1997 Pontiac Bonneville

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1997 Pontiac Bonneville Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are the Crankshaft Position (CKP) Sensor, Camshaft Position (CMP) Sensor, Fuel Pressure Regulator, Idle Air Control Valve, and the Upper and Lower Intake Manifolds (3.8L vin K only). The Intake Manifolds may allow coolant to leak into the combustion chambers. The cost to repair the CKP Sensor is estimated at $45.00 for parts and $71.50 for labor. Labor will be slightly higher for the supercharged engine. The cost to repair the CMP Sensor is estimated at $62.00 for parts and $45.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Fuel Pressure Regulator is estimated at $82.17 for parts and $65.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Idle Air Control Valve is estimated at $43.93 for parts and $52.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Upper and Lower Intake Manifold is estimated at $634.86 for parts and $214.50 for labor. All prices are estimated at $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the Transmission Valve Body. A problem with the Transmission Valve Body can cause the vehicle to feel as though there is an ignition misfire. The cost to repair the Transmission Valve Body is estimated at $535.09 for parts and $299.00 for labor. All prices are estimated at $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the Ignition Lock Cylinder. A problem with the Ignition Lock Cylinder may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is estimated at $71.96 for parts and $156.00 for labor. All prices are estimated at $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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