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Heater Stopped Working

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$1,000.00
Average Mileage:
60,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. new thermostat, water pump and head gasket (1 reports)
2002 Oldsmobile Alero AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 042006

(reported on)

Alero GS

  • 60,000 miles

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

I took the car in because there wasn't any heat, and no heat in November in Maine is not a good thing. They tried 4 thermostats, new water pump and finally they had to replace the head gasket to get the #$%^& car to keep heat. I can't believe this is happening to me!!! Two weeks with a rental car, thankfully the garage was paying for it, but Thursday 2-2-06, the water pump went again...Guess why??????? Because the brace that holds the water pump, that is part of the block, CRACKED!!!! Thus moving the water pump ever so slightly so the fins broke and the car overheated. I can't win with this POS!!

- , Buxton, ME, USA

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