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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Recalls

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Most Recent 2001 Oldsmobile Alero Recall

On July 3, 2014, Oldsmobile recalled 6,729,742 Oldsmobile Alero. This defect can 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.general motors llc (gm) notified the agency on july 3, 2014, that they are recalling 6,729,742 model year 2000-2005 chevrolet impala and monte carlo, 1997-2005 chevrolet malibu, 1999-2004 oldsmobile alero, 1998-2002 oldsmobile intrigue, 1999-2005 pontiac grand am and 2004-2008 pontiac grand prix vehicles. in these models, the weight on the key ring and/or road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
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2001 Oldsmobile Alero Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 3, 2014

The weight on the key ring, combined with a jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.

As of this writing General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your GM dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The General Motors recall number is 14350.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 5, 2004
Certain passenger vehicles have hazard warning switches that may experience solder joint cracking caused by rapid temperature transitions and the soldering process. if solder joint cracking occurs and results in an open circuit, the turn signals/hazard lamps become intermittent or inoperative.
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 20, 2003

The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.

Please contact your GM dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on December 21, 2000
Vehicle description: certain passenger vehicles equipped with manual transaxles (rpo m86) fail to comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 114, "theft protection." when a driver attempts to shift from 5th gear to reverse, a shift inhibitor causes the transmission to be mechanically in 4th gear even though the shift lever indicates reverse gear.
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