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1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite Series I - 1SB 4dr Sedan

1996 Oldsmobile 98 Regency Elite
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Large Car
19 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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September 15, 2010, 7:47 am

AutomotiveForums M

Question: Car still is acting up

The car will run fine for a couple of days then the [HOT]Light will come on and the car wont start back up car will set cold for couple of days 2-3 and the [HOT]Light will be off and the car will start up and this cycle keeps repeating it's self over and over took car up to Advanced Auto Parts a few days ago and they checked the battery needed charged but was fine,alternator,and starter when the car was running all tested fine this was done after battery was charged someone thinks its something in my electrical causeing the problem

September 15, 2010, 8:26 pm

Richard W
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It could be to many thing to just say what it is. I would check your cooling system to make sure it is ok. Then from there I would check the switch that controls the light. It could be bad. But it mite be cheeper in the long run to have a shop look at it.

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