really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
114,900 miles

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problem #2

Feb 222011

Grand Prix 6-cyl

  • 124,800 miles
My 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix with a 3.8 liter engine caught fire while parked in my driveway after a short trip. There was a recall on the car involving engine fires. I took the car to a GM dealer and had the recall work done on September 16, 2010. The car was lost due to the fire on February 22, 2011. I later found out that the recall for cars with supercharged engines included replacing the valve cover gaskets. If this had been part of the recall for my vehicle, I believe that the fire would have never happened.

- Westchester, IL, USA

problem #1

Apr 022009

Grand Prix

  • 105,000 miles
Exhaust manifold gasket failure due to design manufacture ie coolant defects leading to overheating and possible engine fire--consumer cost to repair in excess of $1000.

- Onalaska, WI, USA