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2003 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NL12E23C- Girard, OH: August 20th, 2012
2003 oldsmobile alero. Consumer writes in regards to security light flashing *tgw the consumer stated the security system started flashing for no reason. The vehicle would not start and it had to be towed. The dealer replaced the passlock sensor and connector. *jb


2003 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NK52F33C- Cleveland, OH: June 22nd, 2012
I have had problems starting this car off and on for the past 3 years. There are some days it won't start, then there are some days that when it starts, as i'm driving it will die..... Sometimes it will start again and sometimes it won't. I've had it in the shop first (gm dealer) they first cleaned out the igniters, that worked for about 2 months, then they said it needs a new fuel pump, had that replaced, that lasted about a year, then my machanic replaced my ignition switch, said something about a sensor gone bad.... Guess what... Good for about 6 months..... Now i'm stuck with a car with little money to fix it. What should i do? *tt


2004 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NL52F04C- Dallas , NC: May 15th, 2012
The contact owns a 2004 oldsmobile alero. The contact stated the security light illuminated on the instrument panel and caused the vehicle to lose power. He had to turn the vehicle off and wait 10 minutes for the computer to reset in order for the vehicle to function normally. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The current mileage was 81,000. Updated 07/06/12 *bf the key and switch lock cylinder were reprogrammed. Updated 07/12/12


1997 Oldsmobile Achieva - 1G3NL52T6VM- Cleveland, OH: March 15th, 2012
The contact owns a 1997 oldsmobile achieva. The contact stated that while attempting to start the ignition, the air bag deployed. The contact mentioned that the air bag warning lamp was illuminated a few days prior to the failure. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure but the vehicle was not repaired. The failure and the current mileage was 90,000.


2003 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NL52F23C- Powell, TN: February 15th, 2012
I was driving down the hwy at 55mph and my car died i had to coast to the side of road lucky i didn't get in a wreck it has happen 2 times so far after sitting on the side road for 20 minutes it started back up.


2002 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3UL52F52C- Fort Wayne, IN: February 2nd, 2012
Driver side strut spring fractured while backing out of driveway. *kb


2004 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NF52E54C- Milwaukee, WI: October 26th, 2011
The wheel hub assembly has gone bad in this 2004 alero. We had hit a deer with our 2002 alero and two weeks before we hit that deer that car's wheel hub went bad. *tt


2004 Oldsmobile Alero - IG3NL12F3F3- Birmingham , AL: October 5th, 2011
The signal does not work all the time and if someone is backing up and they can't see you the honk does not work. People do not know that you are trying to turn back turning signal is not work at all times.


1982 Oldsmobile 88 - 1G3AN69Y8CX- Grimes, IN: September 1st, 2011
The contact owns a 1982 oldsmobile delta 88 equipped with a spectra fuel tank. While refueling the fuel tank, fuel overflowed onto the ground. The manufacturer suggested that the contact have the fuel tank replaced but the contact denied. The dealer was not contacted and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 117,000. Updated 10/4/11 *cn the consumer stated on august 6, 2011, he purchased a new spectra gas tank. After installing the tank, he went to the gas station. When the pump handle was pulled , it would shut off and gas would splash back on the consumer. Updated 02/01/12


2002 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NK12F02C- Vancouver, 00: July 21st, 2011
I have 2002 olds alero it won't start. Changed the fuel pump and fuel filter. But my security light keeps flashing so i went online to see what could be the problem. And found many people with the same problem thats causing me which is that the security light keeps flashing and make the whole vehicle not start, think its locked which i don't understand cause it drives fine for few days and then kaput. This should be a recall or something. *kb


2003 Oldsmobile Aurora - 1G3GS64C734- Westerville, OH: June 10th, 2011
The contact owns a 2003 oldsmobile aurora. The contact stated the vehicle would intermittently surge forward while driving at various speeds until the brakes were applied. The failure also occurred when the cruise control was engaged. The vehicle was taken to an independent repair shop where the throttle body control was replaced. The failure continued. The failure mileage was 110,000.


2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette - 1GHDX13E23D- Shelby Twp., MI: May 18th, 2011
Reference investigation pe 11-014. This issue is not limited to 2005-2007 gm suvs. On 2/26/11, my 2003 oldsmobile silhouette stalled on interstate i-75. I was able to coast to the shoulder, but it was a dangerous situation in the dark, with family & kids in the car, with icy, snowy roads. The fuel level reading indicated more fuel availability than what was actually in the fuel tank. The fuel gauge will showed between 1/16 and 1/8 of a tank, and there was not a low fuel warning light. I had to call for roadside assistance. After the car had been stalled for a while, the low fuel warning light activated - so road service first tried putting fuel in the vehicle. With fuel added to the vehicle, it started right up and i was able to refuel the vehicle at the next exit. The vehicle has about 100,000 mile, and is in very good condition - this defect should not be happening at this point in the vehicle's life. A dealer service garage verified that the fuel level gauge is defective, and it would cost about $425 to repair.


2004 Oldsmobile Bravada - 1GHDT13S042- Southfield, MI: May 4th, 2011
Gas gauge , oil pressure, tachometer and speedometer all give false readings. This cause the inability to accurately maintain speed in accordance with speed limits. It also makes it impossible to determine fuel level which can lead to running out of gas while driving. Vehicle was looked at by dealer and determine instrument cluster is defective. Repair required cluster be sent to repair shop at a cost of $750. I did mot have this fixed since i have never heard of this kind of failure being the customers responsibility since vehicle safe operation is dependent on it. The vehicle is a 2004 oldsmobile bravada suv.


2004 Oldsmobile Bravada - 1GHDT13SX42- Olds, IA: May 2nd, 2011
The contact owns a 2004 oldsmobile bravada. While driving approximately 55 mph, the contact stated that the vehicle ran out of fuel. The fuel gauge displayed that the fuel tank was full. The contact stated that the fuel gauge did not show the accurate amount of fuel in the vehicle and the reading would fluctuate sporadically. The vehicle was not taken to dealer for diagnostics or repairs. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000.


2000 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NL12TXYC- Horse Shoe, NC: April 30th, 2011
2000 oldsmobile alero 2. 4 2door coup faulty wiring harness my cause fire under the dash board and cost over 700 dollars in damage. A wire merge for the gauge cluster fails and damages the entire wire cluster.


1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme - 1G3WR14T0MD- Marathon, NY: April 25th, 2011
The contact owns a 1991 oldsmobile cutlass supreme. The contact was traveling 50 mph when the accelerator pedal was depressed to the floorboard abnormally. The brakes were engaged but the vehicle did not respond. The contact stated that the vehicle accelerated to 85 mph before the contact turned the vehicle off. The contact had to wait a few minutes before restarting the vehicle as the vehicle resumed normal operation. The vehicle was not inspected or repaired for the failure. The failure and current mileage was 200,000.


2000 Oldsmobile Silhouette - 1G4DX03EXYD- Decatur, IL: April 22nd, 2011
The contact owns a 2000 oldsmobile silhouette. The contact stated that the door lock fob re was failing. The doors could be locked manually using the key but not using the key fob. The failure also caused the security system to fail. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer for diagnostic testing but the test produced no failure codes. The vehicle was not repaired. The consumer stated the remote key fob was barely functionally. Updated 11/28/11


2003 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NF52E03C- East Helena, MT: April 7th, 2011
I have a 2003 oldsmobile alero. The horn stopped working, checked fuse and that was fine. Took car to dealer that i bought it from. They informed me that the horn is attached to airbag module, to get horn to work again i would have to replace airbag module, approximate cost $1100. 00. I do not have that kind of money for repair. I need a horn..... Not a new airbag module! Why replace a perfectly good airbag module to get the horn to work? Definite design flaw. Costly one at that.


2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette - 1GHDX03E52D- Indianapolis, IN: March 17th, 2011
It just all of a sudden stop working this is a constant problem non stop i bought fuse and that didn't work i got new lights park aid stop working, both heated seats stop working, electrical gone bad in the whole.


2003 Oldsmobile Alero - 1G3NL52F53T- Noblesville, IN: March 10th, 2011
The contact owns a 2003 oldsmobile alero. The contact stated while driving 25 mph, the security system caused the vehicle to stall repeatedly without warning. The contact stated that the failure would occur sporadically and oftentimes, the vehicle would restart immediately and other times it would not. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who repaired the fuse box yet the failure recurred within the week. The fuel pump was then replaced and the failure did not recur. The manufacturer was contacted and offered no assistance. The failure mileage was 84,527.