Engine Won't Turn Over, Won't Start

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6.7

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
126,400 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. wait 10 minutes with the key in the "on" position (1 reports)
2002 Oldsmobile Alero electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 212016

Alero 3400

  • Automatic transmission
  • 144,000 miles

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

This is the report I received from the mechanic.

CHECK VEHICLE FOR NO START UNLESS ADDING STARTER FLUID THEN VEHICLE STAYS RUNNING, SYSTEM HAS GOOF FUEL PRESSURE 55/65 LBS, GOOD SPARK, NO INJECTOR PULSE. ANTITHEFT SYSTEM IS STOPPING FUEL INJECTOR FROM FIRING CAUSING NO START. WILL ATTEMPT TO RELEARN SYSTEM AFTER COMPLETE BATTERY CHARGE, BATTERY WAS CHARGED COMPLETE ONCE BUT DRAINED DEAD OVER WEEKEND?

RADIO IS REMOVE FROM COUNSEL, SEVERAL WIRES ARE DISTURBED MAY BE REASON FOR BATTERY DRAIN AND ANTITHEFT ACTIVATION. SHOP SUPPLIES

SEVERAL CODES FOUND, RIGHT FRT. SPEED SENSOR, BI374 DEVICE CIRCUIT I, P1189 ENGINE OIL PRESSURE CIRCUIT, P1546 A/C CIRCUIT CLUTCH RELAY, C1233 RIGHT FRT. SPEED SENSOR, U-I305 CLASS 2 DATA LINK, UI IOI6 LOST COMMUNICATION WITH PCM, U1225 CLASS 2 COMMUNICATION FAILURE, BI365 INJECTION D CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION.

Also, When battery is disconnected and left for approximately 15-20 minutes, reconnect vehicle starts every time

- , Menomonne Falls, WI, USA

problem #2

Jan 012011

Alero V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 115,000 miles

I really feel as though this "safety" feature on this car is incredibly unsafe. I am a woman in my mid twenties and I commute from NYC back to CT every night. I park in a fairly unsafe area in a parking garage to catch the train. When I arrive in an empty, dark parking garage at 10:00 at night, the only thing going through my mind is, "please let my car start!" There have been multiple occasions where I am sitting in my car with the doors locked and waiting the ten minutes for it to reset. GM should really acknowledge this issue and do something about it! GM ignoring this issue and looking the other way, has made up my mind to never buy another GM product. Toyota here I come! :)

- , Bridgeport, CT, USA

problem #1

Jul 292009

Alero GL 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,200 miles

So we traded in a ford focus for this piece of sh*t. We didn't quite understand or i guess get what our salesman was trying to say. my fiancee had been going through this payday car place for years with no problems. we have only had the Alero since Saturday mind ya. so i go to the store for work, come out use the keyless entry to unlock the doors and put my son in the car. get in to go and the son of a bitch wouldn't turn over it would not do anything. we tried to jump it, look at the fuses, check the alternator, and checked the starter, NOTHING. what the f*ck can the damn problem be. this sh*t really pisses me off.

- , Emporia, KS, USA

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