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1996 Oldsmobile 98 CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Oldsmobile REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

    Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Passenger Cars -> A/C Component Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C & Heater Controls -> Achieva, Beretta, Cavalier, Corsica, Cutlass, Grand Am, Malibu, Skylark & Sunfire -> Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark -> Beretta & Corsica -> Blower Motor -> Bonneville, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, Regency, 88 & 98 -> Camaro & Firebird -> Caprice, Impala SS & Roadmaster -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Ciera & 1996 Century -> Corvette -> Cutlass & Malibu -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Cutlass Supreme, Grand Prix, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal & 1997 Century -> Electronic Controls -> Manual Controls -> Metro -> Metro & Prizm -> Prizm -> Saturn
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    On models equipped with a Powertrain Control Module (PCM) or Vehicle Control Module (VCM) controlled A/C system, connect a suitable Scan Tool to the Diagnostic Link Connector (DLC), normally located behind the lefthand side of the instrument panel, near the steering column.

    Blower Motor

    Achieva, Grand Am & Skylark

    Refer to diagnostic tables, Figs. through , for blower motor diagnosis. Refer to "Functional tests" for air flow information and "A/C & Heater Controls"for related diagnosis and testing.

    Beretta & Corsica

    Refer to diagno...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Type 6 -> Precautions
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    When working on or around brake assemblies, care must be taken to prevent breathing asbestos dust, as many manufacturers incorporate asbestos fibers in the production of brake linings. During routine service operations the amount of asbestos dust from brake lining wear is at a low level due to a chemical breakdown during use, and a few precautions will minimize exposure.

    • Do not sand or grind brake linings unless suitable local exhaust ventilation equipment is used to prevent excessive asbestos exposure.
    • Wear a suitable respirator approved for asbestos dust use during all repair proced...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

    General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except Aveo, Chevette 1.8L Diesel, Corvette, GTO, LaCrosse, Malibu (2004-06) & Malibu Maxx, Vibe, XLR, 2004-05 Corvette & 1998-2002 Metro & Prizm
    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 v...

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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

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

    When removing starter, note if any shims are required between starter and mounting surface. If shims are found, reinstall in original locations.

    If starter is noisy during cranking, remove one .015 inch double shim or add one .015 inch single shim to outer bolt. If starter makes a high pitched whine after engine start, add .0...

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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

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water pump housing using hose clamp pliers.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump housing and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to i...

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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 Side Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GASLH Side Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Mass Air Flow Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Idle Air Control Valve
  • EGR Valve
  • RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GASRH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Function Actuator Module
  • Multi Function Alarm Module
  • Splice S-249
  • Splice S-261
  • Splice S-263
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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:
  • Power Control Module (PCM)
  • Shift Select Switch
  • 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)
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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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