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Cruise Control Stopped Working

5.3

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$68.00
Average Mileage:
87,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced button/relay switch (2 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
1999 Oldsmobile Alero accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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1999 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 082008

Alero GLS V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 105,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I do a LOT of road trips and losing the cruise control in the middle of one of them sucked!

- , Richland, WA, USA

problem #2

Oct 092007

(reported on)

Alero GLS 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,000 miles

The master control switch that turns the cruise control system off an on stopped working and the backlights also stopped working, making it hard to use them in the dark. I found brand new OEM switches on eBay for $35.00 so I replaced both.

- , Medford, OR, USA

problem #1

Apr 122003

(reported on)

Alero GL

  • 60,000 miles

The cruise control button quit working. The Heat/AC Blower(Fan) just quit working just before the Cruise. Car is EVIL. OLSMOBILE IS EVIL.

- , Neosho, MO, USA

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