1997 Oldsmobile Bravada

1997 Oldsmobile Bravada Prices
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy (city/hwy)
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1997 Oldsmobile Bravada Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are the Fuel Pressure Regulator, the Crankshaft Position Sensor, the Fuel Injectors and the Fuel Pump. A problem with the Fuel Injectors, Crankshaft Position Sensor or the Fuel Pump can cause the vehicle to not start. The cost to repair the Fuel Pressure Regulator is estimated at $75.75 for parts and $136.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Crankshaft Position Sensor is estimated at $87.81 for parts and $39.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Fuel Injectors is estimated at $82.67 for each injector and $169.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Fuel Pump is estimated at $536.70 for parts and $169.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based upon $65.00 per flat rat hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are the Transmission Valve Body and the Transfer Case Speed Sensor (4 wheel drive only). Problems with the Transmission Valve Body could cause harsh shifts or diagnostic trouble codes to set. The cost to repair the Transmission Valve body is estimated at $485.00 for parts and $110.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Transfer Case Speed Sensor is estimated at $25.91 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based upon $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the front ABS Wheel Speed Sensors. This can cause the ABS to false cycle at low speeds. The cost to repair the ABS Wheel Speed Sensors is estimated at $92.46 for parts and $84.50 for labor per side. All prices are estimates based upon $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are the Ignition Switch and the Fuel Level Buffer Module. A problem with the Ignition Switch may cause the transmission to not shift and diagnostic trouble codes to be stored in the PCM or the ignition key to not be removed from the lock cylinder. A problem with the Fuel Level Buffer Module will cause the needle on the fuel gauge to bounce or read inaccurately. The cost to repair the Ignition Switch is estimated at $79.32 for parts and $130.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Fuel Level Buffer Module is estimated $39.00 for labor. At the time of this writing, NO price was available for the Fuel Level Buffer Module. All prices are estimates based upon $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Engine Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5
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