Question about 1999 Oldsmobile Alero
TURN SIGNALS AND FLASHERS DONT WORK. ALL THE FUSES ARE GOOD. I CAN NOT FIND THE FLASHER. HAVE LOOKED IN BOTH FUSE LOCATIONS INSIDE AND ALSO UNDER THE HOOD. SEARCHED UNDER THE DASH NOT THERE EITHER. DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE THE FLASHER IS SO I CAN REPLACE THIS $9.00 ITEM? AUTO ZONE HAS THE FLASHER BUT THEY COULD NOT TELL ME WHERE IT IS. (NOR OREILLY, GOOD YEAR , FIRESTONE. I WAS ON TERMINAL HOLD AT GMC AND OLDS DEALERS HERE....I AM STUCK IN DES MOINES AND CAN NOT FIND ANYONE WITH ANSWER
This was a recall. Check with your dealer.
Posted on Mar 25, 2009
In Olds Alero the flasher is intergrated into the hazard light button. It is all one assembly in the dash. It is in the $40 dollar range, but that is the only way to fix the flashers is to replace assembly. You must remove the plastic housing from around the dash cluster to reach. It is located to the right of the dash cluster. If you are good with your hands you will be able to get it out without taking out the cluster. Be careful, it is held in place with plastic snaps. Part number is on the assembly and it is GM exclusive.
Posted on Jun 27, 2008
The flasher is located right behind the four way flash buttin. it's a little green cube in my car. (( alero 3.4 )) you can unscrew the guage cluster it's just a few simple screws be carefull taking out the cluster, you might have to turn it forwards abit to unhook the plug to it. (( located over to the left side of the top of the cluster )) then you can see the little flasher box. it might be handy to remove the air vent just on top of it if you have big hands so you can get in there easier. hopw this helps. (also the was a recall on these flashers from alero's 2000 and up maybe you could get it replaced for free.)
Posted on May 26, 2010
Usually problem with multifunction switch causes problems with hazard switch.
Posted on Mar 29, 2009
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