2001 Pontiac Grand Am Repair and Maintenance
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am ProblemsIntake 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.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
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.
2001 Pontiac Grand Am Questionswould the vacuum hose make the car cut off frequently at stop lights (1 answer)
however the car immediately start back up again
I have changed the housing, the coil packs and the plugs what could be the problem
Change the fuel pump and gas gauge seem to be reading right well got down to 1/8 of a tank on gas gauge and ran out of gas put gas in gauge moved up couple days later got to a line above a quarter and ran out so went to fill it and could only put 5 gallons in so now it reads full and once it gets...
2001 Pontiac Grand Am RecallsIgnition Lock Cylinder Concern
Excess weight on the key ring can cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position without warning, turning off the engine. This defect can also affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Dealers will provide two replacement key rings and key cover on all ignition keys to correct this concern.
GM has recalled 2000-2001 Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero, and Pontiac Grand Am vehicles because the turn signals and hazard lights may fail. This may increase the risk of a collision. Dealers will replace the hazard warning switch.
The owner's manual does not explain the child restraint anchor location symbols for the lower universal anchorage system. This does not meet the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners were sent supplements to the owner's manual explaining the location symbols in the vehicle. The recall began August 18, 2003. The GM recall number is 03039.