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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your Pontiac Grand Prix

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Pontiac Grand Prix Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Engine -- Verified

The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.

Engine -- Verified

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The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to intermittently stall. It may be necessary for the engine to cool down before it will restart.

Pontiac Grand Prix Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., August 24, 2000

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The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.

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Body, Interior & Misc., May 25, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY STOP WORKING DUE TO A SEPARATION BETWEEN THE DRIVE PIN AND CRESCENT IN THE CRANK ARM ASSEMBLY.

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Drive Train, November 29, 1991

Summary: THE REVERSE SERVO APPLY PIN MAY BIND IN THE CASE WHICH COULD CAUSE REVERSE BAND DISTRESS (LOSS OR SLIPPING OF REVERSE), REVERSE BAND DRAG IN DRIVE RANGE (POOR PERFORMANCE -- POOR POWER), OR THE TRANSMISSION TO REMAIN IN REVERSE WHILE THE SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS NEUTRAL GEAR POSITION.

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Drive Train, May 5, 1994

Summary: CRACKS DEVELOP IN THE WHEEL MOUNTING SURFACE. IF THESE CRACKS BECOME SEVERE ENOUGH, THE WHEEL WILL COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

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Engine, November 13, 2006

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On some vehicles, the fuel tank may be missing the adhesive that bonds the barrier layer to the outer shell. This may allow fuel and/or fuel vapors to leak out between the layers, increasing the risk of fire. Dealers will inspect the serial numbers on the fuel tank and replace it if needed. The recall began November 13, 2006. The GM recall number is 06160.

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Pontiac Grand Prix Questions and Answers

momlovesvai, 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix, 3.1L V6, Kelseyville, CA

can i route the belt without the smog pump being on.

Visitor, 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix, 3.1L V6, Madison, AL

car runs fine at idle but when it warms up and when the gas pedal is pressed it cuts off

Visitor, 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix, 3.1L V6, Byron, GA

i replaced abs module etc with regular brake master cyl etc
how can i get abs lights etc to not come on since there is
no abs but it had several wires left hanging, thanks

Visitor, 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix, 3.1L V6, Long Beach, CA

bad water leak

davon, 1990 Pontiac Grand Prix, 3.1L V6, Camden, OH

Car starts and idles just fine but when gas is pressed it dies. tried the computer, catililitic converter, fuel regulator.

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Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

I really need to know if I should try changing my resistor blower motor since my heat/AC stopped working when I turn it on high?

Bought brand new, currently 114k miles, no major engine or transmission problems yet!! I love my car. Always used quality gas & got oil changed regularly. 1st tune-up at 100k miles, my ignition still starts like a brand new car. 1st major repair in 2013 hvac. Needs new struts but still handles & accelerates like new. I'm blessed.

brake lights and turn signals on rear went out replaced fuse and still does not work

I've only had my 93 Grand Prix LE for about 2 months. Other than a service engine light coming on it hasn't given me any problems. No oil leaks, no oil usage, air cond. works and breaks are fabulous. Very good engine power for a 20 year old car. The odometer says 53000?

I do not recomend this vehicle I love my 02 grand prix, I guess exterior mostly. I bought it used and had many problems. no kick in gas bumby ride always