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The video above shows to check the coolant hoses in your 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue. The coolant hoses (radiator hoses) carry engine coolant through your engine and will eventually wear out. You can avoid getting stranded by identifying signs of extreme wear before they break. In 1998 Intrigues with the 3.8 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine, but it can also leak from the reservoir or from the hoses. Look for cracks in the hoses and analyze the brittleness or squishiness of the hoses in your Intrigue - if the hoses are hard to squeeze or squeeze very easily, it's time to replace them. The video above shows you where coolant hoses on your 1998 Intrigue GL are located and the steps needed to analyze them.
Never attempt to replace a hose that is connected to your air conditioner - these hoses contain refrigerant that is under pressure and can blind you. AC problems are always best left to your professional mechanic.
Odd electrical problems that come out of nowhere can often signify a blown engine fuse - check and change yours here!1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L V6
Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L V6
The best way to fix leaking hoses is to replace them, but if you don't have time, a stop leak product might work for you1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L V6
If your battery has green or white cruddy deposits, it is probably not getting enough juice from and will likely wear out sooner1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L V6
One of the easiest fluids to top off - learn how to open the hood and where the reservoir is on your car1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L V6
Flushing the coolant in your car is not that hard and will extend the life of your engine tremendously - learn how here!1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue GL 3.8L V6