1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP ProblemsStalling Due to Mass Air Flow or Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
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. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be completely flushed.
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP QuestionsWon't run with alternator plugged in. New fuel pump,alternator, spark plugs,etc (1 answer)
I purchased a 1997 GP. It didn't have the alternator on it so it was running off battery. After I put the alternator back on when I plug it in, the engine stalls. After doing this a couple of times I took the alternator off and had it checked. The tech said the alternator checked out fine. An...
my 97 grand prix gtp stalls while driving down the road. it happens at hwy and city speeds. I can sometimes restart it while coasting down the road right after a stall. other times I have to wait a few minutes until it will start. I have had it hooked up to a scan tool and the error code was misf...