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1997 Pontiac Grand Am ABS And Check Engine Light

My husband has a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am and the oil, ABS and check engine light came on, there is oil in the car and we just had maintenance work done on it a few months ago, spark plugs, fuel injector, fuel filter changes the whole works. It sounds rough now. what could it be.…

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Can I Replace The Fuel Sender Without Removing The Tank?

How do I replace the Fuel Gauge Sensor in a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix? ProTech: You have to remove the gas tank and fuel pump assembly to replace the fuel level sensor. I can get to the fuel pump w/out dropping the fuel tank.. Can I do it that way? Do you mean through the…

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2000 Pontiac Grand Am Won’t Start After Intake Gaskets Replaced

I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand AM GT 3.4L. I just replaced intake gaskets and lifters soaked lifters in oil for 24 hrs car set for a week with battery unhooked put all back together car wont start do i have to do anything with computer since it set so long why won’t it start? ProTech:…

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1998 Pontiac Bonneville Security Light Flashing

1998 Pontiac Bonneville just started not starting(no starter action) one time and then starting later. My security light flashing for 2-3 seconds and then goes out–so i don’t think it is the cause. ProTech: You probably have an intermittent starter problem. It flashes for 2-4 seconds and then goes out even though it will not…

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am Code P0171 and EGR

HI,I have a 1996 Pontiac Grand am that has two codes P0401 and P0171 can the two be relayed I know one is EGR flow insufficient and the other is fuel system lean. do you think the EGR Valve is staying open causing the lean. ProTech: They can be related yes. The p0171 is a lean code, and…

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My 1999 Pontiac Grand Am Won’t Start

I’m having a problem with the charging system on my 1999 Pontiac Grand Am. New alternator. Fuses good fusible link good just won’t charge. ProTech: Have you done a charging system test? Yes did a load test on the battery that’s good alternator tested good off the car while car is running only at about 12…

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2002 Pontiac Grand Am Temp Sensor and Hard Starting

Trouble code says IAT sensor on 2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT 3.4L. Have replaced it twice with two brand new ones from different stores. Still showing problem code. Has problems with no start or hard start after sitting for a few hours. Runs fine when engine is warm. Could it be a broken or shorted…

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1994 Pontiac Transport Van Starts Then Stalls

I have a 1994 Pontiac Transport van it cranks up then dies right away there is a little light that comes on when it dies bottom right corner of the dash it is round with an arrow pointing down what is that symbol mean and could this be my problem please help. ProTech: That could…

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am Gauges Problem

I have a 1996 Pontiac Grand Am, the car starts then dies. There is no power to the gauge cluster and the radio wont come on. I replaced ignition switch but did not help. Battery is fully charged. Lights and turn signals work. Help please. ProTech: Just to be clear, did you replace the ignition…

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1995 Pontiac Bonneville Won’t Idle

I have a 1995 Pontiac Bonneville that has a 3.8L (3800)v6 engine, It starts rough and wont idle it also wont accelerate or climb hills. I have changed all 3 ignition coils and cleaned the fuel injectors what should I do next I really need this car to work. Ok, is the check engine light…

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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Service Engine Light P1404

The service engine soon light came on and when the diagnostic code registered a P1404 number. What is that? I had the converter changed several months ago because it was plugged. ProTech: What year and model vehicle do you have? 2001 Pontiac Gran Prix GT with 3.8L V-6. The EGR valve? Ok, that code is…

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Pontiac Grand Prix Knocking Noise- Will Not Crank Over

Yes, I have a 2005 Grand Prix and every time it shifts it makes a slight knocking noise. Shifts sorry. That’s OK, something like that could be a bad motor or transmission mount. Or, possibly something inside the transmission. Does it do it every up-shift in every gear? No just once OK, so is it…

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