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Acceleration problems
There are a number of things that may cause the car to hesitate when accelerating such as low fuel pressure, a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor, clogged or dirty fuel injectors, a faulty throttle position sensor or potentially...
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Car won't start doesn't even make a click when I turn the key
It sounds like you may have an issue with the security system malfunctioning or preventing the vehicle from starting. Another possibility may be a lack of power getting to the starter, such as a faulty starter relay. The starter relay...
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Did intake gasket. Car now bogs and stalls when started. Maf and misfire codes
Hello, thank you for writing in. Simply pulling the mass airflow sensor is not a good enough test. You will want to test it with a multimeter to get an accurate reading on how it is working. The symptoms you...
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My car has a hard time starting in the morning mostly. After it stalls it makes a popping noise. I took it to mechanic because the
You are describing different problems with fuel system. you will need to have fuel system isolated to see if the low pressure is due to bad pump or fuel pressure regulator leaking fuel into engine or another cause. A mechanic...
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While driving my Pontiac grand am the SECURITY light came on and stayed on. What could be wrong ?
Your car does have a factory security system and you may need to make sure your keys are programmed to the car or it may leave you unable to start the car. Have the system scanned with a dealer or...
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My 1997 pontiac grand am has multiple problems. The warning lights keep going on and off. I changed the battery thinking that migh
The odor of gasoline could be due to engine misfiring, an excessively rich mixture, and/or an actual leak of liquid fuel or fuel vapors. If it were to turn out that the cause is an actual gasoline leak, obviously that...
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I have p0128, p0304, and p0420 engine will not run.
I believe it was the P0128 code that did it. This code indicates a faulty thermostat or a faulty coolant temperature sensor. If the P0420 code has been around for a while, this would not only not have caused the...
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My back door or window doesn't work on the passenger side what can I do to resolve that problem
Hi there. If you are having difficulty opening the rear door or rolling down a power window on the same door, it's quite possible that the door lock actuator is stuck or the control module is damaged. It's also possible...
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Car died while exiting the free way. Went to restart and couldn't even get it to rev. What could it be?
This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination of both....
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brakes
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your brake pads likely need to be replaced. That grinding you are hearing is most likely metal-on-metal friction due to a lack of brake pad material. You can inspect the brake pads to see...
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Grand am gt 3.4l v6 i need to know where shift selinoids are located.
The solenoids are not serviceable through the removal of the pan and require transmission removal and disassembly.
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I installed a new fuel pump it ran and died again what can cause this
The fact that it will start with starting fluid, but eventually die suggest you have a fuel deliver issue. Essentially, the motor will run long enough to burn off the ether (starting fluid) and then starve for fuel and die....
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am GT security light on constantly and the car will only start after battery is run down and jumped.
Hello, thank you for writing in. You should start by scanning the vehicle for diagnostic codes to see what the security light is trying to tell you. Do this after you can get it to start and can take it...
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Turning left I get a rhythmic chirp, sounds like brake pad indicator; chirping increases w/ speed; stops when brake applied
Hello, thank you for writing in. The noises you are hearing are most likely the brakes. What is causing them to chirp is what needs to be the main focus, at least until you can rule out the braking system....
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Stalling issues
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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My car feels like the brakes are engaging on their own when I am driving
This is normally due to brake calipers sticking. I would recommend having a brake inspection performed to determine the exact cause of this issue. Consider YourMechanic as this can be done at your home or office.
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I have a 2000 pontiac grand am 2 door with 3.4 l and v6 what speed sensor do I need . My speedometer isn't working
The speedometer/odometer in your car is electronic and, as far as the dashboard display for speed, relies on a mini "stepper motor". The dash display (utilizing the stepper motor), the wiring to the dash, and/or the sensor that detects axle...
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Can i use a pontiac g6 stock radio in a pontiac grand am
Hi there. Besides having a few fabrication items to fit in the console, you'll likely have to change the pigtail or electrical harness to configure to your vehicle.
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my car leaks coolant but is fine with water. it also recently had a new water pump and thermostat put in why would this happen?
You are probably just seeing "randomness" in the leak rate when you add water versus coolant; both will leak at the same rate. What you want to do, of course, is just simply get the leak pinpointed and repaired. If...
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Cylinder 3 misfire
The "suspect" coil should have been tested prior to replacement; there might not have been anything wrong with it or the terminals might simply have needed to be cleaned (sometimes the terminals will get rusty or corroded). The other coils...

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