1994 Oldsmobile 88 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Oldsmobile 88

Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.

The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall intermittently. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to determine the cause of any stalling condition.

The intake manifold gasket can develop external engine oil leaks. The intake manifold will need to be removed and the gaskets replaced to correct this issue.

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this just started today I have an olds 88 with a 6cyl when I drive in the city it drives fine but on the hiway if I hit a long hill the transmission will jerk as it trys to kick down to a lower gear the car only has about 160000 miles on it and run good , any idea of what it could be?

car will lose power when check engine light is on and sometimes pops and backfires. Computer shows a misfire but plugs are fine. when light is off, it will run fine but also in mid driving,, light will come on and start losing power again or it'll go off when it's on and start running fin...

i have been doing the 3 min wait then starting it and did the 10 min wait now i want to by pass or remove the passlock system.

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A SPRING IN THE HEAD LAMP PORTION OF THE HEAD PARK LAMP SWITCH CAN FAIL PREVENTING LATCHING OF THE HEAD LAMP PORTION OF THE SWITCH IN THE "ON" POSITION.

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