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NHTSA — Latches/Locks/Linkages Problems Seal Of This Might Hurt


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
136,000 miles

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2004 Oldsmobile Alero accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2004 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 022010


  • 136,000 miles


2004 Oldsmobile Alero ongoing problems with turn signals and hazards inoperable most of the time. Most electrical components fail at times. Window regulator failed. Rear door locks have to play with remote locks before door opens acts as though child safety locks are on can not open door from in or out. Eventually after pushing on remote lock it opens. Brakes always grinding even after replacements. Engine has also, ticked not knock just ticking since I've purchased the car. Many times the car does not start first try after second it starts but all electrical has to reset example radio, clock ect.

- South Rockwood , MI, USA

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