1999 Oldsmobile Alero Consumer Discussions

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Re: Oldsmobile alero tachometer and issues [jgarcia91]

Written by: on Mar 11, 2013 1:19:57 AM

Did you end up getting it out? I have a 1999 that started doing the exact thing. What do you that I do?

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Re: Alero won’t (Security light brinking)

Written by: lovemygrandam on Aug 6, 2011 PM

Jille58, Sorry for your bad The passlock system is the same for all from 1999-2004. Have mechanic go the link 2003 Alero Passlock Repair on my at http://www.bergerweb.net and follow the instructions to the If the radio is locked, it’s the mechanic removed it while the was connected.

This only on rare occasions, but to get it working you will have. Read

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero won’t start – trashed)! [appellof]

Written by: on Jan 11, 2010 2:34:37 PM

Yes, this helped a lot; and we do have the same engine on our so I think the configurations are the same this should help! OK, so I’ll do the ignition by-pass if no-go, I’ll proceed changing the fuel regulator. I on doing that tomorrow. post the results and await advice on the crankshaft sensor

Thank you so very much. More

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile 2.4L won’t start (update: trashed)! [jaedee1]

by: appellof on Jan 9, 2010 7:15:43 AM

OK, lets start with the As you are aware, the coils are just A coil of wire wrapped a ferrite core. The coils either work or not work. If you are any spark at all weak or strong, the are fine. I have a 2000Alero the 2.4L 4 cylinder engine.

If is the same as mine, the starter is actually simple. Read

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero won’t start – help! [ceselli]

Written by: on Jan 9, 2010 1:04:05 AM

Hey, how is endeavor against GM coming? Did the about this forum air I wanna join in, cause I one customer!

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero won’t start – trashed)! [janeo22]

Written by: on Jan 9, 2010 12:58:55 AM

Boy I’ll be if the issue has been with the the whole time – put in two weeks of troubleshooting so far. The is, I discarded the possibility of that the issue since I read up people on this forum done – and went and my 20 minutes – and got no result. But now hearing, there are different the key. Read More

Re: Oldsmobile Alero 2.4L start – (update: [appellof]

Written by: jaedee1 on Jan 9, 12:30:41 AM

Thanks Daniel, for back to the rescue on this. some mechanic gave me the advice which caused me to off our previous thread. But once you are telling me some good that I didn’t think of.

So spark doesn’t necessarily bad coils. OK, I think I know the fuel regulator is, and I can look changing that. Though, I know. Read More

Re: Oldsmobile Alero 2.4L start – (update: [jaedee1]

Written by: janeo22 on Jan 8, 7:41:08 AM

Yes it could! I had to put my key in, position to the click and wait the entire one time. Twice it sat in the dealers lot out the same thing, as they not find anything else

The thing that is happening my 2003 Alero, is that this happens, and it reset’s successfully, (the car starts) it happen again for a couple. More

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile 2.4L won’t start (update: trashed)! [jaedee1]

by: appellof on Jan 8, 2010 6:55:27 AM

If you are getting a weak spark the coils are good. So there is no to go buy coils. Have you replaced the module that connects to the I have found out in years that when a part is at a salvage yard, it is a 50/50 if the part you are buying is really

Have you replaced the fuel Maybe. Read More

Re: Oldsmobile Alero 2.4L start – (update: [burdawg]

Written by: jaedee1 on Jan 7, 2010 PM

Yes, you are right! It was the wrong the problem was with the tester. I another compression tester and it the compression at 153 153 153 135 on the cylinders.

However, my problem is still persisting. I applied every trick in the to solve this with no The final stage of the car now, is it seems to not be burning the fuel. More

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile 2.4L won’t start (update: trashed)! [jaedee1]

by: burdawg on Dec 21, 2009 6:45:10 PM

I you have been given bad advice. The type of test talking about is called a test and that isn’t the way you do it. there no way to know for sure if it is bad the why just by the fact that the doesn’t hold.

It can also be by a bad or burnt valve or high clearance. The fact that. More

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile 2.4L won’t start (update: trashed)! [appellof]

by: jaedee1 on Dec 18, 2009 5:52:24 PM

A mechanic off Craigslist finally me the verdict over the phone: The has a bottom-end crack air leak letting compression escape that’s why when the compression is in the tester the needle gradually back down – and why the car tries and acts as though it to start – but will start. Pretty tricky: reads well yet, hold; so. Read More

Re: Oldsmobile Alero 2.4L start – (update: up)!) [jaedee1]

Written by: on Dec 18, 2009 4:20:38 PM

Jaedee1, give up yet. Let me take my ALERO and check something out the weekend. If I can find what I am for, then I want you to try it and see if car will start.

Look for response from me by Sunday Daniel

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile 2.4L won’t start (update: giving up)!)

by: jaedee1 on Dec 17, 2009 5:53:36 PM

OK, the thing just won’t do I’ve bought and replaced the MAP to no avail. Added fuel in the – womp – no

Added a little bit of fuel in the throttle – if it was fuel, shoulda done it – no start. I’m resorting to that my timing went off which is NOT something I plan to – or. Read More

Re: Oldsmobile Alero 2.4L start – Please [appellof]

Written by: jaedee1 on Dec 17, 3:26:38 PM

Thanks, Daniel, really getting frustrated at car. So far, I’m 4 into this and $350 rental from Autozone. The gas has now evacuated – vehicle not starting.

Now I’m leaning these 4 things: 1) The MAP sensor: not sure because I read up this cannot stop the car starting. 2) Gas: (Also not because, I dumped fuel in to Read More

Re: 1999 Alero 2.4L won’t – Please help!

Written by: 05wagon on Dec 17, 2009 AM

I must repeat, I note so of us were verysatisfied with our (several of us planned to keep the car it wore out). But instead, GM to investigate this problem so as to a solution to the non starting issues. good is a car that you can’t on to start. Think about fact.

The car just won’t for unfound reasons and it. Read

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero won’t start – help! [jaedee1]

Written by: on Dec 17, 2009 4:50:28 AM

More and I just can’t believe how of us have gotten screwd by GM. i a letter to ‘click and clack a radio program where talk live about car problems and well I sent this forum site all our problems so heres hoping it air soon and they will me so I can voice this live on radio. maybe. Read

Re: 1999 Oldsmobile Alero won’t start – help! [jaedee1]

Written by: on Dec 16, 2009 6:52:23 PM

Jaedee1, I you have the service manual you gave the code number and the Is that the original map sensor was on the vehicle since 1999? If it is it. Do you have a digital volt

If you do, then check to see if you are getting 1 to 2 volts AC from the Crank Position Sensor. On the connector to the Read More

1999 Alero 2.4L won’t – Please help!

OK: fuel pump, ignition, timing belt, compression on engine: around 165 psi on all cylinders, Not issue: did the 10 min. wait changed all plugs. Car has COP ignition. I’m getting code Map/Baro circuit low input.

momentarily unplugging sensor noticed hose from to throttle body was half-way Fixed that, re-plug MAP – still no start. by now, the. Read

Heads repaired

Re: GM Dealer.

Written by: harrie on Jun 17, 2007 AM

hi, I have a alero too 1999 3.4 I was going to the dealer, no result people have the problem the blinking security light, can fix it. why oldsmobile dont work on problem.This is one the most stupid I had on a car, for the rest the car is ok, but the alarm is a big from olds. and never do something about. Read

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Re: Looking to [moll]

Written by: rdeschene on Aug 9, 8:56:21 AM

Here’s an article gives an overview of the Alero and addresses reliability issues: Oldsmobile Alero Full My husband has done some repairs and maintenance to our 2000 but most of the time we take it to the centre. We had a Corsica before our and we have found that have been more repairs with this car example, both front Read More

Re: Aleros in the [casandranow]

Written by: rdeschene on Jul 5, 1:33:44 PM

Keep in mind 1999 was the first production for the Alero, and GM still had a few bugs to out. You might want to through all the postings here. a long haul, I know, but it give you an idea of some of the people have experienced on a consistent basis.

Having said that, we own a Alero GLS, and overall we. More

Problems, Coil, brakes

I have a 1999 Alero GLS, I recently that I broke a Front Spring after I blew 1 and almost my spare as well. it was brought to my attention that my Brake Rotors and Pads completely worn after miles, I bought it with and they replaced the rotors and then. When I brought it in a broken coil the. More

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TSB, sorry it is

Written by: 0patience on Sep 21, 2002 PM

If the vehicle is under warranty, have to cover it. If it is out of warranty, it is your dime. Front Brake Pulsation (New Run-Out Specification and Correction #00-05-23-002A Front Disc Pulsation (New Rotor Specification and Correction Method) Chevrolet Malibu 1997-1999 Cutlass 1999-2002 Oldsmobile 1999-2002 Pontiac Grand Am bulletin is being revised to the correction information.

Please Corporate. Read More


Front end noise Not the Brakes!

Written by: alerogrrl on Nov 26, 5:56:58 AM

I have a 1999 GLS. By and large I have had no with the car except for a persistent and annoying problem. As the car is driven, is a rubbing noise coming the front end. It is not the brakes the noise occurs whether or not the are being used.

Plus the slows when the car slows, and up when the car. Read


Written by: adriano on Nov 24, 2:45:31 AM

hello from Here in France Oldsmobile is called Chevrolet Alero nobody know oldsmobile, you just 2 versions 2.4l and sedan and is sold just in GLS with automatic or manual the 2.4l cost about (22000 dollars), i think is because here at the same you can buy a Mercedes or BMW, from till 2001 just 450 was sold, people. Read


Written by: rdeschene on Sep 22, 12:58:12 PM

I believe TSB’s #00-05-23-002 and addressed the brake rotor on the 1999 Aleros. You can check the dealer to see if this has been to this particular car – be listed by the car’s VIN# on computer. I believe there was a fix to the water intrusion thing too you’d have to look in the posts to find that.

As far as. More

Bad, BAD Alero

by: djdunn on Jul 16, 2001 6:53:38 PM

On 15, 1998, I took delivery of a Oldsmobile Alero. Since time, I have had numerous with this vehicle; MAJOR and some not so major the vehicle. Here is a brief While under warranty: 1. steering pump replaced 2 years of delivery) 2. Battery acid (October, 2000) 3. failed due to leaking battery brake lines replaced 2000) 4. Read More

Written by: rldas1 on Jun 19, 2001 PM

There is a technical service on window scratches. Service Number: 98831520 Bulletin Number: 277 Date of Bulletin: NHTSA Item Number: Make: OLDSMOBILE Model: Year: 1999 Component: SYSTEMS:GLASS Summary: COMPLAINTS OF ONE OR DOOR GLASS SCRATCHES. *YC

Fit and

Somebody mentioned my Alero may be a bad But just about every auto magazine such as Car and and Edmunds reviewed the Alero and Oldsmobiles mentioned its fit and finish Lets face it.

Oldsmobile, or GM for matter can’t match the or even Chrysler and Ford in of fit and finish. JD Power statistics can this up. In response to SUNSETKG, I. More

Ah yes, the Alero

the 1999 Alero is certainly a for discussion at my house! I have had less than one year, 8 to the dealer, 3 tows in the 8 trips, and still cannot fix the poor We have been told so stories that it is now becoming

I love the car, but hate not it to drive. It has been a constant with. Read More

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