Aurora low oil pressure indicator on the dash. Changed oil and filter. Question: changed oil and filter and then the low oil pressure indicator on the display came on. The oil pressure fluctuate between o,16,78, &130. Do i have a problem or does it have to be reset. Have changed it before with out a problem. Thank you.

Sounds like you have a problem with the oil pressure sender. This is a pretty common problem. When they go bad, they cause the pressure on the dash to fluctuate wildly, to be sure, have engine oil pressure checked by a mechanic so as to not cause engine damage if the oil pressure is actually low. But most likely just the pressure sender.

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2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L V6. Start car cold oil pressure reads 90 to 100 psi...warm it reads about 43 to 50 road speed, 13 to 19 idle. What pressures are reasonable for a well maintained 3.5. Is it the sending unit or something in the analog to digital conversion. Will pay if satisfied.

Welcome back Richard. The MINIMUM oil pressure on an engine at operating temp at idle is 8psi. The MINIMUM at 2,000 rpm is 29 psi. With it so high when cold, and a little high when driving, it sounds like you have an inaccurate oil pressure sender. These are much more common than another part of the system.

1997 Oldsmobile Aurora starter. Just got the car like 3 months ago and no codes that i know of.
Okay i got a new starter for my car and i cant find it and i need help finding the starter so it can be replaced and i do not want to bring my car in to the shop because it will cost to much. Please someone write me back ..Thank you

Answer: The starter is located under the intake manifold. First disconnect the battery. You will need to remove the plug wires, fuel injector harnesses, fuel rail. Then remove the intake manifold bolts. You are suppose to totally remove the manifold, but you can just prop up the front (pass. side) of the manifold. This will save allot of time. Then you can remove the starter.

2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 3.5L V6. Question:
Based on your experience is this car worth buying at this point with 75k miles $5500.00 ....I'VE READ SOME POSITIVE CONSUMER REVIEWS AS WELL AS SOME WITH A LOT OF ELECTRICAL ISSUES and FLOODING PROBLEMS.

Yes, these are very good cars as long as it has been taken care of. That goes with most cars. This body style is a thousand percent better than the older body styles. Those had a lot of problems.

Since this Aurora is similar to a Cadillac in it's electrical system, they can have complicated problems. The Cadillac dealer is the best place to take it for service. Many of the Oldsmobile mechanics went to Cadillac after Olds went out of business.

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