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Oldsmobile 88 1992
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Nov 16, 1994
Location:
Williamsbu, WV

dashboard electrical fire.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3HY53L7NN. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 1992
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Apr 13, 1995
Location:
Seattle, WA

electrical short caused excessive smoke inside the vehicle, causing vehicle to be undriveable. tt

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oldsmobile Cutlass 1990
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Aug 15, 1991
Location:
Beverly Hill, CA

driver and passgener seat belt and rear back seat do not retract. tt automatic door locks failed, left door lock switch overheats. defective radio, cd player inoperative, rear speakers have poor clarity. alarm inoperable. dimmer switch misaligned, tail lens misaligned, high beam lamp inoperable, turn signal lamp broken, center brake light inoperable, turn signal transmitters inoperable, turn signal would not blink. timing cover seal leak, oil fiter defective, engine stalls, oil light illuminates, water pump failed, harmonic balancer came apart, cover gasket replaced. power steering hose leak, steering wheel noisy while making turns. electrical problems: defective ecu, defective ignition, battery failed, and alternator failed. glove compartment lock sticks, left front seat buckle broke, button fell off, harness would not retract for left or right. dash separated. passenger seat would not move smoothly. trunk lock defective. driver door molding loose, door trim loose, pull strap not secure. exhaust pipe bracket and hanger too close causing noise. fuel gauge reads low fuel when half tank full. grinding brakes, power brake booster binds, front rotor replaced, brake fluid leak. multiple problems with ac and heater. park brake came apart. tire wear. sunroof inoperable. transmission slips. window switch defective. *slc

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3WS54T31D. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 01, 1989. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile CUTLASS 1990 Drive type:FWD. Fuel type: gas. Oldsmobile CUTLASS 1990 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Oldsmobile Achieva 1994
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
May 28, 1997
Location:
Scottsdale, AZ

due to a electrical problem, the vehicle exprienced the locks behaving erratically (on and off), and the front windshield blew out. a fire started in the steering column. prior to this fire, replaced the battery 2 times in 2 years. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3NL5539RM. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oldsmobile Achieva 1992
General Motors Corp.
Location:
San Antonio, TX

electrical system failure caused failure of wipers, cruise control, clock, and radio.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3NL5438NM. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1994. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile ACHIEVA 1992 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Oldsmobile ACHIEVA 1992 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1990
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Sept 30, 1997
Location:
Carol Stream, IL

driving when suddenly the engine would die out & would lose steering control. there is no speedometer/odometer reading. had computer changed 3 times. no electrical power. talked to dealer over phone & had problems with them, but has not taken vehicle. contacted manufacturer. *ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3WH1476LD. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle Speed: 35 mph.

Oldsmobile Cutlass 1994
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Nov 23, 1997
Location:
Baker, MT

electrical system failure causing burning of plastic around fender, burnt carpet inside the care, behind center console and wiring behind engine compartment. burning wires resulted in fire. reason unknown.

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3WH15MORD. Vehicle was purchased on June 10, 1997. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile CUTLASS 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser 1992
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Feb 15, 1998
Location:
Northbrook, IL

while driving, a short curcuit caused power seats and locks to fail. two days later, at night, the center and 1/3 of the front passenger seat caught fire - completely destroying the interior.

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3BP83EXNW. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 02, 1991. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile CUSTOM CRUISER 1992 Drive type:RWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Oldsmobile Silhouette 1998
General Motors Llc
Location:
Wilmington, DE

continuous overheating of the controls for the radio/air conditioner/heater/cd player. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1GHDX03E1WD. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 16, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A.

Oldsmobile Intrigue 1998
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Nov 01, 1997
Location:
Washington, PA

dealer states may 19, 1998 after harving car for 1 week that they could not get it to duplicate, however it has occurred many times while i was driving. another problem is that the cruise control button and stereo become very hot.

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3WH52K7WF. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 10, 1998. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 60 mph.

Oldsmobile Achieva 1992
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Apr 01, 1996
Location:
Eau Claire, WI

steering and electrical failure.

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3NL5436NM. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 15, 1992. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile ACHIEVA 1992 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Oldsmobile Aurora 1995
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Sept 13, 1998
Location:
Grand Forks, ND

vehicle parked in driveway heard crackling & popping. checked vehicle & noticed vehicle in flames. called fire department, but vehicle was a total loss. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):PLEASE FILL. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle Speed: 0 mph.

Oldsmobile Achieva 1992
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Apr 23, 1996
Location:
Evanston, IL

electrical problems causing dashboard indicators to come on intermittently.

Vehicle was purchased on Apr 23, 1996. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oldsmobile Cutlass 1991
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Nov 27, 1998
Location:
Rome, NY

vehicle has had long history of unresolved electrical malfunctions, which eventually led to electrical fire.

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3WH14T7MD. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 1991. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oldsmobile 98 1991
General Motors Corp.
Location:
Hugo, MN

vehicle caught on fire in front passenger's side compartment for no reason .possible cause of fire, electrical system. vehicle has been notified. *ak

Vehicle was on fire. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3CV53L3M4. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1995
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
June 05, 1998
Location:
Palm Springs, CA

the gas gauge reads incorrectly. in addition, transmission/transaxle/brakes/seatbacks/electrical system/idle speed control unitand hazard lights failed. *ak

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3WH52M2SF. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1995. Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Oldsmobile CUTLASS SUPREME 1995 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Oldsmobile CUTLASS SUPREME 1995 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Oldsmobile Achieva 1996
General Motors Llc
Location:
Mississauga, CD

electrical system faulty causing problems with other components.

Original Owner. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Oldsmobile Cutlass 1990
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Sept 05, 1997
Location:
Girard, IL

have more to report on defects: 11/8/1997 towed again - lost power - car stopped took back for rechk of battery/alternator, then on 11/20/1997 - another alternator, ran tests on battery bolt, replaced batter, replaced alt & repaires wires & install connectors ($311.45), 12/2/98 stalled again lost power, ran tests, alternator replaced ($150.04), car stalled - lost power on 12/17/98 - ran tests, battery bad, battery replaced ($81.66). i've been told there has to be an electrical problem and car will stall again!!! notice from all of the complaints on 1990 pontiac culass supremes there has to be some major electrical problems. what can be done? we have spent so much on our . . . it is currently sitting the driveway - we don't know where else to take it. if you trade it in - someone else will inherit the problems. this is my daughter's car - she drove it to college - the many times it broke down has caused us to not let her drive it any longer. several times she broke down at night - in front of other vehicles - could have caused an accident - plus was stranded at night. then once, on way to college - broke down - and professor would not let her take a test that she had studied for. cost her a good grade. my wife finally took over the car - broke down several times on way to work!! many times felt like her heart was in my mouth. have called the pontiac manufacturer . . . said no recalls or complaints . . . as you will see from the internet - dot had plenty of complaints. would like to have car fixed perfectly by a pontiac dealership at no charge to us. then, would prefer to trade car in at a fair price. will never - ever buy another pontaic cutlass. we have heard from others at work that have similar problems regarding pontiac cutlass. something should be done before someone is hurt (or, already has been). please let us hear!! would prefer to just be offered a fair price for the car by pontiac and get ride of it . . .i con't think pontiac can fix!!!

Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 1996. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile CUTLASS 1990 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas.

Oldsmobile Alero 1999
General Motors Llc
Safety incident date:
Apr 25, 1999
Location:
Bedford, PA

possible electrical failure resulted in instrument panel and other components to fail. nm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3NL12E4XC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Feb 05, 1999. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile ALERO 1999 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Oldsmobile ALERO 1999 Electrical System Transmission Type: AUTO.

Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme 1994
General Motors Corp.
Safety incident date:
Mar 01, 1999
Location:
Davenport, IA

brake lights only work when the right turn signal is activated...abs does not work, light continually on...hazard lights only work in the rear...electrical system has had on going problems since the wiper/cruise control recall

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):1G3WH55M3RD. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 1995. Vehicle was using anit-lock brakes.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Oldsmobile CUTLASS SUPREME 1994 Drive type:FWD. Fuel System:N/A. Fuel type: gas. Vehicle Speed: 55 mph.



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