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NHTSA — Seats Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 082005

Cutlass 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,000 miles


Air conditioning cuts on and off intermittently. Leather upholstery has prematurely worn.

- Tupelo, MS, USA

problem #2

Dec 012000


  • miles
A/C has a bad control head and it is a known problem to GMC. Causes A/C to cut in and out. Leather seats have worn out prematurely/ driver's seat belt broken.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #1

Aug 211998


  • miles
Cruise control set at 65 mph suddenly accelerated to 80 mph on flat ground. When making a left turn the steering wheel locks steering stays stiff and hard to turn most time at low speeds. Noise and whistle comes from steering. Low pitch rattle, clink, squeak noise coming from front of vehicle during low speed. Slow and hard starting, intermittent misfire. Trim over rt. And left rear doors is buckling. Discovered black elec. Tape holding body frame at doors together (paint chip of tape) after using the heater when I turn the engine off there is a bubbling noise which comes from under the front of the car.

- Charleston, WV, USA

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