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NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 052001

Cutlass

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Engine(ignition) quits while car is being driven. All power systems are lost, making steering and braking difficult. Engine restarts when key is turned off and then turned on to restart. This is an electrical or computer problem that seems to be reset when the ignition switch is turned off and then on again. Could be a very dangerous situation.

- Brownsville, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 011998

Cutlass

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Ignition failed.

- Santa Clara, CA, USA

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