Torque Rod For Trunk Lid Broke

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4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$115.00
Average Mileage:
80,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. the broken torque rods must be replaced otherwise the trunk (1 reports)
2001 Oldsmobile Alero accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 312005

Alero GL2 3400 V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

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

How would you like to have to hold the trunk lid open by hand everytime you unlock it? That's what you have to do when an Olds Alero's torque rods fracture and break thus disabling the trunks ability to stay open. Obviously this was a poor design because this happened to my car in 05 I got it fixed for $115.00 and it did the same thing again in 08! ARRRRRGH!

- , Detroit, MI, USA

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