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1997 Oldsmobile 88 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Oldsmobile 88

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Oldsmobile 88 is between $273 and $334 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1997 Oldsmobile 88
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$303
Annual Repair Cost
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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.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The upper intake manifold may develop an internal coolant leak causing one or more cylinders to fill with coolant. This can cause the engine to "hydro-lock" and not turn over. Removing the spark pl...
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December 24, 2014
1997 Oldsmobile 88
I had a 1988 Delta 88 was a good automobile. Back in 2003 purchase a 1997 88 love this car still in good shape driving at 123,000 miles the 3.8L engine idles smooth while car is in running conditio...
August 24, 2012
1997 Oldsmobile 88
This is one of my favorite cars. I have had so many compliments from mechanics about the engine and rims of this car, that it makes me feel like I own a Lexus or something. It rides very smooth. ...