I did… Resync your remote We have a '99, so it should be similar. According to the dealer, the problem is a short in the electrical system which they are unable to locate and repair properly. All you have to do is open the hood, remove those wing nuts, and then pull the assemblies straight out. But, on most cars you just loosen the belt tensioner and take off the belt. Ours is a 1997 so this may or may not help.
Also, our Connectors are made of quality materials for long-lasting durability. According to the manual, page 2-12: Resynchronizing the Remote Transmitter. Shortly after, you will receive price quotes directly from the sellers that stock the Alternator. One is for the turn signal and side marker assembly, and the other two are for the headlight. Gently pull the turn signaly assembly straight out towards the front. The filter should be changed every 30,000 miles, or about once a year.
Their is a little metal clip that holds the headlight assembly and the… You would have to pull the dashboard panel off to access the instrument panel lights which is a fair amount of work and not all that easy. Disconnecting the negative battery cable can prevent electric shock and damage to components due to sparks. We have tried replacing the switches for the windows, the bulbs and tail light assembly. Remove the 2 bolts holding it in place and position it to remove the wiring connectors. Remove the air filter cover by undoing the fasteners that keep it attached. As you remove the simplest of clamps wire connectors and bolts, take pictures from every angle along the way.
The filter can be changed with either the special factory tool or a set of needle nosed pliers to compress the plastic ears and pull the hoses off. Remove it and put is someplace safe while you continue. If you have remote start, put the emergency brake on before you leave the vehicle and when you remote start it, the headlights will not be on, but the driving lights if switch is on will be on as…. Remove the unit through the top of the tank and replace. I am scared for my family's safety due to the increasing electrical issues.
Otherwise the best of my expererience is that they are on all the time. Hopefully you do not have a full tank. I found the pump, float and gauge for that on the internet. There is a single screw holding the filter assembly to the body of the vehicle. Then remove the backing plate, by loosening the clip from the shaft there is a tool for pushing the plate down Then Remove the Turn signal switch, next to the lock cyl there is a screw, remove it, the end towards the head will be threaded, the rest smooth, and pull the cyl out and replace.
Clean the air filter housing. It also can be used in all other cars and light duty trucks that use extended life coolant. Haven't done it yet but it appears you can save some time by removing the windshield wiper motor and the overflow bottle on the passenger side of the engine compartment to gain access to pulling out the alternator. I had to remove the air cleaner assy, the windshield fluid reservoir and then there was a support bracket that ran from the radiator to the wheel well I had to remove. The issues with the windows get better when the switch is replaced and then get even worse than before in no time flat. Find replacement parts and upgrades for your 1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette.
Other than getting it out of that cramped area its the usual process. . It works, I just did two myself. One you do th … is you have to lift up on the headlight assembly to clear the threaded studs that the plastic wing nuts were on and pull both headlight and turn signal light assemblies straight out. You may have to tug on it a bit, but remember these… Remove serpentine belt Remove any components obstructing any bolts on water pump Ensure coolant cach container is in position because your engine coolant will come out Remove any hoses from pump if they are stuck on you can stick something under where hose attaches to pump and this will help fee up the seal. There are some clips that still hold all of this in, but it will come out when you pull it straight forward.
Takes less than 15 minutes once you have the van on ramps. After you open the hood the whole headlight assembly can be removed by taking off the the two black plastic wing nuts on top holding the headlight assembly in. Remove the holding straps and lower the tank to access the fuel pump assembly. Make sure you know how your belt is routed. Instead, save yourself alot of time, aggravation and money by doing what I did.