The problem is definitely solved by replacing the blower motor resistor. The part is about $15 from Autozone and takes all of 30 minutes to install. You have to take out the glove compartment and then remove the resistor from behind the blower. The new resistor is a bit bigger than the OEM one, but everything fits together and works well now. There is a diagram at this link: http://autorepair.about.com/library/a/1a/bl312a.htmAnswerThe blinker problem is a recall your local Pontiac dealer will fix it for free. AnswerI just bought a 2001 Grand AM GT. I also noticed that the 1 & 2 setting are way low. I don't think that it is that they don't work, I just think they are very low to the point where it hardly even moves air through the cabin. Try putting the right knob that controls the direction of air to the top vents only. See if you can feel a trickle of air then. AnswerI have a 2002 Grand Am GT and had the same problem. It's definitely the "Blower motor resistor" which needs replacing. Cost me about 30 bucks for the part and 20 bucks for labor at the Pontiac dealership. Later. AnswerHave a 2001 GT and have had the blower replaced twice. Also noticed recently the blower is stronger at higher speeds ( go figure?)... I have 150,000 on the car and have had limited issues outside of new transmission and defective blinker issues... AnswerI also have the same problem in my 2001 Pontiac Grand Am and it makes it a real pain because its always really hot or really cold, no happy medium. Also I see that other ppl also have blinker problems with their Grand Ams - me too. Also I recently experienced the "bug" in the Remote keyless entry system that doesnt allow the car to start for no known reason. Resetting the computer using the key in the on position for 10 minutes solved the problem. The more I read the more Im considering heading to the dealership asap for a new vehicle AnswerI had a brand new key made and that resolved the intermittent pass-lock failure you were talking about. The key and ignition cylinder were worn and a brand new key (not cut from the worn key) solved the problem. I was told I would eventually need to replace the ignition cylinder, but this fix has bought me a lot of time.
This happened to me and my mother. We both have 2001 Grand Am's. It is the air conditioning unit/or air conditioning fan (I can't remember which). They had to replace it. Luckily it was under warranty. It happened again to my mother with the new part and she had to pay the second time because she was no longer under warranty.
The blibker problem is a recall on the 2001 Grand Ams. Your local Pontiac dealer will fix it for free.
........above the steering wheel?
Above the oil filter.
above the starter
It is right above the stereo console.
The turn signal relay for the 1995 Pontiac Grand Am is mounted above the fuse block. Look under the dashboard on the driver's side.
right above the oil filter
This may or may not be helpful, but the computer for my 1995 Grand am can be found above the foot resting area on the passenger side.
Defective/Shorted Compressor Defective/shorted blower motor Defective/shorted cooling fan Disconnect each of the above one at a time to determine which area is the problem
Should be just above and in line with crankshaft pulley
Behind the steering wheel right above igontion.
Under the hood, up towards the windshield, on the passenger side, above the front wheel. There is a diagram there. Try a google search of auto parts or Pontiac Grand Prix belts
The blowe motor resistor can cause that.