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Power Steering Rack Was Gone Seal Of Avoid Like The Plague


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
85,627 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace steering rack and power steering pump (1 reports)
2002 Pontiac Grand Am steering problems

steering problem

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2002 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 302013

Grand Am SE 3.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 120,881 miles


We drove the car in city, when making U-turn, the steering power lost, we found the steering rack leaking, after replacing the steering rack, said it needs to replace the steering pump. it really bothered us, I will consider not to buy Pontiac any more.

- , winkler, Manitoba, canada

problem #2

Mar 212011

Grand Am GT 3.6L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,000 miles

I was simply driving on the express way and I heard a popping noise then came to a curve in the highway and my steering wheel wouldn't move at all

- , Harrison, MI, USA

problem #1

Oct 052004

(reported on)

Grand Am

  • 42,000 miles

This is the second Pontiac Grand Am GT I have owned I previously owned a 1999 which lost the steering rack with 36,000 miles and when I traded that car at 42,000 miles it was gone again. I just brought my 2002 Grand AM GT in and this steering rack was also gone. I was over my regular warranty so I had to pay the deductible on the extended warranty. But this should not happen at 42,000 miles. I will not buy another one!!!!!

- , West Bath, ME, USA

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