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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1992 Oldsmobile 98
1992 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.
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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.
1992 Oldsmobile 98 Recalls (Recent)
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 1991 THROUGH JULY 1995. THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE CAN SEPARATE WHEN THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN LOW TEMPERATURES IN COMBINATION WITH HIGH TRANSMISSION LOADS.Learn more »
1992 Oldsmobile 98 Questions and Answers
the car is 1992 Oldsmobile 98 Regency
It is a super charge Turbo engine 4 door engine size. not sure!
it needs front stabilizer links and drive tensioner belts. and where can I find a cheaper place...
my windsheild wipers completly stop working can the motor be gone and is it espensive to fix
I get this funny smell when I turn on the heat or defrost but only after I have it on for about 15 minutes or so.
manifolds are getting red hot after 2-3 minutes when it stays alive that long
1992 Oldsmobile 98 Reviews
IM the second owner of my 1992 oldsmobile 98. I got it when it was 7 yrs old and had 92,000 miles on it. Has all the bells and whisles on it. Yes i have had to replace the tranny(2003) and other things like ball joints, struts, shock ect. I had it all checked out before i drove 4200 miles across the US from Michigan to Califonia in 2010. I did not have one problem. Was alittle worried that maybe the rebuild tranny would give me problems going up and down all the mountains. But NOPE the car ran beautiful. Still looks good too. Why they stopped making them ill never know. I love the room and ride of these old cars. Dont know if ill get rid of it anytime soon. This 20 yr old car has served me well.