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NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Control Module (Tcm, Pcm) Problems

10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Pontiac Grand Am transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 011998

Grand Am

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While at a stop vehicle idles very high which when letting go of brakes vehicle would suddenly accelerate at a very high speed. The vehicle's RPM was high, especially when starting. The dealer worked on it but did not solve the problem. Consumer states that the vehicle is unsafe. Service engine soon light coming on due to evap purge valve and solenoid failure. PCM failed.

- Enosburg Falls, VT, USA

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