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Pontiac GTO Problems

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Most Common Pontiac GTO Problems

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.
A loose or worn gas cap or a faulty catalytic converter are two common items which can cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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1 Known Pontiac GTO Brakes Problem

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

2 Known Pontiac GTO Drive Train Problems

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 complet...
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 complet...

0 Known Pontiac GTO Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known Pontiac GTO Engine Problems

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

2 Known Pontiac GTO Exhaust & Emissions Problems

A loose or worn gas cap or a faulty catalytic converter are two common items which can cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves...

1 Known Pontiac GTO Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

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

1 Known Pontiac GTO Maintenance Problem

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

0 Known Pontiac GTO Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known Pontiac GTO Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Pontiac GTO Problems & Complaints

One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves...
A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and possible stalling condition. Performing a throttle body service will commonly correct this concern.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
A loose or worn gas cap or a faulty catalytic converter are two common items which can cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
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 complet...
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 complet...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
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