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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1998 Oldsmobile Achieva
1998 Oldsmobile Achieva Problems
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
An automatic transmission fluid leak may develop from the rubber section of a transmission cooler line. In some cases the rubber section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this type of leak.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
A weak battery or a burned out brake light bulb may cause the ABS light to illuminate.
1998 Oldsmobile Achieva Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AND THE DRIVER HOLDS THE KEY IN THE "START" POSITION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD, HIGH CURRENT FLOWS THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, AND SOMETIMES PRODUCES ENOUGH HEAT TO MELT INTERNAL SWITCH PARTS.Learn more »
1998 Oldsmobile Achieva Questions and Answers
about after i've been driving for 15 min.it turns off in the middle of the street
There is a clear liquid leaking around the engine and i have no idea what it is. Is there anyone out there who might be able to help?
car will not start. Has new fuel pump. Tries to start and popped back once through carberator.
water got into oil while car was not running what would cause it
Sometimes, the blower on for my AC and Heat works fine. Other times it doesn't, no matter which speed or setting I have it on.
Being as the car isn't worth much at this point,...
1998 Oldsmobile Achieva Reviews
I,V NOW HAVE 117.000 ON MY ACHIEVA AND THE ONLY THING THAT IS WENT WRONG IS MY HEATER IS BAD , IDLER PULLY JUST WENT BAD , AND MY CLEAR COAT IS COMING OFF IN SPOTS , DOOR PANEL ON DRIVERS SIDE KEEPS POPPING OFF UPPER TAB. ALSO MY INTAKE MANIFOLD HAS A VERY SLOW WATER LEAK. CHECK ENGINE LIGHT HAS BEEN ON FOR A WHILE.