1998 Oldsmobile 88 Repair and Maintenance

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

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1998 Oldsmobile 88 Problems

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Wear In Outer Tie Rod Ends Can Cause Steering Problems

The outer tie rod ends on the steering linkage may wear causing excessive free play in the steering and uneven tire wear. If the worn tie rod ends are replaced, the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted as necessary.

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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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