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NHTSA — Suspension: Front: Control Arm: Lower Arm Problems


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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass Owner Comments

problem #3

May 082003

Cutlass 6-cyl

  • miles


Steering wheel unexpectedly locked. Consumer stated steering wheel would not turn to the left. Power steering pump, pulley and pressure hose were replaced. Also, noise on front end of vehicle, dealer replaced both lower control arm and performed alignment.

- Henderson, NV, USA

problem #2

Sep 031998


  • miles
Suspension making a squeaking loud sueaking noise from left fron end. (lower control arms replaced. ** vehicle front end suspension continues to have problems). Steering problem generated noises from left front end which I mistook for suspension failure. (tape kit added to front stabilizer bar). Brakes noises during the act of braking. (calibers grabbing pad making a clacking sound-stop squeal added to back of pads ** brakes continue to make noises). Left and right hub cap assemply both failed-currently part on order for righ hub cap assembly). ** vehicle front suspension rough and unrealiable causing continues problems with vehicle.

- Jacksonville, NC, USA

problem #1

Apr 221998


  • miles
Noise in the front wheel area while going over bumps in the road due to failure of the control arms.

- Pasadena, TX, USA

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