really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
83,667 miles

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problem #3

Oct 012014

Alero 4-cyl

  • miles
For about 2 months know my air bag on passenger side is lifted up in the top left corner.

- Homer, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 012014


  • 180,000 miles
The contact owned a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero. While driving approximately 20 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning and caused the contact to crash into the rear of another vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed and no injuries were sustained. The vehicle was destroyed. The contact also stated that the vehicle failed to start and was taken to an independent mechanic who was unable to diagnose the cause of the failure. The vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign number: 14V400000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 180,000.

- El Paseo, TX, USA

problem #1

May 212007


  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero. On May 21, 2007, the contact crashed into a tree while driving 35 mph. The air bags failed to deploy. The passenger suffered a severe head injury and received seven stitches. The driver's chest and back were bruised. The weather was not a factor. The vehicle was destroyed and is currently in the contact's garage. A police report was filed. The VIN, engine size, and # of cylinders were unavailable. The current and failure mileages were 71,000.

- Spanishburg, WV, USA