2002 Pontiac Bonneville

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2002 Pontiac Bonneville Reliability Rating

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

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Common problems on this vehicle are the failure of the Upper Intake Manifold and Gaskets and Oil Pan Gasket. An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the seal between the fuel tank filler neck and the gas cap. A periodic problem on this vehicle is poor programing of the Powertrain Control Module (PCM). The cost to repair the Upper Intake Manifold and Gaskets (without supercharger) is $421.00 for parts and $247.00 for labor, with supercharger $430.00 for parts and $260.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Oil Pan Gasket is $46.00 for parts and $117.00 for labor. The cost to repair the seal is estimated at $15.00 for parts and $33.00 for labor. The cost to reprogram the PCM is estimated at $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.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid, the 2-3 Shift Solenoid and the Transmission Valve Body. A sticking valve in the Transmission Valve Body or a faulty solenoid can cause erratic shifting or the check engine light to come on. The Transmission Valve Body can become dirty and plugged. The cost to repair the Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid is estimated at $40.09 for parts and $312.00 for labor or $331.50 for labor on vehicles with California emissions. The cost to remove and clean the Transmission Valve Body and repair the 2-3 Shift Solenoid is estimated to be $27.80 for parts and $487.50 for labor or $507.00 for labor on vehicles with California emissions. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any 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

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.

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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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