Auto Parts Search


      Over 40 million used auto parts online. Shop online for auto and truck parts and save up to 75%

1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Oldsmobile REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

Learn how to repair a car or truck, install or remove parts, wire an engine, reset warning lights, replace fuel filter, fix auto body and more. Get Automotix DIY!

Help me findSearch

Select Section

Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette car and truck repair procedures including Oldsmobile engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your Oldsmobile Silhouette automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
DIY REPAIR SAMPLES > CONTINUE EXPLORING >
Using the Automotix DIY repair procedures will save you hundreds and even thousands of dollars! In addition, it will save you hours of touring the city searching for Oldsmobile mechanics you can trust. The Automotix DIY solution is particularly affordable. A full access to the entire DIY repair procedures and diagrams for your 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette vehicle will cost less than a single gallon of gas. Here are some of the DIY repair tips and procedures you will find here:

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

Computer Relearn Procedures -> General Motors Corp. -> 1997-98 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-99 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 2.2L & 2.4L Engines -> 2000-02 -> 2000-04 -> 2001-02 -> 2001-04 -> 3.1L, 3.4L, 3800/3.8L, 4.0L & 4.6L Engines -> 3.5L Engine -> 5.7L Engine -> Achieva, Alero, Grand Am & Skylark -> Achieva, Cavalier, Skylark & Sunfire -> Alero & Grand Am -> Alero & Malibu -> Aurora -> Aurora, Bonneville, DeVille, LeSabre & Seville -> Aurora, Bonneville, Grand Prix, LeSabre & Park Avenue -> Auto Learn Passlock Procedure -> Body Control Module (BCM) -> Bonneville -> Bonneville, Eighty Eight, LeSabre, LSS & Park Avenue -> C & K Series w/Diesel Engine -> C & K Trucks w/Diesel Engine -> Camaro & Firebird -> Catera -> Cavalier & Sunfire -> Century -> Century, Grand Prix, Impala, Intrigue, Lumina, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Century, Impala, Intrigue, Monte Carlo & Regal -> Corvette -> Crankshaft Position System Variation Learn -> Cutlass & Malibu -> Dash Integration Module (DIM) -> DeVille -> DeVille, Eldorado & Seville -> EEPROM -> Eldorado -> Engine Control Module (ECM) -> Engine Performance -> Except Park Avenue -> Grand Am -> Grand Prix & Regal -> Impala & Monte Carlo -> Instrument Panel Integration Module (IPM) -> Intrigue -> LeSabre -> Less Tech 2 Or Techline Terminal -> Light Truck & Vans -> Park Avenue -> Passenger Cars -> Passkey Module -> Passlock Learn Procedure -> PCM -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM) -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM) & Vehicle Control Module (VCM) -> Rear Integration Module -> Riviera -> Seville -> T50/T60/T20+ -> TDC Offset Adjustment -> Theft Deterrent System Programming -> VCM -> With Tech 2 -> With Techline Terminal & Scan Tool
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Body Control Module (BCM)
Alero & Grand Am

This procedure must be performed if the BCM, Passlock sensor or PCM is replaced. If BCM is not properly programmed, it will not control all the features properly.

  • Ensure battery is fully charged and ignition switch is in the ON position.
  • Connect a suitably programmed Tech II, or equivalent, scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Access scan tool "Special Functions" menu and follow scan tool instructions to program BCM.
  • If BCM fails to accept the pr...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Delco Single Piston Sliding Caliper -> Caliper Service -> Assemble -> Blazer, Bravada & Jimmy -> Disassemble -> Front -> Inspection -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal -> Sierra & Silverado
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Removal

Front
  • Siphon brake fluid out of master cylinder until fluid level is approximately 1/3 full, this will prevent fluid overflow when caliper piston is pushed back into its bore.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheels.
  • Push piston back into its bore using suitable C-clamp, Fig. .
  • Remove two caliper mounting bolts and lift caliper off of rotor.
Rear
Blazer, Bravada & Jimmy
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark position of wheel to hub for installation reference.
  • Remove wheel assembly.
  • Remove mounting bolt and disconnect brake hose fitting from caliper. Discard gaskets and plug brake h...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Light Trucks, SUVs & Vans -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Gasoline Engines Except Equinox, Montana SV6, Relay, Rendezvous w/3.6L Engine, Terraza, Uplander & Vue (2004-06) & 2004-06 Envoy, Rainier & TrailBlazer -> Returnless Fuel System
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Returnless Fuel System

On models equipped with fuel injected engines, relieve fuel system pressure as outlined under "Fuel System Pressure Relief."

On models equipped with metal collar quick disconnect connectors, GM tool No. J37088-A, or equivalent, will be required to disconnect the connector. Pri...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove engine splash shield.
  • Insert a suitable drift or punch through brake caliper and into brake rotor to prevent wheel hub and bearing from turning.
  • Remove wheel drive shaft spindle nut.
  • Remove stabilizer shaft link.
  • Disconnect outer tie rod end from steering knuckle. Do not loosen tie rod end jam nut.
  • Disconnect wheel speed sensor electrical connector, then reposition wiring harness away from ball joint.
  • Disconnect lower ball joint from steering knuckle.
  • Install wheel hub remover tool No. J 42129, or equival...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove lower radiator air deflector.
  • Disconnect starter electrical connectors.
  • Remove torque converter inspection cover.
  • Remove starter motor from...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> General Motors Corp./Saturn -> 1998-2005 Montana, Silhouette, Trans Sport, Venture & 2002-03 Rendezvous
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the instrument panel compartment door.
  • Remove the door located at the rear of the instrument panel compartment.
  • Open the A/C and heater module access door, Fig. .
  • Remove the first cabin air filter through the A/C and heater module access...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

General Motors Corp./Saturn Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

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

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES

RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Remove left wiper arm linkage nuts. Reposition left wiper arm linkage for access.
  • Disconnect vacuum hose from brake booster and reposition.
  • Remove air cleaner cover and intake tube. Disconnect throttle and cruise control cables to prevent bending cable housings.
  • Disconnect throttle and cruise control cables from TBI mounting bracket.
  • Remove transmission fluid filler tube.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at inlet pipe.
  • Remove hose from inlet pipe.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose f...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES

SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove belt shield bolt and shield.
  • Lift or...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES

COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

Below Steering Column Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASBelow Steering Column Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • I/P Harness
  • RH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GASRH Side Of I/P Diagram for 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Relay Center
  • Theft Deterrent Relay
  • I/P Harness
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette PARTS/COMPONENTS LOCATION DIAGRAMS!

    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

    1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Relay Center
  • Theft Deterrent Relay
  • Body Control Module
  • Fuse Block
  • Security Indicator Lamp
  • 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette  3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transaxle Range Switch
  • Starter Solenoid
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Starter Motor
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette WIRING DIAGRAMS!

    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Revised General Motors New Vehicle Tire Warranty Program
    Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette 3.4 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 Silhouette 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS!

    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette AUTOMOBILES

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

    CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette SPECIFICATIONS DATA!

    Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...

    Click here to view more details1991 Oldsmobile Silhouette A/C Compressor, 6-groove belt; 4.5 in. pulley diameter; 1.15 in. gauge line A; 2 coil clock; 0.31 in. pin coil; Sealing washer and block mounting manifold with O-ring; 4-ear mount; High pressure switch with 2 ports; With clutch; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement A/C compressor; With 2 years limited Trustbuilt warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $356.18

    Click here to view more details1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette Blower Control Switch, Blade type; 7-prong male terminal; A high quality, OE replacement blower motor switch; With 2 years limited Trustbuilt warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $25.74

    Click here to view more details about 2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette 16" x 6.5" Alloy Wheel2004 Oldsmobile Silhouette 16" x 6.5" Alloy Wheel, Alloy Wheel; 16 X 6.5; 52MM Offset; 6 Spokes; 5 Lug; 115MM BP; Polished, , .

    Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

    $165.50

    Click here to view more details1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette V6, 3.8 L, 231 CID Rebuilt Engine, FWD, 3800, balance shaft, roller cam, 3/4" vent hole on left intake side., Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

    Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

    $1,802.00

    Click here to view more details1994 Oldsmobile Silhouette Used Condenser Assembly, 3.1, COLUMN, 105K, FWD, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $105.00

    Click here to view more details1992 Oldsmobile Silhouette Used Steering Gear, Power Rack & Pinion, Without level control, Very Good.

    Source: Used Auto Parts Store

    $131.00
    More parts
    Help me findSearch
    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find
    Search DIY repair manuals by VIN...
    Vehicle Identification Number is a unique serial number used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles

    Find out what info we have for your vehicle

    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!
    Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!Access diagrams and repair information such as wiring diagrams, diagnosis and repair charts, manufacturer service bulletins, and OEM Part numbers of your 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette vehicle.
    Access the Complete guide!
    Need To Fix Your Car or Truck?
    Save Money With Free Car Insurance Quote
    FREE car insurance quote
    Enter Zip Code:
    Auto Repair Quick Search
    Help me find