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Heater Control Knob Broken


hardly worth mentioning
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
110,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace knob (1 reports)
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 282010

Grand Prix GTP 3.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles


The 3rd control knob, the one that's all the way to the right of the heater control felt like it was stuck. I tried to change the selection and had to force it a little and that's when it broke off. I went looking for a replacement on Ebay and found that this seems to be a common problem. There were several auctions for the knob and they were all expensive, in the $20 and up range. A quick look at completed auctions shows that there is no shortage of buyers, hence the inflated prices. BE ADVISED....there are 3 different types of control knobs. They all look the same from the front but the backs are different. If you get a replacement from Ebay or somewhere else, make sure that the back of the knob looks like the one you need or else it won't work for you.

- , Alsip, IL, USA

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