1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

The intake manifold gasket can develop external engine oil leaks. The intake manifold will need to be removed and the gaskets replaced to correct this issue.

Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

If the ABS light on the instrument panel illuminates, our technicians recommend checking the brake lamps first. It could indicate that a brake light is not working or has burned out.

Timing gears may wear causing a mild to severe knocking noise from the front of the engine. Replacement of the timing gears is necessary.