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2000 Pontiac Grand Am
8 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am
Official recall notices have been issued for the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Pontiac service shop immediately!
2000 Pontiac Grand Am ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION NHTSA Campaign #14V400000
Summary: This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. General Motors LLC (GM) notified the agency on July 3, 2014, that they are recalling 5,877,718 model year 2000-2005 Chevrolet Impala and Monte Carlo, 1997-2005 Chevrolet Malibu, 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero, 1998-2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue, 1999-2005 Pontiac Grand Am and 2004-2008 Pontiac Grand Prix vehicles. In these models, the weight on the key ring and/or road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
Consequence: If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Actions: GM will notify owners, and dealers will install two key rings and an insert in the key slot or a cover over the key head on all ignition keys, free of charge. The recall began on September 9, 2014. GM's number for this recall is 14350. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V400000 »
2000 Pontiac Grand Am EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #09E012000
Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." These lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors.
Consequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash.
Actions: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on May 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09E012000 »
2000 Pontiac Grand Am FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES NHTSA Campaign #07E021000
Summary: Certain delphi fuel pressure regulators, P/nos. FP10020-11B1, FP10026-11B1, and FP10027-11B1, sold after January 9, 2007, as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles listed above. The universal pressure regulators (upr) were produced without an O'ring and retainer.
Consequence: Fuel may leak, possibly resulting in a fire.
Actions: Delphi will notify owners and replace the upr free of charge. The recall began on April 23, 2007. Owners can contact delphi at 877-411-8770. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E021000 »
2000 Pontiac Grand Am EXTERIOR LIGHTING NHTSA Campaign #06E064000
Summary: Certain tradesonic combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.
Consequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash.
Actions: Tradesonic will notify owners and replace the lamps free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2006. Owners may contact tradesonic at 626-934-8884. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E064000 »
2000 Pontiac Grand Am EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #03V327000
Summary: Certain passenger vehicles have hazard warning switches that may experience solder joint cracking caused by rapid temperature transitions and the soldering process. If solder joint cracking occurs and results in an open circuit, the turn signals/hazard lamps become intermittent or inoperative.
Consequence: When the turn signals are inoperative, the driver cannot use them to signal intent to turn that could result in a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace the hazard warning switch. Owner notification began on February 5, 2004. Owners should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668, or Oldsmobile at 1-800-630-6537. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V327000 »
2000 Pontiac Grand Am POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION NHTSA Campaign #00V372000
Summary: Vehicle description: Certain passenger vehicles equipped with manual transaxles (RPO M86) fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS no. 114, "theft protection." When a driver attempts to shift from 5th gear to reverse, a shift inhibitor causes the transmission to be mechanically in 4th gear even though the shift lever indicates reverse gear.
Consequence: In this situation, the key can be removed from the ignition while the transmission is in a forward gear, which is not permitted by the standard.
Actions: Dealers will disable the 5th/reverse inhibitor by removing a retaining pin and replace the shifter assembly. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V372000 »
2000 Pontiac Grand Am STRUCTURE:BODY NHTSA Campaign #00V140000
Summary: Vehicle description: These vehicles do not comply with the occupant protection requirements of FMVSS no. 201, "occupant protection in interior impact." The console cover on these vehicles does not stay closed when a specified vertical load is applied.
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the console cover could open and the cover or items stored under it could injure an occupant.
Actions: Dealers will replace the console latch mechanism. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V140000 »
2000 Pontiac Grand Am SUSPENSION:REAR NHTSA Campaign #00V116000
Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The bolt that attaches the rear suspension trailing arm to the left rear knuckle may not have been tightened to specifications during assembly.
Consequence: The bolt could back completely out of the joint affecting vehicle control.
Actions: Dealers will tighten this bolt. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V116000 »
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