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1999 alero all warning lights came on, fuel gauge went to…

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1999 alero all warning...

1999 alero all warning lights came on, fuel gauge went to empty temp gauge to hot. took it home and parked it

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?

No. haven't checked coolant. no leakage

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Alero yourself? What have you tried so far?

Not fixing it. I'm disabled & afraid to take it on road

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Safe to drive?

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Oldsmobile
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Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I'll be more than happy to assist you. if you start it up right now, do all of the lights still remain on?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It's parked. Lights came on, would go off, 5 sec later back on
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

do you have a volt meter?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
no
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

ok you need one to check battery voltage statically and while the engine is running.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
okay to the dealer it is
Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

you don't have to take it to the dealer. you can buy a cheap meter at harbor freight or auto zone. its probably the battery or alternator.

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Oldsmobile Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

hows it going?

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