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12-volts that's recommended for your car.
You will find the recommended type at any store where auto batteries are sold.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Dec 10, 2009

There are 4 buttons for each door. These buttons must all be closed for the interior light(s) to go off. Open each door one by one and rapidly depress and release the buttons maybe 10-20 times each. I've seen this a million times, one button is stuck open even though the door is closed.
Bring the car to a good mechanic for gas related issues. Gas vapors explode, if the car is kept in a garage you have a real chance for an explosion.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Nov 27, 2009

no i dont think so as the are not the same way around

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Nov 09, 2009

If you reach through the passenger side front wheel well, you can remove the Torx bolt that attaches the motor mount to the engine. It runs through a spacer (about 2" long) which you can remove. This should allow you to install the serpentine belt.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Oct 29, 2009

near the back of the engine in the center.you will see an ehaust hose going from the exhaust manifold to the egr valve. sometimes on the 3.8 litre engines,banging on it with a plastic end of a screwdriver will dislodge some particles inside making it stick.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Oct 23, 2009

check the wiring diagrams in the link to the PDF file, i show no black wires.
I show the wires as Yellow/red and White, take a look for yourself.


1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Oct 10, 2009

on each side of the block between the heads and oil pan and on rear of block behind flywheel.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Aug 12, 2009

Sounds like serp belt and tentioner failure.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jun 17, 2009

you might have a short or you missed a wire!

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on May 24, 2009

I parked the car out behind the wood shed and in 15 to 20 years the car will be a classic.Then I'll give it to one of my grandchildren (if I have any) and let them figure it out.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on May 03, 2009

Check fuses

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Mar 26, 2009

3 bolts should be holes in the pully too go thru with an extension if their are no holes in the pully then you nee a power steering pump pully remover it can be rented for 5.00 at auto zone

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 23, 2009

Open the hood find where the light are,there is a black socket going to them turn to the left and pull out,do not touch the new bulb with your fingers or the oil from them will burn the bulb out.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 16, 2009

Left of the two headlight buttons for headlights and parking, there is a vertical slider. It's labeled Twilight, meaning twilight sentinel that keeps the headlights on. Move it down and that shortens the on time to about 5 seconds. If you are sittting with the headlights on and want them to go off, push it to the bottom and it turns the lights off immediately. They will turn back on when the car is put into park.

Move the slider to the top and they should stay on for about 5 minutes. BTW if you just leave the headlight switch pushed in (if you're doing it manually) the car turns everything off in about 10 minutes--inside lights, radio, lights, cigarette lighter power (unless you moved the fuse in the underhood fuse block to make them stay on permanently).

You also may not know that if you are driving or sitting and want the headlights off but the parking lights to stay on, push the Parking LIghts button. That turns the headlights off. I didn't find that for a while because our 98 LeSabre didn't have any way to turn off the headlights while cruising through a Christmas display scene in a park where many people turn off the headlights to help the effect of the colored lights. Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 05, 2009

If this smoke last for a long time or get worst as this vehicle get warmed up or when vehicle is hot. YOU HAVE A BAD HEAD GASKET TO SAY THE LEAST or may be blown/craked head. Check oil and coolant for mixture with a bad gasket oil and antifreeze should be mixing depending on how long its been since this happen. Check under oil cap for creamish white residue that a sure tell tale sign. Check for fan running constantly or vehicle over heating. Good luck contact if you need more help and thanks for using FIX YA.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Dec 31, 2008

If you call the dealer, they will usually give you the code if you give them the VIN number of the car. Some dealers will ask you to bring the car in so they can remove the radio itself to get the serial number off of the radio and cross-reference it with their systems before giving you the code.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Dec 05, 2008

look under the right side dash for secind fuse box, some flashers located there or right above steering column to the left

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Nov 30, 2008

Try and tighten the connection. Don’t use adjustable wrenches, use opened end wrenches. The connection nuts are soft and will strip easy. If it tightens and stops leaking great. If not you will have to replace the line. This is more difficult.

1996 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jul 13, 2008

where is the Heater Fuse location to a 1998 Oldsmoble Intrigue located?

Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jan 25, 2014

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