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

Answer 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 »

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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 do I Replace a Power Steering Belt on a 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass?

The 1978 Oldsmobile Cutlass is a full size car with a large V8 engine. On the front of the engine block is where the engine pulleys are located. The power steering belt is the drive belt also known... Read More »

How to Replace the Timing Chain on an Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera?

Similar to the older timing belts, the timing chain propels the vehicle's camshaft. A damaged timing chain can severely cripple a vehicle if it is not replaced. Timing chain noise is a sure sign of... Read More »

How to Replace the Crank Sensor in a 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera?

The 1990 Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera is available with either a 2.5 liter 4-cylinder or a 3.3 liter 6-cylinder engine. The 4-cylinder engine has the crankshaft sensor located on the firewall (right) s... Read More »