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.
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1990 Oldsmobile 98
1990 Oldsmobile 98 Problems
The cam sensor interrupter (magnet) may become demagnetized and/or fall off of the camshaft gear causing the Check Engine Light (Service Engine Soon) light to illuminate. On higher mileage vehicles it would be advisable to replace the timing chain and gears if this problem were to occur as the timing cover must be removed to replace the interrupter.
The fuel pump can fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians highly recommend to replace your fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.
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.
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1990 Oldsmobile 98 Questions and Answers
what would cause fuel pump to only run couple seconds and turn off when ignition turned on. I changed in-frame filter and before connecting front of filter I turn on car pump only runs a couple of ...
After driving for a awhile you come to a complete stop then try to take off the car is very sluggish, What would be causing this?
I was told that I need new strutts and I was wondering if I can stand the noise, will it hurt anything if I don't get them replaced.
I have A 1988 Oldmobile 98 needs a heater core does the heater core comeout from the inside or outside of the car