How To Replace An Ignition Switch In A Oldsmobile Alero.




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William Clark: what is the name of the white/black cable that was plugged into the back of the igntion at 12:08?

Curt Lefevre: Thank you for posting this. I changed my ignition switch on a '98 Intrigue; your tips on removing the key set at about 12:00 were extremely helpful!

David Collins: This was same ignition for a 2003 Chevy Malibu. HUGE help!

One Mike: Very helpful thank you

RoadRageRaul: Bryan, you have made my day, week, month, maybe even year with this video. My elderly dad gave me his 2003 Alero V6, in mint condition and 90k miles, but I was afraid to drive anymore because it would leave me stranded, no cranking, no lights on the dash, no security light flashing or on. I had heard that special tools were needed to replace the ignition switch on the Alero, you my genius friend proved the experts wrong. If you're ever in Northern California I'll buy you a beer, or two or ????! Thanks again!

Eric Sanchez: I appreciate you taking the time to make this. It helped me alot.

Tremayne Hawkins: hi I have a question. I have a 1998 oldsmobile intrigue and my car had an engine swap and ever since my car only has 3rd gear unless I manually shift and even then it only has 2nd and 3rd. Had it looked at by AAMCO and they couldn't find an obvious issue. Auto zone pulled about 4 malfunction codes for the shift solenoids and transmission. After googling them together I found a link that said it can be caused by a faulty ignition switch which then causes the transmission to default to 3rd gear. Has anyone else had this problem and it be fixed by replacing the ignition switch?

chicanoItalian22: Help!
I changed my ignition switch and it has a gritty hard turn and now doesn't return from the "start" position to the "ON" position on its own. So I changed the switch again, thinking it was defective but its still doing this. It works fine for the first day but gets gritty by the next day. What can I do to fix this?

WeAreTheSickness: Great video, helped me replace my ignition switch on my '02 Intrigue. Going by the printout was near impossible, but this really helped visualize the process. Thanks a lot.

James Collington: just pulled my switch out on my 01 Intrigue. If you own this car i was only able to get the switch out from behind the radio

FukLuck Ed: there's a recall on the ignition switch take to dealer

Maria Bonilla-Henry: Would you take it somewhere then to get the security system reset?

james w: thanks for posting this.....it was extremely helpful.  :)

Kevin Koch: Thanks for posting the video.  Was a huge help

Devonte King: Did you have to get A new key and did you have to get it timed by GM?

Dave Unger: Thanks for the advice! This video helped a lot!!! Not being a mechanic and all, it took us about 2 hours to dismantle & replace, then 10 minutes to put back together.

Gazooo29: Wow so much work,my 98 olds is having a steering wheel lock issue and was told about that white cable unlocks everything. Didn't realize the whole car comes apart.

megabusiness 101: "sometimes" the fuel pump can do the same thing you described! running on low fuel allot or just fuel filter and whole system just sludged up!  don't always have to pay the dealer $95 dollars to do a diagnostic charge is all im getting @. try lightly tapping the fuel tank just to see if you can spark up the fuel pump for a longer run atleast you can rule it out before taking it in... 

Jai Xiong: Can you do a vid about changing the blinkers on the alero? Year 2000 plz. Its been giving me problems. I hope its not me alone.

scivi92: Great Video I love how you realized you had swapped the switches at the end

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