Part of the door panel was revised and 1990 also offered new cloth for the seats. After rinsing thoroughly, dry with a soft clean towel. Hydraulic power windows and seats were optional. Use a remote positive + terminal if the vehicle has one. Or is it just plain falling asleep at the wheel? This value added service is intended to provide you with peace of mind as you drive in the city or travel the open road.
Reconnect the wiring harness to the bulb or lamp assembly. The belt forces would be there, not at the pelvic bones. Call it highway hypnosis, lack of awareness, or whatever. Wheelbases on 88 models increased by one inch to 123 inches 3,124 mm. It means that your engine coolant has overheated.
All engines were hooked up to a catalytic converter that not only mandated the use of unleaded gasoline but also spelled the end of dual exhaust systems. Optional on all 88s was a four-barrel 455 rated at 365 hp 272 kW from the larger C-body Ninety-Eight. Make sure the lockout feature is not activated. After the demise of the in 1996, Oldsmobile added the Regency to the 1997 and 1998 lineups, which used the same front fenders and chrome grille as the Ninety-Eight sedan but kept the standard Eighty-Eight body. With the introduction of the Jetstar 88, the Dynamic 88 models were elevated up the rung for the 1964 model year. It was also the final year for the Holiday hardtop coupes and sedans, along with the 455 Rocket V8 and the optional airbag system that would generally become universal on production cars and trucks some 15 years later.
Engines and transmission offerings were the same as 1952. All 1965 Olds models featured all new styling and engineering. The 1960s saw the 88 grow longer and wider, while the 1980s brought major styling and engineering changes. It used the 88's B-body platform with a longer 127-inch 3,200 mm wheelbase matching the larger C-body Ninety-Eight with multi-leaf spring suspensions that differed entirely from the all-coil suspensions used in sedans and coupes. Also explained are the instrument panel and the warning systems that tell you if everything is working properly and what to do if you have a problem. This would be the last year for the base Delta 88 line, leaving only the Royale and Royale Brougham after this year. Check your oil as soon as possible and have your vehicle serviced.
The Regency featured a long list of standard features including traction control, leather upholstery, dual 6-way power seats with power lumbar and a driver's side memory function, a dual-zone automatic climate control system, and an electronic level control for the rear suspension. The division introduced a new Vista Cruiser wagon in mid-1964 that featured a raised roofline and skylights over the rear seat and cargo area. The 1955 models were heavily with new grillework, taillights and body-side chrome. The shoulder belt is worn under the arm. Base models reverted to being simply called 88s after being designated as DeLuxe 88s for only one year and the Super 88 was once again the top series beneath the larger.
Passing another vehicle on a two highway is a potentially dangerous move, since the passing vehicle occupies the same lane as oncoming traffic for several seconds. When you are far enough ahead of the passed vehicle to see its front in your inside mirror, activate your right lane change signal and move back into the right lane. Then pull the knob all the way out. In a crash, the belt would go up over your abdomen. Instrument Panel Intensity Control C.
Pushing the starter button would engage the starter, but if the ignition key was not inserted, unlocking the ignition, the car would not start. Custom Cruiser wagons continued with the same styling changes found on other 88 models. It contains the exact information as the traditional physical manual and covers: Introduction Instrument Cluster Entertainment Systems Climate Controls Lights Driver Controls Locks and Security Seating and Safety Restraints Driving Customer Assistance Reporting safety defects U. This, of course, shuts off the cruise control. New options this year included Frigidaire air conditioning, power steering, and power brakes. Engine Oil Dipstick yellowblue E.
Engine Oil Dipstick 6-10 E. In a sudden stop or collision, loose equipment could strike someone. Be sure to read about the particular systems supplied with your vehicle. The dimmer switch moved from the floor to the turn-signal lever. These forward facing restraints are designed to help protect children who are from 20 to 40 lbs. Let the warning lights and gages work as they should. From 1960 to 1963, production per model Super or Dynamic and seating capacity six or nine passenger never broke 15,000 units.
Apply silicone grease with a clean cloth at least every six months. Your vehicle also has the flow through ventilation system described later in this section. For safety, a ceiling mounted shoulder belt was offered in the front seats for both the driver and right passenger. If this occurs, return to your authorized Oldsmobile dealer for diagnosis to determine the cause of failure. Other highlights for 1971 included a wrap-around instrument panel shared with Ninety-Eight and Toronado models Toronados had a slightly smoother upper leading edge design that was highlighted by a large square speedometer and all controls within easy reach of the driver, and a one-year only Flo-Through ventilation system that utilized vents in the trunklid. Then take off the flat tire.