The upper intake manifold gasket and/or a PCV vacuum lines/hoses can develop vacuum leaks with age. This type of leak can result in a higher that normal or rough idle.
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1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Problems
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Recalls (Recent)
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CORROSION OF THE AIR BAG INFLATOR'S INTERNAL WIRING, WHICH CAN OCCUR OVER TIME, COULD CAUSE THE INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT OF THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG. THIS DEPLOYMENT COULD OCCUR DURING VEHICLE START-UP, WHILE THE VEHICLE IS PARKED OR IDLING, OR WHILE IN OPERATION.Learn more »
Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE RETAINERS COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL BEARINGS TO ESCAPE.Learn more »
1996 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Questions and Answers
If the AC compressor goes out on my car,will it stop it from starting?
My car sat for 7 months and I finally got enough money to get new battery and brake pads put on. I went to start the car and move it for the first time in 7 months and the brakes went out the brake...
The light comes on and stays on every time you start the car....
I have 1 96 cutlass supreme 3.1 engine. When i drive the engine shuts off. The radio stays on and the car starts right up. i replaced the gse valve and fuel filter but it still stalls. Does any...
The driver side brake lights do not work. I replaced the bulbs to no effect. Dealer traced the problem to a "directional indicator switch" but wants more than $500 to fix. Is it easily re...