NHTSA — Fuel System, Gasoline Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,814 miles

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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 182010


  • 130,000 miles


Gas gauge not working, registers full even when not full. Low fuel light will come on if you idle for a few minutes. At the same time this started the ABS light service traction system came on. This has also occurred with our 2002 buck century at approximately the same # of miles and again both the gas gauge reads inaccurately and the ABS light came on.***

- Madison, WI, USA

problem #2

Mar 012005

Silhouette 6-cyl

  • 64,442 miles
AWD disable and ABS lights illuminated. Left rear wheel bearing and hub assembly failed and were replaced (four times). The evap solenoid, fuel sender and pump assembly were replaced. The heating element for the front driver's seat failed twice. The right rear seat belt failed. The right power sliding door actuator module failed. Rear wiper failed intermittently. A/C condenser failed. Engine failed.

- Brecksville, OH, USA

problem #1

Oct 222002

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Very strong raw gas fumes are entering the compartment after initial start first thing in the morning. The dealership has looked at the van (3) times with some modifications performed but the problem still persist.

- Oswego, NY, USA

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