2001 Oldsmobile Alero Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Oldsmobile Alero

2001 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.

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Questions

I changed my radio fuse bc it wasn't working. Well the radio works but there is this awful dinging noise that won't stop and now my battery is dead. I had this problem before and I took it to a mechanic and they took a sensor out thinking that was the problem. I noticed that even though t...

Are the spark plugs under the cam cover with the 4 bolts?

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2001 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.

GM has recalled 2000-2001 Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero, and Pontiac Grand Am vehicles because the turn signals and hazard lights may fail. This may increase the risk of a collision. Dealers will replace the hazard warning switch.

The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols for the lower universal anchorage system. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners were sent supplements to the owner's manual explaining the location symbols in the vehicle. The recall began August 18, 2003. The GM recall number is 03039.

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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Reviews

HI...MY ANTIFREEZE CONSTANTLY RUNS OUT OF THE OVERFLOW. MY FANS ARE WORKING AND MY PUMP WORKS TOO, BUT IT STILL RUNS HOT...

I have a 1999 Alero, and I bought it used (2nd or 3rd owner) over 4 years ago, with 114,00 miles on it. It has been a great car, with very few minor problems. I have driven it from east coast to west, and back and forth from Wyoming to Washington State several times, and it's still going great with almost 165,000 miles on it now. The alternator went out, and the plastic clips that hold th...

my car is great but it wont start and i;ve changed the battery and starter whats the problem???

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