NHTSA — Electrical System Problems

2005 Pontiac Grand Am (Page 2 of 2)

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Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,936 miles

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2005 Pontiac Grand Am electrical problems

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2005 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

May 122010

Grand Am

  • 54,075 miles


"security" warning light suddenly appeared while I was driving. This appears to be a passlock issue. I've also been told this is a common problem that has not been dealt with a recall.

- Albany, NY, USA

problem #3

Dec 102007

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
Vehicle just shut off while driving on highway. Hazardous to myself and others on the road, out of no where. Lights on dash go crazy and vehicle stops running. First time it happened got towed to a shop said there is possible leaking of the fuel tank, also suggested to replace fuel pump, then decided that was not needed and replaced fuel pressure regulator. Vehicle worked for 3 months, but could still smell fumes of gas when first started car, this smell began first week I purchased the vehicle. Second time was two days ago on the highway once again. Mechanic is concerned regarding fuel tank leak and fuel pressure regulators again. I am concerned to drive this vehicle due to it being unsafe and possible fire or explosion could occur. Who manufactures a vehicle that has insufficient fuel tank welding"?" this is ridiculous and dangerous.

- Lowell, IN, USA

problem #2

Aug 042007

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Pontiac Grand Am. The contact stated that the brakes were grinding. She noticed a film on the entire windshield at night, when it is raining, or when the defrost and/or windshield wipers were activated. She also stated that the electric driver side window occasionally sticks. The dealer has been notified and refused to repair the vehicle. The current mileage was 51,000 and failure mileage was 49,000.

- Morehead City, NC, USA

problem #1

Sep 152006

Grand Am 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 41,250 miles
I purchased this vehicle in April of 2006. September of 2006 the vehicle began locking and unlocking by itself, whether I'm driving or in park. I changed the battery in the remote car alarm, but that did not help. I have three children and I am not comfortable riding in a vehicle with this type of defect.

- Largo, FL, USA

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