1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass Owner's Manual

1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass owners manual
Year:
1998
Make:
Oldsmobile
Model:
Cutlass
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
17.46 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
7
Seats and Restraint Systems
13
Seats and Seat Controls
14
Safety Belts: They’re for Everyone
18
Here are Questions Many People Ask About Safety Belts and the Answers
23
How to Wear Safety Belts Properly
24
Driver Position
24
Safety Belt Use During Pregnancy
31
Right Front Passenger Position
32
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
32
Rear Seat Passengers
39
Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults
42
Center Passenger Position
44
Children
46
Child Restraints
49
Larger Children
61
Safety Belt Extender
64
Checking Your Restraint Systems
64
Replacing Restraint System After a Crash
64
Features and Controls
65
Keys
66
Door Locks
68
Remote Lock Control
70
Trunk
74
Theft
76
Passlock
77
New Vehicle \Break-In\
77
Ignition Positions
78
Starting Your Engine
79
Engine Coolant Heater
80
Automatic Transaxle Operation
82
Parking Brake
86
Shifting Into Park
87
Shifting Out of Park
89
Parking Over Things that Burn
90
Engine Exhaust
90
Running Your Engine While You're Parked
91
Windows
92
Horn
92
Tilt Wheel
93
Turn Signal / Multifunction Lever
93
Exterior Lamps
100
Interior Lamps
102
Mirrors
104
Storage Compartments
105
Sun Roof
109
Instrument Panel
110
Instrument Panel Cluster
112
Warning Lights, Gages and Indicators
114
Comfort Controls and Audio Systems
125
Comfort Controls
126
Climate Control System with Air Conditioning
126
Air Conditioning
127
Heating
128
Defogging andf Defrosting Windows
128
Rear Window Defogger
129
Ventilation System
129
Audio Systems
130
Setting the Clock
130
AM/FM Stereo
131
AM/FM Stereo with Cassette Player and Automatic Tone Control
133
AM/FM Stereo with Cassette Player and Compact Disc Player
137
Theft-Deterrent Feature
142
Understanding Radio Reception
144
Tips about your Audio System
144
Care of Your Cassette Tape Player
145
Care of Your Compact Discs
146
Care of Your Compact Disc Player
146
Fixed Mast Antenna
146
Your Driving and the Road
147
Defensive Driving
148
Drunken Driving
149
Control of a Vehicle
152
Braking
152
Steering
155
Off Road Recovery
157
Passing
158
Loss of Control
159
Driving at Night
160
Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads
162
City Driving
165
Freeway Driving
166
Before Leaving on a Long Trip
167
Highway Hypnosis
168
Hill and Mountain Roads
168
Winter Driving
170
Recreational Vehicle Towing
174
Loading Your Vehicle
176
Towing a Trailer
178
Problems on the Road
187
Hazard Warning Flashers
188
Other Warning Devices
188
Jump Starting
189
Towing Your Vehicle
194
Engine Overheating
198
Cooling System
201
If a Tire Goes Flat
208
Changing a Flat Tire
208
Compact Spare Tire
218
If You're Stuck: In Sand, Mud, Ice or Snow
219
Service and Appearance Care
221
Service
222
Fuel
223
Fuels in Foreign Countries
225
Filling Your Tank
225
Filling a Portable Fuel Container
227
Checking Things Under the Hood
228
Engine Oil
231
Air Cleaner
236
Automatic Transaxle Fluid
237
Engine Coolant
238
Surge Tank Pressure Cap
241
Power Steering Fluid
242
Windshield Washer Fluid
243
Brakes
244
Battery
247
Bulb Replacement
248
Tires
254
Appearance Care
262
Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle
263
Care of Safety Belts
265
Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle
266
Vehicle Identification Number VIN
271
Electrical System
272
Replacement Bulbs
279
Capacities & Specifications
279
Air Conditioning Refrigerants
280
Normal Maintenance Replacement Parts
280
Vehicle Dimensions
280
Maintenance Schedule
283
Introduction
284
Short Trip / City Definition
287
Short Trip / City Intervals
287
Long Trip / Highway Definition
288
Long Trip / Highway Intervals
288
Short Trip / City Maintenance Schedule
289
Long Trip / Highway Maintenance Schedule
301
Part B: Owner Checks and Services
308
Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections
312
Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants
313
Part E: Maintenance Record
314
Customer Assistance Information
319
Customer Satisfaction Procedure
320
Customer Assistance for Text Telephone TTY Users
322
Oldsmobile Roadside Assistance Program
323
Canadian Roadside Assistance
324
Courtesy Transportation
324
GM Participation in an Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
325
Warranty Information
326
Reporting Safety Defects to the United States Government
326
Reporting Safety Defects to the Candian Government
327
Reporting Safety Defects to General Motors
327
Ordering Services and Owner Publications in Canada
327
Index
331

FAQ about the 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass Manual

What contains the 1998 Cutlass manual?

The Oldsmobile Cutlass owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Oldsmobile to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Oldsmobile Cutlass. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Oldsmobile Cutlass 1998 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Oldsmobile Cutlass owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Oldsmobile Cutlass, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

Where to download the 1998 Oldsmobile Cutlass Owners Manual?

The Oldsmobile Cutlass owner manual for the 1998 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Oldsmobile Cutlass year 1998 free?

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The Oldsmobile Cutlass (1998) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 1998 is available in English.

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