Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Cutlass Supreme are official communications between Oldsmobile & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #9709013202B

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54328

      EXPERIENCING INTERMITTENT STEERING COLUMN SNAP OR CLICK NOISE WHEN TURNING. *YC Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #990309004

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6088680

      CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF GRINDING / SCRAPING / GROANING NOISE FROM REAR SUSPENSION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #533307B

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615074

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FRONT SUSPENSION SCRUNCH / POPPING TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT OF VEHICLE THAT IS APPARENT DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

    • TSB #970801735026

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54419

      COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #010601002A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000782

      REVISED PISTON PIN REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #970501736603

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #53016

      INSTRUCTIONS AND ILLUSTRATIONS CONTAINED IN EXHAUST MOAN SERVICE UNIT, P/N 10294800. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #990604005A

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619360

      SOME OWNERS MAY COMMENT ON DRIVEABILITY SYMPTONS OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE DUE TO CLOGGED FUEL INJECTORS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #990604005

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604343

      SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #876002A

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615073

      SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE'S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED. Read More »

    • TSB #98576124A

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601915

      COMMENTS ON A TICKING TYPE NOISE THAT BEGINS SHORTLY AFTER COLD ENGINE START-UP AND GRADUALLY DIMINISHES AS THE ENGINE WARMS UP. *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #970501736211

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #53009

      CONDITIONS CONTAINING ENGINE OVERHEATING AND/OR LOSS OF ENGINE COOLANT. *YC Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #736313

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52563

      REDUCED ENGINE PERFORMANCE, RESTRICTED FUEL FLOW (CLEAN FUEL TANK, REPLACE IN-LINE FUEL FILTER AND FUEL PUMP STRAINER). *TW Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

    • TSB #971101776304

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54066

      SUBJECT PERTAINING TO DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS DUE TO FUEL INJECTOR DEPOSITS. *YC Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #98776304A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600282

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOM OF LONG OR HARD STARTS, CHUGGLE, ROUGH IDLE AND LIGHT OR INTERMITTENT MISFIRE. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #677164

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51296

      INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL OR LOSS OF DRIVE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS OR FROM FOURTH GEAR (REPLACE CONTROL VALVE BODY ASSEMBLY). *TW Read More »

    • TSB #577106A

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50571

      COLD START RATTLE NOISE. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

    • TSB #577106A

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51497

      COLD START RATTLE NOISE (DIAGNOSIS/SERVICE PROCEDURE). *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #990730030A

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619370

      OWNERS OF SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60, 4T60-E OR 4T65-E TRANSAXLES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN STANDING IN PARK ON A HILL OR SLOPE WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE ... Read More »

    • TSB #990730030

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089996

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #99021

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608372

      SUBJECT REGARDING SPARK PLUG WIRE FAILURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99021

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607522

      SUBJECT REGARDING SPARK PLUG WIRE FAILURE. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #00155

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #617767

      CAMPAIGN PARTS BULLETIN REGARDING INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT. *TT Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #970801676305

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54418

      SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTIES TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR AN ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION. *YC Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

    • TSB #676305

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52580

      DIFFICULT TO DEPRESS ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND/OR ACCELERATOR CABLE SEPARATION (INSTALL ACCELERATOR CABLE AND CLIP). *TW Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #876522

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609669

      A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATING ON THE VEHICLE'S INSTRUMENT PANEL AFTER A LONG DECELERATION WITH THE TRANSMISSION TYPICALLY IN THE OVERDRIVE POSITION. YD Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #549001A

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52600

      CLN INDICATOR APPEARS ON RADIO DISPLAY AND DOES NOT TURN OFF (RESET CLN INDICATOR WITH THE EJECT BUTTON ON TAPE). *TW Read More »