Question about Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera

1 Answer

MY CAR STUTTERS WHEN I TURN CORNERS, IT ALSO MAKES LOUD SQUEALING SOUND WHEN BACKING UP AND DRIVING, THE BRAKE LIGHT COMES ON AND OFF FOR NO APPARENT REASON AND WHEN I BRAKE OR TURN THE CAR FEELS LIKE IT LURCHES OR SOMETHING IS LOOSE, PLEASE, HELP?

Posted by on

  • tiggerpiglet Jun 14, 2010

    VERY HELPFUL, THANK YOU.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Expert
  • 4,070 Answers

Hi! THe break pads are definitely worn and thin causing metal to metal contact which can cause squeaking sound. Regarding the brake lights going on and off, the stoplight switch is definitely faulty and replacement. Hope this helps and have a good one!

Posted on Jun 12, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Rear brakes squeal when car is braking in reverse


I believe you have drum brakes on the back. Not sure. If so, it probably is the automatic adjuster is frozen. This comes into play when you go backwards and apply the brakes. It is used so that the emergency brake is in proper alignment, that is, it only takes a few clicks before the emergency brakes start being applied. If there were no adjuster, as the brakes go old, you would lose the emergency brakes entirely.

Mar 24, 2014 | 2004 Honda Accord

1 Answer

Brake light and battery lights are on in a 2006 nissan quest


This just happened to us. While driving the Brake and Battery light went on. These signs do point to the alternator not charging. Eventually car wouldnt accelerate. What happened is that our alternator belt fell off. 5 hours after being towed belt was changed and we drove off... turn on the a/c and loud squeal! Turn off a/c and its gone. Back at the shop were told the a/c unit seized somewhere causing the alternator belt to snap while we were driving down the highway (Apparently they share a pulley or something.. still gotta look that up as soon as we get back home) Both lights went on because the alternator wasnt charging. Cant turn on a/c for the rest of the trip or were stranded for hours again. Check ur belts, pullies, a/c unit and test alternator.. hope this helps u guys

Jun 23, 2012 | 2006 Nissan Quest

1 Answer

What is causing my car is to squeal?


Check to see if your parking brake is sticking. That can cause sqealing.

Jan 27, 2012 | 2002 Cadillac Deville

1 Answer

Loud squeal when I drive.


You need new brake pads . it has a metal tip that squeals on the rotor when they are worn.

Jun 10, 2010 | 2001 Isuzu Trooper

1 Answer

2000 Mitsubishi Galant 4 cyl ES underhood squeal on right side


The probable causes are: 1. The drive belts are slipping. 2. The drive pulleys for some engine accessories are misaligned. 3. You have turned the steering wheel to the limits. 4. The drive belts are loose.5. Your brake drum backing plates are rubbing against the brake drum. The brakes also might be a problem. check the brake drums/discs. Finally check your wheel and wheel alignment.

May 08, 2010 | 2000 Mitsubishi Galant

1 Answer

Possible electric short. Lights dim on occasion(all lights, including headlights), clock/radio display went out for a couple of weeks then came back on and now the rear passenger brake light is out. Also...


squeal sounds like lose alternator belt and that would make sense if belt sliping lights will dim rear brake light probley a bulb radios dispaly may have short or just going bad

Feb 17, 2010 | 2004 Pontiac Sunfire

1 Answer

Brake light comes while braking with no apparent cause


The pulsating sounds like rotors warped from overheating. As far as light goes, may be float or sensor at master cylinder faulty & making light trip.

Sep 26, 2009 | 1998 Plymouth Grand Voyager

2 Answers

Loud squealing


sounds like shims on brakes, or lack of them
thin bits of metal to stop squeel

Jul 08, 2009 | 1997 Chevrolet Blazer

2 Answers

I have an 05 freestar that squeals going straight its not belts pilleys or brakes


what about the wheel bearings they wont squeal going around a corner because the weight on them but they will while driving straight.

Jun 10, 2009 | 2005 Ford Freestar

1 Answer

'96 Toyota 4-Runner makes a loud squealing noise and brake light


Sounds like one of the auxillary belts slipping it may just need tightening up. I think the 4-Runner has two belts one large and one for the steering pump

May 13, 2009 | 1996 Toyota 4Runner

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

38 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Oldsmobile Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75117 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

7772 Answers

Are you an Oldsmobile Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...