1997 Oldsmobile Bravada - Reliability

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Base 4dr SUV (4.3L V6 AWD 4-speed Automatic)

Reliability Rating for 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine 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 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
Brake 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
Starting & Charging
Accessories 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

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Oldsmobile Bravada by Identifix

  1997 1998 1999
Engine
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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