NHTSA — Traction Control System Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,800 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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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix brakes problems

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 302014

Grand Prix

  • 78,200 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix. The contact stated that the traction control and the ABS system failed when the brake pedal was engaged. The contact mentioned that the brake pedal sank to the floor. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer to have a diagnostic performed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 78,200.

- Niagara Falls, NY, USA

problem #2

Apr 112012

Grand Prix 6-cyl

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix. While driving 35 mph, the traction control and ABS warning indicators illuminated. The wheels ceased to move and the vehicle began skidding. The dealer replaced the speed control sensor, but the failure recurred. The vehicle was not been repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 99,000. Updated 8/11/14

- Stoughton, WI, USA

problem #1

Jan 292010

Grand Prix

  • 34,200 miles
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 34,200 miles on it. Brake system light on, antilock brake system (ABS) light on. Traction control light on, service brake/ABS/traction/stability message displayed. This happened all at once this morning, car felt like it didn't want to stop. No warning! I only commute 10 miles to work each day with this vehicle. This shouldn't be happening with a fairly new car right? traded my Camry for this car. Tried to stay american!!! I would also like to state that I had trouble stopping, when trying to turn a corner and apply brake. (just two days ago) felt like a knocking under brake pedal. Looking back I wonder if this could be related. I bought this car brand new, from in york, pa. I am afraid to drive this car, and I don't see how this problem is related to everyday use. I feel cheated and unsafe.

- Middletown, PA, USA

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