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NHTSA — Communications: Horn Assembly Problems

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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,067 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Oldsmobile Alero accessories - interior problems

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2002 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 012008

Alero

  • 110,000 miles

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

My blinkers on my 2002 Oldsmobile Alero don't work most of the time. My horn does not work.

- Topeka, KS, USA

problem #2

Jan 082007

Alero 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,200 miles
-the contact stated that he purchased a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero and the horn would sound at anytime. The contact stated that he had to take the fuse out of the horn to keep it from sounding. The contact took the vehicle to a repair shop and was told that the vehicle had a defective horn pad and that the steering column and airbag would also need to be replaced if the horn pad is replaced. The vehicle had approximately 70,000 miles at the time of the failure. The horn has been replaced. Updated 02/22/07.

- Estero, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 102006

Alero

  • miles
Horn does not work when the weather is warm/hot. Does seem to work sometimes when the weather is cold. This has caused 3 very serious close calls. The horn is a safety precaution and without it my self and my family are in serious danger of an accident.

- Florissant, MO, USA

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