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Pontiac Grand Prix Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Pontiac Grand Prix problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Pontiac Grand Prix repairs by problem area

38% of the Pontiac Grand Prix repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 17% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, 13% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 2% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 156 repairs.

Pontiac Grand Prix repair cost distribution

Of the Pontiac Grand Prix repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 10% cost less than $100, 47% between $100 and $499, 28% between $500 and $999, 9% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 87 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

Engine not specified

Pontiac Grand Prix in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2010 70000    
71000 230 water pump leak 
 

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 4dr Sedan

supercharged 260hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Grand Prix in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 50000    
59000 350 brake all 4 wheels 
67000 0 Steering shaft replaced 
70000 0 replaced worn tie rods 
97700 400 replace heater core 
107000  

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Grand Prix in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2010 69000    
70000 0 I bought this car and was noticing the Traction Control would automatically turn off upon starting the vehicle. I would push the button to turn it back on and it wouldn't work. The shop replaced the switch. 
 

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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 4dr Sedan

supercharged 260hp 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Grand Prix in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 75000    
78000 5 Check engine light came on. Pushed OnStar and talked to technician. Said problem was EGR valve. Removed and cleaned EGR and vehicle running great now. 
106000  
Pontiac Grand Prix in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 46000    
46000 0 replaced alternantor that was making noise 
 

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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Grand Prix in Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 164300    
166780 280 Coolant was leaking, some overheating problems. The waterpump was replaced and problem went away. 
179800 0 Brakes locking up and making horrible noises. Pads and Rotors need replacing, calipers need replacing, power steering pump leaking, exhaust leaking. 
179800 0 Power steering pump leaking. Calipers need replacing. Exhaust leaking. 

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix 4dr Sedan

supercharged 260hp 3.8L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Pontiac Grand Prix in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 57000    
59000 0 Heads Up Display needed replacement, ~$500 

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Grand Prix in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Cabin air filter rain gutter fell off, required re-gluing. Symptom, water was entering the dash the passenger footwell, sloshing around, and adding humidity to the interior. 
47120 110 warped rotors, front 
56720 300 repaired the steering horn switch, the rear passenger door lock wiring. repaired the front sway bar links. 
65100 230 Horn stopped working again. Was a faulty connection behind the airbag. 
67580  
Pontiac Grand Prix in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 85000    
98000 12 Replaced the left front low-beam headlamp. 
110000 192 Replaced both front headlamp assemblies with used OEM units that were like new. The originals were heavily oxidized, reducing the light the headlamps could provide. 
 
Pontiac Grand Prix in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 44000    
47000 50 Dexcool coolant turned into mud. Suspect possible intake gasket leak. Cleaned out system and monitoring for changes. 
67000  

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