Car Shaking Problems
Dodge Caravan
Grand Am SE

How do you fix or where do you start to fix a 1997 Pontiac grand am 2.4 liter engine that has a bad miss with little power and shakes the car and motor?

8910

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
2011-09-12 22:56:30
2011-09-12 22:56:30

when you start the engine after a few seconds the service engine light should blink on and off if you keep pressing on the throttle. on a 97 grand am has no spark plug wires. it has a rail or some people call it top hat or coil pack assembly. this is what happened to mine. everybody makes up there own definition for this part. anyway right on top of the motor you will see you will see a cover with 4 bolts and underneath the bolts are ceramic washers. the cover has a arch to it so it covers the dual overhead cams. also this cover houses the ignition modual. if standing in front of car look to the right of this cover underneath you will see a electrical plug. fist unhook the positive cable off the battery. then unplug the ignition modual do not yank on the wires coming out of that plug.there is a tab in the center of that plug push down lightly to release plug. now take the four bolt off. careful not to lose those washers underneath those bolts. carefully lift that cover straight up. once off you will see the coil pack housing underneath. the best way to solve your problem is to call junkyards to purchase this whole housing.donot disasemble buy right off another motor should cost about 50.00 dollars. install in the oposite order with the battery cable last. i own a 97 grand am i had a dealer ship fix my car 1year later the car did the same thing come to find out they did not replace the coils. one of the coils was burning the housing. good luck PS also that car is only suppose to use platinum spark plugs.

1
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0

Related Questions

User Avatar

do you have a diagram for pontiac grand am 2005 thermostat

User Avatar

how to remove a engine in a 1999 Pontiac grand prix 3.8L

User Avatar

Where are the vacuum hose located at on '97 Pontiac grand am? Where are the vacuum hose located at on '97 Pontiac grand am?

User Avatar

1996 2.4L Pontiac Grand AmWhat year, engine, model?

User Avatar

The ECU is in the engine compartment on a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am. It is the sensor behind the converter.

User Avatar

Pontiac grand am 92 year 2,3l ohc engine timing marks. Does anybody have piCture? Pontiac grand am 92 year 2,3l ohc engine timing marks. Does anybody have piCture?

User Avatar

The 2001 Pontiac Grand Am 2.4 liter engine PCV valve is located on the firewall. The valve will be on the drivers side firewall in the engine compartment.

User Avatar

The weep (overflow) hole cannot be closed on a 1998 Pontiac Grand Am 2.4 liter. This hole is there so that the engine can let off pressure when things get a little too warm. It keeps the engine from overheating.

User Avatar

drive cycle for 1998 pontiac grand prix, 3.8 engine, no super charge?

User Avatar

were is the crankshaft sensor located on a 1987 Pontiac Grand AM with a 2.5L engine

User Avatar

The Pontiac Grand Am is more of a budget model, with a less powerful 4 cylinder engine and a shorter wheelbase. The Grand Prix is like a more deluxe Grand Am, with a more powerful 6 cylinder engine, and more room.

User Avatar

Yes It would if its 2.3L engine size. Also, fits Oldsmobile Achieva of same year. Thanks

User Avatar

location knock sensor 2002 pontiac grand prix gt 3.8 engine

User Avatar

2001 PONTIAC GRAND AM 3.4L 6-cyl Engine Code ECAPACITIESEngine, with Wix Filter 51040..........4.6 quartsHope This Helps.

User Avatar

the dipstick of the transmission

User Avatar

On a 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix : Both the 3.8 liter V6 engine and the 5.3 liter V8 engine use a timing CHAIN

User Avatar

What year is the car and what engine does it have?

User Avatar

The 2001 Pontiac Grand Am power steering pump can be found near the front of the engine. The power steering pump will be on the left-hand side of the engine.

User Avatar

The 1995 Pontiac Grand Am 3.1 liter engine crank shaft sensor is located inside of the rear engine cover. You will need to remove the rear engine cover in order to access the crankshaft sensor.

User Avatar

DEX-cool is a coolant made specifically for Pontiac Grand Ams. It has certain amounts of lubricant and detergents made just for this engine.

User Avatar

It is on the right side of the engine cover where your spark plug boots attach to the coil packs. It's that little metal box the connector goes into.


Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.