by kmfresh on Aug 23, 2012 Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight LS 4dr Sedan
I absolutely loved my eighty-eight.
Only problem I ever had with it was the water pump breaking and the belt breaking (only one-time fixes for me).
I drove 12 hour round trips at least once a month and drove it every single day around town, to and from work, and across state for over 2 years and it always got me where I needed to go, no problems.
Very reliable and dependable.
I miss my Rico.
I'd definitely buy another one if I got the chance.
by robbed718 on Feb 22, 2011 Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight LS 4dr Sedan
Update on the Oldsmobile Eighty Eight I bought with 53,000 miles in March of 2010 from the old lady whom lost her vision. The car now has 77,000 miles on it. I've had to replace a belt tensioner, tires and a sepentine belt since.
Everything is still holding up good on the car, engine is still powerful and not bad on gas. (I get about 24mpg)
I think I could get 175-200K out of this baby. I'm gonna plan on it!
by macinman on Sep 5, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight LS 4dr Sedan
I bought this car back in February and the thing has since blown up, only had 120,000 miles on when died, things that went wrong were the intake manifold, head gasket, fuel pump, transmission started to slip, and many many small problems.
by Robbed718 on Mar 6, 2010 Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight LS 4dr Sedan
I bought this car about a week ago now with 54,000 miles on it. It was from a little old lady who lost her vision and the car was rarely used. I bought it and brought it to the mechanic. Apparently the V5 A/C Compressors on this car are horrible. It is making a sound when the belt turns but I ordered one online for only 200 bucks (Mechanics shop wants $450 just for the compressor) I heard these are great cars esp with the 3800 that's why I bought it. I plan on keeping it a while, it drives beautifully. Very Comfortable, decent gas mileage and fun to drive. Its basically like driving a big leather couch with lots of power. Overall I am very happy so far and it is worth the money
by britnyscc on Apr 13, 2007 Vehicle: 1998 Oldsmobile Eighty-Eight LS 4dr Sedan
My husband and I bought this car last summer and we have fallen in love with it since. It's never given us any major trouble. The rear brakes are beginning to rub, but they only rub in the mornings when you first drive it. Very reliable. If we could buy another we definitely would!
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