1999 Oldsmobile 88 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Oldsmobile 88

1999 Oldsmobile 88 Problems

Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

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.

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.

Intake Manifold Gaskets Can Develop Engine Oil Leaks

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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1999 Oldsmobile 88 Questions

My Delta 88 model 1999 has had the MAP system replaced and the car is continuing to cut off at random. What else could it possibly be? The check engine light is on, but want to keep it. (1 answer)

Sometimes my car keeps cutting off and seems to lose electrical to windows, lock (1 answer)

It takes several time trying to start when it does stay running it's rough and I lose power to windows and locks and the car has a hard time accelerating the it clears up and runs normal

How do I remove the security from flashing to start my car? (2 answers)

Car wouldn't start after I cut it off and went inside came back out tried to start did nothing

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1999 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...
Recall 99V089000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4T65E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 102, "TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER SEQUENCE." A RETAINING CLIP, WHICH SECURES THE MANUAL VALVE TO THE LINKAGE OF THE TRANSMISSION DETENT LEVER, CAN B...

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1999 Oldsmobile 88 Reviews

I bought this car new in 1999, I had to replace the intake gasket 3 times.GGRRRRR. It has been a good car overall.I have 70,000 original miles on it.Don t know why it keeps blowing them.

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