Still got a speeding ticket on 3 cylinders!! I put in a larger front anti-sway bar and now it steers like a go cart. Half way through 2002, the Twin Cam 2. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. As long as I have a radio. The 1974 Grand Am's rear-end styling was redesigned for the new 5 mph crash standards and had vertical rear taillights with relocated license plate and fuel filler above the bumper. In California, only an automatic transmission was available and engine offerings included the standard Buick 231 cu in 3.
Car sat for a year Ignition module, spark plugs, coil housing, and fuel injectors replaced due to a miss in 4 cylinder. For the most part, the final year of this body style was essentially a carry over year. Strato bucket seats in cloth or Morrokide upholstery were standard equipment along with a center console with floor shifter for the Turbo Hydra-matic transmission. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Slow sales of the Grand Am led to its discontinuation after the 1980 model year. November 2018 The year 1980 was the finale for the second-generation Grand Am.
InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. In 1995, the Quad 4 engines received balance shafts, and a direct driven power steering off the intake camshaft. Faults: Steering Rack assembly replaced. This resulted in a loss of 5 horsepower 3. Also a factor leading to the Grand Am's cancellation, were plans for all 1976 Pontiac A-body cars receiving the newly approved rectangular headlights, which would necessitate a complete redesign of the Grand Am's Endura nose and Pontiac officials decided that the expense of such a redesign could not be justified based on low production numbers. The Quad 4 was replaced by a new 'Twin Cam' 2.
I have used Mobil 1 5w30 since first oil change at 1000mi. A total of 43,136 Grand Ams were built during the first year of production both two-door and four-door models. At 100,000 miles, engine completely died two pistons frozen , abs brake light wouldn't turn off, cruise control stopped, head gasket majorly cracked, plus more. Rattle in rear of car needs exhaust redone. This was a LeMans wagon converted to a Grand Am.
It was based on the A-body along with other cars such as the , , , , and the. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Both driver side and passenger side windows have fallen off track. Grand Ams also were among the first U. Overall its a great car to own, definitely perfect for a first car. The 3-speed automatic was dropped for 1996, and the 4-speed automatic featured standard traction control. Lying to my face that the vehicle nothing wrong with it , there big gap of communication between the internet sale manager and service department and sales department, the salesman he doesn't know where is the car features in the car in order to show it to customer.
Tossed it after 2 months. The 1973 Pontiac Grand Am style had a unique flexible urethane front fascia center nose known as the 'Endura' nose that was squeezable and could return to its original shape following a minor collision along with the new energy-absorbing bumpers, a total of six grille openings with vertical bars, round front turn signals with a cross-hair design, horizontal rear tail lights, and chrome rear bumper. Some days the rattles are so light, I can't hear them, then some days it sounds like the dash is going to rattle right off the car. It also received new body work and a revised interior. A total of 10,679 Grand Ams were built in 1975 and the series was dropped after this year due to declining sales and rising gas prices as a result of the.
Electrical problems have resulted in the driver's side parking and turn signal lights to stop functioning as well as the turn signal light in the dash to remain lit. For 1988, front seat belts were moved from the to the doors, to meet the passive restraint mandate for 1989. If one were to get the turbo engine, then the turbo boost gauge would take the place of the voltmeter. I have remedied this once and within six months they were off again so I've decided not to bother with them. The four-door sedan was dropped, leaving only the two-door coupe, which received only minor appearance changes.
Overall, this car has been fun, reliable, sporty, comfortable, economical, and an absolute joy to own with low and easy maintenance that I have done myself. Pontiac hybridized the Trans Am with the Grand Prix to create the Grand Am. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Notably, the American sports car was usually without luxury features and the luxury car without sport features. The interior, although somewhat drab, is roomy with exceptionally comfortable seats.
The power feels the same as day one. Other standard equipment included concealed windshield wipers, a 1. The rear suspension is a more refined Multi-link design. Upscale options included air conditioning, tinted glass, power windows-locks-seat, rear defogger, various sound systems, and tilt-steering-wheel. The base model was dropped after this model year. No Review Date: 22nd July, 2004.