1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette Repair and Maintenance

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

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1996 Oldsmobile Silhouette Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

Inspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned, the transmission system should be completely flushed.

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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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