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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> General Motors Corp. -> Arming -> Light Trucks & Vans -> Passenger Cars
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Reverse disarming procedures to arm the Supplemental Restraint System, noting the following:

  • Ensure all disconnected SRS electrical connectors are securely connected and routed.
  • Install all removed fuses in proper locations.
  • From a safe position at sides of or below air bag module, Turn ignition switch to ON position and observe Air Bag or SRS warning lamp.
  • On all models except Prizm and 1990 Corvette, warning lamp should flash seven to nine times, then go off.
  • On Prizm models, warning lamp should light for six seconds,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting -> Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check -> Road Test
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

When troubleshooting the hydraulic brake system, perform the following checks and inspections as outlined below. If problem still exists within system, refer to Fig. first, then to Figs. and as necessary.

Master Cylinder Internal Fluid Leakage Check

Start engine and depress the brake pedal. If the pedal gradually falls under constant pressure, the hydraulic system may be leaking. Raise the vehicle on a lift and check all tubing lines and backing plates for signs of leakage. It may be necessary to ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aveo, LaCrosse, LeMans (1988-93), Malibu & Malibu Maxx (2004-05), Metro, Nova, Prizm, Spectrum & Storm -> Engine Fuel Pressure Service Port -> Engines Less Fuel Pressure Service Port
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while the vehicle relearns its adaptive strateg...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Install a brass drift or a screwdriver to prevent rotor from turning.
  • Remove axle nut and washer.
  • Remove ball joint pinch bolt, then using a suitable pry bar, separate ball joint from knuckle.
  • Remove drive axle from hub and bearing assembly using front hub spindle...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove serpentine drive belt tension by rotating drive belt tensioner counterclockwise using a suitable breaker bar.
  • Remo...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. If the warni...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove upper fan mounting bolts.
  • Remove upper radiator panel.
  • Remove coolant hoses from radiator and coolant recovery tank hose from radiator neck.
  • Dis...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise, using a suitable tool to re...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

LH Top Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GASLH Top Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Heads Up Display Module
  • Center Of Rear Compartment Lid Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GASCenter Of Rear Compartment Lid Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Compartment Lid
  • Rear Compartment Lid Theft Deterrent Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • Electronic Brake/Traction Control Module (EBTCM)
  • 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Seat Control Module
  • RH Recliner Switch
  • LH Recliner Switch
  • LH Seat Switch
  • RH Seat Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: New Website for AFIT, TPM, and VDR Updates
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 Oldsmobile 98 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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