Oldsmobile Bravada P0327: Knock Sensor → Low input

  P0327 is a powertrain related OBD-II trouble code. It has the same meaning for the Oldsmobile Bravada as it would any other vehicle. By definition, P0327 means that the vehicles ECM/PCM is getting a signal that is lower than the defined operational range. Clearing this code typically requires a new knock sensor or correcting … Read more Oldsmobile Bravada P0327: Knock Sensor → Low input

Oldsmobile Bravada Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Oldsmobile Bravada’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an overheating … Read more Oldsmobile Bravada Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Oldsmobile Bravada P1682: Ignition 1 Switch → Circuit 2

  P1682 is a diagnostic trouble code that indicates that your Oldsmobile Bravada’s ignition switch is having a voltage problem.  It is typically caused by a faulty ignition switch, although there can be other causes as well. There are two “circuits” to the ignition switch.  The first one goes to the ECM through the throttle … Read more Oldsmobile Bravada P1682: Ignition 1 Switch → Circuit 2

Oldsmobile Bravada Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Oldsmobile Bravada’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under your … Read more Oldsmobile Bravada Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

Oldsmobile Bravada Bad Starter → Symptoms & Diagnosis

  One of the most common problems that can occur in the life of a vehicle is a bad starter, that includes the Oldsmobile Bravada.  It is important to determine whether or not it’s a bad starter that is keeping the vehicle from turning over. If your Bravada is not starting, don’t assume right away … Read more Oldsmobile Bravada Bad Starter → Symptoms & Diagnosis

Oldsmobile Bravada: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

P0720 is a generic OBD II trouble code, which means that it has the same meaning for your Oldsmobile Bravada as it would any other vehicle.  It indicates that your Bravada’s OSS (Output Shaft Speed Sensor) is reporting a malfunction. It’s typically caused by a bad OSS, or a wiring problem. The OSS works by … Read more Oldsmobile Bravada: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

Oldsmobile Bravada P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit

  P0520 is a common OBD2 trouble code.  It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for the Oldsmobile Bravada as it would any other vehicle.  P0520 indicates that the oil pressure sensor is operating outside of its normal “range”.  It is typically caused by a bad oil pressure sensor switch or a … Read more Oldsmobile Bravada P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit