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1999 Pontiac Grand Am Overview

As though ambushed by the Extreme Makover crew, the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am gets a new body, more Grand Prix-like styling, and a whole new set of trim styles for its fifth generation. Though shorter in overall length, a longer wheelbase and pushed-out wheels help provide a sturdier, more stable ride. Bigger front brakes add extra safety, and an all-new stiffer chassis with four-wheel independent suspension guarantees less highway shudder than previous models. New ribbed lower cladding and body-colored moldings beef up the attitude and sporty styling. The interior has also been reworked, with a whole new dash design and seats that are set higher for better comfort and visibility.
Still available as a coupe or sedan, the 1999 Grand Am adds some new trim names, whose differences lie mainly in their standard feature offerings. SE and SE1 share the old 2.4-liter, Twin Cam, 150-hp I4 engine. The SE2, GT, and GT1 are powered by a new 3.4-liter, 170-hp V6. Only a 4-speed automatic transmission is available in 1999. Standard across the line are ABS brakes, traction control, power locks, tachometer, and daytime running lights. A rear spoiler, cruise control, and power windows are added as you go up the line.
The looks and style of the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am earn praise from owners, who like the new engine power and improved acceleration response. Traction control has also been improved. Unfortunately, the Grand Am is still saddled with a long list of repair problems, including the quickly worn brake pads and rotors, and a new problem with window regulators. Overall build quality is heavily criticized. More minor complaints focus on the poor cupholder placement and a not particularly roomy interior.

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^ Cyl. Pontiac Grand Am.. Running Very Rough

My girl's car suddenly started to run like it was only firing on half the cylinders yesterday, I bought new plugs and changed them thinking she may have fouled a couple for some reason.. The old ones ...

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Timing Belt Requirements

Is this car a muiltivalve overhead cam engine that requires timing belt replacement? at what mileage?

Does My 1999 Pontiac Grand Am Have An EVR Valve! 2.4L Engine

VIN: 1G2NE52T3XC536868

Why Is My Car Doing This?

my 99 grand am se 2.4l while driving today the air bag light and battery light came on and the stereo cut off and started shifting hard .what could cause it?

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Clicking Sound In The Front End Of 99 Pontiac Grand Am

Only when you are turning right is there a clicking sound like a playing card in the spokes of a bicycle tire. I have had the cv joint and axle changed on both sides, no luck. I had the bearing/hub ...