2001 Pontiac Firebird Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Pontiac Firebird

2001 Pontiac Firebird Problems

Head light door actuators may fail and cause head lights to stick

The head light door actuators may fail causing the head lights to become stuck in the raised or lowered position.

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

Roller on window guide may break

The roller on the window guide attached to the bottom of the window glass may break off and cause the window to come off track.

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2001 Pontiac Firebird Questions

Check engine soon light is on Code P0305 is the problem (1 answer)

Replaced plugs , plug wires and coil pack on light is still on Run good just idles a little rough What else can I try to fix the problem ?

2001 fire bird radio goes off and on. (1 answer)

when radio goes off the power widows don't work either.

My right headlight will not come up when I turn on the lights. (1 answer)

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2001 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

I bought my WS6 new in 2001. As of 2015, my car has 210,000 miles. My car is still completely stock. During the first 100,000 miles - I had to replace the AC compressor while still under the factory warranty. The only other item under the hood the went bad is the alternator. I replaced both headlight gears with brass gears. I had to replace the turn signal light housings multiple times b...
has 126,000 on it so far so good, no big problems but now changed out front lights switch in car and worked for a half day and went out again replaced again and went out again. Not sure where there is a short now or what problem is. Any suggestions or same problems, please respond to this. It is a formula style.
Car engine threw a rod after only EIGHTY THOUSAND MILES. I took extra special care of this car. My mechanic was confused as to why it did it and so was everyone else who checked the car. What a waste of money that car was on top of terrible gas mileage I can't believe that the engine failed on me! Careful, and if you absolutely need this car, get some sort of mechanical insurance.

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