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I have a oldsmobile silhouette 1999. My question is in the left part of the back there is a small motor that when i turn it on, it has a weird sound. what should I do about this and what is that motor for.

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That motor is an air compressor which is also used as the rear air ride leveler. you should not press the button unless you have the hose hooked up to put air in your tires. the hose should be with the jack and the wheel wrench on the oppisite side of the van. in a small leather pouch.

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If its in the spare tire area it will be an air compressor to fill your tires with. A owners manual should inform you better

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