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NHTSA — Electrical System: Wiring Problems

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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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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 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 312007

Alero

  • miles

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

Rear defroster circuit failure. Fuse ok, relay ok, window imprint ok. Rear electrical defrost and antenna module fails. Rear visibility in cold climate completely blocked when rear. Window frosted. Many customers on the internet are complaining of the same problem and some have reported that the connector to the electrical module inside the rear-column on the passenger side is overheating and melting, breaking the electrical contact.

- Blainville, 00, USA

problem #2

Mar 042005

Alero 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states that if the fuse is in the vehicle the windshield wipers constantly run. When he first bought the vehicle dealer claimed he fix it. The signals on the vehicle seem to be going too fast, and it smells like the wires are burning.

- Gadsden, AL, USA

problem #1

Jul 182003

Alero

  • miles
Consumer states that vehicle was shut off and it caught on fire. Dealer notified.

- Dayton, OH, USA

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