Question about 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora
Here's a link,this part is located on brake pedal,could be just loose or bad or neither.http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/Duralast-Stoplight-Switch/2001-Oldsmobile-Aurora/_/N-jetveZ9cias?itemIdentifier=363562_0_0_
Posted on Nov 08, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora
I had the same problem. My issue was a wire that broke, probably because of wear and tear. Take the seat apart and investigate the problem thoroughly.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
I agree with the post about the tail lights. And the symptom about the brakes on when starting was also helpful. When I took off my rear tail lights and removed the top light bulb (top of the 4 is closest to connector) then repeat starting the car the problem is gone. I have a whole drawer of these bulbs that I removed, not because the filament was burned out, but because the base (similar to circuit card edge connector) had heat damage and melted. I am not sure exactly what the problem is but I think there are multiple conductors in the fixture which are too close or get moisture shorts. Anyway I hypothesize the circuit for daytime running lights is leaking current into the brake light circuit, and it causes that module that controls traction control and ABS to declare a fault. When you start with foot on the brakes the brake lamp is pulled on (I don't know if switches hi or lo) so that module doesn't declare the fault until you release the brakes.
I put in new bulbs and it works fine for now, but I know it may reappear some day then I will repeat, disassembly of the fixtures and inspect bulb bases for heat damage and clean out and replace. That is what did the trick for me.
Thanks Fixya and all contributors
Posted on Feb 07, 2009
go to link and follow links to free GM web site for a PDF of your owners manual.
Posted on Apr 19, 2009
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