1998 Pontiac Bonneville Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Pontiac Bonneville

1998 Pontiac Bonneville Problems

Water Pump May Fail Prematurely

The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.

 

Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

Problems with the anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The the key and ignition lock cylinder must be replaced to correct this condition.

Mode/Temperature Door Actuators May Fail

The mode and temperature door actuators may fail causing improper air flow or temperature output from the heating and AC (HVAC) system.

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1998 Pontiac Bonneville Recalls

Recall 04V090000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3800 V6 (L36) ENGINES AND CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, THE REGULATORS HAVE A MUCH HIGHER THAN USUAL RATE OF FUEL LEAKS. A LEAK CAN ALLOW FUEL TO ENTER THE INTAKE MANIFOLD THROUGH A VACUUM LINE. IF THE ENGINE DOES NOT START WHEN CRANKED, T...

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1998 Pontiac Bonneville Reviews

The Bonneville has held together quite well. The intake may leak causing the engine not to run but after that is taken care of the engine performs quite well. If you like the looks, this may be the car for you.

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