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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling Problems

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

1.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
101,750 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.

2004 Pontiac Grand Am engine problems

engine problem

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2004 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 252013

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • 105,000 miles

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

This problem is been happening for a few months and I have taken my Pontiac Grand Am 2004 to different mechanics with not luck..one day driving to work early morning my car sitting for 8hrs didn't want to crank or start...battery was dead so I replace it...my car start but after driving for 15 min while driving engine shut off. Mechanics have check and changed fuel pump and filter, water pump, crank shaft sensor, temperature sensor, sensor behind alternator, fuel pressure check and regulator is new, thermostat change.I have spend hundreds of dollar between parts and labor.I was really happy with this vehicle but the quality of american cars is something to consider before buying one.if there is any fix known in this site I need to know, I have a family and don't want to loose it in a highway in a accident.

- Clermont, FL, USA

problem #3

May 272010

Grand Am

  • 123,000 miles
My car wont start I have to wait for ten minutes or longer for the car to start. It causes me to be late for school and work. The first time this happened it fried my car battery please make a recall on this problem. I am not the only one that this is affecting.

- Harrogate , TN, USA

problem #2

Feb 222010

Grand Am

  • 78,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am. The driver stated that she drove to work in her vehicle and it functioned normally. When she tried starting the vehicle later that evening, the vehicle would not start. The driver also stated that this was not the first time that the failure occurred. The driver stated that the body control module was replaced at the end of January and she is now having the same problem. The contact also stated that she contacted the dealer but they are not offering any assistance. The VIN was not available. The current and failure mileages were 78,000.

- Dayton, OH, USA

problem #1

Jan 102009

Grand Am

  • 101,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am. While driving at any speed, the vehicle would often stall and fail to restart. The most recent failure occurred while driving less than 55 mph. The VIN was unknown. The current and failure mileages were less than 101,000.

- Debver, CO, USA

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