Oldsmobile

Oldsmobile questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a 2004 Olds Alero w/a 3400SFI Eng. I ran out of gas…

Customer Question
I have a 2004...

I have a 2004 Olds Alero w/a 3400SFI Eng. I ran out of gas not too long ago and after refueling the car I was unable to start the engine. I tried using either and it worked but the next morning I had the same problem. I suspect that the problem may be a clogged fuel filter or fuel pump. Unfortunately, I do not have the factory instruction for changing the filter and/or the pump for this car and my efforts at obtaining same have been futile. Can you help or point me in the right direction. Thanks.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you ever replaced the fuel pump, or is this the original?

Original..

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Alero yourself? What have you tried so far?

Not yet but I'd like toDYI.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats basically it.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Oldsmobile
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Oldsmobile Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
12/6/2017
Oldsmobile Mechanic: Dan, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago
Dan
Dan, Auto Mechanic
Category: Oldsmobile
Satisfied Customers: 25,969
Experience: Independent Shop Experience, 2 Year Automotive Diploma, & Access to Information Database
Verified

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I'm here to help get your problem solved.

Ask Your Own Oldsmobile Question
Oldsmobile Mechanic: Dan, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

It sounds like problem is more likely pump but I agree it is one of the two, give me a few minutes to upload instructions for you.

Ask Your Own Oldsmobile Question
Oldsmobile Mechanic: Dan, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago
Ask Your Own Oldsmobile Question
Oldsmobile Mechanic: Dan, Auto Mechanic replied 6 months ago

Ever get it figured out? Please do not forget to rate answer, thanks.

Ask Your Own Oldsmobile Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with an oldsmobile mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Dan Your Own Question
Dan
Dan
Dan, Auto Mechanic
Category: Oldsmobile
Satisfied Customers: 25,969
25,969 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Independent Shop Experience, 2 Year Automotive Diploma, & Access to Information Database

Dan is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

Oldsmobile Tech

597 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification

GM Tech Cam

GM Tech Cam

Oldsmobile Certified Technician

410 satisfied customers

14 years Automotive experience all with Gm.

Gary

Gary

ASE Certified Technician

185 satisfied customers

over 25 years as a GM master tech

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Olds Tech -

150 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector & Olds Diagnostics/Repair

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

147 satisfied customers

ASE Certified and dealer trained 15+ years

jazzmaster

jazzmaster

ASE Certified Technician

142 satisfied customers

I have 32 years experience as a automotive tech,plus ase certified

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER

128 satisfied customers

30 YEARS EXPERIENCE, FORIEGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DIESEL

< Previous | Next >

Related Oldsmobile Questions
Security light keeps coming on and after a time it will not
Security light keeps coming on and after a time it will not start . I do the reset security system that takes about 30 minutes and then it's good for a month or so then it does the same thing like the… read more
Dan
Dan
Auto Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,969 satisfied customers
SES sometimes comes on and blinks when I first start the
Hi. SES sometimes comes on and blinks when I first start the vehicle. Car feels like it is idling rough for about 30 seconds before it returns to a standard idle. SES then stops blinking and stays on … read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
Automotive Diagnostic Specialist
General auto certifications
415 satisfied customers
1999 olds 88 worked fine yesterday. went out this morning
1999 olds 88 worked fine yesterday. went out this morning and it starts but will not move in any gear. I have checked the cable linkage to the transmission and it is connected and moving. I have check… read more
Roy
Roy
shop foreman
Associate Degree
4,292 satisfied customers
2003 olds alero 2.2 eng replaced fuel pump and filter have
2003 olds alero 2.2 eng replaced fuel pump and filter have pressure checked 15 amp injector fuse good will run with start fluid still wont run did i miss something… read more
GM Tech Cam
GM Tech Cam
Oldsmobile Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
410 satisfied customers
I have a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero. The radio wasn't working so
I have a 2004 Oldsmobile Alero. The radio wasn't working so I planned to replace it. Received replacement speakers and installed 2 rear and driver front. Then the old receiver started working so haven… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
49,727 satisfied customers
Oldsmobile Alero: How do I troubleshoot a P0410 code in a 2002
How do I troubleshoot a P0410 code in a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero with a 3.4L engine? Where is the fuse located? This vehicle is due for emission test and the check engine light pops up for this code whic… read more
Dan
Dan
Auto Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25,969 satisfied customers
Oldsmobile Alero: 2003 Oldsmobile Alero 3400SFI V6 Slow Acceleration
2003 Oldsmobile Alero 3400SFI V6 Slow Acceleration hesitant shifting. Im in the process of Tuning up and replacing worn parts and gaskets under the hood of my work/travel vehicle of 130,000 miles. Bas… read more
GM Tech Cam
GM Tech Cam
Oldsmobile Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
410 satisfied customers
Oldsmobile Alero: I have a 2002 Olds Alero 2.2 with 173 miles
I have a 2002 Olds Alero 2.2 with 173 miles purchased in Dec. 2012 with 167k. we have replaced upr when I purchased and the gas cap [ not factory ].the car would not start a month ago and got it to a … read more
Dave Nova
Dave Nova
Oldsmobile Tech
Associate Degree
597 satisfied customers
olds aurora aurora: 2002 olds aurora ran low on fuel. not out
2002 olds aurora ran low on fuel. not out but low. filled up and then car wont start. trys to turn over but wont run help… read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
Automotive Diagnostic Specialist
General auto certifications
415 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 Olds Alero, and it has the issue of dieing in
I have a 2000 Olds Alero, and it has the issue of dieing in the worst situations on the road. It will be going fine, and then all of the sudden, it cuts out and loses power. I've looked around, and th… read more
Mark
Mark
Line Technician
Associate Degree
799 satisfied customers
My 2002 Oldsmobile Alero is having starting problems. Help
2002 Oldsmobile Alero - will not start Have already changed fuel pump. The car ran for appx. one day Currently the fuel pump relay # 18 is turning on for 2 seconds when the key is turned to the ON pos… read more
Amedee
Amedee
Automotive Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
19,169 satisfied customers
2000 Alero: the fuel pump and fuel filter..car started..started acting
I have a 2000 Alero that keeps stalling out. I replaced the fuel pump and fuel filter 6 months ago, and that seemed to fix the problem. However, about a month ago the car started acting up again. It w… read more
GM Tech Cam
GM Tech Cam
Oldsmobile Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
410 satisfied customers
2001 Alero: it wont start..hearing the fuel pump start..Fuel Filter
I have a 2001 Alero with a 3.4 and it won't start. I am hearing the fuel pump start but no fuel is passing by the Fuel Filter.… read more
snapontech
snapontech
Associate Degree
195 satisfied customers
2000 Olds Alero: wouldnt start..simply bang..id hear the fuel pump
Recently I have been having an issue with my 2000 Olds Alero, specifically it's been having issues starting. On times in the past when it wouldn't start I would simply bang on the key with my hand, se… read more
Dave Nova
Dave Nova
Oldsmobile Tech
Associate Degree
597 satisfied customers
1999 Oldsmobile Alero: 3.4L..I replaced the power steering pump
On a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero, with the 3.4L engine. I replaced the power steering pump. Drove approximatly 3 miles to a gas station. I was on a 1/4 tank when I filled the tank. Leaving the gas station, … read more
GM Tech Cam
GM Tech Cam
Oldsmobile Certified Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
410 satisfied customers
3.4: eng..smooth for a few seconds then starts galloping..dies
alero 3.4 ltr eng.starts.runs smooth for a few seconds then starts galloping like starving for fuel or miss firing. then dies.i replaced the fuel pump and filter.primed the fuel line back up. ran good… read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
Automotive Diagnostic Specialist
General auto certifications
415 satisfied customers
2003 pontiac sunfire: mins..starts fine runs..dies..fuel injector bank
im putting a 2.2 liter ecotec engine from a 2003 pontiac sunfire into a 2003 old alero w 2.2 liter ecotec engine(blown). Started up great idled 30 mins then died starts fine runs 15-30 seconds and die… read more
Tim Mohr
Tim Mohr
ASE MASTER
Master's Degree
128 satisfied customers
2000 Olds Alero: engine started losing power..few minutes..same thing
I have a 2000 Olds Alero and I was coming home from work and the engine started losing power and stopped. I let it set for a few minutes and started back, it went a little further and done the same th… read more
Dodge expert
Dodge expert
ASE MASTER TECH, REPAIR FACILITY OWNER
High School or GED
3,636 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x