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Most reported 2002 Pontiac Firebird problems

 

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A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

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The head light door actuators may fail causing the head lights to become stuck in the raised or lowered position.

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The roller on the window guide attached to the bottom of the window glass may break off and cause the window to come off track.

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The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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The t-top models are prone to water leaks from the t-tops weather strip seals. Our technicians tell us that replacing the all of the t-top related weather strips will commonly correct most leaks. Care should be taken when removing and installing the t-tops in order to avoid damage to the weather strips.

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Failure of the rear transmission mounts is common.

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The hood and rear hatch supports may fail causing the hood or hatch fall back down after being raised to the open position. Replacement of failed supports is recommended.

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A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

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The tail or brake lights may be dim due to a poor ground connection inside the light socket. Failed light sockets will require replacement.

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The extension housing seals commonly leak.
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One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves even if a fault code is set for only one bank of cylinders. Replacing only one valve may result in a return trip to the repair shop.

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The hatch pull down switch may fail causing the rear hatch not to close completely. Our technicians tell us that the switch can be replaced with out changing the complete pull down motor assembly.
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