Silhouette Van

Some auto repair questions and answer related to the Oldsmobile Silhouette.


1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette. 3.4 V6
Question: Days after rebuilt the engine the check engine light came on do I went to the auto parts to connect the scan and the guy told me the problem was code P0440 but the light has been coming on and out. Thanks.

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2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette.
3400 V6 engine.
Question: I had my van at my parent's to help my brother fix his same make and model van A/C doesn't work. He unplugged the compressor to check voltage on mine to see if it was the same as his

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Transmission problem with my 2000 Olds Silhouette Premiere.

Check engine light. Scanned GM Computer code P0742.
I had the filter and fluid changed added Transgard.

My transmission keeps messing up when warm changed fluid and filter added Transgard worked for awhile and started again after long trip.

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How Things Work

Power Steering- Electric- How Does It Work

The electric power steering (EPS) system reduces the amount of effort needed to steer the vehicle. The system uses the body control module (BCM), power steering control module (PSCM), torque sensor, discrete battery voltage supply circuit, EPS motor, serial data bus, and the instrument panel cluster (IPC) message center to perform the system functions.

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Common Engine Codes

P0108 MAP Sensor Description and Repair

The manifold absolute pressure (MAP) sensor responds to pressure changes in the intake manifold. The pressure changes occur based on the engine load. The MAP sensor has the following circuits:

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