2000 Oldsmobile Alero

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2000 Oldsmobile Alero Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Evaporative (EVAP) Canister Purge Solenoid. Failure of the EVAP Canister Purge Solenoid may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The cost to replace the EVAP Canister Purge Solenoid is estimated at $98.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the connections at the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector. The cost to repair the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector is estimated at $10.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS) Wiring. The cost to repair the WSS Wiring is estimated at $117.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Blower Motor Resistor. The cost to repair the Blower Motor Resistor is estimated at $23.50 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly may prevent the engine from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing is estimated at $289.65 for parts and $123.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5
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