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can't be done. They do make bypass kits though

1998 Buick... | Answered on Jan 16, 2018

You are correct. If you remove the washer and coolant reservoir you gain quite a bit of room, but the belt routing makes it mandatory you remove the top front motor mount to install a new belt. Just support the front of the motor with a floor jack and remove the upper mounting bolts.

1998 Buick... | Answered on Dec 19, 2017

Any Auto Electrician would be able to trace the leak and advise accordingly. Maybe the alternator is not charging properly, is the fan belt loose etc etc

1998 Buick... | Answered on Jun 13, 2017

Soldering the new bulbs in may have done something to the LH DIMMER MODULE ! The 10amp INT LPS fuse located in the I/P fuse box is good ? Is the dimmer switch at full bright ?
When the park lamps are on, battery positive voltage (B+) is supplied through the instrument panel (IP) fuse block INT LPS fuse via CKT 32 (YEL) to the dimming switch. The dimming switch supplies a variably controlled voltage to the dimmer module(s). The potentiometer in the panel dimming control cannot provide enough current in order to operate the panel lamps. The dimmer module(s) amplifies the current, supplying the variable voltage to the panel lights. As the amount of the current increases, the lamps become brighter. As the amount of the current decreases, the lamps become dimmer.
There is only 1 dimmer module that supplies current to the panel lights. The left dimmer module supplies current via CKT 8 (GRY) to the following components:
• The headlamp switch
• The door switch flood lamps
• The heater and A/C control
• The door handle flood lamps
• The passenger temperature control
• The ashtray lamp
• The shift select switch lamp
• The instrument cluster
• The steering wheel controls
• The reset switch
• The trip odometer
• The radio
Parade Dimming
The parade dimming feature prevents the dimming of the VF displays when daylight is sensed by the lamp control module (LCM) and the park lamps are turned on manually. If the LCM senses night time conditions and the park lamps are on, the LCM allows the VF displays to be dimmed.
All of the modules with the VF displays receive the dimming level from an input on CKT 8 (GRY) or CKT 1244 (BRN). When the LCM determines that the above conditions are met, the LCM sends a signal to the instrument cluster and the radio via CKT 390 (YEL). For Buick, the radio then relays this information to the heater and A/C programmer and passenger temperature control via CKT 724 (PPL/WHT). The modules with the VF displays then adjust the dimming level of their VF displays to match the level of the incandescent lights.
LH Dimmer Module
Under the left side of the IP, on the left side of the steering column brace

1998 Buick... | Answered on May 25, 2017

Fuel filter, air filter, fuel injection put some gas tank.

1998 Buick... | Answered on Mar 25, 2017

Check to make sure that when you turn on ignition switch the solenoid is receiving power to engage the pinion gear and feed power to the starter motor. It is new so I suspect it is not receiving juice. U may have some bad connection causing the intermittent issue. PIA.

1998 Buick... | Answered on Mar 23, 2017

Try and find a buick factory repair manual set used on ebay is my best advice.

1998 Buick... | Answered on Jun 29, 2016


I think this video will be enlightening

1998 Buick... | Answered on Jun 09, 2015

Under the dash on the passenger side

1998 Buick... | Answered on May 17, 2015

That most likely is exactly correct. When that light flashes means damage is being done! You will find the catalyst converter is the victim. Only when flashing is this occurring. Should shut down asap when this happens

1998 Buick... | Answered on May 17, 2015

Yes, that means, Intake Camshaft Position Actuator Solenoid Control Circuit

1998 Buick... | Answered on May 17, 2015

The adjustment is usually on the transmission end of cable

1998 Buick... | Answered on May 17, 2015

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1998 Buick... | Answered on Feb 26, 2015

You going to have to buy a manual for your vehicle and take apart the dash so you can install the bulbs. Not to complicated your looking at about 1 to 2 hour job. Good luck

1998 Buick... | Answered on Jan 22, 2015

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