fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,333 miles

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problem #3

Sep 072011

Grand Am

  • miles
The contact owns a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am. The contact stated that there was an extremely overpowering gasoline odor within the vehicle. The contact stated that the odor was most profound in the front of the vehicle. In addition, the vehicle would stall at anytime without warning and would frequently fail to start. The vehicle was neither inspected nor repaired for the failure. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 190,000.

- Apollo Beach, FL, USA

problem #2

Jul 102006

Grand Am 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles
Since we purchased our Pontiac Grand Am in April 2002 we have had several items fail that I feel should not have. The fuel pump and fuel relay? failed at 6,000 miles, the window sash channels and relays have failed 3 times. Twice on the driver side and 1 time on the passenger side. The dash is peeling up at the base of the windshield close to the VIN# plate. The dome light bracket failed and the light no longer is on the interior roof. Cheap plastic bracket that will cost several hundred dollars to fix. The driver power seat has failed leaving the seat in the up position. The worst thing about all of this is that it has cost me several thousand dollars to have these items fixed and the car only has 41,000 miles on it.

- Mt Pleasant, SC, USA

problem #1

May 302002

Grand Am

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle shut down while traveling on highway without prior warning. Dealership is aware of problem. Also the drivers power seat is inoperable at times, it makes a grinding noise, and at times would not move at all, there was a pulsation when brakes were being applied, brakes were replaced and the rotors were resurfaced, starter was replaced, there was a clunking nosie when driving straight or making turns, the dome light fell off, trunk is hard to close, consumer has to slam trunk to get it to close, the dealer found the latch out of adjustment, when starting vehicle there is a noise from the engine area, there was a noise coming from the wheel area, dealer could not duplicate consern, alternator was replaced, vehicle stalled, delaer replaced fuel sending unit, the clock radio was loosing time, the remote keyless entry will only work when consumer is close to the vehicle, the windows were making a scratching noise when being rolled up, the air conditon has an odor, steering wheel has a mild vibration when driving.

- Clay, WV, USA