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About Oldsmobile Delta 88

Deriving from an upscale trim line of the Dynamic 88, the Dynamic 88 Delta, Oldsmobile Delta 88 was produced by an American multinational corporation General Motors Company's brand Oldsmobile between 1965 and 1991 as a full-size car. Originally introduced as the sixth-generation Oldsmobile 88 (Eighty-Eight), Delta 88 was marked as a separate series to replace the Super 88. But still after being manufactured for four generations, the production of Delta ended in 1991 and it was eventually replaced by the Oldsmobile Aurora along with the whole Eighty-Eight lineup in 2001.
The third-generation Oldsmobile Delta 88 was produced from 1977 to 1985 as a downsized version. It was offered in two body styles: 2-door coupe and 4-door sedan. Built based on the B-body platform, Delta came in several trim levels: base, Royale, Royale Brougham and Royale Brougham LS. During this generation, Delta 88 was powered by engines ranging from 3.8 L V6 to 6.6 L V8, and engines sent power through the 3-speed and 4-speed automatic transmissions to the rear wheels. Then the last-generation Oldsmobile Delta 88 switched to GM B platform. Featured an optional voice diagnostic system that alerted the driver of problems, Delta named was dropped from its name in 1989. Back then, Delta got power from two different 3.8 L V8 engines. And power was sent through a 4-speed automatic transmission to the rear wheels.

Oldsmobile Delta 88 Common Problems & Maintenance Tips

No matter as a family car or as a vehicle for commuting, Oldsmobile Delta 88 is quite suitable, and it is a fairly good choice for you. But taking its age into account, the youngest Delta 88 is nearly twenty-six years old, you had better be prepared for these common problems on it:
First, cooling system failure is what Oldsmobile Delta 88 drivers feel most worried as it is often the culprit of engine failure and in return, engine failure could also result in cooling system failure if some engine parts become worn. Since the consequences of this issue could be fatal, you could know how to diagnose and solve it is helpful. According to some Delta 88 drivers, the typical symptoms of this issue including coolant leaking on the ground, needing to constantly add coolant to keep the engine stay at a proper operating temperature. And once this is not achieved, the engine will perform badly so that it could misfire, stall and even suffer from starting issues such as hard starting and inability to start. And once you find the vehicle losing power while acceleration and both Check Engine Light and Low Coolant Light come on, you are supposed to inspect the Delta 88 fan shroud, coolant reservoir, head gasket, intake manifold gasket and radiator.
Second, for Oldsmobile Delta 88 drivers, suspension failure is also a very serious problem that could put their lives at stake during driving. This issue is also could be sensed from some recognizable and simple symptoms. Some experienced Delta 88 drivers said that at first, there will be clunking or squeaking noises from underneath the vehicle, which are actually the reasons for uneven tire wear and tilting vehicle. Then the intense car vibration and loose shaky steering wheel will let drivers feel hard to control the vehicle, which could lead to fatal accidents. In order to make sure driving comfort and safety, you should always keep the Delta 88 steering knuckle, wheel bearing, shock absorber, sway bar bushing, sway bar link and coil spring insulator.
On the other hand, you should put the maintaining vulnerable auto parts of your Oldsmobile Delta 88 as a routine job if you want to enjoy safe and comfortable driving experience. Therefore, you should put the Delta 88 door handle, wiper arm, windshield wiper, wiper blade, fog light, headlight, antenna and cabin air filter on your routine maintenance list.
Even when you are in need of new parts to replace old ones on your Oldsmobile Delta 88, you should choose OEM Oldsmobile Delta 88 auto parts without hesitation if you want to have a vehicle with long life and enjoy a satisfying driving. GmPartsPrime.com is dedicated to offering lowest-priced genuine Oldsmobile Delta 88 auto parts backed by the manufacturer's warranty at the lowest price in a wide range online. These OEM Delta 88 parts are also favored by our hassle-free return policy and quickest delivery service, please shop with confidence!