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

Automatic Temperature Control Systems Diagnosis & Testing -> Bonneville, Eighty-Eight, LeSabre, LSS, Park Avenue, 1996 Ninety-Eight & 1997 Regency -> Precautions -> Air Bag System Disarming & Arming
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

Air Bag System Disarming & Arming

Refe...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Drum Brakes -> Type 6 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake Adjustment -> Service Brake Adjustment
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

Service Brake Adjustment
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Mark relationship of wheel to axle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove brake drum. If drum is difficult to remove, proceed as follows:
    • Ensure parking brake is released.
    • Back off parking brake cable adjustment.
    • Remove access hole plug from backing plate, insert screwdriver through hole and push parking brake lever off its stop.
    • Insert punch through hole in splash shield Fig. , tap on punch to loosen drum. Then remove drum.
  • Measure inside diameter of drum using special tool J 21177-A or J22364-01 or equivalent.
  • Adjust by turning star...

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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

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 -> Air Bag 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 air b...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Oldsmobile 98 AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at water inlet pipe using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from water inlet pipe.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ins...

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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 Front Of Engine Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GASLH Front 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
  • LH Front Of Passenger Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GASLH Front Of Passenger Compartment Diagram for 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Flasher
  • I/P Fuse Block
  • LH I/P Sound Insulator
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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:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • 1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite 3.8 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Adaptive Lamp Monitor Control Module
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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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