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OLDSMOBILE ALERO Problems with Electrical System, Fuel System Gasoline

 
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2001 OLDSMOBILE ALERO Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2001 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2001 OLDSMOBILE ALERO by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (362 Complaints)
Date reported Aug 19, 2005
Location ELGIN , SC
Manufacturer GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Vehicle 2001 OLDSMOBILE ALERO
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 6
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Consumer Letter
All Complaints

DT: 2001 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. WHILE DRIVING AT 65 MPH IN 5 PM TRAFFIC, THE CAR ENGINE SHUT OFF AND COASTED FROM THE LEFT LANE TO THE EMERGENCY LANE. IT WAS THEN TOWED TO AN OLDSMOBILE DEALERSHIP; WHO SAID THAT THE FUEL PUMP WAS THE PROBLEM FOR A SECOND TIME. THIS CAR HAS HAD MANY PROBLEMS. SOMETIME THE CAR WILL NOT CRANK AT ALL. IT ALSO HAS A LEAK IN THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR WHEN IT RAINS. THE CONSUMER HEARD ABOUT THE VOLVO PROBLEMS AND THE SAME THING IS HAPPENING TO THIS VEHICLE. THE ENGINE HAD ONLY SHUT OFF ONE TIME. THIS HAPPENED AROUND JULY 11, 2005. NO INJURIES FIRES NO CRASH REPORTED. THE FUEL PUMP HAD BEEN REPLACED 3 TIMES. THE FUEL PUMP HAD AN INTERNAL SHORT. THE VEHICLE WOULD HAVE TO BE PLACED IN NEUTRAL, WOULD START THEN DIE. THE IGNITION SWITCH WAS REPLACED. THE FUEL GAUGE WOULD FALL TO EMPTY, AND THE FUEL LIGHT WOULD COME ON. THE VEHICLE WOULD CRANK BUT NOT START.

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