1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix
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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix ProblemsTransmission Pressure Control Solenoid Failure May Cause Erratic Shifting
The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure control solenoid.
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 high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix QuestionsProblem with push rods (1 answer)
Had a leak in intake manifold,wich caused the crankcase to fill with oil and the car was driven for a while like this.I replaced the intaken manifold gasket,now the push rods are opening the valves slightly so theres no compression, I have them withb the 5.68 lenghts in the intake and the 6&quo...
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I understand from this article this can be considered serious. The yellow ABS light has been on for years and for a long time the red brake light would come on intermittently. I could be parked in a parking lot with t...
1997 Pontiac Grand Prix RecallsEngine Oil Leaks Onto Exhaust Manifold
Engine oil can leak onto the exhaust manifold, causing a fire hazard. This concern was addressed in previous recall notifications, but improvements to the repair have been made. Dealers will make improved repairs free of charge to resolve the concern.