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NHTSA — Unknown Or Other Problems


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1998 Oldsmobile Achieva miscellaneous problems

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1998 Oldsmobile Achieva Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 281999


  • miles


At any speed vehicle will accelerate up to 70 mph, making it hard to stop vehicle. Took to dealer, and they said maybe the mat was getting stuck between pedal. 2nd time they said it was the computer, and third time they said solenoid was bad. Then they said ABS had a short in it. Dealer still has not found the cause of the problem.

- Phenox, AZ, USA

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