Oldsmobile 88 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Oldsmobile 88
Oldsmobile 88 Problems
Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The key and ignition lock cylinder should be replaced to correct this condition.
Oldsmobile 88 Questions
blower/ fan control switch stopped working. all listed fuses good but none say blower fan. showing .6 volts at plug to fan at all speed settings. fan works when tested, pulls 8 amps. before R&R of switch, what to check for?
It takes several time trying to start when it does stay running it's rough and I lose power to windows and locks and the car has a hard time accelerating the it clears up and runs normal
Oldsmobile 88 Recalls
Oldsmobile 88 Reviews
My car all of a sudden started a grinding noise from the transmission and its when I start it and then put it in reverse an now I have no reverse.
Great vehicles. One of the best engines in the world.
I was given this car last year, 92 olds royal 88 ls. Beautiful car 158 thous original miles, problem is it hasn't been driven in 4.5 yrs. Change the lower intake manifold gasket, and used gasket maker for the upper aluminum plenum. Car starts and runs fine till hot then get an information system message or two sometimes - fuel sending problem, low oil pressure problem - on very low idle, als...