NHTSA — Visibility: Defroster/Defogger System Problems

CarComplaints.com Notes: The Pontiac Vibe is the mechanical twin of the Toyota Matrix.

Both models were a joint GM-Toyota venture, manufactured together at a NUMMI production facility in Fremont, CA. Only the heating & A/C systems are different.

1.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
97,584 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.

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2005 Pontiac Vibe Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 212010

Vibe 4-cyl

  • 97,584 miles

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

Engine light comes on and stays on. Codes: PO441 evap emissions purge flow fault P2420 solenoid control circuit high voltage in cold weather 35 degrees F or lower engine idles erratically between 1500 to 2000 RPM and loses power when accelerating. Engine does not reach normal operating temperature for first 5 miles of driving. Heater/defroster works poorly for first 5 miles of driving.

- Syracuse, NY, USA

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