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Oldsmobile 98 Problems

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Most Common Oldsmobile 98 Problems

Problems with anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting.
The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.
The cam sensor interrupter (magnet) may become demagnetized and/or fall off of the camshaft gear causing the Check Engine Light (Service Engine Soon) light to illuminate.
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3 Known Oldsmobile 98 Brake Problems

3 Known Oldsmobile 98 Drive Train Problems

2 Known Oldsmobile 98 Electrical & Lights Problems

8 Known Oldsmobile 98 Engine Problems

2 Known Oldsmobile 98 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

3 Known Oldsmobile 98 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

1 Known Oldsmobile 98 Maintenance Problem

1 Known Oldsmobile 98 Miscellaneous Problem

4 Known Oldsmobile 98 Suspension & Steering Problems

27 Known Oldsmobile 98 Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Oldsmobile 98 years 1990, 1992, and 1996 are the most likely to experience problems.

1990 Oldsmobile 98
1992 Oldsmobile 98
1996 Oldsmobile 98
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