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.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1995 Oldsmobile 98
1995 Oldsmobile 98
1995 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.
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Recalls (Recent)
Summary: THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH LIGHTING CONTROL MODULES WHICH CAN EXPERIENCE EXCESSIVE CURRENT LEAKAGE DUE TO DAMAGED SURFACE MOUNTING CAPACITORS. THIS CAN CAUSE LOSS OF HEAD LAMPS AND PARKING LAMPS.Learn more »
1995 Oldsmobile 98 Questions and Answers
Both front seat backs will not tilt and/or recline. The motors seem to work as I can feel and hear a slight motion when I activate the switch but they will not move.
My Oldsmobile keeps dying. It will crank, sometimes, but after a few minutes it will die. After the check engine light kept coming on we took it to a parts store to have a diagnosic ran. It showed ...
BOUGHT MY 95 98 IN NOVEMBER 09 RAN PERFECT UNTIL JUNE 10 WHEN STARTER QUIT, BOUGHT NEW STARTER AND WORKED FOR NINE DAYS THEN WOULDN'T START, JUST CLICKS, AFTER SITTING FOR A FEW HOURS STARTS ...