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2002 Pontiac Grand Prix

4 Defect Investigations from the NHTSA

NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA07008

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE07006

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: January 29, 2007
    • Date Closed: June 12, 2007
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: LOSS OF BRAKE LAMP ILLUMINATION

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE07001

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: January 17, 2007
    • Date Closed: April 30, 2007
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Electrical System
    Exterior Lighting:Brake Lights

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRES

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA02030

    Component(s): Fuel System, Gasoline
    Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery
    Fuel System, Gasoline:Delivery:Hoses, Lines/Piping, And Fittings

    Summary: Allege backfire during engine starting may result in fracture of the plastic intake manifold with the potential for severe engine compartment fire.

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