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2002 olds alero was running then would not start back up.New fuel filter and the fuel pump is fine,but it turns over,won't start

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Have you reset the fuel pump switch...bled the lines? Try starting fluid for a few times then look at these issues.

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

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SOURCE: 2003 OLDS ALERO WONT START

Check to make sure the Security light in dash on right hand corner is not on. If it is on , your passlock is enabled. to dissable it turn your key on but not start it and wait for apx 10-15 minutes. this should re-set it.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: where is the fuel pump located in a 2000 olds alero 3.4 automatic

it is in the tank, you will have to drop the tank to get to it. No other way around it.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: olds alero 2.4 idle fuel pressure

most likely idle air control sensor or low engine coolant I know sounds funny but IAC uses coolant to regulate idle. Idle air control valve or throttle body positioning sensor.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: fuel pump 2002 oldsmobile alero

In order to replace the fuel pump u must remove the gas tank, the fuel pump is located inside the tank. U are going to need to get the car at least 3 feet in the air, u will need a good 2 1/2 ton hydraulic floor jack, 4 good safety stands and common hand tools, also a brass drift to release fuel pump module retainner ring on top of tank, don't use steel one spark and u are up in smoke.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 OLDS ALERO WONT START

find the buzzing noise...likely its the fuel pump relay.

Posted on May 28, 2009

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Your problem may be one of the following:
First check or just replace the fuel filter. Usually located under the car in front of the rear axle, drivers side.
Next, the fuel pump may be worn out. Usually they get loud or stop working (running).
Next, check the fuel pressure regulator. Usually located on the front fuel rail, drivers side.
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