The speedometer jumps constantly is and Now the RPM'S stay high, and today it overheated by the Guage reading. It feels as if it's losing power while driving. I'm thinking it's a starter issue draining power..but I need advice
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Newest reported 1999 Pontiac Grand Am problems
idles rough and when driving has no power
Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
The head light aim may be out of adjustment after replacing one of the head light bulbs, This can be caused by the head light assembly not being correctly installed after bulb replacement.
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 instrument panel and switch backlighting may fail due to a faulty dimmer control module. A failed module will require replacement.
An engine oil leak may develop from the rear of the engine. This is commonly caused by a failed oil pump drive o-ring seal. The leaking o-ring should be replaced to correct this concern.
It is common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.
The turn signal switch may fail causing the hazard/turn signal flasher to continue to click even when the turn signal switch is off. Replacing the faulty turn signal switch will commonly correct this condition.