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NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Gear Position Indication (Prndl) Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
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About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2001 Pontiac Aztek transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Pontiac Aztek Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 062002

(reported on)


  • miles


Consumer called complaining about having problem with transmission and brakes. Also stated that while driving the vehicle and she stops on a light or a stop sign she steps on the brake pedal and the vehicle still moves forward. Dealer was contacted and stated that the vehicle had transmission problems and they had fixed it but the vehicle has been on the shop seven different times and the problem still there.

- Menphis, TN, USA

problem #1

Oct 132002


  • miles
While shifting into another gear, the gear shift got stuck and a grinding noise appear. Dealer notified.

- Sausalito, CA, USA

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