1991 Pontiac Grand Am - Reliability

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Base Coupe (2.5L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Reliability Rating for 1991 Pontiac Grand Am by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Ignition Module (2.5L L4 engine only), the Timing Chain, the Head Gasket, the Fuel Injectors and the Ignition Coil Housing (2.3L Quad 4 engine only). Failure of the Ignition Module may prevent the vehicle from starting.

The cost to repair the Ignition Module is estimated at $158.75 for parts and $65.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Timing Chain is estimated at $100.00 for parts and $156.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Head Gasket is estimated at $91.00 for parts and $634.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Fuel Injectors is estimated at $96.00 each for parts (total of 4) and $91.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Ignition Coil Housing is estimated at $83.00 for parts and $45.50 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
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured.

The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Starting & Charging
Accessories Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Door Handle Switch and the Remote Dimmer Module. Failure of the Door Handle Switch may prevent the vehicle from starting.

The cost to repair the Door Handle Switch is estimated at $49.00 for parts and $78.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Remote Dimmer Module is estimated at $85.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Pontiac Grand Am by Identifix

  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Engine
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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