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Old 04-21-2006, 12:00 AM   #1
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I know this is a bonneville forum and i truely love my 1998 bonneville, but does anyone know the history of a 2003 pontiac grand am GT. Is it a problem car or do they run well.

it has a 3.4 V6 engine in it.
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I don't know a lot obout the Grand Ams, but I believe the 3.4L is also prone to intake problems.
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From what I've read, the 3400 is kinda prone to leaky lower intake manifold gaskets. One sign is wetness of the hood liner above the belt path. My wife'* 04 has started doing it recently, and with 35k on the odo, it'* going in soon for some warranty work.
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There is 1 recall and 134 TSB'* (issues) with the 2003 Gran Am
Here is link with all the above in detail

http://www.edmunds.com/maintenance/v...artner=edmunds
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Doesn't work right for me...
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I redid and its works for me now...sorry...popup blockers might not let through
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my stepsister has a 99 gt with a 3.4L. it seems pretty nice. got quite a bit of giddy up and * decent noise.
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my alero is basically the grand am but a little more refined the 3400 is really powerful in these cars and throws you into the seat when punched. watch the lim gaskets tho they are a serious issue with the 3400 and if left alone you will be shopping for a new engine for your new car
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