*Another possible reason* if you are not using the original key to start car ... some duplicate keys not made by dealer or locksmith ... can keep ignition engaged this happened to me and I would have to disconnect the battery terminal to kill engine. the igintion switch is bad,go to your closet jonk-yard and buy a igintion switch here is how to replace it REMOVAL & INSTALLATION Disconnect the negative battery cable. If equipped, disable the SRS system. Detach the left instrument panel insulator. Remove the left instrument panel trim pad and the steering column trim collar. Unfasten the steering column upper support bracket bolts, then remove the support bracket. Lower the steering column and support it safely. Disconnect the wiring from the ignition switch. Unfasten the ignition switch-to-steering column screws. Remove the ignition switch from the steering column. To install: Before installing, place the slider in the proper position (switch viewed with the terminals pointing up), according to the steering column and accessories: Standard column with key release—extreme left detent Standard column with PARK/LOCK—1 detent from extreme left All other standard columns—2 detents from extreme left Tilt column with key release—extreme right detent Tilt column with PARK/LOCK—1 detent from extreme right All other tilt columns—2 detents from extreme right Install the activating rod into the switch and install the switch to the column. Do not use oversized screws as they could impair the collapsibility of the column. Connect the wiring to the ignition switch. Adjust the switch, as required. Install the steering column. Fasten the steering column trim collar, instrument panel trim pad and insulator. If equipped, enable the SRS system. Connect the negative battery cable and check the ignition switch for proper operation. you can go to AUTOZONE STORE TO HOW TO REPLACE IT
Disconnect the positive battery cable and charge it with a slow charger. Clean and reconnect the cable once the battery is fully charged.
Disconnect (both) battery cables, wait 30 minutes, and re-connect battery cables.
On top of the tranny where the 2nd motor mount is disconnect battery and take out bolts
First you want to disconnect your negative [-] battery cable and then your positive [+] then remove the battery hold-down bolts and remove the battery installation is in the reverse
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USUALLY THERE IS A MOUNTING BAR ABOVE THE BATTERY -FIRST TAKE THAT OFF THEN TAKE VISE GRIPS OF A WRENCH AND DISCONNECT THE BATTERY PUT THE NEW ONE IN.
Disconnect and reconnect the ground cable from the battery or remove and replace the fuse that controls your computer.
disconnect the battery then reconnect. easiest way to reprogram any car computer..
just take off the strut bar that's above it, disconnect the terminals and switch batteries.
Disconnect the battery from the car for about 10 minutes; If that doesn't work take it to the shop and have the codes read and reset.
To replace the thermostat on a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am 3.1, first disconnect the negative battery terminal and loosen the clamp on the radiator hose. Next, remove the mounting bolts from the thermostat housing and insert the new thermostat.
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Side post battery
Shift from (D) to D or 3 as equipped.
Disconnect both battery cables. Follow the positive cable on the 2000 Grand Am to the other end, looking at how it was routed. Remove the wire connection, and pull the wire out. Instill the new wire through the same routing, then reconnect the cables.
To remove the battery on a 2001 Pontiac Grand am 1) move sure you use a memory saver device 2) disconnect the + and - cables on the battery and 3)right underneath the - cable is a screw you need to remove, it holds the battry in place. Do the reverse to install. If you don't save the memory from the BCM/PCM your car will do all kinds of weird stuff on its own. I am experiencing this problem now
How do you get the battery in and out of a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP V8. The fuse block is blocking the removal.
To remove the old battery 1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal. 2. Disconnect the positive battery terminal. 3. Remove the crossbar support over the battery. 4. Loosen the washer bottle fill tube and move aside. 5. Loosen the fuse block and move out of the way. 5. Turn the battery sideways and remove. To Install new battery 1 Reverse the procedures bove.
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check your spark plug wires to see if they are grounding.. happened to me before
Disconnect the battery again and allow the systems to re-reset. This may solve your problem. Y-THINK-Y
under the rear seat, or in the engine compartment.
Alternator is not putting out a charge.
Disconnect the battery
The 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix fuse box is located in the engine compartment. The fuse box will be on the back side of the battery box.