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Dashboard Gauges Stopped Working

8.2

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
130,934 miles
Total Complaints:
9 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (9 reports)
1997 Pontiac Grand Am electrical problems

electrical problem

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1997 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #9

May 052011

Grand Am SE 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 143,211 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Can any one help with this problem it seems to be some what common is there a certain part that causes the gauges to stop working

- , Orl, FL, USA

problem #8

Feb 152011

Grand Am SE

  • Automatic transmission
  • 188,891 miles

PROBLEM STILL NOT FIXED HAD THE RECALL FIXED BUT GAUGES ARE STILL NOT WORKING AND IS GIVING ME A HEADACHE.

- , Weldon, NC, USA

problem #7

Jul 152009

Grand Am SE V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,000 miles

Well it all started when my tachometer stopped working and my dash lights stayed on... Then my car stops staring for some reason and i am a 100% percent positive its electrical but I am unsure of where to look...

- , Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #6

Oct 232008

Grand Am SE 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,315 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

This is a very bad situation for me, I had no one to turn to or ask what to do.

- , Ogden, UT, USA

problem #5

May 012008

Grand Am

  • Automatic transmission
  • 149,000 miles

Same problem here with the dashboard and gauges. Most the mechanics want to take it all apart to figure it out. One mechanic said there was a report put out by GM that these cars have faulty wiring that needs to be replaced after so long, but I haven't seen the report myself. If any of ya'll have figured it out, I'd appreciate any tips or solutions since they want more than the car is worth just to diagnose the problem.

- , Austin, TX, USA

problem #4

Jul 152006

(reported on)

Grand Am SE

  • 175,000 miles

I have checked all fuses, tried a new ignition switch, cleaned all connects behind the dash and had a diagnostic check also. All the bulbs work and the needles flicker when you first turn the key. Anybody got any ideas? New instrument panel maybe?

- , N. Platte, NE, USA

problem #3

Jan 102007

(reported on)

Grand Am SE V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 116,985 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

We were on the freeway and my gauges started shooting back and forth. My temperature gauge said I was overheating and my gas gauge said I had no gas. Once we turned the car off, the gauges set back at zero and haven't moved since. The biggest inconvenience is that I have no idea how fast I'm going and I don't think a police officer will be very understanding about that. The lights pop on and off occasionally, but no one knows what the problem is.

- , Magna, UT, USA

problem #2

Jul 092006

(reported on)

Grand Am

  • 100,000 miles

I'm not sure of the miles on my car b/c I bought it used and I know the motor was replaced in it. All at once all my gauges stopped working and the low coolant and oil warning lights stay on. The ETS and ABS lights come on and off also, but never separately. I was told it's not the fuses; by one it's the computer, and by one it isn't.

- , Sweetwater, TN, USA

problem #1

Jun 212006

(reported on)

Grand Am GT

  • 125,000 miles

all instruments quit working all at once. We have checked all connections behind dash and under hood and all fuses and cannot correct the problem. Any ideas?

- , Charleston, WV, USA

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