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my battery keeps going dead with a new alternator and new battery
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Oldsmobile 98. You need to have the charging system checked to see if the alternator is charging the battery. You may have a blown main fuse if the alternator is proven to be...
Knocking noise - 1997 Oldsmobile 98
Hi! I recommend having a close inspection of the harmonic balancer on the front of the crankshaft. When the rubber that's bonded between the pulley and the hub begins to fail and separate, it starts to move around and can...
Dash blows fuses
Hello. When this happens it means that there is a short in the circuits that go to your dash lights. It could be in the dash board itself, the wiring going to the dash board, or the bulbs that light...
I have a 56 Oldsmobile 2 door hard top I need to know what a part is called
Cool car! Check out They have resources which might be able to help you figure out what that part is called. Enjoy!
How do I replace the airflow sensor on my 1985 olds 98
You definitely want to reset the computer when you make a repair like this. Resetting the computer will allow it to check the new component for proper operation and set a Diagnostic Trouble Code if there is still a problem....
Car jerks and stalls 1994 Oldsmobile 98
This sounds like the cam position sensor is failing. The sensor gets "hot" during your drive, fails, and the engine uses the crankshaft position sensor as a fallback mechanism. This is less precise timing, and results in a rougher-running engine...
Brake pedal difficult to press - 1993 Oldsmobile 98
These symptoms are typically caused by a failing brake power booster unit, likely a vacuum valve in the booster unit. This fault reduces the brake booster effectiveness, requiring more effort to stop the car. It also leaks air to the...
Low coolant light keeps coming on
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1994 Oldsmobile 98. To start, I would first visually check to confirm that the coolant level is actually staying at an appropriate level and the problem is really fixed. This can be...
Dashboard is working partially
Hey there. It sounds like it is having serious wiring issues. It is quite possible that one or more wires shorted. This is a potentially dangerous situation, and should be inspected immediately before getting back on the road. If you...

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