NHTSA — Electrical System: Horn Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,714 miles

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1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue electrical problems

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1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 191999


  • 21,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue. The contact stated that the horn failed. The failure recurred several times intermittently. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 21,000.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #1

Jan 132004

Intrigue 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,429 miles
The contact owns a 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue. The contact stated that the vehicle's horn kit and fuses had to be replaced. At 20,429 miles, while sitting at a traffic light, the horn began to blow automatically three times. At 22,201 miles, the failure recurred. The contact started the ignition and drove approximately two miles before the horn stopped blowing. At 22,334 miles, the contact pressed the button on the keyless entry remote to lock the door and the horn failed to blow. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. At 23,000 miles, the horn experienced the same failure. The dealer was unable to determine the cause of failure. The engine size was unavailable. The current mileage is 23,000 and failure mileage was 20,429. The consumer stated new battery installed on 01/27/07 by aaa with a 1 year warranty. The consumer stated this is the 4th time he has to have the horn replaced and feels this is the safety issue resulting in a fire or air bag release. Updated 07/06/07

- Catonsville , MD, USA

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