Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Bravada are official communications between Oldsmobile & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #02015

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10006961

      POP SNAP NOISE IN THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN BRAKING. *MR Read More »

    • TSB #01049

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628527

      SPECIAL POLICY ADJUSTMENT FOR FOUR-WHEEL AND ALL-WHEEL UTILITY VEHICLES THAT MAY HAVE FRONT SUSPENSION UPPER BALL JOINTS THAT SEPARATE AT A LOWER MILEAGE THAN EXPECTED BY CUSTOMERS. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

    • TSB #01049

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628913

      SPECIAL POLICY ADJUSTMENT 01049 FOR UPPER BALL JOINT REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

    • TSB #020525006

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000062

      ANTILOCK BRAKE (ABS) ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #240699

      Date Announced:
      JUL 24, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608382

      SUBJECT REGARDING ABS 3-SENSOR EBC4 - SPECIAL POLICY. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

    • TSB #020525006A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000749

      ANTILOCK BRAKE (ABS) ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 1995 AND 1996 ENVOY. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #01225

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007717

      ENGINE COOLANT LEAK AT INTAKE GASKET. * MJ Read More »

    • TSB #990602012D

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634218

      SUBJECT REGARDING RUST IN COOLING SYSTEM, HEATER INOPERATIVE, BLOWS COLD AIR, ENGINE OVERHEATS (FLUSH COOLING SYSTEM). NLM Read More »

    • TSB #990602012C

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623086

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE HEATER IS INOPERATIVE, BLOWS COLD AIR, ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN OVERHEAT CONDITION OR THE COOLANT RESERVOIR HAS RUST IN IT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010601013

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619716

      INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINE OIL COOLER LINE REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #990602012B

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #611277

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE HEATER IS INOPERATIVE, BLOWS COLD AIR, ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN OVERHEAT CONDITION OR THE COOLANT RESERVOIR HAS RUST IN IT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #990602012A

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #609717

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE HEATER IS INOPERATIVE, BLOWS COLD AIR, ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN OVERHEAT CONDITION OR THE COOLANT RESERVOIR HAS RUST IN IT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #990602012

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606523

      CONDITIONS WITH HEATER INOPERATIVE, BLOWS COLD AIR, ENGINE OVERHEATS, AND RUST IN THE COOLANT SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #030601024A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004301

      RATTLE NOISE IN ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #030601024

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004371

      RATTLE NOISE IN ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #000604003B

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001298

      ROUGH IDLE AFTER START, AND/OR A SERVICE ENGINE SOON (SES) LIGHT. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 1995 CHEVROLET AND GMC S/T MODELS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #676114A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52601

      ENGINE NOISE (INSTALL VALVE STEM OIL SEAL). *TW Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #000601023A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628938

      INFORMATION USED WHEN DIAGNOSING NOISE CONDITIONS SUCH AS ENGINE RATTLE NOISE, SPARK KNOCK AT 2000 - 2500 RPM RANGE, UNDER A MODERATE TO HEAVY LOAD WITH A WARMED UP ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #000604003A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628905

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON ROUGH IDLE AFTER START UP, ESPECIALLY AFTER SETTING OVERNIGHT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #000604014

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #6091427

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON HARD, NO, OR SLOW START, BACKFIRE OR KICKBACK DURING CRANK / START, GRINDING OR UNUSUAL NOISES DURING CRANK, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0338. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #876507A

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609582

      ROUGH IDLE AFTER START, WHEN VEHICLE HAS SAT OVERNIGHT AND POPPETS STICKING. Read More »

    • TSB #98776002

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601901

      SUBJECT ON ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT NOISE DUE TO POWER STEERING PUMP PULLEY MISALIGNMENT. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #9709016114B

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54332

      EXPERIENCING ENGINE NOISE. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #010605006

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628393

      SUBJECT REGARDING EXHAUST SYSTEM RUMBLE / RATTLE NOISE. *JG Read More »

    • TSB #311001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628070

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN EXHAUST NOISE, RATTLE NOISE AT 550 RPM. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #776512

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52347

      ENGINE ROUGH, MISS, AND OXYGEN SENSOR DTC'S (REPLACE OXYGEN SENSOR JUMPER HARNESS). *TW Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #PIP4723C

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157018

      This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #990730016A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007838

      DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION FOR INTERMITTENT TRANSMISSION DOWNSHIFT, SLIP, BUSY/CYCLING TCC OR NOISY COOLING FAN. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #98837110

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601414

      TECHNICIANS MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY IN REMOVING THE CONNECTORS FROM THE PARK/NEUTRAL POSITION SWITCH, USUALLY WHEN TRYING TO REMOVE THE SWITCH DURING TRANSMISSION SERVICE. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #010730023B

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634815

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON A HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT AND THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT OR SERVICE ENGINE SOON INDICATOR IS ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1870 SET. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010730023A

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627839

      INFORMATION REGARDING HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT, SERVICE ENGINE SOON, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP, OR CEL ILLUMINATED, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1870 SET. Read More »

    • TSB #010730023

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #622930

      SOME OWNERS WITH VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE JANUARY 15,1999 MAY COMMENT ON A HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT AND MAY ALSO HAVE A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT. *ET Read More »

    • TSB #010730021

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619742

      THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN STATES THAT TECHNICIANS MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY IN REMOVING THE CONNECTORS FROM THE PARK / NEUTRAL POSITION SWITCH, USUALLY WHEN TRYING TO REMOVE THE SWITCH DURING TRANSMISSION SERVICE. Read More »

    • TSB #990730004A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089191

      A CONDITION WITH A RUSTY TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR / TRANSMISSION OIL FILLER TUBE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #837110A

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609641

      PARK/NEUTRAL POSITION SWITCH CONNECTOR CANNOT BE REMOVED. YD Read More »

    • TSB #867117

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615077

      BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING RUSTY TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9674L60E04A

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52554

      TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY (REPLACE BUSHING). *TW Read More »

    • TSB #577126B

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52105

      TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY (REPLACE BUSHING). *TW Read More »

    • TSB #667103A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52584

      AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 1-2 AND/OR 2-3 UPSHIFT SLIP/FLARE, NO 3RD OR 4TH GEAR, DTC P1870, LAUNCH SHUDDER (REVISE VCM WIRING). *AK Read More »

    • TSB #577126A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51354

      TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY (REPLACE BUSHING). *TW Read More »

    • TSB #577126R

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51502

      TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM PUMP BODY/REPLACE BUSHING. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #000730026

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618095

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION 1-2 AND 2-3 UPSHIFT SLIP / FLARE NO 3RD OR 4TH GEAR LAUNCH SHUDDER. *JB Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

    • TSB #020730024A

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #634999

      DIAGNOSIS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN TRANSMISSION CASE. *TT 2006 AND PRIOR CARS AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #000730022B

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #618141

      A NO REVERSE, NO SECOND GEAR, OR NO FOURTH GEAR CONDITION. *TT UPDATED *EH Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #98464102A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602753

      CONDITIONS WITH FRONT PROPELLER SHAFT CV BOOT TORN OR CRACKED. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #PIP4723D

      Date Announced:
      JAN 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171318

      This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #766504

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52581

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON, POOR DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS (PERFORM FLASH CALIBRATION). *TW Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #PIP4723C

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157018

      This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester ... Read More »

    • TSB #PIP4723B

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10113443

      This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #3325

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017164

      POWER DOOR MIRROR INOPERATIVE AFTER REPLACING MIRROR. *SC Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

    • TSB #98043

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615106

      PRODUCT RECALL CAMPAIGN INVOLVING WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #010866011C

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634823

      TECHNICAL INFORMATION - SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE REAR PORTION OF THE ROOF HAS SOME RUST FORMING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #020857004

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #634506

      SUBJECT REGARDING GENERAL WATERLEAK GUIDE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010866011B

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #629470

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE REAR PORTION OF THE ROOF HAS SOME RUST FORMING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010866011A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628854

      SUBJECT REGARDING REAR ROOF PERFORATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #010866011

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #628512

      SUBJECT REGARDING REAR ROOF PERFORATION (INSTALL NEW REAR ROOF SECTION) INCLUDING 1995-1997 GMC BLAZER.*JG Read More »

    • TSB #010866011

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627489

      INFORMATION REGARDING REAR ROOF PERFORATION. *YH Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

    • TSB #010863001

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625268

      SUBJECT ON HOOD HINGE RATTLE COMING FROM EITHER OR BOTH FRONT CORNERS OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL NEAR THE HOOD HINGE AREAS FOR 1995 - 2002 PICKUP AND UTILITY MODELS. *ET Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #000604003

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #609696

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON ROUGH IDLE AFTER START UP, AND / OR A SERVICE ENGINE SOON (SES) LIGHT ILLUMINATED. *TT Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #PIP4723C

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157018

      This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester ... Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #220801

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625141

      CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT THAT THE SEAT RECLINER HANDLE IS STRIPPED. *JG Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #17NA073

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166638

      This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy. Read More »

    • TSB #PIC4696D

      Date Announced:
      SEP 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165876

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    • TSB #17NA073

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154641

      This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy. Read More »

    • TSB #PIC4696C

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141381

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    • TSB #PIP4723C

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157018

      This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

    • TSB #PIC4696E

      Date Announced:
      NOV 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168979

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    • TSB #PIC4696B

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10114947

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    • TSB #PIC4696A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10114924

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #PIC4696E

      Date Announced:
      NOV 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168979

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    • TSB #PIC4696C

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141381

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    • TSB #PIC4696A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10114924

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #17-NA-073

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138060

      This warranty administration bulletin provides policy information with the field action courtesy transportation policy. Read More »

    • TSB #010844005A

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012745

      INFORMATION ON ERROR CODES ON RADIO DISPLAY THEIR CAUSE AND CORRECTIVE ACTION. *EH Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #PIC4696C

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141381

      This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #3176A

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010270

      HEAT COMING FROM VENTS WITH HVAC OFF. *TT Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #000604039

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #6092571

      SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMMENT ON AN ILLUMINATED SES LIGHT WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1441 REVEALED. *TT Read More »