NHTSA — Electrical System: Ignition: Module Problems

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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,595 miles

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 082010


  • 45,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Oldsmobile Alero. The contact stated there was an extreme delayed response after turning the ignition key into the accessory on mode. The dealer stated that the ignition tumbler needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred fourteen months later. The vehicle was not repaired again. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 45,000.

- Tipton, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 142014

Alero 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 142,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Oldsmobile Alero. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start when the anti-theft system was engaged. The failure occurred on several occasions. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic who diagnosed that the ignition switch assembly activated the anti-theft system. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 142,000...updated 09/25/14 the consumer stated he is still waiting on the part. Updated 10/02/14

- Butler, PA, USA

problem #1

Mar 242004

Alero 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,785 miles
Defective body control module and defective camshaft position sensor and defective window power switch.

- Beverly, NJ, USA

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