1996 Pontiac Grand Am Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Pontiac Grand Am
1996 Pontiac Grand Am Problems
The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition. Our technicians tell us that the ignition lock cylinder should be replace to correct this condition.
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.
The HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the operation of the switch.
1996 Pontiac Grand Am Questions
passenger side door locked on its own awhile back.once in awhile it'll unlock and i can open it.2 weeks ago driver side door locked up on its own.key or no key,either way it's locked shut.It's manual,not electrical.bad motor? cold weather frozen it solid? company malfunction and recal...
When driving the car does good until I reach 55 mph, then it starts to hesitate. If I push on the accelerator it will stop and the car speeds up, but at anytime I am around 55 or even 65 mph it will hesitate until I push down on the gas pedal and get past that point.
1996 Pontiac Grand Am Recalls
1996 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews
Piece of shit. Almost killed my son, girlfriend, and me like 16 times. Shuts off while im driving and both the brakes and steering wheel lock. constantly wouldnt start even after paying for repairs. Muffler became loose twice and blew 3 brand new tires. i hate this car honestly. never buying a pontiac ever again.
I have owned 2 of these cars and the head gasket went in both of them and in my first one there was a wiring problem it would always blow a fuse which would shut off the car while i was driving NEVER AGIAN will I buy one
Good basic car. May have problems with coolant leaks from the engine. Interior trim and seats will show signs of wear sooner than expected. The front brakes may pulsate when stoping caused by worn rotors. Just keep up with the minor repairs and you may be able to avoid some of the major ones.