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Pontiac Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems for 19 Pontiac models based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug wires checked for hot spots and cracks.

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug wires checked for hot spots and cracks.

The ignition module or the crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

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, the transmission system should be completely flushed.

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, the transmission system should be completely flushed.

It is not uncommon for the power steering rack to develop a fluid leak requiring replacement of the rack assembly. Loss of power steering fluid may also cause an abnormal noise and damage to the power steering pump.

The ignition coil housing may fail causing an engine misfire on one or more cylinders.

The ignition coil housing may fail causing an engine misfire on one or more cylinders.

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

The ignition module or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to die and not restart. Diagnoses will be necessary to determine if the module or crank sensor is causing the no start condition.

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.