How do I Troubleshoot a 1986 Oldsmobile Heater?

Answer A car heater is essential in the middle of winter, and if all you receive is a blast of cold air when you hit the A/C switch, it is time for a little troubleshooting. Fortunately, the problem with ... Read More »

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How Do I Change the Alternator Belt on a 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera?

The alternator belt on the 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera is a single, wide serpentine belt that also controls the power steering pump, air conditioner pump and the water pump. The belt travels arou... Read More »

How to Replace the Power Steering Pump on a 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera?

Oldsmobile installed an integral rack and pinion power steering system on the 1986 Cutlass Ciera. A belt-driven power steering pump mounted on the front of the 2.8-liter engine supplies hydraulic p... Read More »

How to Install the Heater Core in a 1986 Pontiac Firebird?

The heater core in your Firebird resembles the radiator but on a smaller scale. When your engine is running, the cooling system circulates hot coolant through the heater core which is used to heat ... Read More »

How to Install a 1986 Ford Aerostar Heater Core?

Signs that indicate the need to replace a heater core include coolant in the floor area of the Ford Aerostar, and greasy film at the bottom of the windshield. If not replaced, windows will begin to... Read More »