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This category covers questions about Pontiac, a subsidiary of General Motors. Pontiac was founded in 1899 and was phased out in 2010 by General Motors who wanted to focus on its other subsidiary companies in the United States.
Straight to the battery through your firewall straight to the battery to the to the positive post
Follow the upper radiator hose back to the engine. There will be a outlet mount there that the hose connects too. There are two bolts on each side you must remove, it may also have a bracket mounted to it as well that will need to be removed. lift the outlet off the engine and you will see the...
In 1978 and 1979, the station wagon from the discontinued Astreseries was added to the Sunbird line, as seen here in this 1979Pontiac Sunbird Sport Safari Station Wagon example. They continuedto use the same front fascia as the Astre with Sunbird badging. The2.3 L engine was simultaneously...
YES they can: here is some information that you might like to know, just in case you want 20in rims on your 99' Grand Prix. Bolt Pattern: 5x115 Offset Range: 34 to 45 Wheel Size Range: 15x6.0 to 20x9.0
You need to remove the door panel to access the bolts andelectrical for the mirror. To remove the door panel, it is allclips on the outside however there are 2 hidden bolts that you needto remove the cover from the door pull to access
Disconnect the battery ground (negative) cable. Refer to BatteryNegative Cable Disconnect/Connect Procedure in Starting andCharging. Drain the engine oil. Refer to Engine Oil and Oil FilterReplacement Drain the engine coolant from the cooling system. Referto Draining and Filling Cool Install the...
you have a definete wheel bearing problem. have it replaced asap
Transmissions on the grand am the Malibu and the Sun fire 2003-2004 models are all the same fit years before were all the same but they will not fit in the 2003-2004 models and you have to match the engines liters
There is none; however you can get one installed for no more than $50
The easiest way is to bring it to a chevy dealer, because the twowere companion brands.
Your engine will supply power even if you don't have enough grip. And you will have an dash light.
I had no idea that synthetic would be a differant amount. Start by putting 4 liters in than keep checking after every time you add some. Start the engine for 5-10 seconds at the full mark than check again in 30 seconds it will drop about 0.25 -0.5 liters.
Computer controlled not adjustable
That filter is hard to get at. Look between the rear of the engine block and the fire wall, near the bottom of the engine on the passenger side.
The 2003-2008 Pontiac Vibe takes 21" drivers side, 18" passenger side and a special 11" rear wiper blade that fits the special rear arm. Since there are currently over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only - be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by...
The brake master cylinder on a 1955 Pontiac is bolted to the frame rail under the steering shaft.
Essentially, yes. The Pontiac 400 is the same block all the way through the years. The biggest change is motor mount holes and locations. In fact, all 326-455 Pontiac engines are the same externally and will accept heads, cams, rods, intakes, etc from each other. All but the Ram Air V. But if you...
What does the lj stand for in gran prix lj!
A whining noise from the fuel pump indicates that your fuel pump isclose to failing. You should replace your fuel pump to avoid beingstranded or unable to start your vehicle. All fuel pumps will emita humming noise, but if you can hear it from inside the car,replace your fuel pump in time.
Disable the airbag system . Remove the accessory trim plate . Remove the radio retaining screws . Pull out the radio and disconnect the electrical connections and antenna lead . Remove the radio from the car
The LS1 was not a 350... and what was your question again..?
if its slipping it may be going out or just needs a full trany service. you can get all the stuff at napa
Use a basic steering wheel puller. It should come with three different sets of bolts one will match up and then tighten the center bolt until steering wheel comes off.
Have a look here: http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j293/airjer/AF%20Stuff/sunfirehl.jpg I'm not sure exactly what model year this is for, but it should be representative.
Answer . Yes all cars come with one from the factory. in most cars follow the upper radaitor hose to the motor and where it connect you should see a couple bolts and it should be under that housing .\nyou can also buy a chilton manual for that car that will give you the location of it and...
You will need to take out the whole motor to replace it. It isusually best to get a mechanic to take care of it.
There are 3 diffrent ways to tell if you got any of these signs replace water pump. A seal protects the water pump impeller shaft bearing from contamination by engine coolant.If this seal fails,a weep hole in the water pump snout will leak coolant. . The water pump impeller shaft bearing can also...
It's just above the center of the valve cover on the driver side.
Take the interior panel off that is located below the steering wheel, held in place with two screws.
It is right above the stereo console.
On my 2002 Sunfire it's under the dash on the passenger side.
Ii might be the way the brakes was bled. The brakes has to be bled with the car running and in this order: right rear, left front, left rear, right front. The computer wont recognize any other way.
1995 grand ams are not carborated .. they are fuel injected..
Answer . If there is not an access hole in the rear trunk type area you will havfe to remove fuel tank to access
September or December 1851 it lasted 141 days
It Means That there is a problem with your tires you Must Get Off The Road Immediately And Get It Fixed As It Could Be Very Serious Some Times This Can Be Fixed But At Huge Pricing. You Would Have To Get A Loan To Pay It If It Was Major It Could Cost Up To $1500 NZL Money.
It depends on the quality of the pads you go with. They're generally around $25-35 for a pair, so you're looking at somewhere around $60 for all four pads. Rotors are around $45 a piece depending on quality and size.
quadrajet carb but not sure what size it was. ANSWER: The DISTRIBUTOR was the same single point type used on all 1969 Pontiac V8s, except for the extremely rare optional "magnetic pulse" electronic distributors made. The timing curve and initial timing setting was varied for each engine...
Engine coolant fluid? Engine oil? Transmission oil? Brake fluid?Power steering fluid?
If your car came equipped with 16" wheels they will fit, but the speedometer, & odometer will be off. The correct size tire for this vehicle is 205/55-16. That is what I would install.
The black plastic bezel snaps off around the instrument cluster if you use a flat plastic lever. Harbor Freight sells a set of plastic levers for cheap that do the job well. Down under the steering wheel there are some plastic panels that will need to be removed that hide some screws that allow you...
Answer . it is called an owners manual....it has all this fact information in it. Answer . \nActually that may not have that spec in it, add 4 quarts and re-check level. It may take up to eight but it does vary.
Positive is usually indicated by the color red or by a "+" symbol.Negative is indicated by black or by a "-" symbol.
Answer . You remove them from inside the trunk. In the coupe anyway. I don't know about a convertible..
Answer . \nRemove the intake bellow, Drain all antifreeze in catch pan, Remove the Water hoses on the water pump....On each side of the pump there is 3 bolts 7/16 - 1/2....Remove those. make sure to catch the little water pump gear at the back of the water pump. It is tough to find one (very tough...
where is my cooling fan swcith to my 1994 pontic grand prix
Yes. This testing procedure is valid for most automotive coils. Using an ohmmeter, check the resistance between the side terminals of the coil. Do this with all of the wires to the coil disconnected. You should see 0.75 to 0.81 ohm of resistance. Then check the resistance between either side...
Answer . \nThe starter is close to the firewall in the back of the engine. So if you have the hood open and you are facing the engine, it is straight ahed in the middle and about half way down in the back of the engine. It should be a bosch unit.
Answer You will need a jack, various sockets, a ratchet and various wrenches. Job takes about an hour or less. - Disconnect the battery! - Jack the car up but the front end enough to slide underneath. - Disconnect the wires on the solenoid and starter. - Remove the starters splash guard. Should be...
this is more of an automotive question then a DIY question, even ifyou are looking to do it yourself its not really a do it yourselfproject unless you have alot of auto interior experience
Answer . Should be the same as parking/tailight
turn your key to the on position and pump the brake three times. Or turn the key on hold the dic button until it changes and then pump the brake three times, that should do it.
27,.569 total production run of all variations, best I can tell
Answer . Try the lower rear end of the engine. Follow the + battery cable
GM vehicles do not have a fuel shut off/inertia switch
Hey Aaron==It is a pretty big job but if you feel up to tackeling it get you a shop manual on your car. It will have pictures and everything. Good luck Joe Replacing the head gasket on any vehicle is a long and complicated process, however if you wish to see basic step-by-step instructions go to...
The gas tank in my extended 2000 Pontiac Montana is 25 gallons. I would imagine the 02 is the same.
The filter is located under the car, just ahead of the fuel tank on the passenger side. It's a quick disconnect on one end and uses two two wrenches on the other end. You will want to relieve the fuel system pressure before changing it. Open the fuel filler cap, then remove the fuel pump relay...
Answer PERHAPS THROTTLE BODY IS STUCK OPEN- TRY TO FREE WITH SCREWDRIVER (WITH ENGINE OFF) Also could be either a bad TPS (throttle position switch) or bad ICS (Idle control solinoid) more likely to be TPS
Answer . Remove wheels. Re-Install 2 lug nuts to hold rotor in place. Remove 2 caliper mounting bolts. Slide caliper off rotor. Use a "C" clamp to fully retract piston into caliper body. Replace inner and outer pads. Re-Install caliper. REMEMBER TO PUMP BRAKE PEDAL TO SET PADS AGAINST ROTOR PRIOR...
The first step in resolving this problem will require isolating anddiagnosing the problem(s) causing the misfires. These include thespark plugs, plug wires, ignition coils, and the ignition commandmodule, among others.
Sending units are a lever arm and a float, that increases in resistance the fuller the tank is 0 ohms=empty, 90ohms=full. If you have a bad electrical connection in the wiring path that can be cleaned, but the most common failure of a sending unit is getting stuck(usually reading completely full or...
It should, but you might want to check with a local gm dealer service dept. Local junk yards may have interchange info too.
Assuming you have an Ecotec engine, you have a cartridge type oil filter. The access cap is below and to the left (driver's side) of the intake. You may have a big plastic 'beauty cover' covering most of the stuff in your engine compartment. To remove cover for vehicle maintenance: remove oil...
The 1998 Pontiac Grand Am came factory equipped with sealed(unserviceable) suspension/chassis components. That being said dueto the age of the vehicle greasable components may have beeninstalled since. Greasable replacement components for this modelinclude ball joints and tie rod ends.
It is known as an "Endura delete" option.. I have a 1968 GTO with the Endura Delete Option. The 1968 GTOwas Motor Trend's Car Of The Year,because of the addition of theEndura Bumper and other safety and styling options. 1968 was theonly year you could get the chrome front bumper instead of theEndura...
1st time I did it it took me awhile. Probable about 5 hours. Most my time was spent accessing the water pump and cleaning off the old gasket. I assume someone with more experience and proper tooling could do it in a couple of hours. I had to remove the alternator and that mounting bracket that it...
Hey Rick==Simply get to the back of the light assy and turn the bulb counterclockwise to remove. GoodluckJoe
The lug nut spacing on a 1997 Grand Am as well as most GM FWD vehicles is 5X100mm -- meaning that there are 5 lugs spaced in a 100mm circle.
at the rear of the motor on the passenger side. You wont see the water pump unless you take off the timing belt cover, and it will probably be the 2nd pulley from the bottom offset to the left of the crankshaft pulley.
The engine has a rev limiter while the transmission is in neutral. It will rev to higher rpm's when the transmission is in gear.
The difference between brake horsepower and horsepower or wheel horsepower, they are the same thing, is that brake horse power is the power produced by the crank. The wheel horsepower is the amount of power delivered to the wheels.. Brake horsepower refers to the method used to test the engine. A...
Yes it could be the throttle body and this was the case with mine. Mine would be stuck when the car was not used for a day or so but otherwise worked fine. The accelterator had to be pressed hard and when it broke free, there was more than desired acceleration. I found the thottle body to be gummed...
While I don't have exact figures, I'd imagine the Firebird was the quicker. It's a lighter car. It also depends on rear end gears, tranny, etc.
Reset the light by cycling the key from the on position to the off position and back to the on position. If, however, the sensor still reports a low coolant level your light will come back on immediately. It is a good idea to first verify that the coolant tank is full and then gently tap the...
Yes, it is located under the dash. To get to it, you will have to remove the whole dash.
Your came equipped with a Pas-Lock system in the ignition that used a key that had a certain resistance value chip in the key , and the car had to see the correct value before it would energize the fuel system circuit on the car.
I believe it does have one near the bottom at the left side of the radiator. I can't remember if it faces forward or rearward.... You'll probably need a 1/4 inch ratchet extension or a pair of pliers to open it. it does but it blocked by the subframe.... the best way to drain is the main tube at...
1. There will be a supercharger sitting on top of the engine...it's hard to miss because the supercharger will be the first thing you see in the middle under the hood it sits on top of the engine or 2. Check the VIN Supercharged models start with the number 1 Non-Supercharged models start with the...
IT IS ABOUT 16 INCHES FROM THE FRONT OF THE MOTOR,ON THE DRIVERS SIDE.YOU CAN NOT CHECK IT YOURSELF. G.M. MOVE.BRING IT IN FOR AN OIL CHANGE AND ASK THEM TO CHECK THE TRANSMISSION LEVEL,AND COLOR OF THE FLUID.. HOPE THIS HELPS:JERRY
On the 3800, its a simple optical gate, that reads the teeth in a toothed wheel. If you crack open most ball-mice, they work on the same concept.
Answer . check vehicle emission control info sticker located on right front shock tower under hood.numbers are visible on small metal plate with notches and numbers are attached to timing cover.clean with solvent to see numbers.
Answer . Bottom Pan Removal: 6.5 L (6.9 qts)\n. \nComplete Overhaul: 9.0 L (9.5 qts)\n. \nDry: 12.2 L (12.9 qts)\n.