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Electrical System Disables Shifting


pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
157,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
1998 Pontiac Grand Prix electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 052008

Grand Prix GTP 3.6L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 220,000 miles


Keys won't come out the ignition.Gear shift freezes and won't move out of park even with your foot on the brake.After waiting about five minutes looking stupid the key finally comes out.

- , Cleveland, OH, USA

problem #1

Oct 072004

(reported on)

Grand Prix GT

  • 94,000 miles

When started car will act normal until a couple of mins of driving. All of the sudden lights will get very dim, transmission downshifts to first and headlights almost turn off. Next the srs air bag light and abs lights come on and srs light blinks until you stop accelerating. The lights will then get very bright, brighter than i have ever seen them and transmission will no longer shift, not even manually.

- , Dogj, NY, USA

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