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OLDSMOBILE ALERO - 2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO Problems & Complaints

 
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by General Motors LLC

There are 102 complaints filed for the 2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. These 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. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

6/8/2015 - PINE BEACH, NJ
2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. CONSUMER WRITES IN REGARDS TO THE IGNITION SWITCH RECALL NOTICE ISSUES. THE CONSUMER STATED WHEN SHE TOOK THE VEHICLE TO THE DEALER ON NOVEMBER 19, 2014, SHE ASSUMED THE RECALL HAD PERFORMED. HOWEVER, ON FEBRUARY 20, 2015, SHE WAS UNABLE TO REMOVE THE KEY FROM THE IGNITION. WHEN SHE CONTACTED THE DEALER, SHE WAS INFORMED THE RECALL HAD NOT BEEN PERFORMED AND THE CURRENT PROBLEM WAS WITH THE KEY AND WOULD NOT BE COVERED BY THE INITIAL RECALL.

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ENGINE

2/19/2015 - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
[XXX]: AFTER A DAY OF LIGHT DRIVING AFTER BEING STATIONARY FOR ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF IN COLORADO SPRINGS CO (COOL WEATHER) UPON STARTING THE VEHICLE THE TEMP NEEDLE WENT FROM COOL TO ALMOST OVERHEATED IN THE UNDER 30 MINS IT TOOK TO GO FROM ONE STORE PARKING LOT TO THE NEXT NEARBY ONE. THE VEHICLE BECAME FULLY OVERHEATED & SPARKS / 1' FLAMES EMERGED FROM THE SIDES OF THE FRONT HOOD. UPON BEING SHUT OFF THE FLAMES RECEDED, AFTER APPROX 30MINS SITTING THE HOOD WAS LIFTED & FLUIDS CHECKED (ALL WERE AT APPROPRIATE LEVELS). THE VEHICLE WAS STARTED AGAIN & RAN IDLE FOR 20 MINS & THE SPARKS / FLAMES REAPPEARED AGAIN SO THE VEHICLE WAS SHUT DOWN & A RIDE CALLED. UPON BEING PICKED UP THE NEXT DAY THE VEHICLE RAN FINE AGAIN FOR THE MOST PART WITH ONLY SLIGHT OVERHEATING - IT WAS TAKEN FOR AN ENGINE WASH / UNDER HOOD AT AN APPROPRIATE FACILITY TO REMOVE ANY FLAMMABLE / COMBUSTIBLE RESIDUE. HAD TO BE DRIVEN AT SPEEDS UNDER 50MPH TO RETURN HOME WITHOUT FURTHER PROBLEMS. INFORMATION REDACTED PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

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POWER TRAIN

2/19/2015 - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
[XXX]: AFTER A DAY OF LIGHT DRIVING AFTER BEING STATIONARY FOR ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF IN COLORADO SPRINGS CO (COOL WEATHER) UPON STARTING THE VEHICLE THE TEMP NEEDLE WENT FROM COOL TO ALMOST OVERHEATED IN THE UNDER 30 MINS IT TOOK TO GO FROM ONE STORE PARKING LOT TO THE NEXT NEARBY ONE. THE VEHICLE BECAME FULLY OVERHEATED & SPARKS / 1' FLAMES EMERGED FROM THE SIDES OF THE FRONT HOOD. UPON BEING SHUT OFF THE FLAMES RECEDED, AFTER APPROX 30MINS SITTING THE HOOD WAS LIFTED & FLUIDS CHECKED (ALL WERE AT APPROPRIATE LEVELS). THE VEHICLE WAS STARTED AGAIN & RAN IDLE FOR 20 MINS & THE SPARKS / FLAMES REAPPEARED AGAIN SO THE VEHICLE WAS SHUT DOWN & A RIDE CALLED. UPON BEING PICKED UP THE NEXT DAY THE VEHICLE RAN FINE AGAIN FOR THE MOST PART WITH ONLY SLIGHT OVERHEATING - IT WAS TAKEN FOR AN ENGINE WASH / UNDER HOOD AT AN APPROPRIATE FACILITY TO REMOVE ANY FLAMMABLE / COMBUSTIBLE RESIDUE. HAD TO BE DRIVEN AT SPEEDS UNDER 50MPH TO RETURN HOME WITHOUT FURTHER PROBLEMS. INFORMATION REDACTED PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

12/14/2014 - ELKHART, IN
WAS DRIVING ON IN TOLL ROAD WHEN MY HEADLIGHTS WENT OFF. I WAS ABLE TO GET THEM BACK ON BY GOING TO MANUAL. THEY ALSO FLICKERED ON & OFF EVEN WITH CAR OFF AND KEY OUT OF IGNITION. HAD RECALL ON IGNITION, RECALL 143510, ADVISED GM AND DEALER OF PROBLEM. THEY SAID WASN'T COVERED BY RECALL. STILL A RECURRING PROBLEM.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

12/14/2014 - ELKHART, IN
WAS DRIVING ON IN TOLL ROAD WHEN MY HEADLIGHTS WENT OFF. I WAS ABLE TO GET THEM BACK ON BY GOING TO MANUAL. THEY ALSO FLICKERED ON & OFF EVEN WITH CAR OFF AND KEY OUT OF IGNITION. HAD RECALL ON IGNITION, RECALL 143510, ADVISED GM AND DEALER OF PROBLEM. THEY SAID WASN'T COVERED BY RECALL. STILL A RECURRING PROBLEM.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

12/2/2014 - LOUISVILLE, KY
2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. HAZARD LIGHT BUTTON IS PUSHED BACK WHERE HE WAS UNABLE TO ACTIVE MY HAZARD LIGHTS IF NEEDED. ALSO, THERE WERE SOME UNIDENTIFIED LIGHTS STUCK ON THE DASHBOARD.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

12/2/2014 - LOUISVILLE, KY
2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. HAZARD LIGHT BUTTON IS PUSHED BACK WHERE HE WAS UNABLE TO ACTIVE MY HAZARD LIGHTS IF NEEDED. ALSO, THERE WERE SOME UNIDENTIFIED LIGHTS STUCK ON THE DASHBOARD.

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING: HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS

12/2/2014 - LOUISVILLE, KY
2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. HAZARD LIGHT BUTTON IS PUSHED BACK WHERE HE WAS UNABLE TO ACTIVE MY HAZARD LIGHTS IF NEEDED. ALSO, THERE WERE SOME UNIDENTIFIED LIGHTS STUCK ON THE DASHBOARD.

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ENGINE

11/20/2014 - ATLANTA, GA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE FAILED TO START AFTER INSERTING THE KEY IN THE IGNITION SWITCH. THE PROBLEM RECURRED NUMEROUS TIMES. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A DEALER. THE TECHNICIAN DIAGNOSED THAT THE IGNITION SWITCH, LOCK AND KEY NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 160,000.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

11/20/2014 - ATLANTA, GA
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2004 OLDSMOBILE ALERO. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE FAILED TO START AFTER INSERTING THE KEY IN THE IGNITION SWITCH. THE PROBLEM RECURRED NUMEROUS TIMES. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO A DEALER. THE TECHNICIAN DIAGNOSED THAT THE IGNITION SWITCH, LOCK AND KEY NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 160,000.

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