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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,667 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 Pontiac Grand Am brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 162007

Grand Am

  • miles


While driving down a steep hill, applied brake and car seemed to accelerate rather than brake. Then, turned into subdivision and brake pressure went away completely then came back after finished turn.

- Rochester, MI, USA

problem #2

Apr 052004

Grand Am 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The brakes tended not operate while driver stepped on the brake pedal. Took vehicle to dealer for repairs four times, but the problem recurred.

- Bayonne, NJ, USA

problem #1

Apr 052004

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 14,000 miles
I was driving this vehicle on a dry clear day. When I exited the highway and slowed down in the exit lane by tapping the brakes the car turned 90 degrees toward the inside of the circle and proceeded off the road. The car behaved like it was on a sheet of ice even though it was a warm dry day.

- Marlton, NJ, USA

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