1996 Pontiac Trans Sport Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Pontiac Trans Sport

1996 Pontiac Trans Sport Problems

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

The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.

The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

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1996 Pontiac Trans Sport Questions

The repair is costly for this vehicle. Is it possible to keep an eye on the coolant overflow tank and just keep adding coolant if the leak is slow? This vehicle is a good runner, but it is old. I intend on buying another vehicle within the year.

Can anyone tell me what the cost (including labor) is for one axle seal replacement on a Pontiac Transport?

I was told that the cost was in the higher end because it is a difficult and time-consuming job to replace the radiator of these cars.

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1996 Pontiac Trans Sport Recalls

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE AND SOME OTHER RETAINERS USED IN VEHICLES ASSEMBLED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1996 AND OCTOBER 31, 1997, COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL ...

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1996 Pontiac Trans Sport Reviews

I just bought this van about a month ago and for a sixteen year old van it is in excellent condition. Previous owner took real good care of it. I am really impressed. The only problem I am having is when the car is running there is a sound like the purring of an electrical motor coming from behind the drivers seat. The mechanic thinks it may be the pump inside the gas tank, but Ive never hea...

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