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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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March 9, 2013, 11:30 am

Chuck M
 

Question: not starting? try this...

every 3 or 4 weeks the thing won't turn over. Found out disconnecting the red battery cable for 30 seconds re-programs the over sensitive computer. Bingo! Also, beware of the option to end all options...brake transaxle shift interlock. What a nightmare! Got stuck in park, no way to get out. Trial and error somehow, but found out you MUST step hard on the brake when turning off engine, and best to apply emergency brake in neutral, then turn off engine. Reading the manual's solution just does not work. Disconnect battery, 30 seconds, then reconnect!


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