Service Engine Soon Light Goes On And Off Seal Of This Might Hurt


fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
80,381 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
  2. fix loose or faulty connection in wiring (1 reports)
2000 Oldsmobile Alero engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 012007

Alero 3.2L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 113,000 miles


This light was on all the time and every time I had it checked the codes were the same, o2 sensor and purge valve. Every year I would have to pay for them to be replaced and the light would be off for about 5 to 10 min. then come back on. After several mechanics I finally got someone to look into it further. There is a connector between the fuel tank up to the engine that comes loose or even not connected. Unfortunately you have to be under it to look and thats not so easy. Happy hunting!!!

- , Everett, WA, USA

problem #3

Sep 222011

Alero 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 82,000 miles

Autozone told us that the car has a 4th cylinder misfire after running tests on it. the misfire causes the car to shake pretty bad in reverse and don't get as good of gas mileage.

- , Dexter, MO, USA

problem #2

Sep 122008


  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,524 miles

my check engine light keeps coming on and my trac light keeps coming and it making a bunkink noise what that be

- , Barnegat, NJ, US

problem #1

Mar 192006

(reported on)


  • 125,000 miles

I have been told that i need to change my spark plugs everytime that happen i did it because expensive, then i can told the modual and boots needed to be replace i had brought them from auto zone for i think 130.00 compare to 500.00 from dealer ship now it doing it agi and delaership say i need oldmosbile parts to correct the problem but they can't assure me the light will go out and they charging 550.00 so it was never fix

- , Norfolk, VA, USA

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