Cranks no start

Asked by Sep 10, 2016 at 05:11 PM about the 2001 Oldsmobile Alero

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

01 Olds Alero I have read all the complaints
about crank no start being connect with
security light flashing. I dont have that
happening. Mine when key on ON position
everything normal. Turn key to start and I
lose electric power to dash and DRL and
possibly everything else. Will crank but no
start.  Maxi fuses good, battery good.
Connctions good to battery.

1 Answer

Well just got my car back from the shop. Turned out to be the crankshaft positioning sensor just above or behind the oil filter. How or why it affects so much electrical, only gm knows. Assholes. So yall with the same sort of problem. Check into it.$45 for new one. Hope it works for you

Your Answer

Oldsmobile Alero Experts

  • #1
  • #2
    Chris Kelso
  • #3
    Nir Eliyaho
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
55 listings starting at $8,950
Used Pontiac Grand Am
26 listings
Used Honda Accord
65 Great Deals out of 1,274 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry
38 Great Deals out of 1,965 listings starting at $1,950
Used Honda Accord Coupe
8 Great Deals out of 286 listings starting at $3,999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
73 Great Deals out of 1,842 listings starting at $2,495
Used Honda Civic
248 Great Deals out of 4,579 listings starting at $1,588
Used Buick Century
8 listings
Used Ford Explorer
46 Great Deals out of 1,618 listings starting at $4,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.