Inside, new upholstery and instrumentation were featured. The last Bonneville left the assembly line on May 27, 2005. This incident caused a lot of concern because it could have happened at any speed. The failure mileage was 120,000 and current mileage was 129,000. I also just changed the battery recently because it died out completely last week.
The Bonneville remained Pontiac's costliest and most luxurious model throughout the 1960s and was instrumental in pushing Pontiac to third place in sales from 1962 to 1970. The Bonneville also had more powerful standard V8 engines than other full-sized Pontiacs including the 389 cu in 6. Do have other minor things to fix - one rear door lock actuator to replace, and minor paint peeling I will fix. If you want to be a recognized vendor on this Forum, send a private message to an Admin. The contact also noticed that the head lamps could not be turned off or would activate while the vehicle was parked, which resulted in a loss of battery power and the inability to restart the vehicle. Battery is brand new by the way the car cranks strong. It holds up well and even gets good gas mileage for such a large car.
The Bonneville also regained the Safari station wagon as part of its model lineup for the first time since 1970 with woodgrained exterior trim and interior appointments shared with Bonneville coupes and sedans. This includes neons, body, cosmetic wheels, etc. I even wrote and sent pictures a letter to john F smith jr. They cannot find the problem. Voltage for the pw breaker goes hot with the key on. Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.
Please help and thanks so much! Lots of older people bought them though and looked after them and sometimes didn't drive them much. However, exactly as before, a downsizing proved its salvation. These 1982-1986 Bonnevilles were the smallest and the last of the old breed of Bonnevilles, having rear wheel drive, full perimeter frame body on frame , and old-fashioned American car ride and styling. Next, disconnect the blower control module connector and the electrical connector. Not sure about your vehicle, you can try it? Good luck and let me know if that helps you and fixes the problem.
Also a 300 horsepower 220 kW 370 cubic inches 6,100 cc V8 with four-barrel carburetor and dual exhausts was now standard equipment. You may luck out and have the pump replaced and fix the problem, but if it has more than 125,000 miles on the engine, the bearings are probably failing too. It had been maintained by them apparently with few mechanical replacements, i. Master cyclinder went out 2 times. The Bonneville differed from its lesser and counterparts by featuring more luxurious interior trim with upgraded cloth and Morrokide vinyl or expanded Morrokide upholstery in sedans and coupes, expanded Morrokide in Safari wagons and genuine leather seating in convertibles.
You may luck out and have the pump replaced and fix the problem, but if it has more than 125,000 miles on the engine, the bearings are probably failing too. Have had routine maintenance like brakes, rotors, tires, etc. From now on, the division would use Chevrolet engines. Great car and still love to drive it! Took to different dealer for repairs. The latter was not just ad copy, either, as Pontiac pushed its wheels further out toward the fenders than anyone else and created what were considered to be the best-cornering full-size cars in the industry.
Off-topic stuff should be in the lounge, and all mechanical problems should be posted in the proper forum. That year also brought a larger 400 cu in 6. Your warranty is up and that there is nothing that they can do for me. I cleanest Bonneville out there, other than the last generation. Both the grille design and the Wide Track phrase remained part of Pontiac's image up to its termination. The problem has not recurred.
Remove the instrument panel assembly. Replaced master cylinder and rear wheel cylinders. Would cost you less in the long run. Coasted to side of road. If you want to be a recognized vendor on this Forum, send a private message to an Admin. Now leave the control in the off position. Staying true to 's Wide Track heritage it had the widest overall track in its competitive class at 62.
I called and asked her if they were working prior to the car breaking down and she said yes. The Bonneville played an important part that year in the introduction of two of Pontiac's greatest marketing inspirations — the split grille and the Wide Track slogan. Removed door spring so door now stays closed. The 1982-1986 Bonnevilles are direct descendants of the 1964 Pontiac Tempest. The oil is pumped thru the crank bearings, then up to the top of the cyl heads. For 1969, a 360 hp 270 kW 428 became the standard Bonneville engine, which in turn was replaced for 1970 by an even larger 455 cu in 7.