1999 Pontiac Grand Prix

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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix 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 failures of the Fuel Pump Resistor (3.8L VIN 1 Supercharged engine only), Fuel Injectors (3.1L VIN M engine only), and the Wiring System. Other occasional problems are failures of the Upper and Lower Intake Manifold (3.8L VIN K engine on models produced before 10/16/98 only), and the Camshaft (3.1L VIN M engines only). Problems with the Fuel Pump Resistor will prevent the engine from starting. The cost to replace the Fuel Pump Resistor is estimated at $39.47 for parts and $19.50 for labor. The cost to clean the Fuel Injectors is estimated at $59.95 for parts and $78 for labor. The cost to repair the Wiring System is estimated at $5 for parts and $52 for labor. The cost to repair the Upper and Lower Intake Manifold is estimated at $634.86 for parts and $143 for labor. The cost to replace the Camshaft is estimated at $194 for parts and $838.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the failure of the Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid (PCS). Problems with the Transmission PCS are identified in TSB # 00-07-30-002B. The cost to replace the Transmission PCS is estimated at $45.61 for parts and $273 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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 failure of the Ignition Switch. The cost to replace the Ignition Switch is estimated at $106.44 for parts and $71.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

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
Click year for details: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Engine Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 5 out of 5
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