NHTSA — Exterior Lighting: Turn Signal: Switch Problems

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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,000 miles

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero lights problems

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Owner Comments

problem #5

Feb 262008


  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles


Anytime the car is on, a clicking sounds come from the inside of the car as if the turn signal is on. $200 for the part and labor to change the turn signal switch. This should be recalled, for crying out loud, its a 2001. I am extremely dissatisfied with this.

- Marion, IN, USA

problem #4

Oct 172004

Alero 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 61,000 miles
Turn signals will work one time and then not the next.

- Nashville, MI, USA

problem #3

Nov 192004


  • 69,000 miles
Consumer's vehicle experienced the same problem as mentioned in recall 03V327000 concerning turn signal failure. Consumer's vehicle turn signals failed to work to warn other drivers. Dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #2

Apr 102004

Alero 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving 20 mph consumer noticed that the turn signals were inoperative. Consumer will contact the dealer in the near future. This information was provided by jennifer's father michael zazzaro.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #1

Sep 022002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Turn signals will intermittently work. Consumer needs to push emergency button to get signals to work. Contacted dealer, and the dealer has tried to fix the problem, but nothing has worked.

- Valley City, ND, USA

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