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NHTSA — Steering: Wheel And Handle Bar Problems


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

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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Pontiac Grand Am steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 102002

(reported on)

Grand Am

  • miles


After taking key out of ignition switch steering wheel would not lock in place. Dealer has been contcted.

- Inter Laken, NY, USA

problem #3

Jul 102002

Grand Am

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While putting steering in down position steering wheel would not move up or down. The steering wheel was in the top position and could not be moved. When consumer took the key out of the ignition the steering wheel did not lock in position.

- Inter Laken, NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 241999

Grand Am

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving steering wheel locked up without warning, causing loss of steering control. Cause unknown.

- Goldsboro, NC, USA

problem #1

May 161998

Grand Am

  • miles
Transmission- R&R trans to replacethird gear input and replaced bushing reconditioned trans asssembly and replaced axle seal / steering wheel replaced streering wheel sensor bushing, dealer claims they could never find problem / brakes dealer said this was not under warranty went to midas replaced pads, left caliper, right caliper both had damaged boots uneven pad wear drums were hardspotted and out of round hoses -steelined were rust spotted./ replaced front said they could never find problem with brakes when first reported to them

- New Baden, IL, USA

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