hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
99,218 miles

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problem #2

May 182007

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 156,436 miles
2002 Grand Am GT had rack and pinion steering column replaced May 9, 2007. Nine days later, part failed. General Motors said it was a manufacturer's defect in the parts. Rack and pinion system was replaced again on 5-24-07. Problem remains and have to take to another dealership for diagnosis. Other dealership preliminary diagnosis is same problem. Safety concern!!!. steering becomes difficult. I have a 6-year old and drive on the highway often with her. This needs to be investigated for safety concerns.

- Kernersville, NC, USA

problem #1

Oct 052004

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,000 miles
Around 37,000 miles I noticed a little movement in the steering wheel. At 40,000 miles the steering rack was making a lot of noise when moved. I called my dealership and they could not get it in that week. When I did bring it in the power steering rack was gone. This is a 2002 car this should not happen. I also owned a Pontiac Grand Am 1999 and the same thing happened to this car around the same mileage. There is definitely a problem!!!

- West Bath, ME, USA