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NHTSA — Suspension: Front Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
45,000 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 suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #4

May 132011

Grand Prix 6-cyl

  • 180,000 miles


The gas tank is not sealed in the middle allowing gas and fuel vapor to leak from car! all the sway bar on the driver side has separated due to the rack and pinion, car has no sound when turning to the right but if you try and turn the car to the left it is as if the power steering is going out and make a loud grinding noise and is getting very difficult to turn left, also the windshield wiper do not work proper and cause problems in the rain, the key get stuck in the ignition all the time, feel as if motor is twisting or moving forward, will be contacting Pontiac due to recalls and problems arising.

- Fremont, NE, USA

problem #3

Jul 011998

Grand Prix

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Rattling noise from front end.

- Spring Val, CA, USA

problem #2

Jan 291999

Grand Prix

  • miles
At approx. 9200 miles a sudden increase in the braking distance and the pedal effort required to stp. When taking the vehicle in for scheduled maintenance at 9510 miles a noise in the front end was noticed that increased when turning. The noise was traced to the left front hub which was replaced. The brakes were said to be in specification although no quantifiable measurements were taken. The issue remains unresolved.

- Waterloo, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 161997

(reported on)

Grand Prix

  • miles
There is a continuous hiss of air noise coming from driver's side exterior mirror area.

- Harrisburg, PA, USA

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