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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Passenger Cars -> System Diagnosis & Testing -> 2000 Bonneville & LeSabre -> A/C System Performance Test -> Achieva, Skylark & 1998 Cutlass, Grand Am & Malibu -> Alero & 1999-2000 Cutlass, Grand Am & Malibu -> Camaro & Firebird -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century & Regal -> Corvette -> Diagnostic Tests -> Eighty Eight, LSS, Regency & 1998-99 Bonneville & LeSabre -> Functional Test -> Grand Prix -> Impala & 2000 Monte Carlo -> Intrigue -> Lumina & 1998-99 Monte Carlo -> Metro -> Prizm
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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 under the lefthand side of the instrument panel, near the steering column.

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A/C System Performance Test

  • Test must be performed with vehicle in a shaded area.
  • Open windows to ventilate interior, then connect suitable A/C service gauge set.
  • Determine relative humidity and ambient temperature and record.
  • Close hoo...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Adjustments -> AC-Delco Single Diaphragm Type -> AC-Delco Tandem Diaphragm Type -> Air Method -> Brake Pedal -> Gauge Method -> Pushrod -> Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

Brake Pedal
Toyota/GM Single Diaphragm Type
  • With engine running and brake pedal in rest position, measure distance between face of pedal and floor mat.
  • If distance is not 5.79-6.18 inches, adjust pedal height as follows:
    • Remove left lower instrument panel trim section and air duct.
    • Loosen stop lamp switch sufficiently to gain clearance for pedal adjustment.
    • Loosen locknut and rotate pedal pushrod as needed to obtain specified pedal height, then tighten locknut.
    • Adjust position of brake light switch so that plunger lightly contacts pedal stopper and brake lamps are off when pedal is release...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> Electra (1985-90), Park Avenue (1991-98), LeSabre (1999-86), DeVille (1985-05), CTS, DTS, Fleetwood (1985-92), 88 (1999-86), 98 (1985-96), LSS, Regency, Bonneville (1987-05) & STS (2005-06)
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove engine cover.
  • Remove rear pencil brace bolts.
  • Remove brace.
  • Remove alternator mounting bolts.
  • Remove output terminal nut.
  • Disconnect electrical connector.
  • Remove alternat...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Cars -> Active Handling System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned on as a bulb check. The lamp will also come on as the system is...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

  • Remove the battery.
  • Rotate the tensioner counterclockwise to remove the drive belt.
  • Remove the supercharger belt from...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1998 Oldsmobile LSS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Center Front Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile LSS  3.8 V6 GASCenter Front Of Vehicle Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Ambient Air Temperature Sensor
  • Front Doors Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile LSS  3.8 V6 GASFront Doors Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Traction Control Switch
  • LH Front Door Jamb Switch
  • LH Front Door Lock Actuator
  • LH Front Window Motor
  • Express Down Window Module
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Oldsmobile LSS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Oldsmobile LSS  3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • ABS/TCC Switch
  • 1998 Oldsmobile LSS  3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Head Up Display Control Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 Oldsmobile LSS cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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: 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile LSS AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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 1998 Oldsmobile LSS 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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