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2002 Oldsmobile Alero GL1 4dr Sedan

2002 Oldsmobile Alero
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
24 mpg city / 32 mpg hwy
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Engine Killing off mid-drive
Originally I was thinking there was a problem involving the remote starter, then I realized it could not be. 90% of the time the car will not start without the remote. As I;m drivi...
Asked by Stephanie M April 22, 2014, 4:17 pm 1 reply
Car won't start, no sound, not battery issue
I have an '04 Olds Alero; bought in 2009. Engine always ran great with minimal upkeep. New battery at Christmas. Drove car Sunday afternoon and it seemed normal; no odd behavior. ...
Asked by Ashley K April 13, 2014, 10:02 pm 0 reply
How much does it cost to fix a broken side mirror?
A soccer ball got thrown and broke the mirror off the car. The plastic frame is detached. It is only attached via the power mirror cords currently. Other then being broken off the ...
Asked by Robyn W April 11, 2014, 1:52 pm 0 reply
I have no break peddle
I have changed the rear calipers bleed the system no peddle then changed the dooster and master cylinder bleed the system Still no breaks. What's the next step?
Asked by Tim G April 8, 2014, 9:37 pm 0 reply
Does my car have anti lock brakes?
When I drive on snow, it seems like it doesn't and no light comes on during the lamp check at start up. When driving on ice, I do have to pump my brakes. However, if I look closely...
Asked by Hannah H March 28, 2014, 4:05 pm 1 reply
rough idle of car
i have a 2003 oldsmobile alero and my car idles rough and hesitates when stopped
Asked by Stephanie W February 19, 2014, 10:18 pm 1 reply
Car won't stop
I have a 2004 oldsmobile alero, I had a problem last month where I was going 70mph on the highway and my car wouldn't slow down..and it when I pressed the brake pedal it wouldn't c...
Asked by Kim Y February 17, 2014, 5:56 am 1 reply
How much will it cost to replace a power steering pump
I am stranded in Beckley WV
Asked by Antoinette H February 19, 2014, 6:17 am 0 reply
Extreme cold, car won't move
I live in Indiana, and right now it is -2 with a windchill of -30. I drove my car to work yesterday, and it was fine. however, when I went to leave, my car didn't want to move. It ...
Asked by Brittney K January 28, 2014, 9:40 am 0 reply
what is going on?
car has thick white smoke coming out the exhaust and shakes when you stop and start to drive off and a crack near the engine where a fluid is leaking out when started
Asked by Tony W December 27, 2013, 3:06 pm 0 reply

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