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Understanding the Pontiac Oil-Life Monitor and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Pontiac Oil Life Monitor (OLM) indicates when and what service your car needs.
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If you’re in the market for a used Pontiac vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Buy a Classic Pontiac
Whether you want to buy a classic Pontiac for yourself or as a gift, here are some tips on buying one for a great value.
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix short grinding noise
Many vehicles with ABS brakes have a self test system when the vehicle first begins to move. This causes the valves inside of the ABS hydraulic control unit to move up and down very rapidly. It is possible that you...
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My 2007 Pontiac Hard Top convertible does not go down with this message " TOP TOO COLD" , also my outside tem is stuck on 73F
This is an electrical and/or sensor problem that will have to be diagnosed in person. Although the sensor may be connected, if the wiring to the sensor adds resistance due to corrosion or poor connections that can cause this kind...
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How many motor mounts are in a 2006 pontiac grand prix?
There is one engine mount, one transmission mount and two torque strut mounts (left and right), so four units in all, although the strut mounts are 2 pieces each, so technically 8 pieces in all. The engine and transmission mounts...
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High pitch squealing while accelerating. New water and power steering pump
Hi Brandon. Thanks for contacting us tonight. A squealing noise is typically caused by a loose belt - like a serpentine belt that drives the water pump on your Pontiac. It's also possible that one of the pulley's is causing...
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Reduce engine lite is on does slow the vechile down . comes on &off .i cleaned the intake throttle. It s weird i fell the rpm go
The cause of the reduced power is not likely to be the battery. In any case, the battery is easy to test and rule out. The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely...
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Light green fluid leaked out brake caliper when changing pads
If you opened the bleeder screw on the top of the caliper housing, or you loosened the bolt on the banjo style fitting that holds the flexible brake hose to the caliper, any fluid that leaks from those positions is...
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I was driving today an my car completely stopped in the middle of traffic my steering wheel locks up an battery dead
Hi Rebecca. Thanks for reaching out to us tonight. When a vehicle stalls and loses electrical power like you've described, it can be very tricky to diagnose, since there are so many possible sources. In many cases, this can be...
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Started hearing knocking from engine. Pulled dipstick and no oil. Will adding oil make knocking go away?
That will have everything to do with how far you drove without oil pressure. I can't give you a mileage figure, but as soon as the oil pressure goes away, continuing to run the engine is doing damage. The longer...
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My engine is shaking and making a loud ticking noise. When I’m driving up hills the noise stops. Oh , and there’s smoke coming fro
The engine should be inspected to determine the cause of the noise and the smoking. However, if the oil pressure warning light came on, the engine might have been damaged due to inadequate lubrication. The present smoke may be due...
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Will a bad air sensor damage your car if it is not fixed immediately, how long do you have to fix it?
If the check engine light is constant (NOT flashing) you might have days to weeks, depending on how much the air fuel ratio departs from the stoichiometric ideal. Too little fuel and the engine runs too hot. Too much fuel...
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Blowing cold air, overheating. Thermostat is new.
You either have a bad water pump impeller is worn down and not pumping fluid or the radiator is clogged. I would recommend having the engine checked for a blown head gasket checking to see of combustion gas is getting...
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I own a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am. My alternator went out, had it replaced. Now my car has a hard shift and the trac off light is on??
You will need to have the computer scanned for additional stored codes for the traction control and may need to have the throttle control relearned to have the vehicle shift correct.
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My steering assist, I believe, is going out at random in my 2006 Pontiac G6.
The two recalls that you are referring to implicate only vehicles equipped with electronic power steering. Not all G6 production in 2006 was equipped with such a system. For example, if your 17 character VIN sequence has a "B" in...
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The code came up crank shaft sensor and replaced it and now won't start
You may have got a bad sensor if the engine was running before the sensor was replaced. Also check connection and installation of sensor for problems. If it still does not start then you will need to have further testing...
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Should I replace the engine on my 2008 Pontiac G6 3.5l The transmission has 99000 miles
I would recommend comparing the cost of the engine replacement to the value of the vehicle. If the cost of the engine replacement exceeds the value of the vehicle with its current mileage, I would recommend against replacing the engine...
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I have a small transmission fluid leak and need a flush and bushing replacement on a 2006 Pontiac G6. How much should that cost?
If the fluid leak is from the transmission oil pan, the leak will be resolved once the transmission fluid and filter is changed. In practice, when the oil pan is re-installed after draining the fluid, a proper pan to transmission...
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I recenlty changed the window regulator on my 2009 pontiac g5. After that, the car started to experience reduced engine power. Che
You cannot have a used ECM installed since it was programmed to old car. You will need to have a new or remanufactured one and have it programmed to work for your car and theft system. If the battery got...
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I had body work done and had my front fender replaced. Now there is a lot of moisture in my headlight. Should body shop charge?
The body shop would not be responsible for additional problems and the insurance company should cover it since this would be called a hidden problem that the body shop did not notice when giving the original estimate. They would charge...
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Need the ECU replaced in my car
Anytime the CEL is allowed to be continuously on you will never be informed of any vehicle malfunctions if and as they arise and they will arise. That circumstance alone means any decision about re-programming is a moot issue (you...

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