This is almost always indicative of wear in the bearings that support the ends of the s/c shaft. It is about the only thing that goes wrong with the s/c - which is generally a good unit. Some shops will tell you that you must replace the whole thing - they are either lazy, incompetent or trying to take your money. There are places that will change the bearings on the shaft and it is fairly straightforward to do and not terribly expensive. The only trick is that GM will tell them the bearings are not available. This is when a good shop will take the bad bearing out and source the part themselves from a bearing supply specialist. I know an owner of a well established used car dealership who stocks a few of these bearings all the time and if he gets a s/c 3800 car in, he is all set to do a bearing swap with no fuss and little labour just to be sure his customers are kept happy.
no... its a 3.8 liter V6 motor...
The air filter is refered to as an intake silencer.
I have a 1999 with the 3800 engine. The owner's manual says the horsepower is 205 without the supercharger and 240 with the supercharger.
Eaton M45 roots type supercharger
don't think motor mounts will work - look for 92-99 3800
Neglect to replace the supercharger oil.
Head torque sequence for a 2002 3800
A 3800 engine is 3800 no mater what is mounted in. But a 2007 Pontiac G6 does not have a 3800 it has a 3500 (3.5L) V6.
The easys way i found out is to take the motor out first
The power steering box is on the right side behind the motor close to the finder wall. Get a flash light and look behind the motor and don't try to reach it while the motor is hot.
it wont come compatibile but you can always make it
The GTP is supercharged and the the GT is just the 3800 engine without a supercharger
first off the 34 dohc motor is by far the worst gm motor they ever made i had one and it blew up the second day i had it if u put a super charger on that motor it wont be worth it plus i guarentee they dont make one just go get yourself a 97-03 gtp with the 3800 its the best motor out there
possibly around 180hp if you are talking about the non s/c 3800 (l36)
No. The is a special oil available from your dealer.
How to reset the computer 1999 pontiac grand prix gt 3800 series II v6?
later years in Monte carlos, Buick rivieras, grand prix gtp, and i think that's bout it
No, for one it is a totally different transmission and all supercharged 3800 models had an HD transmission.
It will have supercharged writen on the engine cover. or you can see the supercharger's snout sticking out the left side of the engine cover. and the loud whine the car makes when you floor it..lol
It is best to fit a suitable supercharger to extend its working life
a supercharger is run by belt,turbocharger is run by ex. gases.supercharger is better ........actually it depends on the motor and what kind of turbo/supercharger you put on it,so neither is technically better than the other
Twist filter counter-clockwise.
RKSports use to have one but they just discontinued the item. It might be difficult to find. Thank you, From www.SuperchargersOnline.com