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Turn Signal Fuse Malfunctioning

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7.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$40.00
Average Mileage:
91,749 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
  2. replace circuit boards in lights (1 reports)
  3. replace fuse very often (1 reports)
  4. replaced multi-function switch (1 reports)
2001 Pontiac Grand Am lights problems

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2001 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #6

May 012009

Grand Am SE1 2.4L 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,000 miles

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

My Grand Am continued to make the blinker noise, sometimes only a few blinks at a time, and others during my entire drive. The problem got worse and worse, even though I did not have any blinkers out. The problem usually ignited after I used my turning signal, triggering the noise and usually sending it out of control. Eventually I took it in because of a tail light going out and we realized that my circuit board (which holds the light bulbs in place) was rusting. I ordered a new circuit board for $35.00 and my blinking noise is almost completely fixed. I still get minor blinks every now and then, but the constant blinking is gone. I'm going to now check the other circuit boards to see if I have similar problems in them as well. This may fix the problem altogether. What an annoying problem and embarrassing whenever anyone would ride in my car! This made drives across the state a nightmare!

- , Omaha, NE, USA

problem #5

May 202008

Grand Am SE1 2.4L L4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 123,791 miles

I test drove my used Pontiac in may of 2008 and one of the issues it had when I test drove it was the turn signal switch malfunctioning. It made a clicking noise after you turned and so I told the dealership in order for me to buy the car they would have to fix the blinkers so they replaced the multifunction switch it is 1 piece and controls the lights blinkers and wipers and has the 2 switches one on the left and one on the right they had to take the steering column apart. I don't know how much it cost them to fix but I would estimate probably at least $100. But get this after they replaced the switch I have no horn but it works when I lock the doors with the keyless entry transmitter. isn't that weird? but I really don't care that just gives me a excuse to use my finger lol....

- , Washburn, IL, USA

problem #4

Jan 022008

Grand Am SE 2.4L

  • Manual transmission
  • 98,568 miles

MY TIME HAVE COME!!!

I HAD THIS PROBLEM FOR A WHILE. I BOUGHT A USED PONTIAC NOT A LONG AGO AND AFTER I USE MY TURN SIGNAL, NO MATTER TO THE RIGHT OR TO THE LEFT IT KEEPS MAKING A WEIRD SOUND, IT BOTHERS. I TOOK IT TO THE CAR FIX AND THEY TOLD ME I HAD TO PAY AROUND $300 TO FIX THAT. WELL, I GUESS I WILL STOP ON THIS, CUZZ IF I WILL CONTINUE ABOUT ALL THE PROBLEMS I HAVE WITH THIS CAR, NO ONE WILL WANNA BUY IT.

- , Annandale, VA, USA

problem #3

Jan 012004

Grand Am

  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,589 miles

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

My car makes a really fast annoying blinker noise constantly. Some days it is hardly noticeable and then the next day it is making the noise my entire 20 minute drive to work. I took my car in for the blinker recall and that fixed it for about a year but now it is back to being the most annoying thing in the world. I was told by the mechanic that the entire electrical system was in need of repair to fix this. I am not sure if this is why my automatic windows no longer go down or my electrical seat no longer moves. I hate this car so much!

- , Orlando, FL, USA

problem #2

Nov 082007

Grand Am GT 3.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,544 miles

This very strange and annoying especially when I take others in my vehicle. When I use my turn signal it continues to make the blinking noise even after it is turned off. My dealer claimed it was fixed but I highly doubt it. Why? Because the stupid thing keeps blinking. I have no idea what causes this only that the noise comes from the middle of the dash board and is driving me crazy. But I do have a simple fix that I have found to be quite helpful. Turn that radio up so loud that I can't hear it.

- , Avoca, NY, USA

problem #1

Sep 152006

Grand Am ES 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles

This happened after I had a repair done on the car. I have been plagued with this

for over 2 years. I will be driving, getting ready to make a turn, hit my turn signal,

and nothing happens. Then I would pull over, get out the needle nose pliers,

remove the burnt out signal light fuse, put a new one in, replace the fuse box

cover, and then be on my way again. I keep a box of fuses in the car with me

at all times lest I get a ticket for "failure to use turn signal when making a turn".

- , Buford, GA, USA

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