1998 Oldsmobile 88 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Oldsmobile 88

1998 Oldsmobile 88 Problems

ABS light due to pressure modulator valve assembly failure
The anti-lock brake (ABS) pressure modulator valve assembly may fail internally causing the ABS light to illuminate.
Engine Stalling Due to Mass Air Flow/Crankshift Position Sensor Failure

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.

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) temperature and/or air delivery mode door actuator may fail, resulting in improper temperature or air delivery. If this occurs, fault code(s) should be stored in the HVAC control module which should assist in diagnoses.

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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Questions

power steering going out, temp gauge shooting up. Car stalling (1 answer)

We about to add antifreeze.

I was driving my 1998 88 olds and while on the freeway I lost power,now not strt (1 answer)

I was driving on the freeway it died and won't start. I checked fuses tried the anti theft reset by locking driver door waiting to minutes and unlocking it. It wants to crank over but wont

Car starts with screw driver, security lights on, car dies? With key won't start at all. (1 answer)

With the key it won't turn over, security lights on.

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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Recalls

Recall 04V090000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3800 V6 (L36) ENGINES AND CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, THE REGULATORS HAVE A MUCH HIGHER THAN USUAL RATE OF FUEL LEAKS. A LEAK CAN ALLOW FUEL TO ENTER THE INTAKE MANIFOLD THROUGH A VACUUM LINE. IF THE ENGINE DOES NOT START WHEN CRANKED, T...

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