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
Car wouldn't start after I cut it off and went inside came back out tried to start did nothing
this just started today I have an olds 88 with a 6cyl when I drive in the city it drives fine but on the hiway if I hit a long hill the transmission will jerk as it trys to kick down to a lower gear the car only has about 160000 miles on it and run good , any idea of what it could be?
I knew my harmonic balancer needed replacing but I'm not sure
If that's the reason it isnt starting. On it's last ride my 88 was
making the worst noise and it was as if my whole car was being
shaken by my engine ..... I started heading home. I stopped for gas. When I tried to cran...
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...