really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
109,000 miles

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problem #1

Jan 032007

Intrigue 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 109,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue. While driving approximately 40 mph with the heated seats activated, the contact noticed the driver seat becoming very hot. She smelled smoke, but did not see flames. A few days later, the failure recurred and the seats caught fire. The dealer refused to repair the vehicle without a payment up front. The vehicle has not been repaired. The contact filed a complaint with the manufacturer. She has pictures of the burnt seats. The current and failure mileages were 109,000. Updated 2/5/08 the consumer stated that the dealer would not assist with the defect due to the fact the vehicle was no longer under warranty. Updated 03/05/08

- Lake Elsinore, CA, USA