NHTSA — Fuel/Propulsion System Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 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.

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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 112017

Grand Prix

  • miles


The contact owned a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix. After the contact exited the vehicle, a passerby alerted him that a fire had erupted under the hood of the vehicle. The fire department extinguished the flames. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to the contact's residence. A police report was not filed. The contact was neither aware nor notified of NHTSA campaign numbers: 07E021000 (fuel system, other), 08V118000 (engine and engine cooling), and 09V116000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN and failure mileage were not available.

- Dayton, ME, USA

problem #1

Feb 152016

Grand Prix

  • 120,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix. The contact stated that the check engine light was illuminated. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the fuel regulator failed and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V701000 (engine and engine cooling). The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 120,000.

- Galva, IL, USA

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