1991 Oldsmobile 98 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Oldsmobile 98

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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Problems

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.

Loss of power steering fluid from steering rack failure

The steering rack may fail causing a loss of power steering fluid as a result the steering may become hard to turn.

Replace spark plugs every 30,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.

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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Recalls

Recall 91V198000
THE CONSOLE MOUNTED SHIFT LEVER MAY DISENGAGE FROM THE SHIFT CONTROL CABLE BRACKET CAUSING LOSS OF GEAR INDICATOR REFERENCE AND SHIFT SELECTOR OPERATION.
Recall 91V167000
WHEN APPLIED, THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY MAY RELEASE ONE OR MORE TEETH, REDUCING THE CABLE LOAD TO THE REAR BRAKES.

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1991 Oldsmobile 98 Reviews

I have no clue how many miles the car has because the entire digital dash quit working. The air-conditioning doesn't work either and a ton of other things. Now, I've been told the head gasket is starting to go which will cost more to fix than the car is worth! On the up side it is a comfy car with lots of leg room and head room. It drives smooth and it's a pretty quiet car. When it shifts it do...

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