i have a 2006 ponic gran am i have a power stearing leak- the dude at 1 shop said it is the bracket thats bad- what dose this mean

Asked by Jun 28, 2012 at 11:43 AM about the 2006 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

254,225

I have no clue, but a leak in the steering isn't a good thing. Could be a hose, the pump or a seal on the rack itself. This can be an unsafe condition where you can lose enough fluid to find yourself unable to steer properly. Have it looked at and repaired by a competent mechanic and not a dude.

10

I will agree its very important to have this fixed by someone who knows what they are doing after 20 years wrenching on cars I've never seen a bracket leak lol.

well this dude is a mechanic but he was telling me it gona cost @ 1000.00 to get fixed, i am going to put the car on a rack and see where the leak is coming from.

100,665

Two things - your car is not a 2006. The last year was 2005. You do not have a leak in the bracket. You have a leak in the rack. It is the mechanism that turns the wheels. Call around to see if you can get another shop to replace it with a used rack. I don't know how much a new rack is. Find the price on www.RockAuto.com. It's not a easy DIY job and you will need an alignment. Let a shop do it.

Your Answer

Grand Am

Looking for a Used Grand Am in your area?

CarGurus has 1,046 nationwide Grand Am listings starting at $1,899.

ZIP:

Pontiac Grand Am Experts

  • #1
    tenspeed
    Reputation
    7,790
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    1,610
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,520
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Grand Prix
28 Great Deals out of 2,746 listings starting at $1,500
Used Pontiac GTO
11 Great Deals out of 472 listings starting at $5,995
Used Pontiac G6
59 Great Deals out of 3,885 listings starting at $1,295
Used Ford Mustang
693 Great Deals out of 38,302 listings starting at $895
Used Pontiac Bonneville
512 listings starting at $1,799
Used Chevrolet Impala
508 Great Deals out of 33,699 listings starting at $950
Used Dodge Charger
433 Great Deals out of 27,523 listings starting at $1,989
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,083 Great Deals out of 71,645 listings starting at $1,896
Used Ford F-150
2,281 Great Deals out of 181,532 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
817 Great Deals out of 72,395 listings starting at $1,000
Used Pontiac Sunfire
313 listings starting at $2,100

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
119 listings starting at $2,500
2004 Pontiac Grand Am For Sale
267 listings starting at $1,899

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.