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If the rate of acceleration is greater than commanded (aka, "unintended acceleration"), you might have a problem in the electronic throttle control, throttle position sensor, idle air control, or related systems. You might take a look at the OBD-II system...
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Car has leak and water in engine
Hello and thanks for writing in. Unfortunately, what you are describing sounds like a blown head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. A head gasket that fails between cylinders will generally cause a misfire...
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My fuel pump won't turn on. On my 95 Pontiac firebird
Hi There, I would suggest checking the ground connections and wiring to be sure there is proper connectivity. This is something that is very easy to overlook and can cause problems with getting the fuel pump to come on when...
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Hi, I have a 2003 pontiac sunfire that is getting water in my engine. It looks like water is leaking from somewhere between my eng
Engine coolant can leak externally through a hose, radiator, water pump, etc. or internally due to a leaking head gasket and sometimes a leaking intake manifold gasket depending on the engine design. External leaks are typically found by simple pressure...
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My car keeps cutting off everytime I turn my steering wheel. Cranks up just fine but once I turn the wheel it turns off.
Hi There, Your car has a power steering pressure switch that sends a signal to the engine computer when the steering wheel is turned. In response, the engine computer commands the fuel injectors to introduce a little more fuel into...
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How much a bumper a trunk in a frame cost for 2004 Pontiac Grand am
Hi there. Unfortunately, there are services that our mobile mechanics do not offer. You would be better served to contact a local body repair shop. Thanks.
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Car won't start
Hi there. I believe the security light being on and the car not starting issue is one in the same. The FOB needs to be programmed to the ECU of your Pontiac. General Motors cars have a procedure for "relearning...
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Where I could find the clips that hold the back seat cushion down on a 1999 Grand Prix GT?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Start by going to an vehicle upholstery shop to get an idea of what that exact piece is called, and what you can do about obtaining one. There are many types of clips, and...
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Car lost power steering at 6pm on way home. Filled reservoir before I went to bed, next morning it was all drained out on ground.
This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300...
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How do I unlock my RDS radio? 2005 Pontiac radio?
Hi there - since your radio is an RDS model, you will to have a GM service center unlock your RDS radio. RDS radio models cannot be unlocked with the procedure you mention.
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Fiero GT VERY difficult to move shifter from any position. 1986 Pontiac Fiero
Hello - your Fiero uses rather long cables for the shifter linkage, and several pivot mechanisms that are potentially very stiff if they have not been cleaned and lubed in recent history. Cold weather also makes cable action stiff initially,...
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Trying to swap a 3800 series 2 motor from an 03 impala to an 04 Bonneville will it work
Hi there. You might want to consult with a local engine swap mechanic on this one. Since we don't offer this service to our customers, we try to stay away from giving definitive answers on whether or not engine swaps...
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My power sliding door on my 1996 Pontiac Transport moves really slow makes a whining noise and does not latch all the way shut.
Hi there. The sliding door has a track that the door rides in and allows the rollers on the door to move as the door motors operate. The track tends to get rust and buildup in it making the rollers...
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Firebird runs for about 20 minutes then starts goosing and stalls. when slowing down and turning it stalls. Installed a new module, a new fuel pump, and a new filter.
Hi there. If your engine has a carburetor, check the float and see if its sticking. The float will not move properly and cause the engine to over fuel and flood the engine which will stall it out. I recommend...
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P0507 code...Please help
Hi There, Replacing the idle control valve is a great start. I would also suggest checking the throttle blade adjustment to be sure that it is adjusted properly. When this is out of adjustment, this may allow excess air into...
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My key fob doesn't unlock my 2007 Pontiac Grand prix and my obd 2 reader won't connect.
As far as the malfunctioning key fob, it may be time for a new unit. The contacts may be worn out on the circuit board inside the device or the button may be worn and not making enough contact. You...
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I have a 2004 Pontiac bonneville, and air blows cold on the passengers side of the car, but not on the drivers side. Any ideas?
Hi there. There is a blend door that keeps the air blowing on the cold and hot sections separate. The blend door maybe stuck between the evaporator and the heater core causing the temperature difference. Also, the air duct on...
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Can a steering wheel lock up because there is a problem with the battery or alternator
Hello Sharon, thanks for writing in. The power steering can and absolutely will go out if the alternator or battery fails while driving. Lets break it down. The alternator is powered off of the engine, and it then supplies the...
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I have Pontiac G6, it shakes when idle. Usually when I drive and stops on signal. I read some code and it shows P0300 and P0301.
The codes P0300 and P0301 are coming up for a misfire on cylinder number 1. Check the cylinder for spark, fuel, and air. Check the spark plug and make sure that it is firing. The spark plug wire could have...
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I have a 2001 Pontiac grand am. A week ago I got an oil change as usual. Yesterday the change oil light came on. Is this bad?
Hello there. Usually when the oil change warning light is illuminated on the dash after an oil change, it's just a simple glitch in the ECU and not an indication of a major problem. However, there are some instances where...

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