Question about 1998 Oldsmobile Bravada
Disconnect battery ? Hoping for a magical fix ? Battery light on means there is a charging system problem , alternator not the battery . Do you know how to do automotive electrical circuit testing ? If not your best bet , take it to a qualified repair shop .
How To Check Charging System EricTheCarGuy Some of the problems are likely do to a low voltage condition . It would also have the vehicle control modules checked for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes ! Doing electrical testing of the circuits of the thing's not working etc... is the way to find the problem .
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It takes years to learn how to do electrical test correctly . Someone who has no clue shouldn't even try .
Posted on Jun 12, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: low heat from heater
Had same problem. Take off both hoses to the heater core at the fire wall. Using a garden hose with nozel flush with water on the "inlet hose" first(the one hot to touch) then flush the other side. A nasty blackish slim will come out. Oh, cover your distributor with a plastic bag first so it won't get wet. Put the hoses back on, set heat for full high and enjoy your nice warm bravada again!
Posted on Jan 18, 2009
you probably push air into the ABS unit when getting your lines replace but the Traction Control light might be on because the system might use the wheel speed sensor on the ABS unit to enable the Traction Control.......
Posted on Jul 09, 2009
If you are sure the cruise and the wipers go out at the same time it may be a problem in your control switch but it would be highly unusual to be related to both.
Here is a possible solution to your wipers though.
There are 3 torx screws that hold a plastic panel in place on your wiper motor. Remove the power connector from your wiper motor and then the 3 screws. When the cover is off you will see a circuit board. Gently pull the circuit board straight out (there are some metal clips that will release).
When the board is out look carefully on the board in the area where the plug is. You may need a magnifying glass if your eyes are like mine ;) .
If you see cracks at the solder joint hit them with a solder gun.If you dont you may need a new board.
Posted on Oct 29, 2009
Check for power to your rear wiper motor. To do this you will have to remove the rear door trim. Once the door trim is removed check for power at your connector plug on the rear wiper motor with switch on. If there is power there than replace motor if not then start by checking fuses (which is a good idea to do before removing door panel because it's the easiest thing to check), connectors and wiring for damage and open circuit( cuts or broken pins in connectors or open/broken wiring)
Posted on Nov 04, 2009
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