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Verified for the Pontiac Grand Am

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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Verified for the Pontiac Firebird

The hood and rear hatch supports may fail causing the hood or hatch fall back down after being raised to the open position. Replacement of failed supports is recommended.

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Verified for the Pontiac Grand Am

The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

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Verified for the Pontiac Grand Am

It is common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.

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Verified for the Pontiac Vibe

The bolts attaching the front door window glass to the window regulator may come loose. This can cause the window regulator to become damaged and possibly causing the window glass to break. Some 2003 & 2004 models have been recalled for the issue.

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Verified for the Pontiac Montana

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.

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Verified for the Pontiac Montana

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

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Verified for the Pontiac Grand Am

Corrosion may develop at the connection between the ignition coil tower and spark plug wire resulting in an engine misfire. The Ignition coil and spark plug wire should both be replaced to correct this condition.

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Verified for the Pontiac Aztek

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

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Verified for the Pontiac Firebird

The tail or brake lights may be dim due to a poor ground connection inside the light socket. Failed light sockets will require replacement.

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Verified for the Pontiac Grand Prix

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

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Verified for the Pontiac Grand Prix

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with your local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

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Verified for the Pontiac Bonneville

The steering rack may fail causing a loss of power steering fluid as a result the steering may become hard to turn.

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Verified for the Pontiac Trans Sport

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

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Verified for the Pontiac Bonneville

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.

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