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Questions tagged [pontiac]

Pontiac was a brand of automobile manufactured and sold by General Motors (GM); though production ended in 2009, Pontiac remains a registered and active trademark of GM.

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1986 pontiac grand prix won't start

What could be wrong if car will not start after jumping it for 10 minutes. Radio and lights turn on but car will not start. No noise whatsoever
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Pontiac LeMans 1.6 TBI - fuel pressure problems

I have a Pontiac LeMans, 1989 year of manufacture, engine 1.6 with Rochester TBI 700. I think that I have a problem with a fuel pressure. Engine idling is bad. Engine idle has 800 rpm with ...
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Trac off and abs lights on dash won't go off since shocks absorbers replaced

I had shock absorbers put on when I got car back the Trac off light was on and so was the abs. What could cause these to come on without moving car? Diagnostic test said both wheel speed sensor.
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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix ticking under light acceleration

I have a 2004 naturally aspirated grand prix with the 3.8 series 3 3800. I took out my factory airbox and put in an open cone air filter. Ever since then my car has has a ticking noise while under ...
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Car keeps running hot

I replaced the thermostat on my 2008 Pontiac vibe and I I’ve bled the cooling system 5 or 6 times and it’s still running hot it’s not the water pump it’s not leaking no water in the oil wat else could ...
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Bad Starter?? 2000 Pontiac Sunfire

car wont start. not even a sound. dashboard lights, over head lights, radio all come on. battery has been tested. cables all clean. cant even jump start it.
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Water in door columns

I am getting water in both doors columns. After rain, both of my seatbelts are wet. In cold weather, they freeze in place. I have read many similar complaints. Is anyone aware of a recall for this ...
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2007 Pontiac torrent wont start

When I turn on the key the dash lights up with lights and the stabilitrac light is on. It says service vehicle soon. My radio and heater fan work but nothing else. No headlights or interior lights. Oh ...
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2006 Pontiac Vibe Heating problems - Toyota engine

To start, I had my mechanic disconnect the compressor for my A/C about 6 months ago. He said my car would be fine without it. Now, with that being said, my heat suddenly stopped working properly. ...
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Pontiac Grand Prix won't start, horn would honk, electrical system goes crazy

Some facts: My dad has an aftermarket Remote Keyless Entry Not aware of any aftermarket theft system, does not use keyless start He's used 410 watt power inverters through the cigarette lighter but ...
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Will I be able to use these wheels from my 2004 Saturn L300 on my 2005 Pontiac G6?

The tires on my G6 are 225 r50 17. One of them blew out today and I have fairly new tires on my Saturn that I'd like to swap. The Saturn tires are 215 R55 16, would I be able to use these tires? I'm ...
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Car won't start. What should I try next?

My 1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L OHV is having a hard time starting. Please see the description of the symptoms and what I already tried. I am looking for 2 or 3 more things to try before I give in and go ...
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2002 Pontiac Grand Am will not start

Had to tow the car from work, turn the key all lights as normal, but wont engage the starter. Jumped the starter, starter turns over the engine but motor will not start. replaced the entire ignition ...
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Chevy cobalt battery

The battery is dead on my pontiac pursuit (same as Cobalt). The ignition won't let me have the key back, and because the battery is dead the button to pop the trunk doesn't work. I have a battery ...
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Should my check engine light be on if an O2 sensor is physically absent?

I have a 2009 Pontiac Vibe. The Check Engine light was on and I took it in to a mechanic. He told me that the downstream O2 sensor was not responding and that he physically removed it. He said that ...
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Brake pedal goes to floor

i have a 2005 pontiac grand am and my brake pedal goes to the floor any suggestions on what cause is we bled brakes numerous amounts of times checked for leaks ive replaced master cylinder yes bench ...
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How do you bleed brakes on a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am?

I've been trying to figure out how to bleed my brakes on a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am. I know how to bleed brakes, but every car is different, and I've never bled brakes on a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am. When I ...
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99 Pontiac sunfire

First when u try to turn the key to start it all the lights work just fine but a further turn to start nothing not even a click we tried jumping it across using the starter worked for a day then ...
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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Radio Theftlock

Blew the bulb in my stock radio, picked up another radio from the junk yard, and of course there's the theftlock (I should've known). I've read about being able to get a code by holding down various ...
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am stalls while driving!

My 2001 Pontiac stalls out while driving we’ve replaced loads of stuff with no luck. It begins losing power and the more gas you try to give it the more it wants to die. It sat for 2 years prior and I’...
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AC stops working in 2002 Pontiac sunfire SE 2002 at high RPM

I have a 2002 Pontiac sunfire SE. The ac works when I drain the Freon and refil it. It works better on high way. But there’s this weird thing that happened twice. I reved it to a high RPM (like 4000-...
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Possible ABS problems

2006 Pontiac Torrent Occasionally, when coming to a stop my car seems to be engaging the ABS. I say seems to be because I can't think of any other system that would engage the breaks but then again I ...
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Pontiac parts and GM parts

I am planning to buy a Pontiac bonneville 2004 my question is about it parts the dealer told me it is parts is the same as GM and can be found easily in US. Is that right?
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Help maintenance & repair

06 Pontiac g6 will not start! I recently changed fuel pump. I am getting fuel to the fuel rail with pressure but fuel injectors are not opening. I can pour gas in the breather and it will start until ...
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Where I do find a 12v accessory power in a 2008 Pontiac G5?

I'm trying to install a cruise control in my 2008 Pontiac G5. It's made by Rostra. It needs 12v accessory power. I think I need to go to the fuse box, but does anyone have any idea which wire to tap ...
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I put a new battery in my 2006 Pontiac vibe The dash lights don't come on when I turn the key on , nothing?

New battery, still nothing happens when I turn on key, no dash lights , the chime works and anti-theft light blinks , that's all
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Having transmission problems

my Pontiac g6 doesn't want to shift after the car is driven for awhile , but when co0ld nit shifts just fine, any ideas ? haven't tried anything , not sure what to do
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My remote key isn’t working to unlock my doors

I own a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix. My remote key isn’t working to unlock my doors sometimes, but it always opens my trunk easily when I press it. Sometimes I have to press the unlock button over and ...
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I have a 1994 pontiac grand am gt with wipers not working

I can not get the wipers to work. Ive replaced the motor but there is no power to the fuse and i put a new one in today
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Grand Prix Remote Quits Works Off an On

2005 Grand Prix GT non-supercharged. I use the remote on my car when able, like anybody would. It usually works just fine. But there have been three times in the past year where I would get out of the ...
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Coolant leaking badly

tl;dr: The coolant is just pouring out of the bottom of the front of the car (2007 Pontiac Wave) as fast as it goes in. This started in the winter, after the car suddenly got very slow and then steam ...
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Resting a radiator on metal brackets

I have recently replaced the radiator in my 2006 Pontiac g6 GTP 3.9L. While installing the new unit I neglected to install the rubber feet between the rad and the frames lower bracket, which the rad ...
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99 pontiac Sunfire electric clicking sound when turn ignition off

Pretty much asked the question on the title. I really truly appreciate y'alls time
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It's about the traction and engine power reduced issue

I have 2006 Pontiac G6 hardtop convertible. The car's service traction message and engine power reduced and car doesn't accelerate properly. Any ideas that I can try to resolve this problem without ...
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Trunk release switch & connector

Im trying to figure out what you would call the connector for the trunk release button on a 2010 Pontiac G6. The actual button has 4 pins & the plug/connector only shows 3 metal contacts. There is ...
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Clicking sound in left front when brakes are hot and I apply light brakes under 30 mph

I have a 2004 Grand Am and my mechanic is stumped. When my brakes are hot and when I apply them lightly under 30 mph there is a rotational clicking sound. But, get this, the sound isn't there when the ...
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There is coolant leaking from the top of the engine

I just replaced the radiator and there is coolant shooting out of the engine around a screw on the top of the engine
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2004 Pontiac Grand Am

2004 Pontiac Grand AM won’t start. The low oil pressure light is on, radio and air conditioning comes on. Car won’t turn over at all. Suggestions?
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2001 Pontiac Grand Am cooling fans not kicking on

I just bought a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am SE for 1,500 and registered in 3 days ago. My luck it’s been one thing after another. (I guess you really do get what you pay for) Pulled into a parking lot &...
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Car had issues moving today

2009 Pontiac G6 base sedan 144000 miles Automatic. I was on my way to work and had to hit brakes pretty hard since some people on the highway cut off the car in front of me. Came to a complete stop ...
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire not accelerating past 40mph

Problem Details: My 1997 Pontiac Sunfire will turn on but I need to leave it cranking for a bit and give it a little gas, it can run, but when I try to accelerate past 40mph, the revolutions drop ...
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Pontiac 2009 Vibe Cool to Heat dial won't budge

It looks like it is stuck or frozen or broken. I noticed it was hard to turn earlier but now it won't move at all.
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What is the source of water soaking the passenger side carpet and floor panels on my Pontiac?

I have a 08 Pontiac G6 GT. (Sister car of the Saturn Aura and Chevy Malibu) Sunroof. I noticed water on my passenger front and back floor boards. It's clear water and has no smell or weird feel. I ...
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Transmission fluid in coolant overflow tank

This is a 2004 Pontiac Aztec. I have transmission fluid in my coolant overflow tank. What would cause that?
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Car is intermittently completely dead then is fine after a little while

I have a 2008 Pontiac G5. The battery is about 7 months old and I had it tested and it is perfectly fine. Connections to the battery seem solid and clean. However, intermittently when I try to ...
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5 speed to 6 speed transmission swap reprogramming?

I have a 2003 Pontiac Vibe (which is the same as Toyota Matrix) that the transmission locked up. For what I researched it is a very common problem with the Vibe. Solution suggested was to swap it for ...
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Keyless remote not working

I have a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am, with V6. I changed the battery in my car now my keyless remote only works when the car is off. If it's running and I try an use any of the buttons it does nothing. What ...
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pontiac g6 shut down

I have a 2006 Pontiac g6 v6 3.5 engine and while driving my car shut completely down first thing popped on was the power steering then the steering wheel got hard to turn the anti-theft light came on ...
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2000 Pontiac Bonneville lacks power [closed]

I put new plugs and coil packs on my car. It runs but it slowly gains speed. What's wrong with it? It doesn't have a catalytic converter and my oil isn't mixing with coolant. This car doesn't have ...
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Some kind of short circuit or bad connection maybe

I have a 00 grand am. Every time I start my car my time is on 12 but my stations are still set. What could this be?