» » »

Pontiac Q&A

Ask Your Question

1999 Pontiac Grand Am Question: I bought one 2wks ago n it caught on fire under hood,wat caused this to happen?

 

Question

Katie78, East Prairie, MO, March 04, 2014, 15:13
 Rookie

It wasn't running hot or nething temp gauge stayed 200 n 202 n leak marks on carport or didn't notice ne under hood

1 Answer
Flag This
  • Answer #1

    technician3022 March 04, 2014, 19:19
     Enthusiast

    need more info but maybe it was electrical??? did you notice any funny smells or puffs of thick white smoke bfor it ignited?

    Flag This
  • Reply

    Katie78, March 04, 2014, 22:43
     Rookie

    Yes sir it smelt like it was over heating but gauge was still at 202 so I pulled Over n turned the engine off n smoke started coming tru the vents inside the car n then flames came frm the hood. N wud u happen to know of ne recalls on it?

    Reply
    Flag This