The Oldsmobile 3.5L V6 (Ward's 10 best
engines 1999) paired with the
electronic automatic tranny is
exceptional. Underrated at 215Hp more
like 240-250HP. People have been having
alternator short problems with the
lights dimming on the Intrigue. My
flasher unit is intermittently faulty,
but this is a previous known condition
with the Grand Am etc. When the
windshield wipers are turned off the
blades are vertical so I keep them on
the lowest setting at all times 18sec.
GM made/contracted some electrical
components with shoddy solder joints
(flasher unit, wiper relay).
Excellent 3.5L engine with alot of
forged and powdered metal parts. Stiff
suspension. Good looking exterior,
tires, wheels. Excellent shifting at
all power levels. Sound is good. This
car will out accelerate most of the
cars out there with the excellent
engine and tranny combination.
Flasher, Alternator, General
electronics build quality. Trunk pools
water at times then leaks the water
when the trunk is opened? Better
adjustable/comfortable/deeper seats for
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