1993 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Sedan - Reliability

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Regency Special Edition Sedan (3.8L V6 4-speed Automatic)

Reliability Rating for 1993 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Sedan by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Antilock Brake System (ABS) Pressure Modulator Valve (PMV) and the ABS Relay.

The cost to repair the ABS PMV is estimated at $474.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor.The cost to repair the ABS Relay is estimated at $12.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Heating & Air Conditioning An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Air Conditioning Compressor Control Relay.

The cost to repair the A/C Compressor Control Relay is estimated at $20.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor.This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Starting & Charging An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder may prevent the vehicle from starting.

The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is estimated at $50.00 for parts and $130.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Accessories
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Sedan by Identifix

  1992 1993 1995
Engine
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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