1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette

1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette Problems

Front door window regulators and guides may become worn
The front door window regulators and guides may become worn causing the door window glass to come off track.
Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

Corrosion At Ignition Coil Towers

Corrosion may develop at the connection between the ignition coil tower and spark plug wire resulting in an engine misfire. The Ignition coil and spark plug wire should both be replaced to correct this condition.

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1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette Questions

how do i change the tag lights on a 1996 olds sillouette (1 answer)

the light bulbs are blown out

2 Cooling fans (1 answer)

What energizes the push through cooling fan to start it???
The pull through fan cuts in at about 220d but the small push through fan doesn't start even at that temp.
Silhouette has two fans.

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1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette Recalls

Recall 02V286000
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE AND SOME OTHER RETAINERS USED IN VEHICLES ASSEMBLED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1996 AND OCTOBER 31, 1997, COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL ...

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