1996 Pontiac Grand Am Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Pontiac Grand Am ProblemsLeaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
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.
The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition. Our technicians tell us that the ignition lock cylinder should be replace to correct this condition.
1996 Pontiac Grand Am QuestionsWhich O2 sensor is more likely to go out? (2 answers)
My check engine light is on and I finally determined is was the O2 sensor. (O2 fuse keeps blowing. Engine light goes off every time I replace it and pops back up when the fuse blows again) I called auto zone to get a quote on the price of the part and they informed me there are two in my vehicle,...
passenger side door locked on its own awhile back.once in awhile it'll unlock and i can open it.2 weeks ago driver side door locked up on its own.key or no key,either way it's locked shut.It's manual,not electrical.bad motor? cold weather frozen it solid? company malfunction and recal...