I have an 02 Oldsmobile Alero and we changed the fuel filter and the car worked for several days and then this morning it acts like it wants to crank but will not turn over. Is it my fuel pump or alternator? Help!

25

Asked by May 12, 2014 at 11:24 AM about the 2002 Oldsmobile Alero

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My car would not start last week, so we changed the fuel filter and it worked for several days, now today it is doing the same thing.  It acts like it wants to start, but it doesn't.  Is it my fuel pump or alternator? Someone told me the fuel pump would just go out completely not sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't.  I don't know what to do or check... I hate to replace the fuel pump and then it do the same thing.  HELP!!

1 Answer

55

It could be the Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor.I have seen the fuel pump screen plugged with rust and stuff also. Have someone check fuel pressure. Make sure the fuel cap is tight.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Oldsmobile Alero Questions

Oldsmobile Alero Experts

#1 sun4shine2006
sun4shine2006
Reputation 530
#2 Chris Kelso
Chris Kelso
Reputation 210
#3 Nir Eliyaho
Nir Eliyaho
Reputation 200
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
657 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Corolla
784 Great Deals out of 73,831 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Impala
521 Great Deals out of 31,726 listings starting at $1,450
Used Pontiac Grand Am
1,215 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
948 Great Deals out of 79,664 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Ford Mustang
472 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Buick Regal
115 Great Deals out of 10,863 listings starting at $3,995
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
1,000 listings
Used Ford Focus
539 Great Deals out of 57,171 listings starting at $1,095
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
30 Great Deals out of 2,871 listings starting at $900

Used Cars For Sale

2004 Oldsmobile Alero For Sale
107 listings starting at $4,404

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.