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How do you turn off the service engine soon light on a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am?

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What could be wrong if a 1996 Pontiac Grand Am hesitates and bogs down accelerating then after the car is off it will not start for at least an hour then runs rough with no power?

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What is the bolt pattern for a 2000 Pontiac Grand AM GT?

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I had a problem like this once and it ended up being the idler air valve.

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Adding octane booster, or using higher octane fuel, will not hurt your car. Octane is actually a combustion inhibitor, not an accelerant. If your engine is truly knocking, it's because the fuel/air mixture, during the compression stroke, is igniting before the spark plug is expected to fire. (The...

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What could be the cause of a 97 Pontiac Grand Am starting but when you press the gas the RPM's continue to go down on their own and the car almost dies?

My son has a 99 Grand Am with the same problem. He has had EVERYTHING checked and everything now points to the torque converter clutch solenoid

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you must have to check out the Clutch plates and pressure plates. better if u replace these parts by new one. and if your car is not changing gear and sounds like a wrong gear then might be clutch adjustment is needed. but its confirm that it is problem of clutch plates and pressure plates.

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Car has a hard time starting and it stalls when it rains a tune up and repairs have already been done what else could be wrong?

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You turn on your car and it sounds louder than usual and shakes really bad even when its moving It also feels like its about to lose power What could be wrong?

It's time for a tune-up, sounds like the engine has a miss in it.

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What is wrong when a 1989 4 L straight six runs great until it warms up and then it hardly idles and only the emission light is on but has been on for months?

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2 reasons - 1) Water on the roadway creates a significant drag on the tires & 2) High relative humidity in the air going into the engine slows the combustion process down.

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Why would your car overheat and lose power when you turn on the heat?

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You may find that your oil pump is not working properly. You may also find that the engine will overheat as well if this is the case.This happened with my 92 Chevy van. Shop put it on computer, said oil pressure sensor malfunctioning (false high pressure signal) and o2 sensor failed and ended up ...

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Because the clutch doesn't apply power

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I would suggest you change the fuel filter. Car run reasonable at low speeds but when more fuel is needed (gas pedal floored), will not flow enough gas due to clogged fuel filter. Could be other things but I would start with this.

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Should the Car lose power when ac is on?

Some, yes. When the A/C is on, the clutch is engaged on the compressor and now the car motor needs to turn it via the belt. Typically, the smaller the engine, the more you will notice a power decrease when the A/C is turned on.

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It stands for Enhanced Traction System- leave it on for regular driving- it doesn't engage unless the wheels slip, and then it will cut back power to the engine until you regain traction.if you get stuck, shut it off, rock the car out, and once you are out, turn it back on.

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What's wrong if a 1993 Toyota Camry is constantly running sluggishly and at times it begins to lose power the rpms jump or the vehicle dies?

Start with a good tune up including a new fuel and air filter.

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Recently my amp in my car messed up it keeps going on and off when you hook it up and the protection light is on any one have any idea why it would do this?

The amp is damaged internally, the power is loose, the ground is loose, the control wire from the deck is loose.

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What is wrong with your 01 Neon when you start the car it does not turn on and all the power and gages turn off but the engin still clicks?

First of all is the lights working in the car? (over head lights or any kind of lights) If your not getting anything at all (no lights) then you should check the battery. If the lights are working then I would check your starter. Most of the time if you take the battery somewhere to get checked t...

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Why does my focus 1.4 cl lose all revs when you push on accelarator it goes up to 4000 then comes straight down and car wont driveleave it a day or so and it goesthen the problem re-occurs?

My car is doing the same thing. Try swapping the coil pack with one from the wreckers, it may be that or the computer. It only does it when it's hot, after running for a while and the hotter it gets, the worse it gets. (not overheating) Let it cool down and it's fine till it's hot again. I'll try...

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When my air conditioning is on I lose power and the car shakes.?

There is a TSB from Chrysler concerning this. Take the car to a dealer and have them do a update/reflash of the vehicle compter. This should correct the problem.

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What is wrong when the power windows blower motor and abs and airbag light is always on?

you have bought a general motors car

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Why is the car sputtering like it wants to shut off in the middle of the road it loses its power lately the car has been running on empty all the time?

the fuel pick up has picked up all the crap on the bottom of the fuel tank and has blocked the filter change the filter and have 1/4 tank of fuel min and all will be good

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Is there a difference in a 305 motor mount and a 350 motor mount can't seem to get it hooked up whats wrong?

No they are the same blocks.Where did you get the mounts on the 350 from? The 305 or junk yard?Is it a new 350 or older 350?

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The average price of a used 2004 Pontiac Vibe is?

One can purchase a used 2004 Pontiac Vibe from CarMax for $10,998. The AutoTrader website states the price of a used 2004 Pontiac Vibe ranges from $7,025 to $7.450.

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Where is the thermostat on the engine of a 1997 grand am gt?

Usually in a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose

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Where do you hook up the vacuum on a BOV?

A BOV is usually mounted on the intercooler pipework between the turbocharger compressor and the throttle body, ideally on the throttle body side of the intercooler.A vacuum line connects the upper chamber of the BOV with a vacuum/boost source from the intake manifold.

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1994 jeep grand cherokkee the rear wiper is not working but it has power how do you fix it?

The rear wiper sometimes stop in cycle. Try turning on the switch and then gently move the arm slowing to trigger the motor.

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What is wrong if your car loses power and wont accelerate when making an extended turn like in a highway ramp but when you straighten the front wheels it works like normal again?

Sounds like either an electical short or a fuel problem... If your fuel pump is on it's way out and you take a corner, the engine might be starving...

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What causes a car to lose power when going up a hill?

The most likely issue is a clogged fuel filter.When the fuel filter is clogged, the fuel pump has to work much harder, resulting in a far less efficient drive.This means you can't get the power you need if you're trying to accelerate when overtaking or going uphill.

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Where can you find Detailed Instructions on the internet on installing a performance air intake system on a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2?

It depends on how much modifying you need/want to do. To put a cold air intake on, it is (supposed to be) a "bolt-on" part, so the instructions that come with the part should suffice. Essentially, simply looking at how the cold air intake will attach will tell you what needs to be removed. "Bolt-...

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If I am driving a car in my mother's name and she passed away and I am the person who has made all the payments how easy is it to transfer the name on the title?

You would have to talk with the executor of the estate. If you can prove the payments were made by you, you should be able to work it out, but the probate court will have to okay the transfer.

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Why does your vaxhull zafira loses power and stalls it tends to do it on long distances and the orange car lights up?

Had this problem with mine (51reg 1.6petrol) Turned out to be nothing but low oil. Uses more oil than any car I've ever owned but no spots or smoke just uses it. When oil gets really low, orange car light comes on and management system cuts power. No oil light! apparently this only comes on onc...

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What is the time for the labor to replace a piston and crank on a 2007 Pontiac grand prix?

Mitchell OnDemand estimates 14 hours.

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What is the problem with a 1997 Grand Am GT if it taps when first started and smoothes out after the car run for a while?

What you are hearing is the lifters tapping. Lack of oil changes, using poor quality of oil,wrong viscosity, and dirty oil filters will cause this. The engine bearings may be getting worn as well.Change your oil regularly with good quality products, add in some oil treatment like Lucas oil stabil...

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Where is the location of grease fittings on a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix?

Origional equipment components will not have any grease fittings. Once you replace the parts with GOOD aftermarket parts you will have fittings to lube. You should get a few years out of the original parts before they need replacing

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When you hook up the cables to your battery on your trailer you get sparks why?

I'm guessing you're talking about the plug for the lights not a battery on a travel trailer. You have a short in the wiring somewhere. Check the trailer harness for a pinched wire of even a bad socket. You will probably blow the fuse in the vehicle if you plug it in and leave it. Use a battery to...

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When you start off your car lose power you have to put the gas all the way down?

If your car seems to idle like it should you may have a clogged fuel filter or clogged exhaust pipe. The clogged exhaust pipe would most like ly be the catalytic convertor. a clogged convertor usually puts off a smell something like rotten eggs. I think I'd start with the fuel filter. Good luck.

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Is it hard to fix a outer broken door handle on a 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix?

It is not that hard... all you have to do is when you have the new door handle you have to take the door panel off on the inside of the car and reach through the holes and unscrew the bolts to the handle and the door handle should come off and put the new one on and put the screws back on and put...

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If a car hesitates and bogs down when you step on the gas What is wrong?

Its broke - get a new car

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If a 2003 jetta wagon diesel is losing power and has poor fuel mileage and no check engine light on what could the problem be?

I'm not familiar with the TDI VW. I have owned several diesels including a big truck. Low grade fuel can cause a loss of power. Get fuel from a well known source. Some truck stops offer No. 1 fuel. It burns cleaner but less power. Did the problem start instantly, or was it gradual? Has anyone tou...

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What is the bolt pattern for a Pontiac Grand Prix?

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