2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Reliability Rating

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

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Programming (3.1L VIN M engine only), the Catalytic Converter (3.8L VIN K engine only) and the Wiring System. A failed catalytic converter may cause the Service Engine Soon Light (SES) to illuminate or cause a lack of power. Problems with the PCM Programming are identified in TSB #01-06-04-018A. The cost to reprogram the PCM is estimated at $39.00 for labor. The cost to replace the catalytic converter is estimated to be $462.72 for parts and $52.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Wiring System is estimated at $5.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are failures of the Transmission Pressure Control Solenoid (PCS) and the connections at the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector. Problems with the Transmission PCS are identified in TSB # 00-07-30-002B. Problems with the connections of the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector are identified in TSB #02-07-30-022B. The cost to replace the Transmission PCS is estimated at $75.61 for parts and $273.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Transmission Pass-Thru Connector is estimated at $10.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 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

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS) Wiring and the wiring at the A/C Accumulator. A periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor. The cost to repair the WSS Wiring is estimated at $117.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the A/C Accumulator wiring is estimated at $5.00 for parts and $33.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Wheel Speed Sensor per wheel is estimated at $278.00 each for parts and $117.00 each for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

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

Starting & Charging

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

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.

Reliability History
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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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