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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Problems

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Most Common 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Problems

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
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 ...
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
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0 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Brakes Problems

3 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Drive Train Problems

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...

0 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Engine Problems

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 ...
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

3 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The catalytic converter may become plugged resulting in loss of engine power. General Motors has extended the catalytic convertor warranty on some models to 10 years or 120,000 miles. Please cont...
The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.

1 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

1 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Maintenance Problem

Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Suspension & Steering Problems

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
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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Known 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Problems & Complaints

The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.
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 ...
The catalytic converter may become plugged resulting in loss of engine power. General Motors has extended the catalytic convertor warranty on some models to 10 years or 120,000 miles. Please cont...
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
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.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be com...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
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