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That thin slot you speak of is actually a clip. If you put a small flat screwdriver behind it and pull towards front of car, it will slide out and shifter knob comes right off.

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Sep 24, 2020


The heat/ac system is vacuum actuated from the engine. Check that all vacuum lines are connected properly and not cracked and leaking. I feel your pain friend.

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017


Hi Jpenn234.
When was the last time you changed the spark plugs, wires and air filter (Tuned it up)? Check to see if you have spark. If you don't have spark its possible that your Crankshaft Position Sensor, and/or your Ignition Control Module is bad. The parts store can check your Module for free. Hope this helps.

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on May 30, 2017


need to open door panel and check actuator--linkage and linkage rod connection clips

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Sep 05, 2016


There is a door vent accuator check it that's more then likely the problem or simpler check and see if you have a vacuum line that is dissconcetted that's comes out of your fire wall under the hood

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Sep 27, 2015


Bad instrument panel clusters(IPC) are common, this is one symptom of a bad IPC.

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on May 06, 2015


First thing you need to do is fill it up with about 10 gallons of gas and then locate the fuel reset button. This is going to be a button that you will have to find the location of in your manual. This is a safety feature for the car when it runs out of fuel. It will keep the gas from getting to the engine until it is pushed and reset.

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Feb 09, 2015


It may be on the right side near the kick panel be hind it or in the trunk left or right side, but this only turns off if you was involve in a accendent

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Aug 03, 2014


you could have a sticky EGR valve, also the ign module could be going bad

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jun 17, 2014


Need year make model to further assist you

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jun 07, 2014


when I bought my LSS I was told this was normal but now that we're in summer it hasn't made much noise. That said; if it's excessive it could be loose mounting of the air pump(rattle) or pump bearing(squealing).

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Jun 05, 2014


To offer a wild guess: is your engine oil the right type for this car & the weather its in? These use 10w40 unless in colder weather alot. As an engine wears it is necessary to pick an oil suitable to an older engine. There is a few high mileage oils on the market. Rumour has it Mobil 1 is the best but expensive. Synthetic might be necessary. Feel free to experiment. Best of luck!

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Apr 27, 2014


Sounds like the engine has been flooded with gas due to excessive cranking which drained past the cold piston rings into oil crankcase. You have fuel & air but you do not have spark. 3 things come to mind: spark plugs, spark plug wires and ignition coils. Coils are on top with spark plug wires coming off them. Best of luck.

1997 Oldsmobile... | Answered on Apr 02, 2014

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