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NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Oldsmobile Silhouette Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 232001

Silhouette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

On a random basis there is a thumping noise coming from brake system. Dealership has refused service. Cause of defect has not been determined. Ignition locks up periodically. The hood hits bumper and possibly could open while driving. There was recall 01V-067 on sliding power door. It could possibly open while driveing.

- Henderson, NV, USA

problem #2

Apr 232001

Silhouette

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Dealership is refusing service to repair recall 01V067000 notice that she received in the mail. Consumer states the ignition locks up periodically. There is a thumping in rear when brakes are applied. Hood hits bumper, consumer is concerned that the hood could fly open while driving.

- Henderson, NV, USA

problem #1

Oct 211998

Silhouette

  • miles
While driving at 40 mph the vehicle will stall unexpectedly which may of result in an accident. Been to dlr 3 times. Dealer replaced ignition module. Dealer cannot determine problem. Cause unknown.

- Ellicott City, MD, USA

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