Pontiac Grand Am Problem Report
Pontiac Grand Am Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations
When I push on the break you can hear a pop and the front struts are bad.everything on my car that I bought a month and a half ago is original except for the water pump which I replaced and the blower motor which I also replaced.what can I do to make my car not make that sound when I break and when I go to start the car,it sometimes doesn't turn over and start and when it does start after not starting,it sounds like its trying really hard to do so...pls help me figure this out.a mechanic said everything is fine ,but I don't think it is. - Visitor
been vibrating terribly when brakes applied for quite awhile, took in to and replaced rotors and front brakes. - Visitor
I have been having to replace the brake pads and rotors, practically every 6 month's. Yesterday, all of a sudden, I suddenly lost my brakes and couldn't stop. I had a car accident. I do not know if the accelerator stuck in high temperature; or anything else could have happened that----although I hit the brakes, it did not even attempt to stop. Does this has to do with this front rotor- brake pad, problem this car has. Judy - Visitor
Felt pulsations and could smell something burning. Brought the car into the shop and was told front brake calipers had seized. The mechanic told me this is a fairly common problem since the factor calipers are made from aluminum which doesn't hold up for very long. So in the end had to have new calipers, rotors, and pads put on. I had just had new rotors and pads put on 10,000 miles before. Its not uncommon for this cars to burn through brake pads and rotors every 10,000-20,000 miles. - grandam01
had to replace all 4 rotors and brakes....all is fine now. - mia9cl
this happened to me once at about 60k, and now again at around 140k - Visitor
My front left breaks wear out quicker than my front right breaks
WHEN I PRESS MY BRAKE IT MAKES A LOUD NOISE WHAT COULD IT BE WHEN I DRIVE IT FOR AWHILE IT STOP...
The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This...
what type of brake pads are the best for this car?(ceramic, metal, etc...)
A weak battery or a burned out brake light bulb may cause the ABS light to illuminate.