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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock Problems Seal Of This Might Hurt


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
15,000 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2002 Oldsmobile Alero brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 212006

Alero 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Turn signals intermittently quit working, but hazards work fine. Also, intermittently when you turn the steering wheel fully (either way) the ABS light and low traction off light come on which clear after turning the ignition off and restarting, but does it again or maybe not for a while.

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #1

Jul 102003

Alero 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 30,000 miles
Without warning caller hears a noise, and at the same time, the bell sounds, and the dash lights come on. The lights that come on are the anti lock brake lights. The track off light, and the service engine light. For only a few seconds the brakes will not work. Has had wheel bearings replaced in the front, and is about to get it done again.

- Garrett, PA, USA

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