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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Repair Histories

52 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix. 16 of these members (30.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 34 repairs to 2006 Pontiac Grand Prixs--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix repairs by problem area

Chart based on 34 repairs.

2006 Pontiac Grand Prix repair cost distribution

Chart based on 15 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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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

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Pontiac Grand Prix in Georgia, United States
Apr 2011 - May 2011
111000 mi US $460 Bad cat converter. It was replaced 
Pontiac Grand Prix in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
71000 mi US $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 Michigan, United States
Sep 2012 - Feb 2014
70000 mi US $360 Water pump was leaking 
79000   Rear brake calipers were leaking fluid 
85000   Oil leak from valve cover gaskets 
Pontiac Grand Prix in Idaho, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
126000 mi US $150 Passenger side ball joint needed to be replaced because it was popping and clanking. I did not repair but notified new owner that it should be fixed at some point to stop the noise. 
Pontiac Grand Prix in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2013
59000 mi US $350 brake all 4 wheels 
67000   Steering shaft replaced 
70000   replaced worn tie rods 
97700   replace heater core 

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 3.8L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Pontiac Grand Prix in Virginia, United States
Feb 2010 - Dec 2013
60000 mi US $150 Windshield wiper motor broke due to an extremely heavy snowstorm. Due to water leaking into motor. 
121000   Dexcool decomposed into a thick, mud like fluid. Needed radiator flushed, new heater core, and replaced water pump. 
Pontiac Grand Prix in Michigan, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2014
90300 mi US $100 Bottom transmission cooling lines were rusty, do to Michigan salt of course, and had to be replaced as they were leaking. Were noticed when changing transmission fluid. 
101300   Power steering pressure switch replaced, fluid was leaking. 
107300   Power steering lines failed do to age and road salt. First repair shop did not replace lines, only "patched" the lines up. The sub-frame needed to be dropped in order to do the job correctly. 
Pontiac Grand Prix in Missouri, United States
Jan 2011 - Jan 2015
149000 mi US $200 Water pump seal beginning to seep. Noticed when performing oil change. Replaced water pump, accessory drive belt and thermostat. Noise from left front wheel at low speeds. Found left front hub had excessive play in bearings. Replaced both front hub assemblies. No longer making noise and overall road noise reduced. Quieter ride. 
168000   Light brake pedal pressure caused front end shimmy due to warped front rotors. Right rear brake caliper leaking brake fluid with park brake engaged. Replaced front rotors/pads and right rear brake caliper. 
190500   Replaced catalytic converter due to foul exhaust odor. Engine uses about a quart of oil between oil changes. 
192000   Had front end shimmy when braking due to original rotors warped. Replaced front rotors and brake pads. 
200000   Plastic coolant elbow leaking coolant down pulley end of engine due to age/fatigue. Replaced with aluminum elbow. Replace intake and exhaust crossover gaskets also. 
206000   Coolant seepage from timing gear cover gasket. Replaced timing gear cover gasket, oil and filter. 
Pontiac Grand Prix in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2006 - Sep 2012
5100 mi   Serpentine belt chirp/squeak/squeal. Lubed belt under warranty. 
9000   Serpentine belt chirp/squeak/squeal. Cleaned belt and all pulleys due to glazing, replaced belt tensioner under warranty. 
100000 US $200 Passenger side hub replaced due to a bad wheel bearing. Around 100,000 miles on the car. 
206500   Hard shifting when hot, slow shifting, erratic torque converter lock, torque converter lock/unlock at speed. Multiple diganostic transmission codes. TCC and EPC solenoids deemed bad. Replaced all solenoids and input speed sensor. 
210500   Needed a battery. Was cold, car didn't leave me stranded but ran off of alternator. Didn't feel like changing myself because it was so cold...and cheapest batt I could find at store was almost $100.00 too. 
225000   Extended warm-up. CEL showed, code stated coolant temp lower than expected. Replaced thermostat, engine warms up as it should, no CEL repeats. 
248300   Center console armrest vinyl had split. Pulled a part from a totalled car at the junkyard and replaced. The split irritated my arm when put on the armrest. 
Pontiac Grand Prix in Minnesota, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2011
70000 mi   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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