2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE1 3.4L V6 OHV 12V FI Engine from North America
Awesome! I love this car!
Service Engine Soon light came on all the time (until fixed)
Springs in the back of the seat have popped, but it's the only major problem.
For those who have the mystery Service Engine Soon light coming on, and keep taking it back, request an upgrade to the software. There is a bug in the software that came in the car that will cause it to go off for no apparent good reason.
The software update should cost about 50 bucks from the manufacturer, and is a KNOWN ISSUE! However, it is not one they will mention (and there is no recall), because it is not considered a "manufacturer defect" nor is it considered a "safety issue".
Fountain Tire did about 6 hours of research on this problem because it kept going off with different reason codes. When they found the solution, I took it in to the dealership (you can only get this done there), got the update, and the problem has not recurred.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 6th July, 2007