1999 Oldsmobile Alero Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Oldsmobile Alero
1999 Oldsmobile Alero Problems
The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition. Our technicians tell us that the ignition lock cylinder should be replace to correct this condition.
The turn signal switch may fail causing the hazard/turn signal flasher to continue to click even when the turn signal switch is off. Replacing the faulty turn signal switch will commonly correct this condition.
The front window sash brackets may break causing the window to come off track. Our technicians tell us that new brackets are available and can be installed on the old window glass if it is not damaged.
1999 Oldsmobile Alero Questions
I have replaced the right front wheel bearing
Dash light comes on after car is on and moving. Goes off after a couple of seconds. Had new battery put in and checked starter & alternator. Both are good. Light is now staying on longer but still goes off in less than one minute.
1999 Oldsmobile Alero Recalls
Excess weight on the key ring can cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position without warning, turning off the engine. This defect can also affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Dealers will provide two replacement key rings and key cover on all ignition keys to correct this concern.
1999 Oldsmobile Alero Reviews
This car has been great! I bought it with 27,000 and now have 132,000. I did just have the head gaskets replaced. It was $940. Last year I had to replace the CV joints. I think they were around $450. Those have been the two largest expenses I've had so far. Some smaller things I've had to do are replace both rear window motors ($90 for both off ebay) and the rear passenger caliber bracke...