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Lights Stay On After Car Shuts Off


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
122,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. remove multifunction switch, disassemble, clean, re-install (1 reports)
1997 Oldsmobile Aurora electrical problems

electrical problem

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1997 Oldsmobile Aurora Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 162009

Aurora 4.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 105,000 miles


The multifunction switch went bad for the third time. My mother-in-law and a friend of hers all had 1997 Olds Auroras with the same problem. All three of us took our cars to the same dealer and each was charged $800.00. My Aurora started acting up with the same problem again after three years. The lights would go off and on day and night. The battery went dead and a new battery was $160.00. The third episode was the least expensive as I saw on the internet where someone had the same problem as I did. They said that their mechanic pulled the switch out, cleaned it with a contact spray and put it back in. They charged $100.00. The car has worked fine since then. This was another case of Oldsmobile and GM dealing in defective parts and leaving their loyal customers twisting in the wind. No more GM products for me.

- , High Point, NC, USA

problem #1

Dec 062002

(reported on)

Aurora leather

  • 140,000 miles

just ticked off will have to boost my car in the morning to bring it top the dealer

- , Hamilton, Ont., Canada

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