2001 Pontiac Aztek Reviews

2001 Pontiac Aztek Reviews and Owner Comments

2001 Pontiac Aztek (5 Reviews)
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Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
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I wanted to love this car. I purchased it 2/15, the last 8 months have been hell. Replaced tie rods, struts, front brakes 4 times, yes I said 4 times. 2 sets of tires. The gas tank has read full since I bought it. Replaced filler neck, back brakes.. I'm sure I'm forgetting more.. now my wire harness was damaged when my mechanic replaced the struts, and my windshield wiper bar was rubbing against the harness, cutting half of them, causing fuses to blow, car wouldn't start. Now the security light is on, everything is locked. Windows won't go up or down, power locks won't work, can't open the hatch. The radio is locked, and the dashboard will not light up when I turn the lights on. Was sad to see the KBB on this is $1500.. I have put at least triple that into it. I give up at this point. I have tried the turn over the key for 10 minutes, 3 times.. called Pontiac, said I would have to take it to dealership, for $100 they will unlock it. I guarantee they try to tell me I have to replace the BCM. Or ignition switch, I'm sure will be a whole lot more.. anyway.. might just have an electrical fire soon..
THE BODY IS KOOL LOOKING EVERYONE KNOWS ITS ME COMING DOWN THE ROAD I AM THE 2ND OWNER TO MY AZTEKAND THE BRAKES ARE PRETTY GOOD I SEEN THE PAPERS AND THE MAN TOOK GOOG CARE OF THEM I HAVE HAD IT FOR A YEAR ITS A 01 AND IT HAD 106,000 MILES NOW 160,000 ARE ON IT OVER ALL ITS GOOD ON GAS AND EVEYTHING ELSE IS GOOD BUT THE TRANY THE ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS ARE BAD IM TRYING TO FIX THEM NOW THE TRANNY BUCKS THE AIR IS BETTER NOW THAT I FOUND OUT IT HAS AC FILTERS AND THE DASH GAGES ARE ALL BROKE IM TRYING TO FIX IT IF ANY ONE CAN HELP PLEASE LET ME NO I LOVE MY AZTEK I WOULDNT TRADE IT FOR ANYTHING
I bought my 2001 Aztek in March 2009 and I like it alot. It now has 146,000 miles-when I bought it, it had less than 100,000 and had one owner and was well maintained. I have tried to keep it well maintained myself and have had to replace the brakes and the tires but nothing major. One thing I have just started to notice is the transmission is acting funny, being an automatic it feels like it is slipping and having a hard time getting into gear. I hope my transmission is not going! People love the weird shape of the vehicle and always want to look at it or drive it.
This van was purchased brand new. It has low miles. The non stop problem with the electrical module which runs the back hatch is annoying. The back hatch should be able to be manually opened if the electrical system fails. Part number to rear suspension has failed and is unable to be replaced with after market - 18060685, 18060684 bushing that is inside the knuckle. Any suggestions would be wonderful. utahoilhand@yahoo.com
We have a 2001 black Aztek and yes some may think its a little funky looking ( I was one of those people too) but we love it. Its got a lot of room inside, handles nicely and rides great and is really comfortable on long trips. Had some minor issues but nothing too big. All in all we love the Aztek.

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