NHTSA — Exterior Lighting: Hazard Flashing Warning Lights Problems

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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,750 miles

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2002 Pontiac Grand Am lights problems

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2002 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 062014

Grand Am

  • 93,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am. The contact stated that the hazard and turn signals failed to operate. The failure was not diagnosed nor was the vehicle repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The VIN was not recognized. The failure mileage was 93,000.

- Canton, OH, USA

problem #3

Jan 012007

Grand Am 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles
Hazard flasher switch was replaced on 3/9/07 because of a constant clicking like the turn signal being on. This did not stop the clicking but slowed it down. The clicking was still there, and traced to the steering column-turn signal switch. Some days this was constant, others it was slow but very annoying.

- Peoria, IL, USA

problem #2

Aug 012005

Grand Am 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 48,000 miles
Turn signals and flashers do not work intermittently. They don't work more often then they do. The dealership could not duplicate (don't think they really tried) I am concerned that when I really need the hazard flashers they wont work, it is dangerous to not use blinkers and hand signals are harder to see.

- Glen Burnie, MD, USA

problem #1

Jan 012005

Grand Am 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
Hazard flasher failure in multiple 2002 cars including mine. (I worked for a local dealer for 10 years and now a local repair shop for 3 years)I have seen multiple hazard flasher failures in Pontiac Grand Am, Chevy Malibu, olds Alero. Also I know there is a recall on the 2001 Malibu for this failure and it uses the same part #. why no recall?? for customers paying for this is a inconvenience. The part was cheap for me but a customer should not have to pay for this!.

- Washburn, IL, USA

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