The A-body line became front-wheel-drive, leaving the rear-wheel-drive midsize platform as the. Also most 1982 models had a two tone interior. The Grand Prix Sedan also had a slight tail light revision using the amber over red pattern as opposed to the red over amber in years past; however, the coupe's tail lights remained the same. I took a 20amp fused jumper and jumped the cooling fan 1 relay from pin 87 to pin 30 and i get a click that comes from under my air box. Inside, the burled-elm trim was replaced by a new teakwood design and upholstery trim patterns for vinyl and cloth selections were revised for both bucket and bench seat offerings. This prevented common rust of the rear strut towers of the 1997-2000 models.
I bought this car at only a yr old in order to have a newer car that I didnt have to worry about breaking down and all I have had is problem after problem with this car! It could be that your computer doesn't see a reason for the fan to come on. I do not know what is wrong with the car, any help would be greatly appreciated please. Outside, there was a new front and rear fascia and new ground effects. Production of the larger , however, ended in June 2009. This system, first introduced by in 1964, was available in addition to the regular Circ-L-Aire Conditioning. All 2+2 models came equipped with a corporate 305 cu in 5. The bad news is that 92-octane fuel is required.
The car seen here was raced at. Although it had modest horsepower, benign handling and design compromises, there were only approximately 1,225 Grand Prix 2+2s built in 1986 and all found buyers. The addition of the catalytic converter spelled the end of dual exhaust for 1975 and detuning of engines. Grand Prixs of model years 2001 to 2002 have OnStar systems that are Analog cellular capable only. Interiors were revised with all-new instrument panels featuring a larger dose of walnut trim which now extended to the center console standard with bucket seats, along with a new steering wheel with horn bars replacing the horn ring used in previous years. The engine, however, was 450 lb 200 kg heavier than a V8, and three times more expensive to make. Also standard was a heads-up-display that projected the speed onto the windshield.
New for 1965 was a no-cost bench seat option with center armrest available with either upholstery choice. Several new colors were also added for the 2008 model year. This car has been a stalling demon lemon but it does get good mileage and it is powerful comfortable and sleek. A new option this year was the Turbo Hydra-Matic 200-4R four-speed overdrive automatic available with the 305 V8 for improved highway gas mileage. An all-new Grand Prix was scheduled for 1972. Included were a padded instrument panel, deluxe steering wheel, courtesy lights, and other features.
Each prong on the relay is now accessible and I can see what the relay is getting or not getting. The service engine light has only came on one time through out the whole ordeal and it didn't really come on it just blinked on and off for about 30 seconds and the car just stopped and we had to pull off the road and let it reset it self and it had a burning smell almost to it but it was not overheating or anything like that no smoke just a horrible smell. The Strato buckets were standard equipment along with a console, but a notchback bench seat with center armrest was a no-cost option. Engine offerings were mostly unchanged from 1963 except that the standard 303 hp 226 kW 389 four-barrel V8 gained three 3 hp 2. Mirrors on some models were painted in body color. Interior revisions amounted to new trim patterns for cloth and vinyl upholstery patterns for both the bench and bucket seats, but the leather interior option was discontinued.
The full-size Catalina-based Grand Prix sold well through the 1960s. The 301 also had a knocking pre-ignition problem that was later determined to be caused by the shape of the combustion chamber. Some models of this generation have the rare feature of a split front bench seat with a column shifter. Unique elements such as the Dark Cherry Metallic paint, 40th Anniversary badges, and Ruby Red and Graphite interior trim with the 40th Anniversary logo embroidered on the front seats and floormats differentiated this option package from the previous year's offering. Grand Prix was Motor Trend's for 1988. In celebration of Pontiac's 50th anniversary in 1976, a number of special edition Grand Prix were produced.
Really annoying at the bank or any drive through. Yhen I have relay adapters that go in for the relay and the relay plugs into the adapter. The standard three-speed and optional four-speed manual transmissions were carried over from 1964, however, a new three-speed Turbo Hydra-matic transmission with torque-converter that was similar in principle to Ford's Cruise-O-Matic and Chrysler's Torqueflite replaced the older three-speed fluid coupling Roto Hydra-matic along with the four-speed Super Hydra-matic in Bonneville and Star Chief models. Anyone know how this can be fixed? Revised upholstery trims highlighted the interior, still featuring expanded Morrokide vinyl bucket seats and console as standard equipment. I take good care of my car and it doesnt seem to matter! Note: Until the improved remedy has been applied, owners are advised to park their vehicle outside since the fire risk exists even when the vehicle is unattended. However, at mid-year, Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic became standard equipment and the manual shifters were dropped. Each of those engines were Pontiac-built units as in previous years, but offered in 49 of the 50 states.
Now the car is worse and is lurching and acting funny with the transmission or perhaps with the fuel pump cutting in and out. It has to be a simple thing being overlooked. American Cars, 1960—1972: Every Model, Year by Year. By 1993, a final design was approved and show concept developed during the latter half of 1994. This was one of two anniversary models offered by Pontiac, the other was a special trim Firebird. All models got a new simulated rosewood trim for the dash, door panels and console with bucket seats that replaced the African Crossfire Mahogany trim of previous years.
The strike also delayed the production of the third generation Grand Prix by one year in 1973. Two cupholders are contained in a wide shared armrest, which folds down and steals the space for a third passenger, while allowing limited access to the trunk. If you do have a fan request and the fan isn't coming on then you look for a problem between the computer and the relay. This was also the last year for the style of dashboard used 1988—1993. As for the orange-red instrument lighting, opinions have long been strongly subjective.
Radial tires became standard on all models. A five-speed manual or four-speed automatic were the transmissions offered. Front suspension was independent with wishbones, coil springs, antiroll bars and telescopic shocks while the rear still had a. The four-wheel independent suspension uses MacPherson struts and anti-roll bars 30 mm front, 18 mm rear ; the suspension tuning allows a significant amount of jounce at the corners, which you feel in your shoulders. One notable exception was the available optional Heads Up Display only shared with the Cutlass Supreme. The front wheels are 8 in 200 mm wide, and the rear wheels are 7 in 180 mm wide. It's not too bad in the winter, because in Ohio, you usually have to have the heat or defrost on full blast anyway.