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NHTSA — Steering: Column Locking: Anti-Theft Device Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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.

1998 Pontiac Grand Prix steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 252003

(reported on)

Grand Prix

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Consumer called complaining about having problems with the steering wheel lock.consumer was driving at 70 mph and the steering wheel locked. He was aware that there was a recall O N the same type of vehicle.manufacturer was contacted, and stated that they were concerned, but have not yet done anything about it.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 161999

(reported on)

Grand Prix

  • miles
Alarm system goes off and disables the vehicle.

- Unknown, UN, USA

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