FAQs—Oldsmobile Delmont 88
No cold air is coming out of my A/C. What could be wrong with it?
There can be several reasons why there's no cold air coming out from your A/C. The most common reason is your car's A/C needs to be recharged. It can also be a leaking Freon that is causing the problem. Freon is the chemical that is responsible for cooling the air that comes out of your A/C. With continuous use, it normally runs out. However, if it runs out rather quickly, there's a leak. Finding the leak can be a little tricky, so you might want to have it checked by an expert. No cold air could also mean that the compressor has failed. This problem should be fixed by a qualified individual that has proper knowledge on car air conditioning.
It is hard to start my car, especially when its engine is cold. What is causing this?
When you are experiencing this problem, you might want to check your car's battery first if it is still charged or dead. You should also check if the connection isn't loose or corroded. The battery is supposed to generate the power that is needed to start the car, so it should always be in excellent condition. At the very least, a car battery should be charged annually, depending on how much you use it, and after four or five years, it should already be replaced. The battery ports should always be clean and free from corrosion as it can hinder electrical power from passing through them.
Faulty ignition system is also a known cause of hard starting. Worn-out or defective starter contacts can cause the ignition system to fail. To fix this, you should replace the starter solenoid or the entire starter solenoid assembly. You can do the replacement yourself as it is simple and easy to do.
Why is my check engine indicator on?
Your check engine indicator turns on if there's a problem with the engine, fuel, and exhaust systems. It can be caused by a simple problem such as a loose, damaged, or missing fuel cap or more complicated ones such as faulty or damaged exhaust system components. If your fuel and air filters are too dirty, it can cause the check engine indicator to light up as well. You should not ignore it when it is lit up because you might be putting your car at risk of a bigger, more expensive damage.
Why does my car bog down when I accelerate?
One of the most common causes of this problem is when there is too much dirt in the fuel filter. As you accelerate, your engine demands more fuel. If your fuel filter is clogged, it will restrict the fuel from flowing through it, thus starving the motor off. This problem can also be caused by a faulty oxygen sensor. If your oxygen sensor is not giving a correct reading, the computer might mistake it for unbalanced fuel and air mixture. It is easy to fix this problem, but first you need to know what is causing it.