1997 Pontiac Grand Am Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Pontiac Grand Am
- gear shift stuck in park
- How to replace a timing chain
- when getting to speeds over 45mph, the engine hesitates, sometimes dies.
- Gauges don't work but dash lights do. Checked all fuses under hood and on side of dash (good) . How do I fix this problem ?
- dash gauges won't work but lights work . All fuses are good under hood & dash.
1997 Pontiac Grand Am Problems
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.
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 HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the operation of the switch.
1997 Pontiac Grand Am Questions
Car runs like a gem all year except for 2 months in winter. Will start right back up in the spring. Have replaced EVERYTHING
1997 Pontiac Grand Am Recalls
1997 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews
I have a Pontiac Grand Am its a 97' and I'm having problems with it. When the car is coming to a stop the engine will bogg out and then when its at a total stop like at a stop light and I accelerate it dies on me. I will start back up and go but everytime it stops it dies when I accelerate. We already changed the fuel filter and the coils so im not too sure whats wrong.
Bought mine brand new. it had 3 miles on it when I took the keys. Have had afew problems but what car dont? Had to replace the AC compressor at 38000 miles. THen had problems with AC again at about 60000 miles. Had to replace EGR valve at about 50000 miles. The rest of the things are normal things that every car has to have replaced from time to time. Wish they had not stopped making these car...
I change my battery and starter on the same day and now my theft system show up on my dash and dont have the any odeal how to get it off so my car will start