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2003 Pontiac Aztek

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2003 Pontiac Aztek Problems

Engine -- Verified

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid and should be replaced if this is the case.

Engine -- Verified

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

Brakes -- Verified

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

2003 Pontiac Aztek Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., August 20, 2003

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The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols for the lower universal anchorage system. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners were sent supplements to the owner's manual explaining the location symbols in the vehicle. The recall began August 18, 2003. The GM recall number is 03039.

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Engine, December 4, 2007

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Due to variations in the manufacturing process, or exposure to high heat may lead to a fracture in the tank inlet check valve. Fuel vapors may pass through the fracture and accumulate on the side of the fuel tank. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall began December 4, 2007. The GM recall number is 06230.

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Suspension & Steering, February 7, 2003

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In some vehicles, the steering column intermediate shaft may be too small, which could allow it to spin inside the steering column coupling. This could result in a loss of steering control and a crash could result if it happens while driving. Dealers will inspect the steering column intermediate shaft and replace it if necessary. The recall began February 7, 2003. The GM recall number is 03009.

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2003 Pontiac Aztek Questions and Answers

timvv, 2003 Pontiac Aztek, Phoenix, AZ

the engine surges about 200-300 rpm while driving. I haven't noticed it as much during idle.

owens1, 2003 Pontiac Aztek, Pontiac, MI

im haveing the same problem, and it does it kind right after the car has wormed up, driveing for about 2/3 miles, and just today the check eng. light came on, now sometimes it drive just fine, but ...

ahlborn39, 2003 Pontiac Aztek, Punta Gorda, FL

if i had a image of the assy, it would answer it...

anotherday, 2003 Pontiac Aztek, Chandler, OK

Several years ago, the radio lights went out and a CD is stuck in the cd player. The radio still works, you just can't see the station. The panel has been removed, see no loose wires.

Not ...

Visitor, 2003 Pontiac Aztek, Chicago, IL

what may cause my check engine light to come on the codes is p0449

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2003 Pontiac Aztek Reviews

I love my Aztek! It just turned over 100,000 miles, and has been a great vehicle, never had any trouble with it. Camping in it is a blast!!I love the built in air generator in the rear and the rear stereo system!
I buy it again!

i have a 2003 pontiac aztek and it is a ocean blue... i love my truck... it mine its paid for.. the person be fore me didnt take care of it so i have to now put some money into it but it is great truck.

Purchased new and have over 160k. Overall, has performed very well with minimal maintenance cost.

Love the interior and drives great. Exterior looks funky to some people. I'm okay with it.

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