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Power doorlocks not working
I can imagine how frustrating it can be to have all of your power door locks suddenly stop working on your Oldsmobile. Now if you are trying to utilize the door locks and all four doors are failing to lock...
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Car knocking and shutting off.
The problem you are having is fuel starving of the engine. You may have a clogged filter all the way to a defective injection pump. I recommend you have a diesel certified mechanic check the fuel injection system for problems...
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Car stalling and not restarting.
The car not starting and the blower staying on is two different problems. First the stall and then no start could be on or more problems with this vehicle. The fuel pump, crank sensor or ignition modules were all problems...
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Spark plug not firing
HI there. If you're not getting spark to any of the plugs, you'll want to look at the ignition components that are "up stream". In your vehicle, the crankshaft position sensor sends a signal to the ignition module. The module...
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I have a switch toggle i believe inside the vehicle is it for the glow plug box? It makes a loud click when i hit the switch but
Hello. If the engine is not turning over and you are hearing a loud click, then it may be possible that the starter relay is faulty. The starter relay is located in the engine bay fuse box and controls power...
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Engine cuts off and electrical components malfunction - 1995 Oldsmobile Delta 88
Relays provide for managed power distribution. A chattering relay is a failure mode where the electrical contacts are burned and aren't delivering power. I would have a professional mechanic identify which relay is chattering and determine how relevant that relay...
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Not getting fuel, engine turns, but wont start, why?
The fuel cut off switch is a safety device used to cut off the power supply to the fuel pump when the vehicle is in an accident. It's related to the oil pressure, and that is not something typically messed...
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Climate control won't work - 1986 Oldsmobile Delta 88
It is not uncommon for there to be unused electrical connectors on a car. The manufacturer uses the same harness on all car of the same year and model. This way, they don't need to set up an assembly line...
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My car is making a knocking noise - 1986 Oldsmobile Delta 88
The first concern is your oil system. Do you have full and clean oil in the vehicle? If the fluid is low, or there is an oil leak, the vehicle will have low oil pressure at idle. When the engine...
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Car cranks but wont start when you pump gas it tries to start but wont actually start.
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 1989 Oldsmobile Delta 88 to crank no start. The most common fault is the battery, and the first step in any no start diagnosis is to load test the battery to ensure...
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Is my problem the timing belt is worn?
It is possible that the carburator may be out of adjustment or require a good cleaning. I would recommend having your fuel system inspected by a qualified professional to determine if the carburator is the cause of the issue. These...
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Car will only go if you slowly press the pedal for a slow take off 1986 Oldsmobile Delta 88
Hi there - most likely, your hesitation is caused by either the manifold air pressure sensor or the throttle position sensor failing. Whichever is malfunctioning is not sending a signal to the engine computer to indicate the accelerator pedal is...
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What transmission fits an 1984 delta 88 Oldsmobile diesel?
Hello - this model was built with either the TurboHydramatic 200C or 200-4R transmission.
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Installing a new distributor and need to get cyl. 1 at tdc how do i acheive this while making sure the rotor is set at #1?
The easiest way I have found to do it is to mark on the intake where number one wire is on cap. Put mark on intake. Also not the distributor wire connector orientation and mark where it is also. Remove...
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Car dies then won't start foe a while
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like an ignition coil pack that may be failing. Ignition coils are prone to this type of erratic functioning or heat cycling when they are beginning to fail due to the temperature fluctuations...
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reconnected cylinder=gasket leak issues?
Hi there. Unfortunately, there are way too many variables to assume that this theory would be accurate or correct. Typically if coolant and oil have mixed, it's due to a head gasket that has broken or is damaged. This could...
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I want to purchase this car is it worth it for $800?
Since this car is well over 30 years old then it is not valued anymore by the book value but by its collectors value. You need to keep in mind that the parts for any repairs it may need minor...
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My car cranks but does not start.
The ignition module can be a common source for no spark conditions. Check for power both to and from the module. Another uncommon component I have seen cause a no start with GM vehicles of that generation is the oil...
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No crank, No start, Lights bright, No interior accessories.
The problem sounds like you have a problem with the ignition switch since everything that only works with switch on does not have power. Check the ignition switch and connector and replace the switch and connector if needed after inspected....
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Changed break pads week later having no pressure on pedal. Has fluid but no fluid is going to front breaks 1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88
Hi there - this sounds like a burst brake line, or master cylinder failure - which must (obviously) be repaired before the car is driven again. I recommend a brake system inspection performed by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as...

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