by worst pontiac ever on May 31, 2010 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Am
Thee car was nice and solid ride engine and trans were strong then little by little everything started to go bad fuel pump coils water pump ( located between the exhaust manifold and the block ( if that tells you anything) now all mounts decided to go out almost forgot the ignition control module front suspension shot out the ac went out in less than 3 months and the car had only 116k miles put it like this the trans out lasted the car
by Kris07 on Sep 28, 2007 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Am
I purchased my Grand Am 3 years ago. Everything started falling apart at only 107,000 miles! Repairs: rotors, brakes, front struts, shocks, engine overheating and faulty cooling fan! This is unacceptable for a "piece of junk" with such low miles! I would not recommend ANY year Pontiac Grand Am even to my worst enemy! Very, very poor build quality and a big zero for engine or anything reliability!
by Disgusted Buyer on Jun 11, 2007 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Am
This car belongs in a junkyard or I will personally drive it off a very steep cliff myself!! I bought this car about 2 years ago and here's the condition it was in: Barely any brake pad lining left on the front, rotors were warped beyond belief (for some reason these Grand Ams eat brakes like there's no tomorrow), severe steering problems, it overheated on the way home (of course, not on the test drive!), a power-steering fluid leak and at a 4-way stop, it just shut off on its own!!! I bought it to put a few repairs into it, the low miles on it (107,000) and the nice exterior and interior design which I find very attractive on these "cars". I do not recommend this garbage to anyone!
by never ever again!!! on Oct 18, 2006 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Am
I was very disappointed that such a beautiful-looking car (inside too) could be the worst nightmare of my life. Not even 2 days after it was purchased, all problems occurred. After 100K miles, everything is programmed to fall apart. First, P realized the rotors were worn so thin, the car was very unsafe. Same with front/rear brakes. Car was shaking (steering wheel) like crazy! Had hardly any tread on 2 front tires, car actually shut off at a 4-way stop! That's scary. I thank God my boyfriend was right behind me, trying to figure this out! Then, battery went (twice), car started running (overheating in red zone) very hot. No heat in car! Bad heater core. No more Grand Ams ever!!!
by Veda Hogue on Jul 24, 2005 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Am
I got my car in 1999 and have loved it since. Minor things here and there, but I have always been able to count on it. Now it is reaching 170,000 miles and it is reaching its end. I have loved this car, it has GREAT get up and go power. But I don't think it was made to go alot of miles.
by Heather on Apr 18, 2005 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Grand Am
I got this car as a graduation present in 2002. It came with 70,000 miles on it. It now has 114,000 miles and its sitting in my driveway - practically dead. SO many things have gone wrong with it over the years. New alternator, new window opener thing, new muffler, new rotars/brake pads, those are just the repairs I can remember. Right now the brake system is failed, there is something wrong with the fuel injector, and it smells really bad after I drive it. Maybe newer Grand Ams are okay, but this thing has been nothing but a burden to me. I wouldnt recommend getting one with high mileage. Its just not worth it.
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